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Sometimes You Get a Second Chance

By Marissa Sainz, September 14, 2019

Every once in a while the stars align and you get a second chance at the right house.  Ira and Ella emailed me about a home in SE Portland that they saw at an open house and loved.  The one problem is they were leaving two days later for a month long European vacation.  We discussed the hurdles they may face when purchasing a home while out of the county and in the end they decided to hold off.

Just two months later a home in the same townhome complex came to market.  There are only four in the complex, so this was extraordinary.  This one was also and end unit, but had a few more updates than the last one.  Ira and Ella wrote an offer and were under contract within the first week on market.

While going through the purchase process on the SE Portland home they decided to put their current home on the market to try to sell before the end of the year.  Buying, selling and moving with two young kids these two are rockstars!

Marissa Sainz

Earth Advantage Broker

Whether you want to live in a hip Pearl District condo or a unique east side bungalow I am here to help you find the perfect home. The Pearl District and the close in surrounding neighborhoods are exciting and evolving areas and where I focus my business. It is important in our changing real estate world, where location is so vital to home buyers, to work with a neighborhood expert. We all want to live near our local grocery store and within walking distance of our favorite coffee spot, restaurants and parks. I am here to guide buyers and sellers through the process every step of the way, if you are a first time home buyer searching for the perfect starter home or looking to move as your family and lifestyle change. Marissa earned a degree in finance with a concentration in real estate from The University of Texas at Austin. Before coming to residential real estate in Portland Marissa worked for both a national and local commercial real estate firm. Around town Marissa is involved with the Women in Insurance and Financial Services Portland chapter as well as the Women's Council of Realtors.
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Marissa Sainz

Earth Advantage Broker


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