Blog Stories When You Know, You Know!

When You Know, You Know!

By Living Room Realty, May 11, 2018

If there’s one question I get asked by first-time homebuyers more than anything else, it’s this:

How will we know when it’s the one?

I tell them that it’s a lot like dating. When you know, you know.

In this case, Marti, Ben and I had been looking for several hours. It was starting to get dark, and we were all tired and hungry. We had wrapped up most of our showings in N and NE Portland, and we had one remaining in SE. I’m so glad we made the decision to embark on the half-hour drive to see this last one! Because…


I arrived at the home before my buyers, and I knew it was the one for them when I stepped in the door. And when they walked in, they were smitten. The seller had left a kind letter, photos of the landscaping and mural in-progress and a map of all her plantings. We could feel how much love and attention she’d put into her home.

So, we submitted an offer. The rest is history!


(Photo below is my boys on inspection day! #realtormomlife)

Living Room Realty

Living Room Realty is a full-service real estate brokerage with four offices in Portland, one at the coast in Manzanita, and one in Vancouver, WA. At Living Room Realty, we listen and ask the right questions. We’re committed to being your most effective advisor and advocate. Our goal is your success.
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