Category Archives: buying a home in Lake Oswego Oregon

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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5 Reasons Why Lake Oswego is a Great Place to Raise a Family

The criteria for deciding where to live changes with our life situations. Lake Oswego scores high on much of the criteria parents must consider when deciding where to move to start and raise a family. Schools. You can’t go wrong … Continue reading

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7 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Lake Oswego

One of the first things people notice when moving to Lake Oswego is how green everything is. The not-so-secret ingredient is rain and we average about 6 ½ inches in February so best to have a Rainy Day plan in … Continue reading

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Good News/Bad News for Millennial First-Time Homebuyers in Lake Oswego

Housing appreciation and a shortage of affordable homes are what make it challenging for many first-time homebuyers to enter the housing market. Millennials often face another hurdle—college debt that now stands at $1.6 trillion according to a recent report by … 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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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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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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