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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 costellok@hasson.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.

What do Blake Shelton and Lake Oswego, Oregon Have in Common?

In this season of list-making, I’d like to point out that Blake Shelton is a List Maker. People Magazine just named him the Sexiest Man Alive. He has also been listed as the Favorite Male Country Artist in 2016 and … Continue reading

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15 Ideas for Things to Do When School’s Out for Winter Break

School’s out for two weeks starting next Monday so in addition to shopping, wrapping, cooking and baking, you might want to plan some activities for your family to enjoy. Take a look at what’s going on during Christmas break both … Continue reading

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The Search for the Perfect Christmas Tree in Lake Oswego Starts Here

The Christmas tree hunt is on as my blog analytics tell me. So I’ve done my best to update last year’s post on finding the perfect Christmas tree in or around Lake Oswego. This year there are some new additions … Continue reading

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Add These Experiences to Your Shopping List for Happier Recipients

As we all rush around to buy gifts for loved ones on our Christmas lists, it might be wise to take the advice of Cornell psychologist, Dr. Thomas Gilovich—buy experiences, not things. Seems things only satisfy us for a while, … Continue reading

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9 More Ways to Add More Ho Ho Ho to Your Holidays in Lake Oswego

There are lots of reasons to be merry this holiday season in Lake Oswego. Here are some suggestions to help you get the most out of the holidays (and be sure to check out part 1 of this guide here). … Continue reading

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Ideas for Paying It Forward This Holiday Season in Lake Oswego

With the holidays approaching, it might be reassuring to know that it truly is better to give than receive…according to a Harvard Business School 2008 study. Professor Michael Norton and his colleagues researched the money habits of 632 American men … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Add More Ho Ho Ho to Your Holidays in Lake Oswego

It’s never too early to start booking your holiday festivities in Lake Oswego. Popular events like the Tinseltown Trolley, Holiday concerts at the Lake Theater and Holidays Around the World school’s-out camp sell out quickly. So start making a list … Continue reading

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