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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.

10 Coffee Shops in Lake Oswego Worth Checking Out (Not Counting the 8 Starbucks)

If you’re like my wife you don’t need an excuse to discover a new coffee shop. But if you do, the cold wet days of January can provide just that. And luckily for you, we live in a high-octane caffeinated … Continue reading

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10 Ways a Good Realtor Can Help You Buy or Sell Your Home in Lake Oswego

A question that is often asked of Realtors is, “Why should I hire you?” And with good reason. Before entering into a relationship with a Realtor to buy or sell your home you should know what he or she can … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Reads 2020 Kicks Off With Book Giveaway Next Week

The 2020 Lake Oswego Reads selection has once again made sure that Lake Oswegans get educated about and participate in discussions concerning a complex, and at times controversial, topic: climate change. Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Make good on your New Year’s Resolutions at these Lake Oswego fitness facilities

It may not be official, but in most people’s minds, January is National Plan to Get Fit Month. Since I ran my last Lake Oswego fitness clubs’ roundup, the scene has changed with many newcomers stepping in to serve the … Continue reading

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Turn checking out holiday lights in Lake Oswego into a scavenger hunt with this list

This year when you head out to look for holiday lights in Lake Oswego neighborhoods, why not turn it into a scavenger hunt? I’ve put together a list for you to copy and hand out to family members so they … Continue reading

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Why Buying or Selling Your Home in Winter May Be a Smart Move

There are some mantras in real estate like Location, Location, Location. I’ve spoken here before about how Lake Oswego’s location is one of its strongest selling points. Another mantra is: Spring and summer are prime real estate months. That is … Continue reading

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Make Your New Year’s Eve Plans in and Around Lake Oswego Now

If  “make New Year’s Eve plans” is on your holiday To Do list, the time to act is now. There are a few venues hosting events in Lake Oswego but they fill up so you want to put the shopping … Continue reading

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