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Sneak Peek – 986 SE River Forest Rd

A central deck and firepit provide a gathering place beneath tall fir trees in the south facing back yard. 986 SE River Forest Road. $345,000 The River Forest neighborhood is a peaceful natural watershed paradise. Resi…

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Just Listed! 1306 SE Yukon, on the Bluff! ML 14578631

Rare Small House on the Bluff in Westmoreland! Sensational winter views of river, Oaks Bottom, and the west side. Open Sunday, January 5, 1-3 pm. Occupied home so please make an appointment to view. Or come see…

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Dance! Celebrate! Make a Difference! New Year's Eve Dance Party Benefit for Mercy Corps! JUJUBA! PA'LANTE! Red Rose Ballroom on NE Alberta CLICK ABOVE FOR ALL THE DETAILS! Salsa Lesson and Champagne Toast Incl…

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Building an ADU (Accessory Dwelling) in Portland

Kol Peterson's Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) in Portland Oregon How to legally build a cottage in your backyard! Lots of people I know are considering creating an ADU for family to live in or to rent out for extra inc…

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“Behind the Scenes” at 3945 SE Ash in Laurelhurst

I had a great time planning and carrying out the sale of this beautiful Laurelhurst bungalow. It sold in 2 days with 8 offers, for a very good price, above the asking price. The open house was a huge success; with about …

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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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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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