Questions about your tax bill?

This article provides a bit of insight into why you may be seeing a jump in your bill this year:  http://www.oregonlive.com/front-porch/index.ssf/2014/10/property_tax_bills_go_up_as_ta.html

Give us a call for more information or further questions!


Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:01 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |

Fall gardening guide

Now is the perfect time (showers mean it's time to put away those hoses!) to get your fall garden underway, and put some thought into what bulbs you want bursting forth in the spring.  Sunset Magazine has a fabulous fall gardening guide.  Click here for some fantatic ideas!  And, as always, feel free to give us a call for any home design (inside or out) advice!


Posted on October 14, 2014 at 5:55 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |

Pumpkin patch season is here!


Posted on September 24, 2014 at 6:03 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |

Thinking of ‘moving up?’

Now might be just the right time for you to move on up…or maybe not.  Check out the following article from Realty Times to see if this is the best decision for you at this time.  And feel free to call us to see what your home is currently worth, and what's out there on the market.  http://realtytimes.com/consumeradvice/buyersadvice1/item/30510-20140912-move-up-mania


Posted on September 18, 2014 at 6:56 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |

Champagne remodeling on a beer budget

Check out Houselogic's ten clever tips for some easy, DIY remodeling pizzazz.  If anyone does #10, you must have me over to see it (I'll bring my disco glam gear).  http://www.houselogic.com/photos/home-improvement/cheap-remodeling-ideas-that-add-elegance/slide/ceiling-is-believing/#ceiling-is-believing

You can also sign up to get regular tips and updates from them…they have lots of fantastic ideas!


Posted on September 9, 2014 at 9:08 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |

Late summer homeowner checklist

It's sad to admit it, but summer is winding down, and that nip of autumn is in the air.  Click here for a late summer checklist of things to take care of around the house.  You'll be glad you did! utm_campaign=cust_nl_aug2014&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ahsemail&utm_content=checklist_title&full=true


Posted on September 3, 2014 at 8:40 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |

Excellent first-time home buyer advice

If you're a first-time home buyer, or you know someone who is thinking about buying their first home, this link will take you to some excellent advice:  http://realtytimes.com/consumeradvice/buyersadvice1/item/30229-20140828-the-best-advice-for-first-time-home-buyers

As always, please feel free to contact us for help with any and all of your real estate needs!


Posted on August 29, 2014 at 7:09 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |

Fastest selling neighborhoods.

If you're looking to buy in a certain area, it's good to know how quickly homes typically get snatched up (and be ready to pounce!).  Click here to see the 25 neighborhoods where homes sold the fastest (in Q2 of this year):  http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/real-estate-daily/2014/08/the-25-portland-neighborhoods-where-homes-sell-the.html


Posted on August 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |

Portland’s rental prices on the rise

Yet another reason to buy a home…rental prices in Portland continue to climb:  http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/real-estate-daily/2014/07/portlands-average-apartment-rents-soar-as-market.html?iana=ind_rre


Posted on July 30, 2014 at 8:35 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |

Which Portland suburb is one of the nation’s top 10 places to raise children?

If you guessed Lake Oswego, you hit the nail on the head!  Check out this recent article from the Portland Business Journal:  http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/real-estate-daily/2014/07/which-portland-suburb-is-one-of-the-nations-top-10.html


Posted on July 16, 2014 at 8:11 pm
Jeanne Paul | Posted in Uncategorized |