Blog Stories Standing in Front

Standing in Front

By Jason & Kristin Anderson, October 31, 2019

We met Nick and Daphne for drinks at Martha’s Cafe in the Buckman neighborhood to discuss their home search dreams in October of 2018. Their main goal was to find a home with great rentability. We quickly realized how amazingly bright and down to earth they both were. At that time they were still in the decision making process of narrowing down who their representative would be for this very important decision.

Then in September of 2019 we got a very special call to say that they were now ready to start looking for their home sweet home. It felt a little bit like Christmas Day to know that we were going to be able to help them on this very special journey to home ownership.

After competing in a multiple offer situation we didn’t come in first place but Nick & Daphne were not phased and kept their chins up knowing that the right home would come around at the right now. And low and behold it did. They wanted to be the first offer in and gave our offer a strong competitive edge which helped the seller choose theirs among their other offers.

They negotiated repairs and concessions in 7 business days landing them on top once again.

It’s been amazing to work along side them both and we are so excited to see them cross the finish line standing in front of their home sweet home.

Cheers to you both Nick & Daphne! Drinks at Martha’s Cafe soon to follow!

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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