Celebrate National Trivia Day With Some Real Estate Trivia

January 4th is National Trivia Day so I’m bringing you some real estate trivia that you might find useful and/or amusing.

  • You might think Lake Oswego prices are high but Buckingham Palace is the most expensive house in the world, valued at $4.9 billion.
  • Red doors in Scotland have traditionally been the homeowner’s way of saying, “I’ve paid off my mortgage!”
  • From 1908–1940, Sears, Roebuck and Co. sold about 70,000 – 75,000 homes through their mail-order Modern Homes program. Some were no-bath cottages, for which a separate outhouse could be purchased.

If you’d like to know what your house is worth or how much it might cost you to move to Lake Oswego, give me a call at 503.939.9801 and/or email me at kevin.costello@cascadehassonsir.com. I’d love to put my 30+ years as a Lake Oswego Realtor and homeowner to work for you!

About lovelakeoswego

I feel pretty lucky—I live where I work and I love where I live. As a Realtor in Lake Oswego, I get to share that enthusiasm with clients every day. Through this blog, with the help of my freelance writer wife, Genita, I’d like to share that enthusiasm with you. The quality of life you’ll find in Lake Oswego belies its size—there is so much to experience here from a fireworks show over the lake on the 4th of July to the Festival of the Arts--one of the premier arts events in the region. So please check in each week for another reason why I love Lake Oswego and who knows—maybe you’ll fall in love too! If you’re interested in experiencing Lake Oswego personally, please feel free to contact me either on my cell at (503) 939-9801, via email at kevin.costello@cascadehassonsir.com or check my website by clicking the link in the "Contact me" section in the right-hand column. I would love to show you around.
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