• Love at First Visit! – Brasada Ranch in Bend, Oregon

    Love at First Visit! – Brasada Ranch in Bend, Oregon My husband Darren and I recently stayed at the Brasada Ranch in Bend, Oregon for my birthday and fell in love with everything about it. If all I tell you is that Condé Nast Traveler named Brasada the Best Resort in the Pacific Northwest three years in a row, I’d still […]

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  • Rosé the Summer Away in Style

      Rosé the Summer Away in Style by Vieng Oudom | Founder of Sommi Wine Cellars  As the mercury in Oregon has already hit 100 this summer, we thought it was the perfect time to debut our latest product line from Sommi Wine Cellars, the Brock Series Dual Wine Refrigerator.  Named for our friend, fellow wine connoisseur […]

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  • Be Inspired! 2017 NW Natural Street of Dreams

      2017 NW Natural Street of Dreams®  – Be Inspired! The 2017 NW Natural Street of Dreams® luxury home event produced by the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Metropolitan Portland will take place in Mitchell Park in Happy Valley. The event offers a unique opportunity to be inspired by touring five homes situated among a matured, […]

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  • The True Impact of Home Staging

    Home staging is the act of creatively merchandising a home for sale in the real estate marketplace. The goal of staging is to make a home appealing to potential buyers, with a goal of selling a property more swiftly. The majority of REALTORS®, including myself, will tell you hiring an expert stager is a home-sale must. In fact, many […]

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OutFound - Outdoor Festival in Hood River |  June 9th-11th

OutFound – Outdoor Festival in Hood River | June 9th-11th

3-Day Adventure Sports and Outdoor Innovation Festival Blends Expo, Talks, Networking and Adventure. The only event of its kind. On a mission to create a new type of gathering for the most innovative minds in the outdoor space, OUTFOUND Series will hold its inaugural adventure sports and outdoor innovation festival in Hood River, Oregon, from June […]

Real Estate - Making Your Home "Show-Ready"

Real Estate – Making Your Home “Show-Ready”

When selling your Oregon home, first impressions matter even in a hot Seller’s market. Here are some tips to make your home show-ready to ensure the fist impression buyers have of your home is an impressive one: REMOVE CLUTTER Clear off counters and pack unnecessary decorative items. Put extra furniture in storage, and remove out-of-season items. Don’t forget to clean out the garage, too. LET IT SHINE  Cleaning windows and screens will help bring more light into your home. […]