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Real Estate Agent - Wes Sanders Realty
Beside commentary on Portland metro real estate, articles relating to buying or selling a home will appear regularly. Since Wes has a weakness for bakeries, new discoveries will also be listed from time to time. Since I live in West Linn will also try to focus on properties there so clients can have their children in a super school district.
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Just wanted to let all my friends here know that after 19 plus years of working for brokers, I have struck out on my own.   If you have clients relocating to or from Portland Oregon and need an agent to refer them to - I would appreciate you consideration.  Alphabet soup behind my name includes N...
08/29/2008
And Portland is a transitioning market with more listings and fewer pending sales than a year ago.So how does "Wes" get these results?  By explaining to prospective Sellers - that it is a transitioning market and this is not the time to test the market if they want to sell.Next only accepting lis...
07/30/2007
  May Residential HighlightsMarket Activity in the Portland Metro Area appears to have cooled when comparing May 2007 to May 2006. While new listings continue to grow, the market experienced a decline in both closed and pending sales transactions. The number of new listings in the market continue...
06/17/2007
This condo in Portland's fareless square has been remodeled extensively.  From hardwood floors throughout except for the tile floors in the baths - to rich cherry cabinetry and stainless steel appliances.  This is 1497 square feet of superb living with views of Mt. Hood, the Williamette River and...
06/12/2007
FOR THE WEEK BEGINNING JUNE 11, 2007Each weekly edition of GHOST STORIES is a short read beginning with a quote that inspires the ideas expressed in the column. Feel free to share our stories with friends and colleagues! INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:"My goal is not to be happy. My goal is to have a full...
06/11/2007
  Our Oregon legislators are about to run amuck again - please contact your representative and senator  and plead with them to kill Senate Bill 965Regarding Oregon Senate Bill 965:Here's an interesting article from the Oregonian.  The Bill is receiving some criticism.  However, it's been slanted ...
06/06/2007
Ever so often my printer takes a fit and prints pages with one or two lines that belong on the previous page - on a separate page.Now there is finally a solution to this problem that is inexpensive and really a great idea. In addition for the same price, it allows you to print, or email any file ...
06/04/2007
Been remiss in posting the past week.  Had my laptop die on me so have been going through the fun of setting up a new one.  Fortunately all my databases were backed up, but still had the joy of re-installing all my programs.Oh yes, also having the fun of learning about Vista now  - not point in b...
06/03/2007
Anyone have any luck getting this program to run on VISTA - are you aware of any work arounds. Thank yo,  Wes
06/01/2007
When I first started in real estate in the late 80's, real estate agents would tour properties on Broker Open day.  Lately not nearly as many are touring and I feel they are short changing themselves as well as their clients.Sure, they say look at the homes on the internet, but that is not a way ...
05/23/2007
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