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Lake Oswego Real Estate Market Update June 2022

While the HOT housing market may be cooling down a bit, I am still seeing quite a bit of activity in Lake Oswego. I’m also seeing a move towards normalizing the market which as I’ve said all along, I think … Continue reading

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The Most Important Thing Your Realtor Can Do for You in Today’s Lake Oswego Housing Market

When you enter the real estate market chances are you know to get your finances in order. But did you realize you also need to get your emotions in order as well? Especially in today’s housing market, buying or selling … Continue reading

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Tips for Getting Your Home Ready to Sell in Lake Oswego

Spring has traditionally been the kickoff to the home selling season, but coming off a year when there didn’t seem to be an off-season, those old rules may no longer apply. What does apply, however, is that if you are … Continue reading

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6 Points To Add To Your Lake Oswego Homebuying Checklist

You’ve toured a home with your Realtor and checked off all the boxes: Location Square Footage Good size backyard In your price range Excellent schools Updated What are you forgetting? Here are a few other things to consider before signing … Continue reading

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Estimating the Cost of Home Improvements Before You Buy

Unless you’re buying a brand-new home in Lake Oswego, chances are you are looking at a lived-in one that needs some updating. Knowing what those updates might cost should factor into your decision as to whether or not you can … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Housing Market Update

With temperatures in the triple digits recently, Lake Oswego has certainly been heating up. And as I’ve pointed out here before, so has the housing market. As of July, 2021, the average sales price in Lake Oswego for detached dwellings … Continue reading

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Celebrate Money Smart Week With This Lake Oswego Homebuying Quiz

The week of April 10-17 has been designated as Money Smart Week, a public awareness campaign created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002 to help consumers better manage their personal finances. You can register for free virtual … Continue reading

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Love It or List It: Lake Oswego Edition

HGTV’s show, Love It or List It features homeowners who struggle with the functionality of their home, with one partner thinking that all it needs is a renovation and the other who thinks it requires a move. Enter in the … Continue reading

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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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