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Elbow Grease Opportunity in Gresham

By David Columbus, May 22, 2018

Elbow Grease Opportunity in Gresham

307 NE Liberty Ave | Offered at $249,900

2 bed | 1 bath | 2,614 sq ft | being sold “as-is”

This fixer in Gresham is a great opportunity for a first-time home buyer, urban farmer, developer for multi-units, or a rent and hold investor! This large .39 acre DRL-2 zoned property includes attractive mature landscaping, ample off street parking, and a hobbyist’s dream extra long 30’x14′ garage/shop space. Second bedroom up could be used as two for the right situation, making a total of three. Master could also potentially be divided for an additional bedroom. This home is has a great location near a MAX line and features a Walk Score of 77, which is considered “very walkable.”

David Columbus

Principal Broker | Earth Advantage | ADU Specialist


As an Earth Advantage Principal Broker, David serves buyers and sellers alike with his 20+ years of experience as a broker and investor. His experience includes residential, commercial, investment property, and multi-family housing. He is a consistent multi-million dollar producer for whom smart, personalized client service is key. Over 90 percent of his ongoing business is referred from satisfied clients. In his past life, David worked in yacht delivery, delivering privately-owned classic yachts from the East Coast to the Caribbean, transatlantic, Mediterranean and North Sea; his responsibilities ranged from captain to crew. David holds a degree in Business Administration/Finance from Western Michigan University and attended the University of Nottingham, England where he studied Medieval West History and Victorian Literature. After graduating David moved to Chicago where he worked as a Eurodollar Futures Broker while teaching sailing at Northwestern University during his lunch breaks. David moved to Portland in 1999 and has never looked back. In recent history (2015), David and his partner, of 17+ years, Grant, sailed their boat out the Columbia River, turned left, and headed south, exploring the Sea of Cortez and Pacific Coast of Mexico for over nine months. He is a strong supporter of the ALS Association of Oregon and SW Washington, Basic Rights Oregon, p:ear, Urban Gleaners, Oregon Wild, Habitat for Humanity, Willamette River Keepers and is a member of Vancouver Lake Crew and the Rose City Yacht Club.
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