Blog Buyer Homo-ners-R-Us


By Becca Barron, July 19, 2019

How does that old saying go… you can’t lose if you don’t try? No, that’s not the one. Oh yeah, it’s “you can’t score if you don’t shoot.” For the readers out there in blogland not privy to the sportsball, that’s a sweet B-Ball reference. Buckets, baby. 

Enter my OG Portland homie, Amanda. Her perceived impossibility of being a HOMO-ner was just that, perceived. She spent years knowing the PNW is where she not only wanted to lay down some funky beats (contact for booking – kidding… not really), she also wanted to lay down some roots.

The time for her had finally come to have a place of her own, in the place that she adores. She called me up and said she’s ready to pull a Jane Seymour and open her heart to making moves to buy a home. That’s all I needed to get to WERK. Well, that and some Thai food. Mama’s gotta eat. That night a sense of adventure and a distracting podcast inspired me to take a different route and going right instead of left lead me right there – Neverpants Ranch. Well, that’s what she’s calling it anyway. It was everything she was looking for and a block and a half away from me, making Meatloaf Monday the most convenient communal meal of the week.

Fast forward to now – tonight she came over to lend a hand on our trampoline dream and our aerial desires because hey, that’s what neighbors do. Amanda’s impossible dream is now our neighborhood reality and she couldn’t be happier.

Becca Barron

Earth Advantage Broker

Becca Barron has been fascinated with real estate, architecture and design since she first discovered Frank Lloyd Wright. Her father is a Master Craftsman who instilled a passion for investing in one’s environment at a young age. With a degree in art education and three years teaching in the Portland school district combined with over a decade of experience as a local small business owner, Becca developed an extensive knowledge of the varied neighborhoods of Portland and the sub-pockets of communities and culture that are popping up within a ten-mile radius. In these hidden neighborhoods, you’ll find great schools, little dive bars, and farmers markets with close access to all of the beautiful Pacific Northwest nature we know and love. Becca is your key to discovering the next great place to live. For those of you ready to sell, her goal is to market your home to the largest pool of buyers possible. Utilizing creative staging, and her own background in contracting, Becca can make sure your home is ready to shine in a competitive market. Whether you’re an experienced investor, new homebuyer, or have questions about the process, Becca can be your guide to a smooth and successful real estate experience. When not real estating like a boss, she enjoys spending her time renovating her mid-century ranch in Milwaukie, hanging out with her partner and their herd of cats, watching both trashy and quality tv, and hunting for secret swimming holes in the summer.
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