Category Archives: buying a home in Lake Oswego Oregon

Tips for How to Win a Bidding War When Buying a House in Lake Oswego

With the current inventory, low mortgage rates and a heightened appreciation for the place we call home, bidding wars are becoming more common here in Lake Oswego. I’ve represented clients in a couple just within the last two weeks. What … Continue reading

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10 Things You Need to Know About Lake Oswego Easements

My real estate clients are always delighted to hear that you don’t have to live on Oswego Lake to enjoy it. So are my readers. My blog on “How You Can Enjoy Lake Oswego Without Buying a Waterfront Home” that … Continue reading

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How Covid-19 Has Reshaped the Walkability of Lake Oswego

Pre-Covid, I averaged 7,000 steps a day and many of them were acquired inside a gym. These days I’m racking upwards of 12,000 a day and the bulk of them occur outside on the streets of Lake Oswego. I live … Continue reading

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Housing Value Lures Buyers to Lake Oswego During COVID-19

Wherever I go, people ask, “How’s the real estate market?” That was always the case pre-COVID; it’s especially true now during COVID. With the pandemic taking swings at many sectors of the economy, people wonder, “What’s it doing to the … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Housing Market COVID-19 July Update

It’s hard to predict where the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will hit hardest. Some areas, like the airlines, are obvious targets. But others, like the housing market, are hard to measure. Right now, the Portland metro and Lake … Continue reading

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Why Contemporary Homes Are Popular Choices Among Lake Oswego Homebuyers

Are you a dark roast or a light roast coffee drinker? Do you wear a swoosh on your shoes or three stripes? We all have our individual preferences when it comes to what we eat, what we wear, what we … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Housing Market Covid-19 Update

You ready for some good news? Portland Metro Area real estate market activity is picking up. Of course, that follows some bad news. Home showings dropped by 50% between the beginning of March and the first week of April. And … 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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How Is the Coronavirus Affecting the Lake Oswego Housing Market?

For most of us, home is the only safe place we feel we have right now. That reinforces the importance that housing plays in our lives. Whether it’s to provide four walls within which we can safely keep our distance … Continue reading

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