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One simple promise
Your happiness & satisfaction come first!


Make this your year for a new home
It's easier than you think!


Thinking about selling?
Let's value your home, it's free!


Knowledge is your Super Power
Hone your craft!


Why this guy?
Because you have a choice & it's about you!


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Full of information about the valley and surrounding areas


Courtesy of Travel Salem


5 Indications That You Could, in Fact, Afford to Buy a House Now

So you're ready to ditch your landlord and the noisy neighbors who live above you. But instead of seeking out another place to rent, have you considered (like, seriously considered) buying? For many people, purchasing a home is one of those bucket-list items-something you'll accomplish down the road-so the idea of starting the process here and now may seem out of the question.

What's the First Step in Buying a Home? Your Answer Here

What is the first step in buying a new home? Nope-it's not leaping into buyer mode by picking out a real estate agent who has pretty homes, setting up a home inspection, and then moving in your sectional couch.

Welcome to finding the stuff you need to know about buying/selling along with links to local services, schools and area attractions in the Willamette Valley and surrounding areas. 


Because knowledge is your super power, understanding the home buying and/or selling process is key to a successful experience. 


From searching, to preparation, to closing, when buying or selling your home being armed with information will help you to make the process enjoyable.    


Don't worry, I'm still here to help you navigate the home buying/selling experience, but your understanding of the process is crucial. 

Shop Smart: 6 Home-Buying Lessons From 20 Years of HGTV's 'House Hunters'

Before there was "Fixer Upper" and "Property Brothers" and "Million Dollar Listing," there was "House Hunters." Arguably considered the OG real estate reality show, "House Hunters" premiered 20 years ago this week on HGTV. You've most likely caught on to this successful reality TV formula: Couple (usually) is looking for a home, within a certain budget.

11 Surprisingly Tiny Home Quirks That Can Stop a Sale in Its Tracks

Ever spend the night at a friend's or relative's house where they reveal some quirky shortcoming in their home? Say, the light switch in the guest room works the opposite way you'd expect (down for on, up for off), or you have to jiggle the toilet handle a few times to make it flush.

Did you know?  

There are rules governing the relationship between a client and a real estate agent and how they interact during your transaction.  Read about it here. 


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Closing Costs for Sellers: Common Fees Associated With Selling Your Home

If you're monitoring the value of your home so you can sell it and reap a worthwhile profit, don't forget to factor in the closing costs for sellers into the sale price. You may be estimating that your sale price could be $350,000, which could pay off your $200,000 home loan and reap you a $150,000 profit.

Things to do in and around Salem, Oregon

As the state capital, Salem is steeped in history - from the Capitol building itself to stately homes with storied pasts, to Willamette University, the first university in the west.

6 Places to Cozy Up by the Fire in Salem and the Mid-Willamette Valley

Did you know that you can replicate the fireplace experience on, of all places, Netflix? It's true: Netflix, among the world's most popular streaming services, offers an hour-long stream that consists of little more than a few burning logs crackling in a stone fireplace.

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