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“I didn’t come here to buy a house!”

First week of January I was looped into an e-mail chain by a client who was kind enough to refer me that read: “Erin, my sister’s (Beth) friends’s (Carrie) friend ( dont know here name) is looking to buy in Portland.  Thought I’d put you guys in touch. Carrie – Erin is a realtor I have […]

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Adventures of Gray Skies and City Lights

It’s not often that you meet someone with the grit to move to another city sight-unseen, but for Rob it is his way of experiencing life’s best adventures.  I must admit I felt a fair amount of responsibility to not only sell him a great home, but to help him discover a true affection for his […]

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Morimoto + A Booty Tattoo = Success for Jon & Ariel!

“When it’s meant to be, it will be.” A simple, yet overused saying that Ariel was clear in her disdain for, which for obvious reasons inspired me to use it endlessly during Jon and Ariel’s search for a home.  We met at an open house at one of my listings in Arbor Lodge, and had an instant […]

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My busy street

From the time I moved to Portland in 2001, and from Ashland to Eugene and a few small towns in between, I have lived on or near a busy street. Is the common theme for where I decide to settle a coincidence or a subconscious choice from within?  For most people a home near a […]

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Closed Door is No Match For Us

Desiree was one of my son’s first Montessori guides, and I am so fortunate to be able to help her AMAZING little family find a great place to call home. Seemed to be all rainbows and butterflies at first as finding a great home well-within the budget, in a desirable neighborhood proved to be pretty straightforward – even […]

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From Contractions to Contract: Congratulations Nicole, Clark and Baby Loxley!

Nicole and Clark are two of the bravest people I have ever had the pleasure to work with. When they first contacted me to help them find a home, Nicole was about 6 months along in her pregnancy and they were determined to find a home prior to baby coming into the world. With a […]

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Room to grow, sew and keep mother-in-law in tow

Gorgeous retreat nestled into West Portland Park is available now, and waiting for a buyer looking for space to accommodate life’s journey, whatever that may be. Well-built Alan Mascord designed retreat in a wonderfully private setting, yet minutes away from the city.  Ideally laid out space with gleaming hardwood floors perfect for everyday living and […]

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Re-Think the Ranch

What if I told you that a one-level home with an attached garage on an over-sized lot in an established neighborhood could be yours at a good price?  Whether you have a growing family, aching knees or a need for a more flexible living space, take another look at the ranch. Otherwise known as the rambler, this […]

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Mix It Up This Spring in Portland

As the skies brighten, the people of Portland start to shine. Friends you haven’t seen since the rain set in resurface in search of the perfect patch of green grass or new gathering place. Here are just a few ideas to help you embrace the season and this great city. Hike Tom McCall Preserve comes into spectacular […]

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Once Upon a Portland

So much rich history lives within the story of Portland! Here are just a few of the events that shaped Portland into the city we know and love. Summer of 1845: How many coin tosses were involved in naming our city? My guess is best out of three. With the name of each of their […]

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