ZILLOW Review – 5 Stars!

ZILLOW Review – 5 Stars!

It is always nice to get an email from Zillow to let me know there’s a new review.  So far, I’ve received 5 stars!  I’ve recently joined Zillow as a Pro Broker to better represent my sellers and buyers.  If you’d like to read more reviews on how I work, go to Zillow

Real Market Report for Newport and South Beach Oregon

Real Market Report Newport/South Beach

The December Real Market Real Estate Reports are ready and it shows the market is a little stronger but not by much. Month after month the reports indicate average price of homes sold are hovering at about the same level they have all year long.  There are a few more homes pending, but the average […]

Depoe Bay Bakery

Depoe Bay Bakery

When traveling North on Highway 101 just past Depoe Bay, be sure to stop at the Depoe Bay Bakery.   I first learned about the bakery when they were at the Newport Farmer’s Market and I’d stop by for my favorite cookie, coconut macaroon.  From then on I have to stop by the Bakery located at […]

Color Me Sold!

Color Me Sold!

Ouch, ouch, ouch! That’s what my client said after seeing a house with three bedrooms painted brilliant colors of the rainbow. Then it was on to the next house, and the comment was, “this house seems a little drab don’t you think?” It was because they didn’t have any color on the walls, or a […]

Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge – Newport Oregon

Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge – Newport Oregon

Living in the central coastal town of Newport Oregon provides many opportunities to enjoy the bounty of the sea.  The Great Albacore Tuna BBQ challenge is a terrific event if you love tuna.  The cooking preparations began early in the morning and at 11 am they competitors were ready for the public.  Admission was $15.00 […]

Dealing With The Unexpected

Dealing With The Unexpected

Real Estate Broker often run into situations that are suspicious, if not worry some while showing property.  That’s exactly what happened when I went to show a property that is a vacation rental and is down a private lane and very secluded. Because the property is a vacation rental the showing instructions required advance  notice […]

Newport Ocean View Home

Newport Ocean View Home

When City dwellers think about getting away, the central Oregon Coast is a favorite for those living in Portland metropolitan area, Eugene, Corvallis, Albany, and Salem.  When the summer sun heats up, a trip to the coast is the perfect place to cool down.  The temperatures remain moderate even during the summer months.  In the […]

Lincoln County Master Gardener™ Week

Lincoln County Master Gardener™ Week

County Commissioners Proclamation August 19th-August 25th   2013 Master Gardeners Week in Lincoln County Schedule of Events   Monday 8/19 9:00am-Noon Extension  Office Master Gardener™  Office Help Desk/Plant Clinic Master Gardeners will be available to answer your horticulture questions.  Come by if you would like more information on the upcoming Master Composter program and the Master […]

Oregon Coast Tsunami Awareness

Oregon Coast Tsunami Awareness

  Ever since the 2011 Tsunami disaster in Japan there has been more awareness of the Tsunami possibility along the Oregon Coast.  Several times a year meetings are held to discuss evacuation routes, there are practice drills, and  websites showing danger areas are easily accessible.  There are even apps for you phone that can help […]

Why Won’t My House Sell? – Difficult To Show

Why Won’t My House Sell? – Difficult To Show

When a home goes on the market it is no longer a home but a product for sale.  Anytime a house is not available to be shown, it is in effect, off the market.  Here are some showing instructions I have to deal with when showing property. 24 hour notice Listing agent must accompany No […]

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