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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8 Ways to Make a House Feel Larger

I think it is pretty well understood that proper staging of a house will help it to sell both more quickly and also at a higher price. One of the key elements in good staging is to make the rooms in the house feel as large as possible. In some houses this is easy because […]

Market Activity ~ Aug 31 - Sept 6, 2020

Last week in Lake Oswego there were 14 New listings, 33 properties that went into Pending status, and 29 Closed sales.  There are currently 190 Properties for sale in Lake Oswego!

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

New on the Market (Aug 31-Sept 6, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

100 KERR PKWY #5
$169,000
1
1
617
CONDO

92 CERVANTES […]

The Buzz About Inventory

Real Estate is a complex beast, but some aspects of it are pretty simple- Supply and Demand, for instance.  When there are fewer homes on the market, Sellers are in a better position to bargain as it often means there will be multiple offers coming in. Markets like this wreak havoc with Buyers and Appraisers […]

Market Activity ~ Aug 10-16, 2020

Spring activity has definitely pushed into summer. Last week in Lake Oswego there were 26 New listings, 26 properties that went into Pending status, and 21 Closed sales.  There are currently 214 Properties for sale in Lake Oswego!

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

New on the Market (Aug 10-16, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total […]

News & Notes - July 2020 Numbers

Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (July 2020) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below.

The Inventory says it all. Well, not maybe all… Just look at the increases over both last month and last year. Pending Sales are up 21.9% over last year/July, […]

Market Activity ~ Aug 3-9, 2020

Last week in Lake Oswego there were 16 New listings, 35 properties that went into Pending status, and 15 Closed sales.  There are currently 206 Properties for sale in Lake Oswego!

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

New on the Market (Aug 3-9, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

47 EAGLE CREST DR
$174,999
2
1
932
CONDO

4000 CARMAN DR […]

Inspections- The Basics

I always have a conversation with my clients before we begin their home-buying or -selling adventure regarding the basic markers, or hurdles we will clear as we move through the process. One of the most crucial is the Inspection Period.

After mutual acceptance, Buyer and Seller enter the Inspection Period. The Residential Sale Agreement specifies 10 business […]

Market Activity ~ July 20-26, 2020

Last week in Lake Oswego there were 25 New listings, 36 properties that went into Pending status, and 25 Closed sales.  There are currently 217 Properties for sale in Lake Oswego!

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

New on the Market (July 20-26, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

44 EAGLE CREST DR #15
$170,000
1
1
798
CONDO

368 CERVANTES […]

The Magic that is Escrow

I want to take a moment to explain not only what escrow is, but also to give a shout out to the amazing title companies that we have in the Portland area.

Escrow is the time that happens between an offer being accepted and the title being recorded for the new owner of the property. […]

News & Notes ~ June 2020 Numbers

Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (June 2020) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below.

Inventory has dropped in June.  They all got snatched up in May!  ; )  Seriously, look at the 38% rise in June Closed sales over May. We are seeing […]