Why BIGHAT Real Estate?

There's a saying in Texas about a guy having a big hat, but no cattle. There's another Texas saying about cowboy hats, but it's not for polite company. I'll get to the literal meaning of BIGHAT in a few paragraphs, but sit a spell and learn a little about the origins. In early 2010, after several…

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April Sneak Peek Extravaganza

In this rapid-fire market, it helps to have a jump on listings before they're available to the general public. Take an exclusive sneak peek at these upcoming properties before they go live. This diverse group of homes features listings going public from April 15th through early June.   …

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Hidden Gems: Portland Activities

https://vimeo.com/92254502 The Greater Portland Metro Area possesses a diverse range of activities, including some hidden gems that might not come to the top of your mind when planning what you'll do on your day off. Here are some lesser known adventures that may just be right up your alley. Boc…

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Spring Sun and Fun

Farmer's Markets Abound No matter where you call home in the Greater Portland Metro Area, there's a farmer's market not far off. Find one conveniently close and meet the people who grow this delicious organic food. It's not just carrots and cauliflower, enjoy everything from hand-crafted ginger a…

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Success Story – SE Crosswater Way

14753 SE CROSSWATER WAY Immaculately presented by TrueView, this wonderful home put its absolute best foot forward when it met the buying public. Spending just two days on the market, the property sold for $11,000 over listing price. This is just another example of how a well-presented home w…

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Portland Real Estate Market Action Report – February 2014

Introduction: This post analyzes the RMLS Market Action Report for Metro Portland for February 2014. I use the first two pages because they contain uniform, meaningful information. Below the images are my comments. Click…

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Hidden Gems of Sauvie Island

Hidden Gems of Sauvie Island As spring peeks its head out from the blanket of winter, Portlanders will undoubtedly be looking to embrace the out-of-doors at Sauvie Island. Already famous (notorious, even) for its various beaches, there are some lesser known gems definitely worth exploring on …

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Sneak Peek – SW Bohmann

SW Bohmann Pkwy: mid $400k range This gorgeous daylight ranch is nestled in a serene Raleigh Hills sanctuary, brimming with the verdant greenery and local wildlife of Fanno Creek. The expansive, tiered back deck is ideal for outdoor entertaining and relaxation. Inside, pristine hardwood floors…

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Maximize Your Home’s Tax Value

If you haven't done your taxes yet, it's not because you've been procrastinating. You were strategically waiting to make sure you leveraged maximum return value from your property by embracing this helpful list. Whether you already own a home or are planning on one in the future, these thrilling…

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Success Story – 2126 SE 60th

- 2126 SE 60th Ave. - Another TrueView success story here. The essence of this home was beautifully captured and conveyed to the buying public, fetching a record price for the neighborhood. In its four short days on the market, the home secured five offers, one accepted back-up offer, with tw…

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Staging Your Occupied Home

Selling your home? Get it ready - Get it sold! Preparing your home for the market shouldn't be stressful or involve renovating every room. The most important things are getting the interior and exterior ready for potential buyers to see themselves living there. The first week on the market …

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