What’s the best day of the year to buy a house?

Realtor.com recently published an article stating, “If you’re currently in the process of purchasing a home, you very well may be getting a great deal: From a national perspective, homes typically sell at their lowest prices during the month of October.” The data they used indicated that homes that closed on October 8th closed for 10.8% … More What’s the best day of the year to buy a house?

Are you in the market for a 6,000 square foot Spanish Colonial?

Ever wonder what it would be like to be single, have no kids, and be super rich? Apparently, it’s pretty fabulous if the home of supermodel Tyra Banks is any indication. And for just $7.75 million, it can be yours! You can view the listing here, and if you need a companion when you tour … More Are you in the market for a 6,000 square foot Spanish Colonial?

Dream Home

  What do you think of when I say dream home.  Hong Kong slasher flick? The HGTV Dream Home giveaway? Ten years ago, my dream home was a turn of the century Craftsman that I could dream of restoring to period perfection. These days, my dream home runs more toward an urban loft or a riverfront … More Dream Home

Happy Fall!

Fall, one of the most beautiful times of the year here in the Pacific Northwest. So far it’s been pretty dry, gloriously sunny, and temperatures have been ideal. The local real estate market here in the Vancouver and Portland metro area has cooled off along with the temperatures, slowing down from the fast pace that … More Happy Fall!