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The Importance of Maintenance

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While I do not know every cause of the current “housing crises” in Portland, and certainly do not have all of the answers, I have seen a contributing factor during my day-to-day life as Realtor, property manager, and construction manager. The effect that deferred maintenance and landlords that are unwilling (or perhaps in some cases […]

Don’t Be a Turkey

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Here in Chicken Town………..Bridgetown……….er……..the Rose City, we got Chickens.  They are quite common, especially in SE Portland.  You see them everywhere it seems like.  Everyone has a chicken, or maybe every Chicken has an everyone…….something like that I suppose. Zipping thru SE Portland this past Saturday during our monsoon storm, where by the way what […]

Sort of Nitpicking Here on My Part


One of my favorite cars is the line of Tesla’s.  Ground breaking.  Cool. Totally gnarly.  Totally awesome too.  And then sort of Eco-Green in a way, surely from the use of fuel.   Probably not so Eco-Green when one thinks of the impact of simply manufacturing the vehicles, and so on in relative terms to […]

The Wood worm Beetle


How cool is this…….no long story here, just a photo in a house that I have listed, of wood flooring that is sustainable…….or just re-claimed and re-used. The owners of this house did an extraordinary renovation, the quality is superb, and even down to the last detail, it’s all fantastic. But for me, the coolest […]