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Hidden Gems – Wineries

You should not have to trek out to wine country to enjoy the tasting rooms of local wineries when we have fantastic offerings downtown. That being said, you should definitely trek out to wine country to enjoy those exquisite destinations as well. When planning your next evening festivities or weekend escape, consider the following hidden […]

Success at All Levels

While the current inventory crunch plays the market advantage toward sellers, it’s important to note that leveraging a home with inspired staging and beautiful presentation can prompt it to sell for well-above asking price. Check out SW 18th Place to see the TrueView website for a home that fetched $45k over list price. In addition […]

May Sneak Peek Spectacular

In this rapid-fire market, it helps to have a jump on listings before they’re available to the general public. Take an exclusive sneak peek at these upcoming properties before they go live. This diverse group of homes features listings going public from mid-May through late June.   SW Walker Road, Beaverton – approx. $599k Amazingly […]

Mortgage Rates Drive Purchasing Power

Offering a special glimpse into the financial realm, M Realty’s preferred lending partner, Guild Mortgage’s Brent Lucas, details the impact of mortgage rates on actual buying power.     Mortgage Rates Drive Home Affordability “How much home can I afford?” It’s among the most common questions asked by a home buyer and the starting point for […]

Rose Festivities

As the illustrious City of Roses, we Portlanders take our Rose Festival quite seriously. But even if you’ve lived in the area for several years, you may not know just how diverse the activities are, beyond the more than a century-old tradition of our Grand Floral Parade. For example, there’s a treasure hunt! A staple […]

Success Stories

Whether your property is a sprawling estate or a cozy bungalow, TrueView empowers your home to put its best foot forward when entering the market. In this exciting real estate climate, well-presented homes have the best chance of creating a multiple-offer buying frenzy, maximizing your return. Take a gander at these recent TrueView success stories […]

April Sneak Peek Extravaganza

In this rapid-fire market, it helps to have a jump on listings before they’re available to the general public. Take an exclusive sneak peek at these upcoming properties before they go live. This diverse group of homes features listings going public from April 15th through early June.   Lake Oswego – Tualata: $700k range Nestled […]

Hidden Gems: Portland Activities

The Greater Portland Metro Area possesses a diverse range of activities, including some hidden gems that might not come to the top of your mind when planning what you’ll do on your day off. Here are some lesser known adventures that may just be right up your alley. Bocce Ball – Leisure Public House – […]

Spring Sun and Fun

Farmer’s Markets Abound No matter where you call home in the Greater Portland Metro Area, there’s a farmer’s market not far off. Find one conveniently close and meet the people who grow this delicious organic food. It’s not just carrots and cauliflower, enjoy everything from hand-crafted ginger ales to local bee pollen.     Arbor […]

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: [...]

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