Every year, Portland Real Estate Agent Lauren Goché works with dozens of buyer clients. She knows what she’s talking about when it comes to navigating Portland’s real estate market! In this video, Lauren drops some smart + savvy real estate knowledge about buying a home in Portland that maaaaybe other real estate agents aren’t telling […]Continue reading »
Right now in the Portland area (and really in most cities) we’re seeing a major trend of people wanting a home with more space both inside and out. Of course, this is largely due to the pandemic and staying home so often. If you need to stay close to Portland but you want to find […]Continue reading »
Recently, I shared a survey about Portland neighborhoods on social media. The survey asked people all kinds of questions about commute times, favorite coffee shops and restaurants, and much more, including what they feel the best and worst thing is about their particular neighborhood. Some Portland neighborhoods received several responses, while some neighborhoods received one […]Continue reading »
Multi-generational living has become a lot more popular lately for a couple of big reasons: Boomers are aging and downsizing, which often means they move in with their adult kids. The COVID-19 pandemic forced many people to need help with childcare due to working from home and remote schooling, and grandparents needed to be a […]Continue reading »
Thinking about moving to Portland, Oregon and buying a home? In order to find the best Portland neighborhood and home for you, I put together this list of questions you’ll want to ask yourself. Considering your personal wants, needs, desires, lifestyle, commute, etc. will all be big factors as you start to narrow down on […]Continue reading »
I get this question ALL the time. Get ready for some real talk! Let’s just cut to the chase: You’re not going to be able to buy land in Portland and put a tiny house on it. If you want to do this, you’ll need to be outside Portland’s city limits. And in fact, you’re […]Continue reading »
If you’re self-employed and want to buy a house in 2021, you really need to read this before you file your taxes. Getting a home loan when you’re a self-employed person can be a bit of a tricky combo. And of course, COVID-19 has complicated things even more. Before we get too far in the […]Continue reading »
Condos are a softer market in Portland right now, and there is much less demand for condos as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, people want more space (both inside and out), so that’s a big reason as to why condos aren’t popular right now. But also, people don’t want shared common areas—they […]Continue reading »
2020 turned our world upside down, and the COVID-19 pandemic brought its own unique challenges to Portland’s real estate market. The median sale price for homes sold in Portland’s metro area increased by 7.3% from 2019 to 2020. In December 2019, the median home price was $405,000. In December 2020, the median home price was […]Continue reading »
First thing’s first: I adore Kate Coats and she is an important person in my life. I feel so SO lucky that I got to meet her and her family AND help them move to Portland! Since this was a long distance move for Kate and her family, I actually didn’t even meet her in […]Continue reading »
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