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Just Listed: Work Life Balance

By Ana de la Rua, February 14, 2019

1631 NW JOHNSON ST, Portland, OR 97209

$899,000 (Sold)

  • 2 Bed
  • 3.0 Bath
  • 2838 sqft.

Portland, OR, 97209

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  • Built in 1906
  • 2838 sqft
  • $316.77/sqft
  • County: Multnomah

1631 NW Johnson Street


A quintessential NW Portland property, centrally located and incredibly versatile thanks to commercial/residential zoning for business, retail, office, multifamily, etc. Currently set up as an artist studio on the main and basement, with residence on the two upper levels. The home was remodeled to the studs by Hammer and Hand giving it an open feel and maximizing the light afforded by its southern exposure. Exposed beams, concrete countertops and professional grade appliances contrast with original fir floors and stained glass windows. The overall effect is modern and efficient. Systems have been completely updated including a seismic retrofit, extensive insulation, furnace/AC, plumbing and electric. Strategic NW location right in between the Alphabet district and the Pearl provides stellar walking, biking, and transit scores. Convenient in every aspect!

OFFERED AT $899,000

2 BEDROOM | 3 BATH | 2,838 SQFT
MLS# 19144518 | TAXES: $8,055.92 (2017) 


Ana de la Rua


Growing up in Barcelona, Spain, Ana de la Rua’s first interest was in fashion. She started her professional career as a pattern designer working for several local apparel companies. She was also deeply attracted to the distinct architecture of the city, its tumultuous history of urban development, and Barcelona’s characteristic avant-garde art. When she moved to Portland 22 years ago, she found a friendly welcoming city immerse in rapid change. The Pearl District was starting its transition to urban living, the culinary scene was in its infancy but rapidly becoming a national phenomenon and over the years she discovered exciting neighborhoods full of charm and promise. All in all, Portland became her adoptive city and the one she and her family proudly call home. Ana’s interest in real estate started while looking for her first home. She enjoyed the discovery process of finding a place to live but also finding herself through that process: the emotional rollercoaster, the jumping of hurdles, the financial implications, the effects in lifestyle. Since then she has moved four times, living in several neighborhoods of Portland and its suburbs, until she found her ideal home in NE Portland, where she now resides. She also co-founded a real estate investment company, implementing her vision on neglected homes, remodeling and making them energy efficient for renters in need of sound places to live. It was while looking for investment properties on her own that she had the “epiphany” of becoming a real estate broker. It was extremely challenging to find the right property to buy as the market was becoming increasingly competitive but she was able to find her way around and land successful transactions. She also realized that she had what she appreciated in a good broker: loyalty, commitment, perseverance, patience, and a true passion for all things real estate. It is with all this in mind that Ana is hoping to team with you in your next real estate adventure! A little more about Ana:
  • When not working she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, daughter, and Martha (the doggy), going out with her girlfriends, cooking, entertaining friends, reading, making crafts, and finding all sorts of deals.
  • She has a major in Finance and a minor in International Economics from PSU as well as an Arts Degree in Industrial Pattern Making and Design from Institut de la Moda de Barcelona.
  • Proficient in Spanish and Català (native languages).
  • Loves walking and biking around Portland neighborhoods.
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  • T: 503-289-0863
  • F: 503-961-8224

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