Selling

June 26, 2020

What Happens if My Real Estate Listings Expires?

What Happens if My Real Estate Listings Expires?What can a homeowner do when their real estate listing expires on the MLS and they didn't sell? This is not an uncommon thing but having the right real estate agent from the beginning usually means that they will do everything possible to get the home sold in a ...

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June 8, 2020

Divorce and Real Estate

Divorce and Real Estate - What to do with Property during a Divorce

Divorce is not pretty and no one wants to go through it. But in life, some things don't always work out for the best and divorce or separation happens. But, what happens to property when it does ...

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June 3, 2020

5 Simple Tips to Make Your House Look Like a 5-Star Hotel

stage your home to look like a 5 star resortI've written blog posts in the past about how to stage your home so that it looks like 1 million bucks. I've often urged homeowners to consider a five-star resort when staging their home. You will likely find pictures of the manager's wife and kids, collections or ...

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June 1, 2020

How Much Does it Cost to Sell a House?

It's such a weird time right now and people are wondering if it's a good idea to try and sell their house. Regardless of what's going on in the country and the world, buyers and sellers are still fairly active. So if you're considering selling your ...

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May 21, 2020

3 Things Home Sellers Should Never Do

3 Things Every Seller Should Never Do

Are you planning on selling your home in the next couple of months? Maybe you're out six months but still taking a look at the market now in considering how much you could get for your home. Here are three things every home ...

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May 12, 2020

Sell Now - Rent and Buy Later?

Sell Now - Rent and Buy Later?

I recently had a client that was within two years of retiring. He had lived in the Portland area for over 20 years and was planning on selling his home once he retired and then have the freedom to go wherever you want it. However, his financial advisor had been ...

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May 1, 2020

3 Things You Should be Doing Now if You Want to List Later

Maybe you had planned to list your home this spring. Well, we're already halfway through spring and we get hit with the virus issue, so what do you do now? If you are a little leery about listing right now but know that you want to sell, there are ...

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April 29, 2020

What Does DOM Mean in Portland Real Estate?

You may have seen the abbreviation DOM on real estate listings and what this means is “Days on Market”. This is the number of days a home or property listing has been active on the market consecutively. Even if the property is re-listed by another real estate agent within a ...

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Posted in Buying, Selling
April 21, 2020

Things in Our Home We May Clean Too Much

Cleaning our homes is important especially in times like this where harmful germs could be coming into our homes. There are some things that we clean in our normal daily routines that may need a little less attention than we already give them.

It is not usually the killing of ...

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April 17, 2020

Contingent on Offer or Subject to Closing?

If you're considering purchasing a home and you currently own a home that you need to sell first there are a couple of ways to go about buying and selling property.

Contingent on an offer.

If you want to sell your home but you've already considered making an ...

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