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Coming Together

By Stacy Stokes, February 20, 2018

When I met the seller for SE Pheasant, I don’t know why she was selling, nor did I know the seller.  I quickly learned that the seller lost her husband a year ago.  Her life plans changed and now involved selling her house so that she and her daughter’s family could purchase a house to move into together.  I am seeing this more often, where families are coming back together to create a community of support and care for each other.  There are more options out there with the popularity of ADUs.  Proceeds from the sale of a house owned by an elderly parent can help with the purchase, while remaining protected with the assistance of an attorney and the way title is vested.  I absolutely loved getting to know these clients and helping them achieve their goals!

Stacy Stokes

Earth Advantage Principal Broker

I love Portland! It’s such a smart and accessible city. After moving here in 1996 to begin law school, I soon decided that there was nowhere else I would rather live. Finding a fit here in all aspects of life has been easy. My number one love is spending time with my two kids, Jake (9 yr. old) and Hanna (12 yr. old), my dog, K2 who is a Havanese, and cat, Tiga. Beyond that, you can find me cycling, rock climbing, running, hiking, skiing, volunteering in the community or exploring new corners of the city and new restaurants with my friends. I am always excited to show visitors the unique and funky neighborhoods Portland has to offer. I am especially drawn to the various architecture and offerings of the close-in east side and west side neighborhoods. After 3 years as an attorney/public defender, I came to the realization that Real Estate was the place for me. It allows me to constantly share the love I have for Portland’s houses and communities as well as to use my talent for helping others. Although, I’m a seasoned real estate broker, I believe that my background as an attorney has provided an invaluable platform off which to build my career. I have a firm understanding of what it means to put my client’s interests first, the art of negotiation and various contractual issues that arise in real estate transactions. Aside from these strengths, I realize that when buying a house it’s not just about finding the best structural fit but also finding the best lifestyle and neighborhood fit for you. I will listen to and truly understand your needs, find you the right home and close the deal to your satisfaction. Throughout the process, I will educate, advise and steadily guide you through what can often be an emotional and challenging time. In the end, my goal is that you have many years of happiness and peace knowing you’re in the best home and best community for you.
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