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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: [...]

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 [...]

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