Blog Stories Dinosaurs, candle-making, and midcentury charm!

Dinosaurs, candle-making, and midcentury charm!

By Jennifer Johnston, April 13, 2018

Talk about making room to live! My dear clients Skylar and Trevor decided to make the jump across the river to Vancouver from Portland in search of a great place to raise their family and run their home-based hustle. They were hoping for a bit of land for the kids to run around on and some space for their candle-making business. They ended up scoring a great midcentury ranch with so much charm it’s hard to believe! Lots of original details, but enough of a blank slate that Skylar and Trevor can make their mark and create the perfect home for their two(soon to be three!) kids. Located right across from the school, so the kids can walk and ride their bikes to and from school, plus a 10 min drive into downtown PDX, and 5 mins to WSU Vancouver, this home is the ideal place to grow!

Jennifer Johnston

Principal Broker licensed in OR & WA

Jennifer Johnston has been a Real Estate Broker since 2001, and is a proud resident of Portland’s University Park, living in the house that her mother grew up in. She understands the power of home and putting down roots. Being a native of the Portland metro area, she received the benefits of learning about great neighborhoods, trends and hot spots. She is a 5 star rated agent on Zillow, Trulia and Yelp and multiple years 5 star award winner with Portland Monthly Magazine and is a recipient of 100 Most Influential Real Estate Agents in Portland award. Jennifer’s goal is to have synergy with her clients. She wants you feel like you are house hunting or house selling with a trusted and experienced friend, and that your journey will be stress-free and as agreeable as possible. Jennifer believes in spending quality time with her clients and really getting to know how they love to live, so she can help serve them and find them their new home. In addition to providing residential real estate services to her clients, Jennifer’s background experiences are artistic and entrepreneurial. She started and ran a restaurant guide for several years after leaving a Program Manager position at NIKE. She developed and organized the International Gourmet Dinner Club, a dinner club which consists of individuals expanding their culinary palette and cooking skills while making new friends who are also passionate about food through monthly theme dinners. When time allows, Jennifer enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music from the 70’s and 80’s and doing something that releases some creative energy. Her paintings have been shown in galleries, commissioned by local collectors and she is a major donor for Cascade Aids Project. Certified Relocation Specialist
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