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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.

Celebrate National Book Lovers Day With These “Lake Reads”

August 9 is National Book Lovers Day so I decided to create a “Lake Reads” list—Lake Oswego’s answer to all those “Best Beach Reads” lists you see going around. Take advantage of the lazy days of summer while we still … Continue reading

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6 Things We Love About Lake Oswego in August

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT in your neighborhood. The City of Lake Oswego encourages residents to participate in the spirit of National Night Out by organizing block parties to get to know your neighbors on Tuesday, August 2. Register online and/or by … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Month at One of These Popular Ice Creameries in Lake Oswego and Portland

It seems only fitting that July is National Ice Cream Month because it also happens to be the month that Salt & Straw carries my son’s favorite flavor (read on). So, in honor of that coincidence, I thought I’d provide … Continue reading

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Add Instant Curb Appeal to Your Home With Window Boxes

Looking for a quick way to add curb appeal to your home? Consider a window box. Whether you fill it with lush greens or use it to add a pop of color to your home, you’ll get a lot of … Continue reading

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Answers to Questions About Lake Oswego Housing Market Right Now

Here are a few of the most common questions I’m being asked right now about the Lake Oswego real estate market. Question: Should I buy right now? Answer: It depends. Interest rates have gone up from where they were a … Continue reading

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6 Reasons We Love Lake Oswego in July

Luckily the days are long in July in Lake Oswego because there is so much sunshine to soak up and things to do. Here are a few of the reasons to look forward to July in Lake Oswego. LAKE OSWEGO … Continue reading

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Here’s Why You Don’t Want to Leave Lake Oswego in July

If you read my blog regularly, you know at least 52 reasons to be in Lake Oswego 365 days a year, let alone in July. BUT Come July, the evidence is even more convincing, led by the #1 reason which … Continue reading

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Why There Is No Better Place To Be Than Lake Oswego in the Summer

It’s almost officially summer and if you find yourself in Lake Oswego, consider yourself lucky. Why? Let me give you a few reasons. THE BEST IS YET TO COME. If you lived in southern California, you’d be experiencing “June Gloom,” … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Real Estate Market Update June 2022

While the HOT housing market may be cooling down a bit, I am still seeing quite a bit of activity in Lake Oswego. I’m also seeing a move towards normalizing the market which as I’ve said all along, I think … Continue reading

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12 Things We Love About Lake Oswego in June

LAKE RUN. Runners are on their mark, set, and off this morning starting at 8:00 a.m. If you’re an early riser, you can maybe still make it. But if not, you can still enjoy the after party that runs until … Continue reading

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