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Buyers to Sellers

By Jason & Kristin Anderson, April 7, 2019

I met Josh, Barb and their beautiful pup Parker back in 2015 and helped them buy their first home while I was good and pregnant with Sadé Bloom.  The journey was definitely not an easy one competing in multiple offer situation after another.  But Barb & Josh were in it to win it and took a back up position without feeling defeated.  We encouraged them that when we could get them into a home, that one day it would be their turn to be on the seller side. Low and behold, the previous sale fell apart and we got bumped into first position and closed soon after.

This photo was taken on their signing day in 2015. We all were very tired : )

Well, becoming “the sellers” came true this past March.  They both toiled long and hard, preparing their home for the market. On day 1 of it going live, we had back to back showing appointments.  By day 3 we were in contract with 7 well above list price offers.

This photo was taken the night we went over all 7 seven overs in detail and negotiated an offer that would set them sailing towards the finish line netting them over what they had planned to help them with their next home sweet home.

Josh & Barb are one of THE most beautiful couples Jason & I have had the honor of working with.  I have loved seeing our friendship  grow through the intimate process of buying and selling together.  They are two people that we will keep close in our lives always because of our restaurant dates, their HUGE hearts and of course our shared Asian roots.

 

We love you three peas.  Excited to start another adventure with you both of finding your new home sweet home!

Jason & Kristin Anderson

ADU Specialist Broker + Earth Advantage Principal Broker

Jason & I are a dedicated husband and wife real estate team with a diverse upbringing & an appreciation for local & international backgrounds. What Jason & I love most about Real Estate is making those deep connections with our clients by listening to their goals and serving as their guides through their home sale/purchase journey. We stand by our 3 principles to keep things:
  1. Simple
  2. Stress Free
  3. You Get the Best Deal in the Least Amount of Time
Jason: I am a rugged Jamaican/Oregonian who loves nature and the city. My family immigrated to the US when I was 13 and ever since then Oregon has become my home as well as my adventure playground. When I am not fighting hard for my clients as their guide in this ever evolving Real Estate Market, I am an avid surfer and snowboarder. All year round I have been blessed to find some of Oregon's best set ups for waves. There's nothing quite like Oregon's sandy coastline that brings in a wide range of waves. During deep of winter, you can find me taking breaks from laps at Timberline lodge with a good IPA in hand. For those powder days I make sure to head to Meadows or Skibowl with my snorkel so I stay afloat. Aside from my love of high adrenaline sports, I have a deep passion for interior & exterior plantscaping/gardening. Along with gardening I love learning about bees and their pivotal role in the world. I received my Master bee Keeping Apprentice and have been fascinated with them ever since. I love sharing life with out clients and showcasing Oregon's gorgeous neighborhoods, landscape, its abundant activities and never ending delicious eateries. Kristin & I work hard to help our clients have an amazing journey in the sale/purchase of their home. This is a huge decision for our clients and we don't take our role lightly. Our goal is to be your realtor for life and bring a smile to your face at the end of each and every transaction. Kristin: I was born in Jamaica, grew up in the Philippines & raised by American parents who now live in Chaing Rai, Thailand. About 6 years ago, I was in Thailand visiting family and was trying to figure out what was the next adventure I wanted to go on. I pulled up my laptop and typed in Google: “Where to live in America that is near the ocean, mountains, and has great public transportation.” Portland, OR kept popping up. So, I bought myself a one way ticket and haven’t regretted it since. I have been a nomad for most of my life, living in 7 countries and traveling through 25. Portland has continued to keep me planted due to its magnetic force that brings people from all over the country & the world together; great food, creative cocktails, & beautiful landscape. Some cities have a way of making you feel swallowed up, Portland has a magical way of making you feel at home from the minute you arrive. Once I found my bearings in Portland, I quickly fell in love with Real Estate. As a kid, we all had a theme of Christmas ornaments, mine were always mini houses. I’ve always had an appreciation for the architectural design of homes, and the meaning of what “home” can mean to each person. My home was wherever my family was growing up, and there’s something pretty amazing about seeing a permanent space reflect the meaning of “home.”
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