Blog Stories Just Sold! 1950's Cozy Charm

Just Sold! 1950’s Cozy Charm

By Sarah Grumbling, June 24, 2021

Congratulations to my clients (and dear friends!) on the sale of their sweet little home!

Matthew and Kelly have been absolute dream clients, trusting my guidance and taking all the steps necessary to list their home from day 1. A lot goes into getting a home ready for market, even when it’s THIS market, prepping, cleaning and tidying inside and out makes a big difference!

All of their hard work paid off with multiple offers well over asking in the first weekend on the market. This is definitely one of those homes where you can feel all the love and energy put into it. Everyone who came through loved the warmth, charm and extra bonus workshop space — the perfect home for folks looking to garden, create and enjoy the sweet combo of brightness and coziness all in one home.

My sellers navigated a couple unexpected bumps like champs and I am delighted that they are on their way to the next dream home and new adventures to come! Congratulations Matthew and Kelly!

Sarah Grumbling

Broker | Earth Advantage

She/Her

Rooted in delivering authentic client centered service, Sarah is a REALTOR® fueled by a deep love of homes, the stories they hold, and the people who get to create those stories.

Sarah Grumbling has called SE Portland home for 15 years and she couldn’t imagine anywhere else she’d rather be. On a spontaneous road trip to PDX in 2005, she was won over by the beautiful old houses, gardens, parks and amazing proximity to mountains, rivers and the ocean. Three days in, she decided to make a move. Getting to know the rich and vibrant communities, neighborhoods and people over the last 15 years is what makes Portland home today.  Sharing this Portland magic with first time home buyers or newly relocated clients is one of Sarah’s favorite aspects of helping folks find their spot to land. Matching clients with their future home is one of her greatest joys in life — there is nothing like the spark and magic that comes with finding the very place you know deep in your bones is exactly where you are supposed to be: HOME. Similarly, when working with sellers and the homes they have created, there is a sense that each home, each place, bungalow, craftsman, contemporary build or condo is calling out for their match as well — a new guardian to fill the space with fresh energy and create a life with in it. Sarah helps her clients navigate the road from creating their real estate goals to seeing that vision become reality.  Together a plan is crafted to breakdown the home buying or selling process (one that at first, can easily feel overwhelming!) into a one step at a time journey where clients are educated, informed, and know what to expect in our competitive market. It is important that her clients feel heard and understood throughout the entirety of the buying and selling process. Sarah is a detail oriented hard worker and will make sure you understand those contracts before signing. She negotiates to find solutions where everyone feels like they are getting the best deal, a true win-win. She is a firm believer in the wisdom available when clients trust their gut, AND she wants to make sure those guts are fully informed with the latest market data, research and her professional expertise. There is enough room for numbers and magic in real estate. When not showing homes or negotiating contracts, Sarah spends her days tending to her garden, numerous fruit trees and 1920’s bungalow. She loves exploring out in nature and Mt. Tabor is like a second home. You will also find Sarah leading community kirtan (a heart centered yoga practice based in chanting and singing), dancing, practicing aerial silks, loving her sweet 17 year old kitty Jaida, and finding joy in authentic connections.
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