Blog Stories A WIN-LOSE in Rose City Park

A WIN-LOSE in Rose City Park

By Erika George & Kari McGee, March 1, 2018

Sure, everybody talks about achieving a Win/Win in real estate,  but in this case, our buyers, Ian and Emily, got a Win/Lose.  But, save your “wah wah” for another post.  In this case, Ian and Emily were able to WIN this darling Rose City Park English Tudor house and were able to LOSE their long daily work commute times by selling their Vancouver home.  The process wasn’t for the faint of heart, however, as it involved selling and buying at the same time through the contingent sale process.

Ian and Emily kept their eyes on the prize, however.  We helped them employ effective negotiation strategies when the contingent process threw them curve balls. Good communication and, ultimately, a willingness to be flexible, got them past the finish line.  They moved in last month and are really enjoying all they have won (cute home, lovely yard, vibrant and walkable neighborhood) and all they have lost (daily extended cross-river commutes).  Congratulations Ian and Emily!

If you are looking to WIN (or even LOSE) in real estate, give Kari and Erika a call!

Erika George & Kari McGee

Broker-Esquire | Principal Broker | Seniors Real Estate Specialists | OR

Meet cousins Erika George and Kari McGee - the highly skilled HouseLovePDX Team at Living Room Realty in Portland, OR. 

Broker Erika George brings to the table 20 years of experience as an attorney specializing in construction and contracts, and 10 incredible years of real estate success stories.  Principal Broker Kari McGee is an 11-year Portland Monthly 5-Star Realtor®  with almost 20 years of real estate experience under her belt. As Seniors Real Estate Specialists (SRES®) we love to put our superpowers to work to help all kinds of folks transition to new chapters with compassion, expert guidance, and a customized plan.

Here are our Top Five Favorite Things to do for you:

1.  Ask you questions (lots of questions!) and actually listen to your answers. 2.  Show out-of-area Buyers all the fun neighborhoods and important spots that make the Portland Metro area special. 3.  Crack you and ourselves up with funny photos and random moments of hilarity that pop up in a day of touring homes or after a long day of listing preparation chores! 4.  Negotiate and advocate strenuously for you and your goals. 5.  Celebrate the many (big and small) milestones in a real estate sale or purchase. 6.  Watch your life grow and change after the sale closes, and be there for you when you need us. ps - oh how we adore your "look at what we did to this house" photos!  And lunch. We also adore lunching with you.  (Yes, we know, that's two in one and we're already at six...). 7.  Make "Top-Five" lists that always have more than 5 top-fives.  Just goes to show you how much we love to exceed your expectations! We would be honored to help guide you through your changing real estate needs in Portland Oregon. CONTACT Erika George and Kari McGee 503.349.5449 | 971.322.6612 Team@HouseLovePDX.com www.houselovepdx.com  
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