Blog Buyer Planting Roots in Pleasant Valley

Planting Roots in Pleasant Valley

By Beth Bonita, June 3, 2019

Lacey and Moussa are the very definition of hard-working and dedicated! They’ve spent the last five years going to school, working multiple jobs, raising their 3 and ½ year old son, and they even moved in with family in order to save for the down payment to make their dream of homeownership a reality.


Family and community are everything to this family, so finding just the right home for hosting holiday and community gatherings were of the utmost importance to them. We needed a home with a generous sized kitchen and open dining/entertaining spaces.  We found a few that came close, but this one stood out and felt truly special to Lacey and Moussa. Nestled amongst the trees, every window looks out onto the lush canopy and makes this home feel like a treehouse. They could envision their son Mustafa growing up in this home, gardening, and hosting all their loved ones in this beautiful space so close to nature. This home not only had the generous living spaces that they needed, but it was also positioned perfectly on a flag lot which allows them more privacy than they’d ever dreamed of.


Congratulations on finally having all your hard work pay off and finding a home to call your own Lacey, Moussa and Mustafa! We could not be happier for your family or more honored to have been a part of your process!


Beth Bonita

Earth Advantage Broker

Beth Bonita’s approach to real estate is relationship based while incorporating her deep understanding and excitement for the Inner Portland communities she serves. She is an experienced negotiator and will never apply a “one size fits all” approach to her work. She believes in each of her clients, and the home they own or are looking for, are unique and therefore deserve a customized approach that will result in her clients having a warm and fuzzy feeling about real estate. Beth is a deep listener and a diligent and an intuitive realtor, a combination that makes her truly talented at match making her clients wants and needs to the house they are excited to call home. Beth loves design and beautiful homes but she also has the “vision” needed to help make a home look its’ best. When Beth is approached with the opportunity to market a client’s home, she relies on her market knowledge and background in Communication Design to give her clients an edge on the competition. Beth knows that along with the visual presentation, precise marketing and maximum exposure is key to success. Beth is originally from Santa Barbara, California, where she spent many years immersed in rich architectural history and creative people, and as a realtor she naturally gravitates towards properties with character, history, and charm. She attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn where she studied Communication Design and gained further exposure to various art forms, design, and art history in the melting pot that is New York City. She intentionally chose Portland as her forever home for it’s beautiful nature, vibrant city life, historic homes and neighborhoods, green lifestyle and the incredible food scene. Start searching for your new home today with my Home Search App!
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Earth Advantage Broker

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