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Dianne and Linda

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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 […]

News & Notes ~ January 2019 Numbers

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

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

There were 3,048 New Listings in January 2019 which was up 22.0% from January of 2018’s 2,486, and more than double the previous month/Dec of 2018’s […]

Design Trends for 2019

I find design trends fascinating. When done well they are exciting and something we work to incorporate into our homes. When bad, they are entertaining because I’m curious to see if they will actually catch on. I compiled this list using multiple sources which I have sighted at the end of this post.

Let’s start with […]

Lake Oswego's Own 'La Provence'!

There are so many reasons to choose to live in Lake Oswego, not the least of which is the quality of amenities offered here in this little hamlet outside of Portland, Oregon.  A small-ish community can often lack the cultural and foodie resources found in a larger city, but here in Lake Oswego, we got […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Kwanzaa! Whatever your faith, whatever your situation, Linda and I want to wish you and yours all the best this holiday season. Here at the blotter we are going to take a two week hiatus. We will be back with our market activity reports and news and information […]

News & Notes ~ October 2018 Numbers

Inventory is still higher than usual, but is slowing down just a bit. I hate to keep beating this drum, but it really is the best time of year to buy.  Two of my clients just snapped up two gorgeous Lake Oswego homes and had some great options from which to choose. In any event, […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dianne and I wish you and yours a cozy, warm, peaceful Thanksgiving with those you love. We are grateful for our Property Blotter readers and clients!



This Week in Lake Oswego ~ Oct 15-19, 2018

This week (as most weeks) there are tons of activities to choose from in Lake Oswego. Fall is here and there are plenty of indoor choices.

Here are my picks for things happening this week!

Mon, Oct 15 2018– 9:30-11AM – Learning and Technology Group ~ -Every Monday this informal but comprehensive program welcomes walk-ins and addresses a wide array […]

Market Activity ~ Sept 17-23, 2018

Greetings Property Blotter Readers!

Well, fall is upon is. Activity continues & though it has slowed, it remains steady. There are 312 homes for sale in Lake Oswego. Last week 9 New properties entered the market, 17 moved to Pending status, and 19 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Sep […]

Support Local Businesses!

A rare bit of personal whimsy from me on this page~ My Dad had a philosophy about “cheering for the underdog”. I am pretty supportive of great success, so have never really waved this flag high, and am enthusiastic about “big”…as long as it’s Good. 😉 I DO have a long-standing preference for supporting smaller, sometimes family-owned […]