I have one of those Portland Events calendars and there are some great events happening this month!  I’m listing them here, along with the links to the appropriate websites…. January 9-13:  Portland Boat Show January 12-13: Portland Bridal Show January 13th:  No Pants Max Ride (yes, there is such a thing!) January 16-20: Rose City Classic (dog show) and Portland Old -Time Music Gathering January … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN JANUARY


I always love it when I run across a fascinating home or property for sale.  I especially love anything historic or something that has a story behind it.  This particular home has been all over the news this past week so I just had to dive in and learn more about it.  Here are some excerpts from the Associated Press: “The home in Framingham, Massachusetts, known … Continue reading HISTORIC HOME FOR SALE: Salem Witch House…

Ask for examples!

First impressions matter!  When listing your home, you really only have 1 shot to grab interest from buyers….so be very aware of how your agent plans to market your home. I ALWAYS provide my sellers with a link to the PROFESSIONAL photographs that were taken, so they can see how their home will look online.  And when I have used virtual staging, this is how … Continue reading Ask for examples!

Sell your home with a ….. T- Rex?

Social Media is all the craze and if you can get a video or photo (or anything really) to go viral, well then you’ve hit the jackpot. Here’s an interesting way to showcase a home’s features: Reminds me of that other guy who did “the floss” in every room for his Real Estate Home Tour! I’m not saying I would do this, but hey, if … Continue reading Sell your home with a ….. T- Rex?

The Brady Bunch House…. did you know?

So the Brady Bunch house is up for sale…..  here’s how we all remember it, right? Of course it’s going to look different now, and I was just as excited as the next Brady Bunch fan to get a good look at it…. Here’s how it looks today: (photo credit: main photo on the official listing site of Douglas Elliman) Still very “Brady Bunch” so … Continue reading The Brady Bunch House…. did you know?