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Success Story – SE Crosswater Way

14753 SE CROSSWATER WAY Immaculately presented by TrueView, this wonderful home put its absolute best foot forward when it met the buying public. Spending just two days on the market, the property sold for $11,000 over listing price. This is just another example of how a well-presented home with top-notch agent representation can spark a […]

Hidden Gems of Sauvie Island

Hidden Gems of Sauvie Island As spring peeks its head out from the blanket of winter, Portlanders will undoubtedly be looking to embrace the out-of-doors at Sauvie Island. Already famous (notorious, even) for its various beaches, there are some lesser known gems definitely worth exploring on our Columbia River island. Did you know Sauvie Island […]

Sneak Peek – SW Bohmann

SW Bohmann Pkwy: mid $400k range This gorgeous daylight ranch is nestled in a serene Raleigh Hills sanctuary, brimming with the verdant greenery and local wildlife of Fanno Creek. The expansive, tiered back deck is ideal for outdoor entertaining and relaxation. Inside, pristine hardwood floors stretch throughout the home’s open floor plan, providing an elegant […]

Maximize Your Home’s Tax Value

If you haven’t done your taxes yet, it’s not because you’ve been procrastinating. You were strategically waiting to make sure you leveraged maximum return value from your property by embracing this helpful list. Whether you already own a home or are planning on one in the future, these thrilling tax tips can mean money in […]

Success Story – 2126 SE 60th

- 2126 SE 60th Ave. - Another TrueView success story here. The essence of this home was beautifully captured and conveyed to the buying public, fetching a record price for the neighborhood. In its four short days on the market, the home secured five offers, one accepted back-up offer, with two more buyers ready to […]

Staging Your Occupied Home

Selling your home? Get it ready – Get it sold! Preparing your home for the market shouldn’t be stressful or involve renovating every room. The most important things are getting the interior and exterior ready for potential buyers to see themselves living there. The first week on the market is the most critical as most […]

Your Options in Our Extreme Market

Right now, we find ourselves in an unprecedented seller’s market. Demand is overwhelming supply. This means well-presented homes are poised to fetch top dollar amidst the buying frenzy, with multiple offers becoming common in many areas of town. The key to maximizing the proceeds from a sale is to get the property in the best […]

Sneak Peek – SE Crosswater Way

14753 SE Crosswater Way: approx. $350,000 Perched majestically in the peaceful city of Clackamas, this traditional home is in close proximity to several parks and the Clackamas River. Beautiful and easily maintained landscaping decorates the facade, while around back the fully fenced yard and sprawling lawn are excellent for entertaining and relaxing.   An inviting [...]

Portland Goes Green in the Seventies – Our Home History

When we conjure up images of the 1973 Energy Crisis, we typically imagine hitchhiking businessmen and lines at the gas pump longer than those outside downtown’s latest nameless nightclub on a Friday night. But this energy crisis also shaped new home construction in key ways beyond shag carpeting and mirrored closet doors. We became more [...]

Success Story – Summerlake

This Summerlake home received wonderfully positive results on the market, with a frenzy of buyer attention right from the start. It is a true example of how an exceptional marketing campaign made of professional quality elements was a success story for the sellers. Obviously, it helps to start with a beautiful home. TrueView marketing captured [...]

Sneak Peek – 8152 N Druid Ave

8152 N Druid Ave: approx. $265,000 Situated on a quiet street in North Portland, this charming 1906 farmhouse boasts a nicely sized yard and is in close proximity to Columbia Park and University Park. The home is complete with a bonus non-conforming bedroom and also features a lovely sitting area in the basement. Residence Bedrooms: [...]

Success Story – 2616 SW Hamilton St

- 2616 SW Hamilton St - This mid-century modern home received wonderfully positive results on the market, with a frenzy of buyer attention. TrueView marketing beautifully captured all of its desirable details, including gorgeous views and classic architecture. Boasting five offers, the listing sold at $27,000 over list price. The lovely pairing of experienced agents [...]

Hidden Gems of Portland

The Garden at Elk Rock Also known as the Garden of the Bishop’s Close, this wonderful gem was established nearly a century ago on the cliffs overlooking the Willamette River. Honoring the wishes of its creator, the garden remains open to visitors, providing Portlanders with the amazing opportunity to appreciate one of the jewels of [...]

2013 TrueView Market Recap

The Portland Metro area recovered in earnest in 2013. The momentum from 2012 carried over, with the five key indicators on the M TrueView market reports trending strongly positive. Median and average prices for homes are very near their all time high values, and continuing in a robust upward direction. One of the most optimistic [...]

Portland Adapts to the Sixties – Our Home History

Portland Adapts to the Sixties – Our Home History By all accounts, the 1960s were a tumultuous time in Portland and the world at large. The relative peace and prosperity of the 1950s gave way to challenge and change and the looming threat of another war. While the previous decade’s improvisation with home design continued, [...]

Holiday Top 10

1. Volunteer & Donate: Donate gifts, food and your valuable time to others in need through numerous non-profits. Toys For Tots Portland Rescue Mission Adopt-A-Family Radio Cab Turkey Project   2. Zoo Lights: Every year the Oregon Zoo transforms into a winter wonderland from November 29th to January 5th. Boasting more than a million LED [...]

Sneak Peeks – Hassalo & Twombly

6342 NE Hassalo St: approx. $200,000 Situated in a quiet Northeast Portland neighborhood, this ranch style home features an open, single-level floor plan that provides a connected living experience. In the fully fenced backyard, mature trees and foliage create a private sanctuary –excellent for relaxing or entertaining. Inside, the living spaces flow pleasantly into one [...]

Success Story – SE 30th Ave

- 1410 SE 30th Ave - Splendid TrueView presentation and a fantastic location excited numerous buyers about this home. With five offers on the table, the 1907 bungalow sold for a whopping $12k over asking price. Combining the guidance of an experienced agent with the beauty of TrueView marketing is a recipe for success! Home [...]

November Success Story

- 11841 SW 23rd Ave - The success of this home is a story of fantastic teamwork; the agent and seller worked together closely, making sure to invest a great deal of effort into perfecting the home for the market. Renovations included resurfacing the ceilings and undergoing a delightful kitchen makeover. This attention to detail [...]

November Sneak Peek

  12510 SW Summer Crest Dr – $399,000 Situated on a coveted lakefront lot beside Tigard’s Summerlake Park, this 1966 remodeled daylight ranch will soon be ready for the market! Featuring an expansive backyard sprinkled with trees, this home claims its very own service station for the hobbyist in your life. Inside, enjoy a gorgeously [...]

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