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First Time Home Buyer with Student Debt

Do you fantasize about owning a house with a pretty white picket fence outside and a big backyard? If you do and you’re a millennial, you might worry…

June 16, 2017

Barge Lifestyle Floating Home

Julia Purcell and her husband Rich Rossmassler are trailblazers—both literally and figuratively. The pair split their time between New York City and Grindstone Island, and have already left…

June 16, 2017

Contemporary Boat House on the Columbia

Contemporary Boat House on the Columbia This fabulous contemporary boat house on the Columbia off of Marine Way was so much fun to market. It is designed by an architect…

October 6, 2016

Craftsman Renaissance Home in Bethany

Exceptional Renaissance Craftsman Home in Bethany. This three bedroom beauty has a spacious master on the main, with en suite bathroom, vaulted ceiling (with ceiling fan), walk in…

September 13, 2016

Bridgeton Round Top SOLD!

Bridgeton Round Top SOLD!  I fell in love with this adorable, original round top…one of the early floating home styles….the first time I saw it. Tiny, but super…

June 24, 2016

Rare Find in Channel Island Moorage

Rare find in Channel Island Moorage! This large waterfront floating home near Sauvie Island,  is an original design and build by Marc Even Construction, one of the premiere floating…

May 31, 2016

Sold Both House and Slip!

Thank you for your knowledge, conscientiousness and follow-through in facilitating the recent sales of my floating home and slip. I enjoyed working with you and appreciate your no-nonsense…

April 28, 2016

Sold House on Land and Floating home

Moving is not fun.  Period.  Selling a house and buying a new one is not fun.  It’s stressful.  A lot can go sideways.  A lot of unexpected things…

April 28, 2016

West Hayden Moorage Floating Home

New listing in West Hayden Moorage. One level floating home with slip ownership. This home also includes a finished two car detached garage with pull down access to…

January 29, 2016

Front Slip in Tomahawk Moorage on Hayden Island

Rare opportunity to buy a Front Slip in Tomahawk Moorage. Super cute 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom floating home with solid float (rated with no repairs in 2014). Dock…

January 5, 2016

NEW LISTING in NORTHEAST PORTLAND

Stunning move in ready new listing in northeast Portland,  split entry home with four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Oversized, fully fenced lot with raised garden beds in the…

November 1, 2015

FLORAS LAKE MID CENTURY

Fabulous opportunity to own a fantastic Floras Lake mid century retreat on the Southern Oregon Coast! This wonderful, solid house was lovingly updated with all original integrity in…

October 19, 2015

Portland Metro Market Action Report

The end of summer stats are in! Below is a link to the Portland Metro Market Action Report for real estate activity in August 2015. Wow. Portland real estate…

September 13, 2015

Slip Ownership or Slip Lease?

When people call me to talk about floating home buying, they want to know about the moorage and the slip. What does slip ownership or slip lease mean?…

September 8, 2015

Floating Home for Rent

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August 26, 2015

Home is Where The Heart Is

As a little girl growing up in Oregon, I had two homes. Every two weeks my older sister and I would pack our suitcases (soft-sided, navy blue) and…

August 26, 2015

Man Overboard! An Unexpected Experience

Man Overboard: An Unexpected Experience Published on June 29, 2015 | by Editor It happened on the Columbia River, as it passes through Oregon. During a recent evening…

June 30, 2015

Time to Buy a House Now!

Time to Buy a House Now! By Terry SavageWe tend to make financial plans looking backward, learning the lessons of our most recent costly experiences. That’s why individuals don’t…

June 26, 2015

Floating homes can move

 Have you ever seen a large floating home leaving for a new home? This video captured the excitement! Floating homes can move!   This home was moored at Tomahawk…

June 10, 2015

FLOATING HOME OPEN HOUSE!

 I will be holding this cutie open on March 8 from 1:00 to 3:00. Bring your friends and find out what it is like to live on a…

March 6, 2015