Seller Tips

May 23, 2019

Portland Home Energy Score 101










On January 1, 2018 the City of Portland Home Energy Score ordinance took effect.  It requires sellers of single-family homes to conduct and disclose a Home Energy Report and provide a Home Energy Score when listing their home.  

If you ...

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June 28, 2018

5 Ways To Keep That Curbside Appealing

Now that selling season is in full swing and you’re likely applying those last finishing touches before hitting the market, here are a few ideas  to consider that are sure to have a great impact on that first impression…


Mature Tree(s)

Choose a location that adds but doesn ...

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Sept. 15, 2017

The 3 P's A Buyer Considers When Selecting A Home

Today we’re going to take a moment to look at the 3 P’s a buyer will consider when choosing which property to come visit and subsequently make an offer on: 

  1. Property
  2. Placement
  3. Price

The first is “Property”

Whether purchasing a primary residence, a rental property to buy and hold ...

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June 19, 2017

The Key Players In A Typical Real Estate Transaction

This likely doesn't come as a shock to you - but there are more people involved in your average real estate transaction than just a buyer, a seller, and their respective Realtors.  The question for today is - who is involved in your typical real estate transaction?

First, let's take ...

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June 11, 2017

Setting Your List Price

Why We Price It Right The First Time

When selling your home, establishing that all important “list price” has a huge impact on who sees your home and what they might offer.  

Price it too high…

…and everyone who can afford your home at or slightly above its fair ...

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May 10, 2017

Should I Buy Or Sell First?


Are you thinking about selling your home this season and buying another - but you're curious - should I sell or buy first? 

Navigating something like this on your own can seem quite daunting - but you have me! And I’m here to help the transition goes as smooth as ...

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April 10, 2017

5 Inexpensive Ways To Prep Your Home For Market


Sellers - today we’re talking about what you can do to your home to get the most bang for your buck as you prepare it for the market.


Let’s get right to it…


First, we’re going to assume that your systems like the roof, heating, electric, windows, siding ...

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Feb. 23, 2017

Seller Timelines



A lot of people think, "since most people look for new homes in the spring or summer I'm going to list my home then" and then they make the huge mistake of waiting until the spring or summer to start the process.   

Selling a home takes time ...

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