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First Time Home Buyers Happy in Their New Construction Home in Beaverton - 08/31/12 10:57 AM
First Time Buyers Happy in Their New Construction Home in Beaverton Congratulations go out to Tammy & Eddie who are sitting on the front porch of their new home. FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS and their wonderful new construction in Beaverton. I am so pleased to have been able to help them with their home purchase. It's always a pleasure working with first time buyers, especially when they are buying new construction. There are a few new construction homes for sale in Beaverton and my clients who are first time buyers really considered the pros and cons and opted for new construction. Related: (9 comments)
Best $5.00 Haircut in Beaverton | Northwest College Beauty School - 08/30/12 11:08 AM
Best $5.00 Haircut in Beaverton | Northwest College Beauty School You know how you can drive by a place and never know it was there? Well, I've been driving by Northwest College which is a beauty school in several location in the Portland Metro area, including Beaverton. Earlier this week I saw an advertised $5.00 haircut so I decided to drop in. I had the BEST Haircut in Beaverton and for $5.00 what a deal. Actually, it was $10, but that's because I opted for the conditioner treatment. So, for $10 I received a shampoo, cut, luxurious deep heat conditioner treatment, blow-dry . (6 comments)
Adieu Without Further Ado - 08/22/12 01:33 PM
This is a very timely post for me. A former client referred someone to me. The caller told me: She had been working with another agent, had been in touch with them via text frequently. She got annoyed with him because he doesn't drop everything to show her properties She is a low-end buyer, $150,000 doesn't cover much in our local market She has been pre-approved -- but that was TWO MONTHS ago. I know because I asked! And you should ask too. If someone says "I've been pre-approved" ask "How long ago?" -- and if it's been TWO MONTHS and (11 comments)
A Wonderful Comment From a Featured Artist | Who Reads Our Posts? - 08/19/12 12:18 PM
For many bloggers on ActiveRain we wonder "who is reading our posts?" Sometimes we know because we receive comments on them. But what about the general population? Rarely do we get comments from the general public. I have a WordPress blog as well. Many posts are written in both ActiveRain and BuyersAgentPortland.com In August this year I published two posts ActiveRain: The Art of Simon Toparovsky "Fortuna" Sculpture in Lake Oswego WordPress: The Art of Simon Toparovsky in Lake Oswego In my posts I wrote: "If you notice, Fortuna does not have any arms. I would love to ask the artist (62 comments)
We Just Want to See the Property - 08/16/12 01:47 PM
"We just want to see the property." This was stated to me earlier this week by a young man who contacted me to see a home that's for sale. After reading two featured posts today, I was inspired to write this one. Watch Out For the Negative Buyer With a Game Plan, written by Gayle Rich-Boxman. In her post she describes the phone conversation we've all had at one point, or the other. The calls from folks who want to pave the way to the low-ball or start off with discounting the listng without having seen the property. Then I read another post: (19 comments)
Homes for Sale in Laurelhurst - 08/14/12 10:49 AM
Homes for Sale in Laurelhurst As an Exclusive Buyers Agent in the Portland Metro area, I show houses in a variety of areas. The Laurelhurst area is one of my favorites and I'm always thrilled to work with buyers who are looking for homes for sale in Laurelhurst. It's a wonderful, close-in Portland Neighborhood. Located on the east side of the Williamette River, Laurelhurst a quick commute to Downtown Portland, about 10 minutes outside of Downtown Portland proper. The homes for sale in Laurelhurst typically go quite fast. It's desirable, close-in, and Laurelhurst is a beautiful Portland neighborhood. The homes for sale in Laurelhurst fall in (8 comments)
New Home Construction In Beaverton - 08/09/12 10:00 AM
New Construction in Beaverton For those Buyers looking for new construction in Beaverton there's a few new developments which are worth a look see. There is something to new construction homes for sale in Beaverton . . .and that something is: It's NEW CONSTRUCTION! One particular new construction in Beaverton is a lovely subdivision being built by D.R. Horton. The new construction in Beaverton is in the Windrose Neighborhood and there are homes available in the low $200,000's. The chart is New Construction in the Portland Metro Area As I write, one of the lovely new construction homes in Beaverton is a (10 comments)
What EBA Portland, LLC Does For Buyer Clients As the Principal Broker/Owner of an Exclusive Buyers Agency -- I offer my clients 100% Fiduciary Duty. That is the business model of EBA Portland, LLC and comes with the brokerage. But what I do with each and every client . . . I LISTEN Buyers are unique but tend to have the same desire: To find a home that they want to call home and . . . get it under the terms and conditions they want. I Listen -- to the Market: Different markets yield different experiences. Several years ago it (10 comments)
FREE Movies in the Month of August in Beaverton | Flicks By the Fountain - 08/03/12 01:43 PM
Flicks By the Fountain FREE Movies in Beaverton Get the blanket, bring the soda, grab the bag of popcorn and head on over to the Beaverton City Park for the month of August -- FREE MOVIES at Beaverton City Park Movies at the City of Beaverton Park Flicks by the Fountain WILL BEGIN AT DUSK Pre-movie entertainment begins at 7:00 p.m. Student Movies Screened at Flicks By the Fountain This year, there will also be a FREE screening of student films done by local area schools What is Flicks? Flicks by the Fountain is an outdoor movie series that is (11 comments)
Homes for Sale in Lake Oswego Under $350000 - 08/02/12 05:09 PM
Lake Oswego Homes for Sale Under $350000 The Lake Oswego market is holding steady. The graph of homes for sale in Lake Oswego show what the market is doing for the past four month. With the average sales price of Lake Oswego homes in the past four months hovering in the mid-$500,000 range, we can see that anything BELOW that price might be a good deal. Why? Because Lake Oswego Homes for Sale under $350,000 might be a very good value in the Lake Oswego market were properties, on average as selling much higher. Lake Oswego Homes for Sale Under $350000 (9 comments)
Chick-Fil-A Supporters Rock! As in "CASTING STONES" ?!?!? - 08/02/12 12:40 PM
The title of this re-blog says it all -- they ROCK! As in, casting stones!?! Shame, shame, shame. My comment will be deleted, I'm sure, but this is what I left on the post: Do you think Jesus would be there?? I doubt it. Just sayin' Most people have no idea, have forgotten, or can not relate to . . . how accepting Jesus was. The majority of Christians have forgotten The Sermon on the Mount. "Treat people the same way you would like to be treated." "Don’t just love those who look, act and think like you—love your enemies, too." Jesus (9 comments)
Scammers are using HotPads.com and posting real estate agents' listings . . . FOR RENT!! In the past week, I have had three separate inquiries on the same home that's currently listed FOR SALE in the Portland Metro Area. Unfortunately, the inquiries were not from buyers interested, but all three inquires were about the FOR RENT status of the property. The three people who called me to inquire about the property told me they found the home FOR RENT on HotPads.com The property, allegedly FOR RENT, is being displayed on HotPads.com but it is a validly listed property, listed by a licensed real estate agent, here in town. The property FOR RENT (14 comments)
Author Bio: Carla Muss-Jacobs is the Principal Broker/Owner of EBA Portland, LLC an Exclusive Buyer Agency representing Buyers in the Portland Metro real estate market since 1999.
The Sellers have their own agent ~~ Why don't you have yours?
Carla Muss-Jacobs practices the TRUE FORM of Buyer Agency ~~ Exclusive Buyer Agent. Her office/brokerage never takes listings and never respresents the Seller. Exclusive Buyer Agency is the BEST form of legal real estate representation a Buyer can have. There is 100% Buyer Representation - !00% of the Time. There are NO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST and there is no possibility of ever having YOUR Buyer Agency comprised. When buying a house -- it's important to know who is working for you!!
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