Street of Dreams’ multigenerational French farmhouse-style house (photos)

Five luxury estates on two-acre lots in West Linn's Tumwater at Pete's Mountain development will be open to ticket holders ($17, 503-684-1880, streetofdreamspdx.com) from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 30-Aug. 28.


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Posted on August 1, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Top of Mind

Housing Is for Everyone — No Exceptions

What a difference a roof makes.

Washington, D.C., this week, the National Association of REALTORS® shed light on the plight of individuals and families facing homelessness and housing insecurity:


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Posted on July 20, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Top of Mind

The Moment Your Client Needs You Most

I'm a real estate trainer who travels the world teaching practitioners how to better their business. But when I played the role of the buyer this spring, I learned a few lessons.


http://realtormag.realtor.org/news-and-commentary/commentary/article/2016/07/moment-your-client-needs-you-most

Posted on July 20, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Top of Mind

We Have a New Title Holder for Oregon’s Most Expensive Home

The distinction of the highest-priced listing in the Beaver State has passed quickly from this $15 million property we wrote about last month to this $18 million estate in West Linn, OR, just outside of Portland.


http://www.realtor.com/news/unique-homes/oregon-most-expensive-home-villa-de-lor/?iid=rdc_news_hp_carousel_theLatest

Posted on July 13, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Top of Mind

The World’s Priciest Office Markets

Which markets offer the highest premiums on office space across the globe?


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/06/20/world-s-priciest-office-markets

Posted on June 20, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Top of Mind

New development rules would limit home sizes, encourage density

Developers would be required to reduce the scale of homes they build in Portland's single-family zones and would be allowed to construct more duplexes, triplexes and other forms of so-called "middle housing" on those lots under a tentative set of city proposals that will be made public this month:


http://www.oregonlive.com/front-porch/index.ssf/2016/06/new_development_rules_would_li.html?ath=cac28c45f10216e6d42bacf80016d760#cmpid=nsltr_strycardrightheadline_single

 

Posted on June 8, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Top of Mind

Will Cohousing Catch on With Boomers?

The concept of cohousing has been gaining traction in the U.S. But what is it?


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/04/13/will-cohousing-catch-boomers?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BXDoIdB9MoWP-0&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on April 13, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Top of Mind

This Causes the Most Damage to a Home

A new study shows why home owners need to be more concerned about wind damage.


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/04/12/causes-most-damage-home

Posted on April 12, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Investment, Top of Mind

Free smoke alarms and other home help from the Red Cross | The Oregonian/OregonLive

The news that five adults and four children fled a fire in a multifamily building in Vancouver, Washington, on Saturday, Nov. 7, prompted the American Red Cross Cascades Region to send out this reminder:


http://www.oregonlive.com/hg/index.ssf/2015/11/free_fire_alarm_red_cross.html

Posted on November 8, 2015 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Top of Mind

Repurposing With a Purpose | Realtor Magazine

When buildings outlast their initial utility, savvy practitioners can help give these structures a new, viable role in their communities.


http://realtormag.realtor.org/commercial/feature/article/2015/07/repurposing-purpose

Posted on July 14, 2015 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Top of Mind