Archive for March, 2011

Portland Real Estate – Short Sales – Long Waits

Today I was thinking about short sales because I have an investor buyer who is mired in one. I was also thinking about semantics and the many meanings we have for the word “short.” There’s the obvious one about bei…

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NE Portland Real Estate – Broker Open – Mar. 29, 2011

March 29, 2011: Today I attended the NE Portland Broker Open Tour in the BIGHAT Neighborhoods.  It was a gray, overcast day, but the signs of life were everywhere - azaleas, daffodils, and the flowering plums on Knot…

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NE Portland Real Estate – Broker Open – Mar. 22, 2011

March 22, 2011: Today I attended the NE Portland Broker Open Tour in the BIGHAT Neighborhoods. I toured with Julia Wlodarczyk, mortgage broker with Sunset Mortgage Company, who is working with me to promote and servic…

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BIGHAT Real Estate – Market Trends – 4th Quarter 2010

When I’m out and about, people ask me “How’s the Market”? I usually reply, “Well, it depends. . . . It depends on whether you’re buying or selling. It also depends on the price point and the neighborhood.…

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NE Portland Real Estate – Broker Open – Mar. 15, 2011

Today I attended the NE Portland Broker Open Tour in the BIGHAT Neighborhoods. I planned on viewing eight homes today, but only got to five. I spent a good deal of time talking to contractor/developer John McCulloch,…

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NE Portland – St. Paddy’s Day Parade

Sunday March 13th was a great day to be Irish. To be sure, Daylight Savings cost us a wee bit o' shuteye, but the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow was the extra hour of sunlight - always a welcome treat in Portl…

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NE Portland Real Estate – Broker Open – Mar. 8, 2011

March 8, 2011: Today I attended the NE Portland Broker Open Tour in the BIGHAT Neighborhoods and visited eight homes. There were some spectacular homes in many of the neighborhoods, but Laurelhurst, Grant Park, an…

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NE Portland Real Estate – Broker Open – Mar. 1, 2011

March 1, 2011: Today I attended the NE Portland Broker Open Tour in the BIGHAT Neighborhoods. It was a fairly light day, with only seven BIGHAT homes on the list. I had already toured a couple of them, so I visite…

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