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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.

Catch Trivia Night Four Days a Week in Lake Oswego

Ever wonder when the first New Year’s Eve was celebrated? That’s the kind of trivia you might be asked at one of Lake Oswego’s popular Trivia Nights held around town each week. Since Friday is National Trivia Day, I wanted … Continue reading

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New Holiday Traditions You May Want to Consider

Ask our kids about some of our holiday traditions and they’ll grimace and groan but I have a feeling they’ll carry on some of them like writing clues on every gift package and wrapping up jokes we find on the … Continue reading

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Make Plans Now to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Lake Oswego

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

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Holiday Shopping in Lake Oswego Makes Giving So Much Easier!

The bad news is that there are only 16 more shopping days until Christmas. The good news is that you can find something for everyone on your list right here in Lake Oswego. Santa’s elves went looking recently and here … Continue reading

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Holiday Bucket List When You Live in the Portland Metro Area

There are lots of ways to celebrate the holidays here in the Portland metro area. Some events like the Second City’s performance of Twist Your Dickens are very Portlandia-like. Others like the Oregon Ballet’s The Nutcracker are classic. Take your … Continue reading

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Why We Deck Our Halls With Boughs of Holly (and other holiday decorating traditions)

I’m guilty…of putting up my Christmas tree lights early. I don’t turn them on until after Thanksgiving but yes, I take advantage of warmer (and drier) evenings in early November to hang the endless strands I zigzag across my front … Continue reading

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Plan Your Holiday Activities in Lake Oswego Now (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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