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    May Residential Highlights   When comparing sales activity in the Portland metro area in May 2010 to the same time last year, May 2009, closed sales increased 43.7%. Pending sales and new listings both decreased by 24.1% and 10.2%, respectively. On a month-to-month basis, when comparing May 2...
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Recently, criminals have tried to trick PGE customers by pretending to be PGE employees and demanding money. Other times, crooks have posed as utility workers to try to gain access to homes. Stay safe - follow these tips •·         Be suspicious if anyone comes to your home unexpectedly and asks ...
Although a fan can't lower the temperature of the air, it can make people feel cooler. Moving air accelerates the rate at which perspiration evaporates from your skin. The evaporation process requires heat, so increased evaporation means that more heat is leaving your body. Moving air also remove...
Wanted all of my agents to know I have added a class on Woodstoves and the new Oregon DEQ requirement to remove all non certified stoves starting August 1st 2010 when a home is sold. Click on the link below to download the newest class list. http://bit.ly/954iOo Each class name is also a link tha...
Beginning August 1, 2010, anyone selling a home with an old, uncertified woodstove will be required to remove and destroy this device. The 2009 Oregon Legislature signed Senate Bill 102 into law requiring the removal of any uncertified woodstove from a home when it is sold. This law is part of a ...
We all know that life is full of peaks and valleys. There are times when we are happy and then there are times when we are flung to the depths of sadness and despair. There are times we feel like the architects of our own destiny, and other times, when we feel like nothing is going according to p...
An odorant, called mercaptan, is added to natural gas to make even the smallest leak easy to smell. If you notice the smell of rotten eggs indoors or out, here's what you need to do: If you smell gas indoors or outdoors Don't use your telephone or cell phone near the gas leak. Leave electrical sw...

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Serving all of the Portland Metro and outlying areas for over 13 years. We serve buyers and sellers ranging from first time homebuyers, to captains of industry.