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5 Things We Love About Lake Oswego in January

Lake Oswego Reads Kickoff Free Book Giveaway. This year’s community book selection is the New York Times bestseller, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson. The author provides a well-researched lens through which to examine caste systems and … 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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5 Things a Good Realtor Should Be Telling You That You May Not Want to Hear

As in all walks of life, there are times when being a Realtor calls for having the “hard talk.” To be honest, that “hard talk” has sometimes cost me a sale. Whether I’m being honest with a potential client about … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Do Something Nice Day

Monday, October 5 is National Do Something Nice Day. It sounds like the perfect prescription for a country mired in divisive political battles on so many levels. Besides being good for someone else, and good for the collective mental health … 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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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 Scavenger Hunt

The longer the pandemic continues, the more creative we have to get. Especially if you have kids, this long stretch of staying-at-home can become challenging. Here’s a Lake Oswego scavenger hunt to the rescue. We live in a beautiful town … 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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