Landscaping and Curb Appeal

Landscaping And Curb Appeal   You’re getting ready to sell your home this spring. You’ve made a list and slowly you are knocking out the little chores that need done around the house to increase value and get you the best offer possible. I’m sure you’ve heard the term first… Read More

Best Portland Neighborhoods

  Best Portland Neighborhoods Choosing a good neighborhood in Portland is difficult. Not because there’s a shortage of good areas but because Portland is so diverse. So it basically boils down to your needs and wants from a good neighborhood. Are you looking for low crime,… Read More

Air Quality in your home

Air Quality in your home Spring is in the Air!   It’s time again for spring cleaning so let’s talk clean air! How is the air quality in your home?   Most of us don’t even think twice about our furnace, chimney, air ducts, carpets, etc. But for the millions… Read More

Top 5 Stressors in Life

The top 5 stressors in life. According to health experts these five things typically cause the most stress. Death of a loved one Divorce Moving Major Illness Job loss Number 3, moving. We’ve all been there. Whether it’s moving from your parents house into your first apartment or moving in with… Read More

Beware of other “So called” Cash buyers

Beware of other “So Called” Cash buyers! Just like with anything else you need to be careful of the bad guys. Not that they mean you harm, but when looking around for “cash buyers” for your home in Portland Oregon or Clark County, you need to take precautions as not… Read More

Need to Sell?

Need to Sell? The reality of life is that you’ll move at some time or another. Most likely, you’ll do it several times during your lifetime. While relocating can be exciting, stressful, or bittersweet, the question remains the same: what to do with… Read More

Selling a Vacant Home

Selling a Vacant home   So you’ve got an extra house. It’s vacant, taking up your time and energy, but for what? Will you be renting it out or perhaps putting it on the market? Whatever your decision will be, you’ll most definitely be spending some big money in preparations…. Read More

Winterizing your Home

Winterizing your home   Your greatest investment is your home. Not only financially, but emotionally. After all, it’s not just a house, it’s a home and you’re proud of where you live, or at least you should be. Treating your home as your greatest investment means maintaining everything, in all… Read More

Fresh Start for the New Year

Fresh start for the new year!   It’s that time of year again to make a list and check it twice and then when Christmas is over, start your new year’s list. It’s a great time to look back on the year, ponder our decisions, forgive ourselves for our mistakes… Read More

End of Year Tax Deductions

End of year Tax Deductions The end of the year brings with it plenty to do. The holidays of course, in which you want to be spending time with family and friends, but also, plenty of people have their minds on tax returns. After all, what’s going to pay off all… Read More

Where’s My Equity?

Where’s My Equity? So you bought your house thinking this would be your greatest adventure and investment, right? The majority of people do. It’s the American dream, and much like other American dreams, it’s not a given. Just like tomorrow is not a guarantee, it’s a blessing! Your equity is not something… Read More

Procrastinate Much?

 Do you Procrastinate Much? December. It truly is the month to procrastinate. You know it’s true. How many times do you tell yourself, “I’ll do it next year” especially around the holidays. So much gets put off and thrown under the rug as it’s the time of year to celebrate… Read More

Thankful Giving

Thankful Giving   Most people would agree that they are most thankful for these top three things. Good health, Family and a roof over their head. Being thankful for everything in your life is a great way to start each day. Just the fact that you get to wake up… Read More

Renovation Estimates

Renovation Estimates   Just like anything else in life, unless you are educated and knowledgeable in specific areas, you truly don’t know everything. And subsequently, sometimes you don’t really know the true cost of things. For example getting your car’s brakes done. Do you know how much the mark-up on… Read More