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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.

Despite what you may think, summer in Lake Oswego has NOT been canceled due to COVID-19

For the past five years, our kids have circled back home to celebrate the 4th of July in Lake Oswego along with a group of 15-20 of their friends who take up a 48-72 hour residence under our roof. They’ve … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market COVID-19 Edition Opens June 6

The Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market will be returning this summer in its new, COVID-19 approved version. While the market will be smaller to allow for more space between vendors, Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Supervisor Jamie Inglis says she is … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Housing Market Covid-19 Update

Just as stock market predictions fluctuate every day, so do the predictions about the housing market. Take a look at some of the headlines I ran across doing a Google search: Coronavirus Fallout: U.S. Housing Prices Will Tumble (on April … Continue reading

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Now That You’re a Homebody

Now that we are all spending so much time in our homes, we have a chance to get to know them more—for better and for worse. So, while we are using this quarantine time to do things like get more … Continue reading

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Keeping Lake Oswego Beautiful All Year Round

April is Keep America Beautiful month which makes it a perfect time to reflect on some of the ways our city keeps Lake Oswego Beautiful all year-round. FOCUS ON PUBLIC ART. You don’t need to spend much time in Lake … Continue reading

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Ideas for Celebrating Mother’s Day in Lake Oswego While Quarantining

As we are all learning, celebrations are taking a different twist these days. From drive-by birthday parties to Zoom weddings, we are having to get creative and adjust. There’s no postponing Mother’s Day. It arrives on Sunday, May 10th this … Continue reading

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Love Notes Found in Lake Oswego During This Time of Social Distancing

It’s Easter Sunday and most likely those of us who celebrate that as well as Passover find ourselves improvising this year. I thought it a good time to spread the good news that I’ve discovered on walks recently. Time and … Continue reading

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