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Carrie Struss

Broker Licensed in OR & WA


Carrie Struss has a background in project management, marketing, and photography.

Much like in real estate, she simultaneously managed multiple projects and personalities. She is an effective negotiator and stands firm in advocating for her clients. Making the switch to real estate was an easy transition. Carrie utilizes all her unique talents, background, and experiences in real estate. Most importantly, she will connect you to your dreams of not just home ownership, but to what you want your life to be.

As your agent Carrie will…

  • help get your home (and emotions) ready to sell, then sell your home.
  • find you a new home complete with (fill in the “must have” blank).
  • facilitate the transaction making sure everyone does what they need to do and has what they need to do it.
  • negotiate tenaciously for you.
  • educate you on the daunting, overwhelming, and at times stressful process.
  • remain calm, always.
  • keep you focused on your goals.
  • pay attention to every detail.
  • show up.
  • effectively communicate in the way that works best for you.
  • uphold Living Room Realty’s values and what they mean to her.

“I care about where you live. I care about you home, your street, your neighborhood, your community. All the things that are important to you will be my priority. I look forward to working with you!”

Carrie's Testimonials

Carrie's Articles

Home Ownership – A Great Way to Increase Your Net Worth

Carrie Struss

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts its Survey of Consumer Finances. Data is collected across all economic...

JUST LISTED 2836 SE 25th Ave

Carrie Struss

Welcome home to your lovingly cared for 1906 farmhouse in Hosford-Abernathy. Enjoy morning coffee and views...

What’s my List Price? How to hit a moving target

Carrie Struss

In today’s Portland housing market, home prices are increasing at a slower pace (3.7%) than they...

6 Month Mortgage Rate Forecast

Carrie Struss

Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!

Carrie Struss

I have met with three new buyers this week all just starting out on their home...

Market Ready Your Home – Alameda

Carrie Struss

How to Market Ready Your Home There are 4 factors that control the sale of your...

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Carrie Struss

Spring is here! Every spring, your home needs some extra TLC. Whether you plan on selling...

BEST MONTH TO LIST YOUR HOME?

Carrie Struss

Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale The spring housing...

TRADITIONAL ALAMEDA BIRKEMEIER

Carrie Struss

3843 NE 32nd Place Portland, OR 97212 Kenneth Birkemeier built Alameda traditional. Enter the formal open...

Loving Room Fund Candidates

Carrie Struss

As a company, Living Room donates 5% of our annual profit to local charities. As individual...

Support. Educate. Prepare.

Carrie Struss

People often ask real estate agents, “When is the best time to buy a home?” Due...

The Artist Within – My Best Friend’s Home

Carrie Struss

Erin and I met in art class in 1992. Since then, our paths have ran parallel,...

JUST LISTED – Easy Living in Vernon

Carrie Struss

5319 NE 18th Ave PORTLAND, OR 97211 Prime NE location for this sweet three bedroom, one...

At Home in Lents (and Double Digit Appreciation)

Carrie Struss

Lents has gone through years of revitalization to make it one of Portland’s hottest, most in-demand...

Press Articles

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis

Carrie Struss

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis Recently, there’s been a lot of news surrounding...

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