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Blog Post Archive

Mortgage Rates Explained

Brent Lucas of Guild Mortgage, M Realty’s featured partner, offers some industry insight into what drives Mortgage Rates. “Should I Lock or Float?” Locking in a good home loan rate weighs heavily on the minds of most homebuyers, and rightly so. Each fraction of a percent could represent huge savings over the life of a […]

Success Stories for Sept 2014

Properly presented, homes at all price points are seeing swift movement. Each of these wonderful homes sold less than a week after becoming available on the market. TrueView is the perfect marketing system to present your home to the world. Now is a fantastic time to sell. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you […]

Hidden Gems: Fun Fountains

Portland is home to some architecturally amazing fountains that beg to be explored during the sunny months and are great for ambiance during cooler seasons. Whether you’re looking to liven up a lunch hour or add destinations to your next weekend city adventure, these hidden gems will not disappoint! Be sure to check out the […]

Sneak Peeks for August 2014

This month’s sneak peeks highlight a diverse variety of homes: a pair of charming Portland bungalows, a log home (with an additional dwelling) on a private lake, a custom two-story with a stunning ocean view and a tri-level with an award-winning outdoor living space. In this rapid-fire market, it helps to have a jump on […]

Portland’s ADU Fever

Formerly known as a carriage house, granny flat, mother-in-law suite or English basement, today’s Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is alive and thriving in Portland. Not only does it add versatility to the property in its ability to accommodate the needs of friends and family, but ADUs create significant income potential from both long-term and short-term […]

Success Stories for August 2014

Summer is in full swing and well-presented homes at the right price are still sparking buying frenzies. High end properties are gaining traction while more modest homes are not only moving quickly, but fetching a price bolstered by demand. These properties all sold in fewer than ten days for more than $35,000 over the original […]

Urban Birds and Bees

Living in an urban area doesn’t mean you can’t have local honey and fresh eggs. It just means you can support a local business and maybe invite some new feathered friends into your backyard. Watch this informational video and then check out the full scoop on the birds and the bees below!     Bees […]

July Sneak Peeks

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!   NE Lombard St at Mallory – approx. $285k Adorable meticulously maintained 1925 Tudor. Elegant layout with formal rooms, oak floors, original built-ins, […]

Save by Recasting Your Loan

Seeking the inside scoop on all things financial, we reached out to M Realty’s preferred lending partner, Guild Mortgage’s Brent Lucas, to get the details on loan recasting: Refinancing your home loan can be expensive. Depending on your situation, recasting your loan lowers your monthly payments while offering several advantages. What is recasting? You apply […]

Classic Home Success Stories

The bustle of recent market activity has breathed life back into new construction projects, but don’t count out classic homes. This trio of 1912 homes sold last month, each with its own particular allure and potential. Imagine how you would customize these classic constructions and be inspired by the updates highlighted here by M Realty’s […]

NW Children’s Outreach, Stuffed Bunnies & 100 Pack ‘n’ Plays…Ready??

I don’t know about you, but whenever something in life is taking up too much of my energy, I need to yank my head out of my own problems and focus on someone who needs my help and frankly, somewhere I can make a difference.  My health stuff is driving me crazy. What about you? […]

Sneak Peeks

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 features listings going public from mid-June through July.   NE 47th Ave – approx. $500k Traditional Cape Cod in Beaumont […]

Charity Karting Event for CCA

Drive for the Kids Charity Event For the Children’s Cancer Association Get behind the wheel and raise money for the CCA. You’re invited to join us for a fun day of racing while raising money for a great cause. Whether you fancy yourself the next Mario Andretti or just want to cruise around the beautiful […]

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 […]

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