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Floating On Hot Air!!

By Matt Guy, November 15, 2019

With the anticipation of the arrival of their new baby this fall, Chris & Natasha knew it was time to move on from their 1100 sq ft home, that they also ran a successful business out of!!!
Chris bought the NE Portland home 4 years ago, and it had incredible outdoor spaces, efficient, clean layout, and because the footprint of the home was so small, possibility for future development in the huge yard. But with a new family member on the way, and Chris’s larger involvement with the Hot Air balloon business owned by himself and his Father run out of Aurora, it was time to move from their current house to a more spacious home, hopefully near family in Lake Oswego, and the hot air balloon business.

Amazingly we found everything they wanted in Wilsonville, 1/2 acre of land, massive, inviting wrap around front porch, a classic, country style, but with a modern feel, plus it overlooks a pond. Simply a dream come true.

Wishing you the bet Chris & Natasha – it is fun to play a small role in your incredible, rising ride.

Matt Guy

Principal Broker Licensed in OR & WA

Professional Service:

To me finding an agent you are comfortable with is similar to, and as important, as your connection with a good attorney, accountant or financial adviser. It is my goal to help you make the best, informed decision regarding your real estate needs. Whether it is with a Buyer or a Seller, I enjoy working to help people achieve their goals. Communication is a very important aspect throughout the home buying and selling process, and I hope you find that I treat my clients with respect and show them the hard work and ethical standards that I use in my everyday practice. I enjoy working through the complexities of the transaction and have the ability to solve problems when they arise, and thrive on my ability to handle the details of a real estate transaction with professionalism, integrity and care. Like selling or buying a home, first impressions are paramount to the success of obtaining a sale. I hope that you find my professional image shines through, and that my 13 years of real estate experience, knowledge and energy will be helpful and refreshing, as have many of my clients who have rewarded me through their repeated use and referrals.

Love of Portland:

I work throughout the Portland Metro Area, and have lived on both the East and West sides of Portland. I am very excited to live in a city with so many beautiful homes and neighborhoods. I also love Oregon and am proud to be a life long Oregonian. I have moved back to neighborhood that my Father spent his childhood and am proud to share in the history where I live. I live 8 blocks from the church where my Aunt and Uncle were married in 1956. I also love the many activities and restaurants around Portland and the nearby outdoors that it has to offer. Whether shopping at New Seasons or a farmers market, enjoying the many great parks, Portland has a great progressive and environmental spirit that helps to make it such a wonderful place to live.

More to me than real estate:

I am a former competitive Ultimate Frisbee player, and over the past few years have competed in marathons, triathlons, and other running events like the Hood to Coast. I have raised over $3000 for the Windermere Foundation through pledges from my family, friends and clients while running two Eugene Marathons. Also in 2011 I ran the New York Marathon. In my spare time I enjoy running and playing soccer. When I am not working, I am spending time with my wife, Mary, our amazing children, Elliott & Naomi, and our wonderful pets: Chaucer, our cat, and our Golden Retriever, Beckett.

Qualifications:

  • Real Estate Broker since 2004.
  • Branch Manager of the Windermere West Linn office from 2011 through 2013.
  • Assisstant Manager of the Windermere Lloyd Tower office from 2008 to 2011
  • Leadership coaching and training through Windermere.
  • Earth Advantage S.T.A.R. Green Certified Broker.
  • I have a background in construction, customer service and management, and bring this knowledge to my real estate career.
  • I am a graduate of the University of Oregon with a degree in English and minor in Chemistry.
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  • matt@livingroomre.com

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