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Blog posts about Modern

It is not often that I see a home that makes me consider moving, but this exquisite new construction by Olson Design Build  & Benjamin Silver Design did just that. I represented the buyer of this property and he is one lucky person. Tasteful European styling is fused with modern sophistication in this airy condo, and... More

Nick and Amy started their search much like other clients: set on a quintessential Portland Bungalow.  But, also like other clients, these two soon found the quirky layouts and never-ending upkeep to be unappealing long term. So they pivoted.  And we began looking at more modern townhomes.  Beautiful finishes, smaller yards, and open layouts perfect... More

The much anticipated documentary about famed designer Dieter Rams is coming this Fall. The creator/director Gary Hustwit, known for his design documentaries Objectified, Helvetica, Urbanized, will be hosting a Portland premiere followed by a Q&A session on October 10th at Cinema 21. His work has influenced the way most of today’s consumer products look and function. The... More


1314 SE MARION STREET | $699,900 | MLS#18656569 This stunning Sellwood craftsman sits in one of the neighborhood’s most sought after pockets! A charming foyer greets you as you enter the main floor, while a gas fireplace with classic built-ins draws your attention into the light filled great room. The gorgeous kitchen showcases an expansive... More

SOLD!! Excluded from the RMLS, this swanky 60’s  mid-century modern charmer was sold by word of mouth (literally, as the seller’s sister Betsy was at a nearby favorite restaurant she overheard the owners talking about buying a mid-century home and told them about this home and voila, it’s KISMET!!). Yes, we realize that YOU ALL... More

The Architectural Heritage center is hosting a tour in downtown Portland highlighting some of our greatest architects. on August 11th, 2018 from 10am-noon there will be a guided tour in the downtown core. Information from the Architectural Heritage Center’s website: The names Pietro Belluschi, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Richard Sundeleaf, and Zimmer Gunsul Frasca, are... More

Just sold – After many months of searching and many offers submitted my very sweet and patient buyers scored a dreamy mid century modern of their very own. They beat out multiple offers (one all cash even) by getting creative with what they had available to offer and it worked! Congrats Kevin and Kiersta, welcome... More

Rummer of ’69 

Just sold – this lovely Rummer home built in 1969 has a new owner – I had the pleasure of representing the sellers in bringing this gorgeous home to market and getting it sold quickly with multiple offers well above list price!   WHAT IS A RUMMER HOME? Robert Rummer launched Rummer Homes Inc. in... More


JUST LISTED: 124 NE 143rd AVENUE Originally built in 1959, this Hazelwood mid-century ranch has been tirelessly renovated from top to bottom.  Boasting over 1000 square feet across one level, this home’s floor plan is a testament to clean lines and functional design.  Beyond the three bedrooms lies a nicely remodeled bathroom with penny round... More

Stunning Alameda Colonial 

JUST LISTED: 3020 NE 29TH AVE PORTLAND, OR 97212 Originally built in 1927, this stunning Dutch Colonial sits on an oversized lot on one of Alameda’s most cherished streets. With a central location in what is arguably Northeast’s most sought after community, this home is the perfect juxtaposition of a contemporary floor plan with stunning... More