5 Tips to Manage Stress When Selling Your Home Due to Financial Hardship


What to Do With a Home You’ve Inherited

The death of a loved one is one of life’s most difficult challenges. Coping with grief and loss and heartbreak alone are overwhelming and take time. When a deceased family member leaves you their home, their generous gift can cause stress on top of heartbreak when you must determine what to do with the inheritance.


6 Easy Ways to Boost Curb Appeal

First impressions affect our lasting attitude toward everything—from meeting new people, to shopping at a new store, or searching for a new home. Your home makes its first impression to prospective buyers through its curb appeal. Boosting your home’s curb appeal is an effective way to encourage curious buyers to learn more about your property


Tricks to Get Your Lawn Through the Summer

Portland is known for being rainy. We’re so accustomed to keeping raincoats and umbrellas handy that we often are taken by surprise and miss the rain during the dry months of summer. We aren’t the only ones; our lawns miss the rain, too, and grass can suffer in such dry, sunny weather. Keeping your lawn


How to Keep Your Home Cool Without Air Conditioning

Summer is almost upon us! With it comes the hot, dry season in the Pacific Northwest, and many older homes in Oregon do not have air conditioning. With temperatures often climbing past 90 degrees in July and August, what is an AC-less person to do? With a little planning, you can spare yourself some of