Blog :: 05-2018

Open House :: May 19 & 20

Join us this weekend for our open houses at these four incredible properties - and since this weekend calls for enjoying the backyard, we're showing off these homes' retreat-like spaces.

517 NE Fargo St, Portland; Price: $500,000
Open House: May 19 (Sat) & May 20 (Sun), 1-4p

Details: A gorgeous 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom gardener's retreat, a block from NE Portland's Irving Park. Welcoming front porch spills into spacious open living and dining room, with built-ins and windows flooding the space in light. Remodeled bathroom on main floor is pure sophistication and the master bedroom upstairs has plenty of closet space. Room for imagination thanks to the basement's high ceilings and exterior access. The backyard is truly an entertainer's delight! (Listing by: Claire Paris)

405 SE 32nd Ave, Portland; Price: $550,000
Open House: May 19 (Sat) & May 20 (Sun), 1-3p UPDATE: this home will only be shown on Saturday, 5/19; please call us to make an appointment if you missed Saturday's Open House.

Details: This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom 1940s Cape Cod, just blocks from Laurelhurst Park and Stark's cafes and restaurants, offers the perfect combination of location and space. Original oak floors on the main floor and douglas fir in the upstairs master suite with sunny bathroom with soaking tub. Quality, double-hung windows throughout allow the home to be bright and classic fireplace in comfortable living room, ideal for chilly winter nights. The private backyard beckons quiet mornings with a cup of tea and is perfect for hosting summer evening gatherings! (Listing by: Brigitte Robinson & Britta Schwartz)

2508 SE Belmont St, Portland; Price: $1,340,000
Open House: May 19 (Sat) & May 20 (Sun), 1-3p

Details: A 4-unit property in SE Portland's bustling Belmont neighborhood. With 3 of 4 units completely updated and all at market rents, this building is well-suited for owner-occupied investment. Each unit has hardwood floors, solid surface counters, and washer/dryer. Fourth unit is large, on third floor, with hardwood floors, spacious kitchen and dining room, and private balcony. This one lives like a stellar private residence with great cash-flow. (Listing by: Claire Paris)

6815 NE 29th Ave, Portland; Price: $650,00
Open House: May 20 (Sun), 1-3p

Details: An updated 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom Mid-Century Modern home with an open floor plan in the heart of NE Portland's Concordia neighborhood. The remodeled kitchen has new cabinets, black stainless appliances, white quartz counters, and a huge island with plenty of room for all. New hardwood floors throughout the home and large windows allow for natural light to fill the rooms. A large sanctuary garden backyard with a huge deck and pond, ideal for summer entertaining and quiet mornings with a cup of coffee. Thanks to a finished basement and a two-car garage, extra space and storage are a snap. (Listing by: Claire Paris)

Can't make this weekend? Give us a call to schedule a walk through.

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The May Edition

May has finally arrived and it. is. amazing. Today is gorgeous. The forecast for tomorrow and the upcoming days look promising. Here are a few things we're looking forward to this month:

1. Taste: It's Oregon Wine Month, which means it's the ideal time to learn about the region's incredible wineries and the perfect reason to pop into your favorite wine shop.

2. Maintain: If you're like us, you probably waited until the evenings warmed up a bit more before prepping the deck for use. With all the great weather at our doorstep in the upcoming week (or two!), it's the perfect time to clean and maintain your deck before it becomes your home's MVP for backyard gatherings and lazy mornings with a cup a coffee.

3. Plant: Speaking of backyards, if you're thinking about creating your own produce, kitchen herbs, and/or flower garden, now is the time to get everything in their pots or in the ground! 

4. Enjoy: last, but certainly not least, Mother's Day is coming up soon: May 13th! Celebrate the special lady in your life with a delicious brunch on a clean deck, looking over a freshly maintained garden, while sipping a favorite Oregon wine. (See what we did there?)

In other news, the Portland market is starting to move and open houses are popping up everywhere! If you spy a home you'd love to check out, give us a call! We're always happy set up a visit for you. Also be sure to follow us here or on social media to track our weekend open houses and new listings!

 

Don't forget to join Claire and Heather on Tuesdays at 1pm for their weekly Facebook Live chat!

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