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By Danielle Deschenes, July 19, 2021

I love key day! This family of three is ready to move into their new home! This sweet large living rancher is the perfect place for their little guy to grow up, with plenty of room to run around, a large media room in the basement and just blocks from Alberta Park. Brad, Eleysha & Rowan were looking for some more space after living in a rental for the last couple years.


This house hit the market and wasn’t even on their radar. Then Wednesday came around and it was still on active. I always check listings on Wednesdays to see what didn’t go pending from the weekend and this one was on the list. Admittingly, I sent this one on accident, but what a happy mistake! We made an appointment to check it out, and wow, it was perfect! We immediately put together a great offer for the sellers and were pending before the weekend!


I had the pleasure of working with some great co-op agents, lender and title company. We even got a surprise a week before closing when the chimney was supposed to be repaired but couldn’t because of bats! Some bats had taken up residence to have their babies, and here in Portland they are a protected species until mid-August. Not to panic, we made some changes to the agreement and got everything resolved and still closed early!


Welcome Home!


Danielle Deschenes

OR Broker | Tenant Placement Specialist


I can't wait to help you navigate the Portland Real Estate Market. Whether you are a first time home buyer, a seasoned investor or somewhere in-between, you can count on me to help you through the process of buying or selling your home! As a 100% Pacific Northwesterner, I love all that this city has to offer (rain and all). Originally from Bothell, Washington I spent most of my life in Retail Management. I started my work career as most do as a courtesy clerk, little did I know I would stick with it well after college. I studied Psychology and Sociology at the University of Washington with an emphasis in Criminology. To this day, I still find myself watching shows that have to do with true and fictional crime. In 2013, my boyfriend and I moved to Salt Lake City, UT with 2 dogs and 2 cats. No easy feat for anyone. There I spent a year working for eBay as a Customer Solutions Agent. My hats off go to those of you that do that work, it is not easy! After 2 years in beautiful Utah, we decided that Portland was the place to be. After coming to visit to look for housing, we knew that we had made the right decision. We fell in love with all this city has to offer. I knew that the great PNW was where I belong, I was home! Over the years I have bought and sold property in Seattle, and we own our home here in SE Portland. I have always loved to look at homes on the internet and would stop by open houses when I drive by them. Hmmm, what better career blends a love for homes and a natural affinity for customer service into one? Here is where my Real Estate venture begins. I want to help you love Portland! What better way than to own your own home? I'm always available to take the very best care of you and anyone you refer to me. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions. Let's go grab a coffee or a beer and we can talk about your plans for home ownership in this beautiful city!
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