Blog Stories Double the fun In Wilshire-Beaumont!

Double the fun In Wilshire-Beaumont!

By Bonnie Roseman, April 17, 2018

Time to settle in…

Two little guys, twins, and their parents, Ken and Kendra, are all set and ready to move in to their new home. House hunting and moving are hard work – harder still when you are relocating from out of state. Now imagine doing that with not one, but two infants!

Short term housing had really lost its luster, making this family serious about their home search. The Portland market, being as competitive as it is, did not help matters, but K&K quickly got up to speed and set out a realistic wish list. When they saw a charming, well cared for home in a great spot to raise the boys, they were ready to pounce. They were not alone. Caught in a multiple offer situation, as is common in popular areas of town, such as Wilshire-Beaumont, they headed my advice and sweetened the deal in a variety of ways.

When homes are flying off the market it pays to put together the best offer you can. “Best” does not always mean the highest price. There are so many details that can make an offer stand out. Ken and Kendra put their best foot forward with a carefully written offer, a beautiful letter, including a cute family photo, a pre-approval letter from a well known and respected local lender, Carol Flanagan of Guild Mortgage, and remembering to balance the sellers’ needs with their own.

While their offer was not the highest, it was the one that spoke to the homeowners -yahoo! Moving day is almost here. This Wilshire-Beaumont ranchalow is going to be perfect!


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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