Blog Stories First Time's a Charm!

First Time’s a Charm!

By Erika George & Kari McGee, August 26, 2021

When our lovely client Lynda called us about purchasing a house in Portland, we gave her the usual “speech” about steadying and pacing herself for a brutal market for buyers.  We warned her that it was not uncommon for a buyer to make offers on up to 5 different homes before “landing” one.  When we found this lovely home in Lents, she was tickled:  it was just the right size, in wonderful condition and MOST importantly, super close to her grandchildren!  She asked us how she could get her first offer accepted, and then she did everything we advised.  She made concessions on price, appraisal, and inspections AND it worked out!  Now — in the next few weeks ,she will be reunited with her family after shockingly little real estate drama.  This is the result of a perfect combination of beginner’s luck and buyer savvy for sure!!

Congratulations Linda — we can’t wait to watch you make this house your home!

Erika George & Kari McGee

Broker-Esquire | Principal Broker | Seniors Real Estate Specialists | OR

Meet cousins Erika George and Kari McGee - the highly skilled HouseLovePDX Team at Living Room Realty in Portland, OR. 

Broker Erika George brings to the table 20 years of experience as an attorney specializing in construction and contracts, and 10 incredible years of real estate success stories.  Principal Broker Kari McGee is an 11-year Portland Monthly 5-Star Realtor®  with almost 20 years of real estate experience under her belt. As Seniors Real Estate Specialists (SRES®) we love to put our superpowers to work to help all kinds of folks transition to new chapters with compassion, expert guidance, and a customized plan.

Here are our Top Five Favorite Things to do for you:

1.  Ask you questions (lots of questions!) and actually listen to your answers. 2.  Show out-of-area Buyers all the fun neighborhoods and important spots that make the Portland Metro area special. 3.  Crack you and ourselves up with funny photos and random moments of hilarity that pop up in a day of touring homes or after a long day of listing preparation chores! 4.  Negotiate and advocate strenuously for you and your goals. 5.  Celebrate the many (big and small) milestones in a real estate sale or purchase. 6.  Watch your life grow and change after the sale closes, and be there for you when you need us. ps - oh how we adore your "look at what we did to this house" photos!  And lunch. We also adore lunching with you.  (Yes, we know, that's two in one and we're already at six...). 7.  Make "Top-Five" lists that always have more than 5 top-fives.  Just goes to show you how much we love to exceed your expectations! We would be honored to help guide you through your changing real estate needs in Portland Oregon. CONTACT Erika George and Kari McGee 503.349.5449 | 971.322.6612 Team@HouseLovePDX.com www.houselovepdx.com  
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