Selling

April 10, 2020

How to Make a Garage More Appealing to Buyers

How to Make a Garage More Appealing to Buyers When Listing and Selling

The garage is not usually the ideal room that sells a house but if you are like most home sellers, you've boxed up a lot of items inside the house and stored them in the garage ...

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March 30, 2020

5 Remodel Projects to Think About Before Listing your Portland Home

If you're considering selling your Portland home property this year you might be wondering about renovations and remodels that could increase the value of your home and help it sell quicker. While every home is different and what buyers and sellers see in a home can vary greatly, here ...

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March 27, 2020

Being as Prepared as Possible When Selling Your House

Being as Prepared as Possible When Selling  Your House

If you're like a lot of people you want to be completely prepared before you list your property. Some people don't have that luxury and need to list immediately, either a recent job change, relocation, familial status change or another major life incident. But, if you do have ...

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March 4, 2020

Does My House Have Lead Based Paint?

Lead Based Paint... no one likes the sound of that but the reality is, if you're home was built before 1978, chances are it probably does. That's not something to be freaked out about though. If your kids are not gnawing on the walls or peeling the paint ...

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Posted in Buying, Selling
Feb. 24, 2020

10 Ways to Prepare Your Home in an Up and Coming Neighborhood - 2

Here are 10 ways to prepare your home for an up and coming neighborhood - Great tips by experienced agents and brokers across the country. 

#4. Update, update, update.

"Not only should you know your competition but your home should be updated as well. Even if this is a vintage ...

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Feb. 24, 2020

10 Ways to Prepare Your Home in an Up and Coming Neighborhood - 3

Here are 10 ways to prepare your home for an up and coming neighborhood - Great tips by experienced agents and brokers across the country.  Revisit Page 1 or Page 2

https://www.portlandonthemarket.com/blog/10-ways-prepare-your-home-and-coming-neighborhood-2/

#7. Promote nearby businesses.

"One of the major reasons that a neighbor could become an up-and-coming neighborhood is the ...

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Feb. 24, 2020

10 Ways to Prepare Your Home in an Up and Coming Neighborhood

10 Ways to Prepare Your Home in an Up and Coming Neighborhood

What is an up and coming neighborhood?

We hear this term and maybe think of a neighborhood that starting to appreciate or one that's starting to garner trendy coffee shops and retail outlets. There are 4 main characteristics of an "up and coming" neighborhood. These usually include:

  • New Construction ...
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Feb. 17, 2020

5 Self-Storage Methods to Help Declutter

5 Self-Storage Methods to Help Declutter

Decluttering, organizing, and setting up storage doesn't necessarily mean you have to sell your house. As we eke into the springtime era of "spring cleaning" decluttering and finding new ways to store our "stuff" becomes more and more prevalent. If you're looking to get a jumpstart on spring ...

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Feb. 3, 2020

Funky Odors? Better Fix That Before You List

Funky Odors? Better Fix That Before You List

Looks can be deceiving. A home may look beautiful and stage perfectly in the pictures but the minute a buyer walks to the door and has a violation of their olfactory sense, they may walk right out, or even run. That old commercial where people have become "nose blind" to ...

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Jan. 13, 2020

Will Buyers Still Want to See My Home in the Snow?

Will Buyers Still Want to See My Home in the Snow?

With the recent winter weather warnings around the Pacific Northwest, you may be worried if your house is on the market and Snow completely covers your property. But you really shouldn't freak out that much. When buyers have to buy, whether usually means nothing. If buyers are in the ...

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