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Buy Now or Wait - A Tale of Two Families

Summer is here and the temperatures are hot. And so is the housing market! Summer is historically the busiest home buying season of the year, tapering off in September once school starts again. 401 more words

Goals And Dreams

Another Day, Another Offer - Outbid!

Whew! Getting outbid on all these houses is exhausting. But not unexpected. We have now put in 4 offers and we lost each one ( 276 more words

Homebuying Journal

House Offer #2 - We Got It! And Why We Turned It Down...

Wow. In the past 24 hours I’ve experienced a whirlwind of emotions related to this house offer.

At first, anticipation and anxiety… and then last night when we got the news that they accepted our offer, exhilaration!  239 more words

Homebuying Journal

House Offer #2 - Cully Neighborhood

Our second house offer is in! It only took about a week to find another house we were interested in… this one is located in the Cully neighborhood of Portland, which has in the past couple of years gone from “down-and-out” to “up-and-coming”. 130 more words

Homebuying Journal

House Viewing #1

After looking at the first two houses on Wednesday I became somewhat dismayed. They were both located in outer East Portland, near the Portland-Gresham border in an area that is a mix of industrial and suburban neighborhoods, with lots of busy roads, high traffic, and near the intersection of freeways I-84 and I-205. 168 more words

Homebuying Journal

Family Gets Free Pizza For Life For Selling House

PORTLAND, Ore. (CBS Seattle)– A Portland family got an extra bonus for selling their home: free pizza for life.

KPTV reports that Rob and Holly Marsh put their home for sale and had already received four offers within three days. 198 more words


It Takes A Professional

Time and time again I am amazed at the complexity in the process of selling a home. My beloved and wise mentors have told me numerous times “Anybody can put a buyer and seller together, but it takes a professional to keep them together”. 202 more words

Buying A Home