Blog Stories Three Generations with an ADU on the Way!

Three Generations with an ADU on the Way!

By Becca Barron, March 9, 2018


Courtney and Gabe, along with their son Owen, and Grandma Jan were in search of a home to meet the needs of three very different generations. 3+ bedrooms were a must, along with additional flex space to convert into an ADU, a big yard for the dogs, and a good school zone for Owen.

After a couple of weekends of jam packed touring and we found the perfect house on Maplecrest. A dream mid-century ranch sitting on a huge half acre lot that neighbors Marshall Park.

With two other offers to compete with, we wrote as strong as could. Unfortunately, we lost out to an out of state cash buyer. But, thanks to the topsy turvy world of real estate, I received a call from the agent a couple days later that the cash buyers changed their mind and the house was ours! So you see, being in backup sometimes does work out!

It truly was meant to be for this sweet extended family. Here’s to making many years of Maplecrest memories!


Becca Barron

Earth Advantage Broker

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Becca Barron has been fascinated with real estate, architecture and design since she first discovered Frank Lloyd Wright. Her father is a Master Craftsman who instilled a passion for investing in one’s environment at a young age. With a degree in art education and three years teaching in the Portland school district combined with over a decade of experience as a local small business owner, Becca developed an extensive knowledge of the varied neighborhoods of Portland and the sub-pockets of communities and culture that are popping up within a ten-mile radius. In these hidden neighborhoods, you’ll find great schools, little dive bars, and farmers markets with close access to all of the beautiful Pacific Northwest nature we know and love. Becca is your key to discovering the next great place to live. For those of you ready to sell, her goal is to market your home to the largest pool of buyers possible. Utilizing creative staging, and her own background in contracting, Becca can make sure your home is ready to shine in a competitive market. Whether you’re an experienced investor, new homebuyer, or have questions about the process, Becca can be your guide to a smooth and successful real estate experience. When not real estating like a boss, she enjoys spending her time renovating her mid-century ranch in Milwaukie, hanging out with her partner and their herd of cats, watching both trashy and quality tv, and hunting for secret swimming holes in the summer.
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Becca Barron

Earth Advantage Broker


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