A Guide to Lake Oswego Real Estate and Community
Dianne and Linda

Brought to you by Dianne Gregoire and Linda Rossi, brokers with Oregon First, a professional real estate company licensed with the Oregon Real Estate Agency.

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Oswego Heritage Council

I am a big fan of history and I really appreciate it when it is well preserved and appreciated. Lake Oswego history is quite fascinating. The town was originally founded as a result of the discovery of iron ore in hills where Iron Mountain Drive now runs. The ore was brought down out of the […]

Wishes of Peace

Dianne and I wish you and yours the happiest holiday ever!  Enjoy those things you treasure most, indulge in your fondest memories and go ahead… have that food that you usually do not. We wish for you that deep feeling of contentment that comes from the memories or the people or the combination of it […]

Happy Thanksgiving to You!

From our homes to yours, Linda and I would like to wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Market Activity Nov 18-24, 2019

Yes, there is a very small chance of snow flurries this week. Nothing like what is happening in the midwest, but still a clear sign that winter is around the corner. Meanwhile, real estate chugs right along. The numbers remain interesting. Last week in Lake Oswego there were 3 new listings, 17 properties that went […]


Today I want to talk about convenience. More specifically, the convenience of where Lake Oswego is located.

We are about 10 miles South of downtown Portland, on the West side of the Willamette River. Interstate 5 is along our West boundary. Hwy 217 ends where LO begins. Interstate 205 is about a mile South of our […]

Loving Lake Oswego

There’s something about the waning days of summer. It makes me feel like I want to slow down and make it last. Maybe a bit reflective, but in a way that is joyful and appreciative. With that state of mind, I thought I’d share with you my personal list of why I love living in […]

News & Notes ~ July 2019 Numbers

Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (July 2019) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below.

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area, July, 2019:

There were 3,966  New Listings in July 2019 which was down 8.0%  from July of 2018’s 4,312, and  7.4% from the previous month/June’s 4,281.
At 2,994 July […]

2019 Street of Dreams

Last week I enjoyed Realtor day at the Street of Dreams. This years show is in Wilsonville, a really nice location that easily supports these home values. I always like to look for trends. Last year my big take away was textured walls and tile. This year several things stood out for me as well.

*Sliding […]

Featured Property: 5959 Suncreek Dr

What a beautiful house! I am super excited to introduce you to 5959 Suncreek Dr in the Westlake neighborhood of Lake Oswego. Here are the stats:

3315 square feet
4 bedrooms + den, 2.5 baths
Built in 1988 and totally remodeled
Kitchen, baths, furnace and central air all new in 2016
Since 2016 paint inside and out, electric panel, insulation, […]

Remodeling: Cost vs Value

In the course of working as a Realtor, one of the common questions I am often asked is “What should I do to get my house ready to sell?” I have addressed this pretty extensively in previous posts, but today I want to be more specific about remodeling for the purpose of selling.

There is […]