Fishhawk Lake-A Recreational Drug That Creates a "Natural" HIgh!!

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Real Estate Agent with John L Scott Market Center 700512026

The Fix

 

Earlier today, I had a delightful and stimulating conversation with a new buyer who is trying to fulfill a dream, outside of the crazy urban atmosphere that Beaverton, a suburb of Portland is becoming. His quest is to find a bit of property in a more rural setting where the pace of living is more relaxed, surrounded by countryside, rather than wall-to-wall cars, and ever-increasing population in his current neighborhood on the southwest side of Portland.

Having grown up in Manhattan, in NYC  he, his wife and children are on a quest to find just the right fit, after being in several places, including Seattle, which just wasn't right. He's got this bug that bit him and is seeking a fix to the "need" he has. 

 

They want to be outside more than inside. Smaller square footage means more outdoor time. And a recreational drug that is completely safe, and NATURAL! He googled and found Fishhawk Lake.

Enter The Drug Dealer

(aka Gayle Rich-Boxman  REALTOR® Vernonia Realty)

 

I loved our conversation, and he and I had the commonality of both being from New York and loving the opposite effect of the Pacific Northwest and what it does to soothe the soul of a seeker of more land and less people. 

Towards the end of the conversation, we somehow headed down the path of this being something of a recreational drug, being able to walk for miles in the woods, head for the beach in an hour, have fresh clean air and be on pristine waters. We came to the mutual understanding of the true meaning of our  need for this recreational drug! And he summarized it nicely. He said, isn't that just like us being from the east coast, to take real estate and make it into a drug deal?! 

Yup, all natural, completely legal and you might get addicted, but you won't need an intervention! 

(And I'm getting them their fix next week!)

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Rainmaker
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Patricia Feager
DFW FINE PROPERTIES - Southlake, TX
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Well that title got my attention! The photo is spectacular! I can understand how your buyer felt and would trust you to do business with any time of the year. 

You have such a great spirit and positive attitude about friendship with member on ActiveRain and most important to your clients!

Dec 21, 2016 01:46 PM #1
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Sharon Lee
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Well I have had the good fortune of indulging in that recreational and I am addicted and always will be and that gorgeous red headed dtug dealer is the best.

Dec 21, 2016 03:57 PM #2
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Gayle,

You are sooo funny.  I was sold the minute we went on that great boatride with you and Larry.  A

Dec 21, 2016 04:04 PM #3
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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Gayle - so much for the Rocky Mountain High .... Fishhawk Lake is the best recreational drug ... congratulations in helping him and his family get their fix.

Dec 21, 2016 04:05 PM #4
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
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I could use some of this medicine. You sure know how to make all of us wish for a home at Fishhawk Lake.

 

Dec 21, 2016 04:34 PM #5
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Hey - That gorgeous scene works for me, Gayle!  I could hang out on that little deck until the ducks went to sleep!

Dec 21, 2016 04:44 PM #6
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
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CONGRATULATIONS Gayle, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!    

Dec 21, 2016 04:45 PM #7
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS,
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 Who needs artificial stimuli when you have fishhawk lake right in front of you Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 

Dec 21, 2016 05:18 PM #8
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Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
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Hi Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, your buyers have found the best real estate agent to help their dream home. Beautiful picture!

Dec 21, 2016 05:53 PM #9
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Ed Silva
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There seems to be a connection to the post:  A buyer looking for a safe haven to enjoy life, Goggles lakes in Oregon and then there are 200 posts on the paradise called Fishhawk Lake

Dec 21, 2016 06:41 PM #10
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I don't take drugs at all and don't ever want to, but I would let you prescribe this drug for me!

Dec 22, 2016 05:20 AM #11
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Donald Hester
NCW Home Inspections, LLC - Wenatchee, WA
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 

"You know the dealer, the dealer is a man
With the love grass in his hand
Oh but the pusher is a monster
Good God, he's not a natural man
The dealer for a nickel
Lord, will sell you lots of sweet dreams
Ah, but the pusher ruin your body
Lord, he'll leave your, he'll leave your mind to scream."

Have a very merry Christmas, you pusher you  (Just kidding but you made me think of this song with your post)

Dec 22, 2016 06:36 AM #12
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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists

Such a nice description of this Natural area. And, that photo...oh my! 

Dec 22, 2016 07:14 AM #13
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Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
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Hi Gayle - That's a drug I'd happily become addicted to. I lived in a similar place when I first moved to Colorado, and had there been anyway to make a living there long-term, I'd still be there.

Dec 22, 2016 11:46 AM #14
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

I always knew you were a pusher, stop pushing this addictive life style:)) Endre

Dec 22, 2016 09:08 PM #15
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
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Donald Hester oh my how you cracked me up!Della my mule

 

 

Dec 23, 2016 07:13 PM #16
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Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Hi Gayle -- a catchy title that will certainly get many people hooked on the magic pill known as Fishhawk Lake.  Naturally, you're the best choice for a connection.  

Dec 24, 2016 10:09 AM #17
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