The roar of the sea in Lincoln County

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Real Estate Agent - S & W Real Estate, serving Lincoln County - 200509394
Barbara Le Pine: Selling homes on the Central Oregon Coast. Here you will find a colorful mix of thoughts and ideas from a full time Real Estate Broker who lives in and works in the entire Lincoln County Area, I am a Lincoln City realtor, Otis Realtor, Gleneden Beach Realtor, Depoe Bay Realtor, Otter Rock Realtor, Beverly Beach Realtor, Agate Beach Realtor, Newport Realtor, Yaquina Bay Realtor, Toledo Realtor, South Beach Realtor, Seal Rock Realtor, Waldport Realtor, Alsea Realtor, Tidewater Realtor, and Yachats Realtor.
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198 NE 71st St, Newport, OR 97365-9400MLS #16-1451 Spacious 3488 sq. ft. home, redwood floors, ICF construction, radiant heat, Trex deck overlooking forest, 624 sq.ft. ocean view attic apartment/kitchenette & separate entrance. Filtered water feeds entire house. Handicapped accessible walk-in sh...
06/15/2016
Here in the Pacific Northwest, your dream house with a view is more likely to be on a septic system than on city sewer.   Any prudent buyer would want to have the septic inspected and pumped prior to close. The buyer generally pays for inspection, the seller for the pumping or repair if needed, n...
05/05/2016
Here is one of the realities of  a foreclosure listing in very poor condition. Please know that I am grateful and appreciate the listing, however, one cannot linger inside the house too long or one shall emerge wearing the lovely odor that permeates the interior, for the rest of the day. The hous...
04/11/2016
They just don't build 'em like this anymore! I love the older diners for their charm, especially when they serve up great comfort food, a short distance from the Port of Toledo marina, where boats can pay a nominal fee to stay overnight. Toledo Oregon is located on the Yaquina River, about 12 win...
10/19/2015
I took this photo during a house showing, way back on 5-5-2015. Unfortunately, this listing is still sitting on the market.The comments I hear from buyers: "I hate that wallpaper." "This is going to be impossible to remove." This incredibly attractive, patriotic plaid mixed with old world floral ...
10/15/2015
The close of escrow date / possession of key / transfer of property ownership, are not always the same day!! Many buyers expect that they will sign the final loan documents and get a key to the new house immediately as soon as the ink is dry. Sellers think that the day they sign over the deed, th...
09/29/2015
Mr. Whale has a house for sale! It is built on Basalt rock, across the street from the high bank ocean cliffs, private beach access to residents. Here is a view from the deck:This home is listed by a fellow agent in our MLS.  The seller was present during my showing, gave me permission to feature...
09/21/2015
 Howzabout a nice little beach getaway with over 6000 square feet? Or perhaps something slighly more manageable with around 4000? These two homes are perched on Basalt rock, volcanic formations which are a much better place to set a foundation than on sand. Other places Basalt rock is found are i...
07/09/2015
In our rural area, there is often a long drive between homes during showings. The clients often ask me if they can use the facilities, especially when kids are present.  I know that if a person has gotta go, they gotta go.The problem with it is that the water may be shut off to a vacation home. M...
06/30/2015
 This photo shows the delicate construction of an older manufactured home, circa 1978. Many clients ask me why lenders do not like them and charge more to finance a manufactured. These photos may shed some light. For one thing, they tend to burn hot. This fire was started in the kitchen and was i...
05/01/2015
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