50 Local Portland Gifts Under $50: 2023

We’ve lost so many small businesses since the beginning of the pandemic, and our local artisans and entrepreneurs continue to heroically hang in there to stay afloat (hands up if at least one of your favorite small businesses has shuttered in the past 6 months). Let’s give them the boost they need while scoring super fucking cool gifts that our friends and family will actually love…

7 Essential Lessons Learned with My Business Coach

Hey there, fabulous folks!  We’re about to take a trip down memory lane to a time when my business was boomin’, but I was on the brink of burnout. When, out of the mist glides the mystical, magical, financial fairy-godmother — Dana Corey. My business coach! I joined forces with Dana two years ago, and […]

Meet the Team

Lauren Goche, Daisy Grattan, and Maria Ta

I’m sure you’ve noticed some changes happening around here lately. If you haven’t, let me enlighten you — I’ve added two BADASS women to my team! Yup, this ain’t just about me, Lauren, the solo rider anymore. We’re a whole f***ing team now! and I’m finally getting the hang of it. I am so thrilled […]

Portland’s BEST Stager: Carrie Wilson of ROUGHHOUSE Co.

Carrie Wilson is the Stager you can’t sell without! Remember my blog post on the importance of staging? No? What are you doing, go check it out! We’ll be here, waiting to make your staging dreams come true…  More on this powerhouse team of women at my Instagram @laurengoche Welcome back! Now that you’re refreshed […]

50 Local Portland Gifts Under $50: 2022

$50 sure doesn’t stretch as far as it did when I first started these posts pre-pandemic, huh? But don’t worry, I’ve got you. After scouring the Internet and pounding the pavement, I’ve rustled up 50 bangin’ holiday gifting ideas for under $50 that are mostly local(ish) AND will cover everyone on your gift list…

World Turmoil and Portland Real Estate (WTF)

If an ongoing global pandemic wasn’t enough for us all to navigate, sure, why not throw in some evolving world conflict. We’re all facing an increasingly complicated and uncertain future, but here’s something that never changes: our need for housing. The market has been unbalanced to the benefit of sellers for a while now, and […]

50 Local Portland Gifts Under $50: 2021

One of the silver linings of living through a 2+ year (and ongoing) global pandemic is that we’ve all doubled down on shopping local. Yes, our neighborhood small businesses have been struggling – and sadly, we’ve lost a few – but so many of them continue to hang on, and that’s because of you. Seriously! By choosing to spend your money down the street, you’re helping a gutsy entrepreneur stay afloat during the most difficult economical challenge in modern history. Don’t stop now.

50 Local Portland Gifts Under $50

If you know me, you know I’m a big time supporter of shopping local. This came about initially because of the creative endeavors of my friends and family…but when I became a realtor, turns out I attracted industrious, artistic, entrepreneurial clients as well. Soon I was surrounded by hardworking, authentic folk making a living making […]

Finding a Soft Place to Land

I’m not one for standing still. Anyone who knows me understands that it’s my very nature to keep in motion, seizing moments and manifesting opportunities that can only mean we’re on to the next adventure. My wanderlust soul just craves change. This is especially true in my professional career. In just a few short years […]

Fabulous Tabor Bungalow

FABULOUS TABOR BUNGALOW Open House Saturday May 20th, 12-2!! This quirky 3 bed/2 full bath is waiting for the next lovely owner to make it their own. A huge fully plumbed and powered 240 sqft artist studio in the back yard, complete with skylights ‍ ‍. An upstairs master suite with tons of built-ins, a […]