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Amanda and Chris outgrew their Portland apartment just as soon as they moved into it. With two people and two dogs, space was tight. But they toughed it out until one day it was just too much. That’s when my phone rang. Offer number one was practice. Offer number two was the real deal. And... More


Well, to make a long story short, here goes. My client teaches at Wilson High.  S teaches marketing and entrepreneurial skills and coaches. How cool is that? Like many amazing teacher human beings S works super long hours, has student loan debt, and gets paid short by like a million dollars.  Like many awesome teachers,... More


Tracy and I get asked this question all the time, “If you guys were looking for investment property, where would you buy?” Right now, I would be looking at the Lents Neighborhood or just on the outskirts of Lents.  This home is on SE Steele. I bought this house that was foreclosed on for $130,000... More


…is arms raised in a V overhead. This is so ingrained in our DNA, that even people blind from birth, never having seen another human do this, form the victory V after a hard-won contest. When do we see the victory pose? After winning a close race. Upon completion of a strenuous task. When we... More

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Anna and Ezra’s search for a home was a bumpy one. What began as casual browsing, in case the right home came along, quickly turned into a race against the calendar. Just one month into working with Anna and Ezra, they found themselves faced with a 90-day no-cause eviction. As if home hunting in this... More

Happy Buyers in Happy Valley! 

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So have you checked out Happy Valley lately?  If you haven’t, you should!  It is not the lonely, “under construction” outlier it once was.  Things are actually bustling and beautiful in Happy Valley!  There’s lovely Happy Valley Park that is highly used by the community and will remind you of the joys of splashing in water... More

“The Dream Box” 

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Congratulations to Josh & Laura on finding their new “Dream Box”. This beautiful home is part of The Greens neighborhood surrounding Chehalem Glenn golf course in Newberg, OR. I had the pleasure of helping these guys sell their first home this summer in Damascus, OR. Josh’s job called for a move to be conveniently located... More


When Jennifer first called me up and said she was going to be looking for a new home, a place in the country, she warned me upfront, “It’s not going to be easy, because it’s got to be just the right place, with all the right features, and all right spaces for my people and my... More

Just your luck! 


Ed & Lucy walked into the Manzanita office one sunny spring day and said it would be great if they could find an affordable lot near Manzanita with a view of river or mountains and all utilities available in the street. I told them I would keep my eyes open. Frankly, I was skeptical. But... More

Being too careful? 


If you have spent the last year looking for the perfect beach house I have bad news for you. You have missed out on lots of good times at the beach. Let’s do this! Yes, inventory is low. But there are homes and opportunities here right now. I take pride in helping folks tweak their... More