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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Preferred Inc. Realtors
Writing about Portland Oregon Neighborhoods. Articles include how-tos as well as how-to-nots. Learn all about Fixers and Rehabs. Stop by for insightfull stories some funny some sad some informative as we cruise through the Neighborhoods of The Rose City Portland Oregon.



It was a little before 1:00pm, I did one more check up of the Hot Sheet. Nothing new. I had whittled it down to a total of 4 houses. Three Fixers of different degrees and a Home that had recently been rehabbed and on the market for only a few hours. Mike met me at the Front Door to the Hilton_Hot...
Last weekend was really a pretty busy weekend. Like most Realtors at this time of year I have been really busy. Writing 2 offerson Saturday and following up with all the acceptances. I remember when Earnest Money Contracts  ( Thats an Offer Sheet in Oregonese ) used to be 1 page. Now they are 8 p...
In an effort to be as mobile as practical I have set out on a campaign to both benefit me and my Clients. Up until this point I had a pretty good system working. I am an active Real Estate Broker affiliated with RE/MAX Preferred Inc. Realtors. The Company is located in a suburb of Portland Oregon...
Back on April 11th of 2007 I wrote a post on my Business Blog Portland_Flips  about Rookies_Mistakes when it comes to purchasing a Fixer Property in Portland Oregon. Now when it comes to Fixers, Flips, and Rehabs anyone who has ever done business with me will tell you straight up that I know what...
I invite one and all to post your Haves and Wants in the Haves_and_Wants Group. We all from time have a Pocket listing, you know the Sellerwho say's he would sell if we could find someone but for one reason or the other he just does not want to put it on the market. I have Sold many of these type...
Did I mention the Fixer market in Portland is Hot !  Just as I thought I might have a tough time getting rid of this one the Market Heats up and I am suddenly flush with qualified Fixer Buyers. The Duplex in Alberta Arts was already a challenge due to condition. What I didn't need though was a te...
Back in February of this year I wrote a post about  Technology_and_The_Upward_Slippery_Slope  where I talked about being on the Technology Escalator. Once your on it seems as though you can never get off.It seems as if it was a self fulfilling prophecy because a few days back on April the 12th I ...
If you were thinking about Buying    this 1894 Fixer, you are Too Late. This Home has Sold and Closed. Located in the Alberta Arts District of Portland Oregon 97211 and Close to Major Urban renewal and revitalization. This Home stood out as a great opportunity for the someone with an eye to the F...
Located in the Central East side of Portland Oregon is Mt. Tabor Neighborhood. Mt. Tabor is also a long extinct Volcano and Beautiful City Park. With Hiking trails Play areas for Children, Pick-Nick areas and Beautiful Trees. There are Glimpses of Downtown Portland, Mt. St Helens in nearby Washin...
This Great 1900 Cosmetic Fixer was More of a Challenge to Sell than it should have been. SO What_happened ?  It should have been a Slam Dunk !        Sometimes that is just the way the Cookie Crumbles. Undaunted I started anew  with this Post : For_My_Cosmetic_Fixer  in the Irvington Neighborhood...

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