Blog Stories Third Time is a Charm

Third Time is a Charm

By Kristine Lebow, September 28, 2018

Aaron and Erin first met with me about 18 months ago and decided they were not ready to buy. I was so delighted to hear from them after all that time  to re open their search!   They have been living in inner SE and wanted to stay close (a common theme I have observed), so the house hunting began.  We looked for a few weeks, and made 2 offers that didn’t get accepted. They toyed with the idea of moving to a new neighborhood but it just didn’t feel right. Then we found this 2 bedroom craftsman, in a location they knew and loved. Negotiating a tricky sewer repair was a lesson in patience, but the result is a house they are delighted to call home.

Kristine Lebow

Earth Advantage Broker

Growing up in the Portland area, I have spent decades living in and exploring Portland and surrounding areas from Newberg to Astoria to Sandy. Part of what I can help you do is figure out where you want to live- Your home is where you establish roots and build community, and your neighborhood is key. I came to real estate after 25 years as a design professional/ product manager in the sports and luxury apparel industry.  Those years of planning, negotiation and marketing were great preparation for guiding clients through the intricacies of buying or selling a home, and I love the process. My joy comes from helping people find solutions-  whether it’s finding the perfect house, making a move to a new home or just exploring options.First, we review your needs and wants,  then create a plan that fits your budget and timing. Thinking of Buying? When you find a house you want to become your home,  I will guide you through the offer and inspection process, including any negotiations on terms or repairs. You will know exactly where we are in the process and what your options are. Time to Sell? Knowing what buyers are looking for helps me help you get your home ready to sell for the highest and best price.  We’ll focus on what will attract buyers, and I will become your biggest advocate. My interest in green building and energy efficiency led me to earn certifications as: Earth Advantage Broker ADU Specialist Energy Trust Professional Trade Ally. I am committed to great service and being a resource long after your sale is done, so if you need a trades person or just an opinion, let’s chat.  I always appreciate your calls!
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