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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.

Holiday Activities in Lake Oswego (Part 2)

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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8 Ways to Pay It Forward in Lake Oswego This Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving around the corner, now is the time we take stock of all that we are grateful for. For those of us lucky enough to live in Lake Oswego, the list runs long. November is a perfect time to … Continue reading

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Holiday Activities in Lake Oswego (Part I)

It may not even be Halloween yet but it’s never too early to start booking your holiday festivities in Lake Oswego. Popular events like the Tinseltown Trolley sell out early. So start making a list and book the festivities that … Continue reading

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Check out these spooky Lake Oswego neighborhoods daring you to come trick-or-treating

One way to spot trick-or-treat friendly neighborhoods in Lake Oswego is to drive around looking for homes that have decked themselves out with all things spooky, eerie and scary. I’ve done some of the homework for you both in a … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Gifts for a Lake Oswego Care Package

If you’ve got kids off to college, or grads who have set off in search of their careers, they might be missing their hometown about now. A great cure for homesickness is a care package so here are a few … Continue reading

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13 Ways to Get Spooked in and Around Lake Oswego for Halloween

Waiting for Halloween can seem like forever if you’ve got little kids in the house who are ready to strut their costumed selves in search of goodies. Here are a few Halloween activities to help tide them (and you) over … Continue reading

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7 Home Repairs That Might Surprise New Homeowners

I remember the first winter after my wife and I bought our first home and a rainstorm sent our gutters spilling over. No one had ever mentioned that cleaning out your gutters was one of the “joys” of owning a … Continue reading

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