Blog Buyer Welcome home Hendersons!

Welcome home Hendersons!

By Robin Hakeman, June 17, 2019

The Henderson family are good friends of ours and have wanted to move to Lake Oswego for a few years. While we focused their search mainly around Westlake, we looked at homes all over Lake Oswego. Their dream home ended up being one that they initially passed on because of the extensive dark oak millwork. Luckily, a similar home is on the market with all of the millwork painted white. This home feels light and bright and fits their taste well, however the layout isn’t exactly what they need. After seeing the white millwork, the Hendersons were able to visualize what that might look like in the other home. The home was taken off the market briefly to have new quartz counters, new appliances and updated light fixtures installed. As soon as the home hit the market again, the Hendersons had a renewed vision and swooped in to make an offer right away!

The layout of this home is just what the family is looking for. With a large open kitchen, pantry and formal dining room there is plenty of room to entertain guests. Upstairs the large master suite, 3 additional bedrooms and a bonus room with a 3rd full bathroom is perfect for their two children and family who visit from the mid-west.

The Henderson’s plan to brighten up their new space with white millwork. Once they move in, they plan to thank those neighbors whose home helped them visualize what could be! Welcome to Lake Oswego Hendersons!


Robin Hakeman

Earth Advantage Broker

True job love!

One of the things Robin loves most about her work in real estate is that it never feels like "work" to her. After working as a merchandise manager for some top local apparel and home brands she found her way to real estate and will never look back. She is that rare combination of business smarts meets creativity and her skills are well suited for real estate. She has the analytical background necessary to help both buyers and sellers with numbers and negotiation, as well as the creative vision to help clients best prepare their homes for sale. As a native Oregonian, Robin has lived in NW Portland and NE Portland and the SW suburbs. She has worked in areas all over the city and has seen the changes to the area over the last 10+ years. When she's not at the office or out with clients, you can find her taking a barre3 class, hiking, enjoying family time, volunteering at a school and enjoying local theater arts. Robin is passionate about understanding the needs of each client and will work hard to help you realize your goals. She is dedicated to being a complete resource for you before, during and after your home purchase or sale. One of the aspects of this process that she values the most is the relationships she builds with her clients. Buying or selling a home can be stressful and Robin is here to work though it all with you.    
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