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Andy Meeks

Earth Advantage Broker


My clients are always my highest priority. As a trained and licensed attorney, I lead with a sharp attention to detail, a keen ear and focused voice, and an unwavering commitment to integrity, transparency and responsiveness.

My singular focus is to help my clients achieve their real estate goals efficiently and effectively, so they can remain focused on the important stuff. This is how I define success, and it’s the intention I set every day.

I’m a firm believer in the significance of our places and spaces. Our homes are at the center of our lives, and the good things we do in the world every day begin there.

I’m a passionate advocate for our community and I thrive when helping others succeed. Making the choice to become a real estate broker allowed me to joyfully combine two very different career paths. Before Portland, I was an environmental attorney in Massachusetts; since moving here in 2008, I’ve served as a program manager and fundraising professional for non-profits Friends of Trees, The Freshwater Trust and Ecotrust.

While not working on behalf of my clients, you can find me riding and racing bicycles, digging in the garden, awkwardly practicing yoga, experimenting in the kitchen, and exploring the stunning beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out or pass along my information to someone you know. I’m always available to connect over a cup of coffee to learn how I can help make good things happen.

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Andy's Testimonials

When we sold our house we wanted to a. Get a good price for it, b. Be hands off (we have a super busy life with 3 kids, I own a business and both of us work), and c. Peace of mind.. Andy was stellar in all aspects. Lots of market research to help us figure out the price. The highest value he  provided was in all the prep work...He did sooooooo much work for us, from meeting with contractors to get repair bids, stagers to get suggestions, and working around our busy schedules for meetings. Our house sold for above asking and he was a great guide in the post-inspection negotiating phase. We HIGHLY recommend Andy as a knowledgeable and trustworthy person to work with.

Client

Seriously, Andy is amazing.. As first-time home buyers we were very much adrift. Hiring Andy was one of the best decisions we made. He is extremely knowledgeable and walked us through the process. Having someone to focus our search, explain each step in detail, and help organize the whirlwind of  activities was such a huge relief. From the moment we first contacted Andy he was extraordinarily responsive, highly professional yet passionate, and very accommodating to our schedules. He is committed to making sure his clients are satisfied throughout the process, not just making the sale.

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As doting grandparents, we had decided to buy a home in Portland to be close to our son’s family.. We were nervous about the process, because, although we were very familiar with the New England real estate market, we knew next to nothing about the Portland market. From our first long-distance conversations to our meeting at Woodlawn Coffee to 30 house tours to the final offer and negotiation steps, we felt we had expert guidance from Andy Meeks. He managed to keep us focused as we fine-tuned our priorities and explored different Northeast neighborhoods. At our stage in life, we have lots of set expectations and needs. Andy kept his positive outlook throughout, even when I’m sure we were sending mixed signals. We eventually found a great home near the grandchildren, Fernhill Park, and New Seasons market. After our first month here, we are very pleased with our choice. We wholeheartedly recommend Andy to anyone buying in Portland.

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Andy's Articles

Finding Their First Nest On Robin Road

Andy Meeks

As far as proverbial phrases go, they say ‘the early bird gets the worm,’ but for...

Property Tax Considerations For The Prepared Homebuyer

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“Let me tell you how it will be There’s one for you, nineteen for me ‘Cause...

Selling Your Home Is Like Running A Small Business

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Selling your home is like a running a small business for a short, discrete, intense period...

Your First Home Faster? Double Down On A Duplex.

Andy Meeks

A solid first-time homebuyer option that’s often overlooked – the duplex. There are a lot of...

Pragmatic Optimism For The First-Time Homebuyer

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One of my working principles as a real estate broker (and generally in life) is to...

Direct Benefits of Energy Efficiency

Andy Meeks

Energy efficient home design and green building techniques do more than just reduce the impacts on...

CRAFTSMAN IN CRESTON

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A CLASSIC CRAFTSMAN IN CRESTON 4419 SE 47th Avenue, Portland **OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, June 16 &...

First-Time Home Buyers

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Buying a home for the first time can be a challenging proposition.  I help my clients navigate...

What Moves You?

Andy Meeks

Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve been drawn to the outdoors. My mother would...

Explore The Gorge

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The massive Eagle Creek wildfire last September in the Gorge affected 48,831 acres over several weeks,...

A Professional and Personal Code of Ethics

Andy Meeks

Does your profession have a code of ethics? If so, how does it impact your daily...

A Sweet Spot: New Adventures In Foster-Powell

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There are many parallels between buying a new home and starting a new life together: the...

The Accessory Dwelling Revolution

Andy Meeks

Kol Peterson, a Portland-based and nationally renowned expert on accessory dwelling units, or ADUs, was recently featured...

‘The’ Market vs. Your Market

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While all of the stats in this graphic represent ‘the Portland market’, everyone really operates within...

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