Blog Stories Condo Dog Gets a Yard!

Condo Dog Gets a Yard!

By Bonnie Roseman, February 16, 2018

Shane, no longer a condo dog, will be living large – roaming free, sunbathing and frolicking in her new back yard. Rescued from the Humane Society, she has lived near Ladd’s Addition in a condo for many years. Don’t get me wrong, she has had a posh life, but with constraints. Life on a busy street has meant donning a leash every time she went outdoors.


Shane and her mom, Susan, are moving on! Life is full of trade offs and honing in on your priorities and figuring out how to achieve your goals is the key. Owning vs. renting, “hot” neighborhood vs. tranquility, low maintenance vs. room to spread out… you’ve got to weigh your options and honor your feelings. Helping clients navigate the transitions in their lives is part of the territory, just one of the many hats of a real estate agent.



This lucky lab mix is the apple of her mom’s eye and her needs reign supreme. I can’t wait to see her off leash in her new back yard paradise, away from noisy neighbors, heavy traffic and the antics of the Pedal Loungers cycling by the old condo. Shane’s eyesight has been declining and unexpected noises have become scary for her. On to the next chapter – a house with a yard on a quiet street. Peace and tranquility.


Bender TheRealestatedog, my canine companion, and I will visit the new digs often. Dog party!!!

#petfriendlyrealestate #doglove #offleash



Bonnie Roseman

Principal Broker, Earth Advantage + ADU Specialist

Bonnie hit the real estate scene in Portland when Silence of the Lambs was killing it in the theaters, the Cold War was officially chilled and the national median sales price of a home was $120,000. Since then, she's been delighted to assist clients in navigating the ever changing housing market: whether selling a first home or the family home, looking for a starter pad or a forever habitat, downsizing, resizing or buying and selling investment property. Having a symbiotic connection with your real estate agent is key and will help ensure a great experience. Bonnie enjoys consulting with potential clients to discover their wishes and goals, confirming the right client-agent match. Smooth transactions are the target; however, there can be unexpected bumps getting to the closing table. Bonnie excels at finding creative solutions to any mishegoss that pops up and she takes pride in an extremely low sale fail rate. A little more about Bonnie: born in Philly, raised in Berkeley, mom to an incredible young woman; her home is filled with both furry and scaly creatures, the daily driver is all electric, equality is the only pathway; she's embraced veganism for the earth, the animals and her health. Like credentials? Sweet, here you go:
  • At Home with Diversity Certificate
  • Earth Advantage Broker + ADU Specialist
  • Senior Real Estate Specialist SRES)
  • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
  • Five Star Professional Award (7 years)
  • Member of the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP)
Saving the best for last, Bender, her little second chance rescue pup from SoCal is likely to tag along. He’s snuggly, pretty cute and has jumped paws first into the real estate industry.
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