How The Goché Team Formed

Lauren Goché and team. How the Goché team came together.

Hey there, it’s Lauren! If you’ve ever wondered how a top-notch real estate team like ours comes together, let me tell you—it’s all about finding the right people at the right time. Finding Daisy and Maria changed the trajectory of my business, and changed me as a business owner. Let’s pop the hood on this […]

Deciding What Stays and What Goes: Downsizing with Dana Corey

Let’s be honest, downsizing is one son of a b****.  When you’ve lived in a place for so long and collected all kinds of stuff, it’s really hard to let it all go. But sometimes you just gotta do it. Whether you’re moving because of finances, illness, aging, or just a change, downsizing looks different […]

NAR Settlement Explained + 104 Things a (Great) Buyer’s Agent Does

We’re sure you’ve all heard about the lawsuit against the National Association of Realtors (NAR) going into effect this August. With all the noise and confusion in the media, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. Luckily, over here we cut through the bullshit and give it to ya straight. Let’s dive right into how […]

Home Buying Basics

Entering the real estate scene as a first-time homebuyer might make you feel like you’re trying to gulp down water from a fire hose — an overwhelming rush of jargon and complexities. But don’t let that initial overwhelm stand in the way of your homeownership dreams!  You certainly don’t have to tackle it alone — […]

Demystifying Estate Planning

Starting your estate planning process might not be the most thrilling ride, but it’s one you’ve gotta take!  Whether you’re in your 30s just starting to accumulate assets or caring for aging parents, it’s never too early to think about estate planning.  And I get it — talking about wills, family, and, well, the whole […]

Housing Affordability SUCKS! It’s Time to Get Creative

Lauren Goche

Today, we’re diving into a topic that’s not just close to my heart — it’s a TOTAL game-changer for anyone looking to buy property.  Investing in a duplex, triplex, or four-plex, whether on your own, with family, a coworker, or alongside a pal is more than just a sound financial move, it’s about reshaping our […]

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…

How to Know I’m the Right Real Estate Agent for You

Lauren Goche Realtor

I’ve been in the real estate game for a full decade, and I’m still going strong.  A career journey like that comes with a wealth of wisdom and some pretty strong opinions about what you should expect from your realtor. In my opinion (hey it’s my blog right?), some realtors get it plain wrong. If […]