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Cindy's Blog about Portland Real Estate & Stuff
The Case Of The Pesky Alarm System I could feel the cold siding against my face as the officer cuffed me. "I'm a real estate agent, I squeaked out" while my client looked on nervously. "Honest officer, I have the code to the alarm system!". Just twenty minutes earlier, the heavy Portland rain had...
Posted 19 days ago
    What Does Buyer Come Back With "Highest And Best" Mean? Here in the Portland Metro area our home inventory in general is pretty low at 3.9 months. There are some neighborhoods that are very hot and the inventory is less than two months. As a buyer purchasing in this market it will be fairly c...
Posted 20 days ago
"This Pig Has Lipstick All Over It" Said The Home Inspector! It was love at first sight. The gleaming hardwoods, the updated kitchen with all new appliances and the master bathroom with that updated shower with those double heads. This home was perfect for my client in every way...that is until t...
Posted about 1 month ago
Bloggers Block = Some Random Thoughts.... Lately I've been having bloggers block and feel bad that I haven't blogged in a while. What to do? My go to when this happens is usually an ActiveRain contest or some pictures. Of course there are always the market reports, but today I figure I'll write d...
Posted about 2 months ago
Vortexes, Sedona And The Grand Canyon A little over a week ago, I was lucky enough to take my first visit to Sedona, AZ. My best friend that I've known since we worked in a nursing home together when we were 16 always try to meet up somewhere for a "girls only" vacation, leaving our hubbys behind...
Posted about 2 months ago
Bright Lights, Puffy Clouds And A Rainbow...Far Out Man! Oh, I was on a small day trip, but not one that would conjur up the image of the sixties and Timothy Leary. Yesterday we were having a nasty rainy day here in the Portland area and I picked up my clients and went for a nice drive to go see ...
Posted 2 months ago
Remodel Or Update Before Selling Your Home One of the questions I get asked often by sellers is if they should remodel or update a kitchen or bathroom before selling. While there are never any guarantees that a seller will recoup the money spent, sometimes updating will be the best way to go over...
Posted 2 months ago
Snowy Day Along The Willamette River The snow blitz has hit the Portland area which is really not as common as one might think. Since things tend to close down here when we do get the white stuff my prelisting appointment was cancelled as well as my showings for tomorrow. So with about five inche...
Posted 2 months ago
Love Is In The Air, You Never Forget Your First... There is a saying that "you never forget your first", and it's so true. I will never forget my first real estate listing....seemed like yesterday (although it was over nine years ago). I was an eager to learn and succeed as a newbie real estate a...
Posted 2 months ago
Have You Ever Seen A Raccoon Dog? I can honestly say that I've never even HEARD of a raccoon dog (or Tanuki) until two days ago when I believe one passed very casually in front of my living room window. It was a nice casual weekend morning as hubby and I were sitting by the main window sipping ou...
Posted 2 months ago

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