Makin’ Money Moves: Should You Sell Your House or Buy a New One First?

moving day

Are you a homeowner looking to make the jump from one house to another? Well, lucky for you, I paired up with my bad-ass lender friend Steph Noble (follow her on IG here!) for a recent Instagram live where we spilled all the deets. 

Keep reading to find out all the ways you can turn the equity in your first property into something even better for you. We cover the pros and cons of your three options:

Buy, then sell

Sell, then buy

Buy AND sell at the same time

Woodstock Cutie on a Corner Lot

Cute ‘n’ cozy, this classic one-level midcentury ranch sits on a corner lot in the cheerful Woodstock community. Love that natural light bouncing off the original hardwood floors!

Powerful Results, Without The Patriarchy: How I Negotiate 

middle finger to the patriarchy

Are you ready to ditch all the patriarchal bullshit around negotiation? I’ve navigated the BS and redefined myself as a negotiator, in real estate and everyday life, throughout my career. Hell — this shaped my philosophy as a realtor. Imagine life if blunt threats and aggressive tactics weren’t normal negotiation tactics used to get what […]

How I’m Prepping Portland Home Sellers in This Market

buyer's market

Want to make sure your home stands out in this buyer-friendly market? Keep reading to find out the five crucial things that will give you an edge when selling your home in 2023. PLUS find out your one silver lining as a seller in this market.

Self-employed? Here’s How to Buy a House

Self-employed mortgage

Ah, self-employment… The joy and opportunity of being your own boss and setting your own hours are endless. As a self-employed person myself, I wouldn’t change it for the world. However, there is one downside that often gets pushed under the rug: buying a house when you’re self-employed is freaking hard! A lot has changed […]

Sweet ‘N’ Sturdy SE Cottage

Sweetly vintage and with rock solid bones, this classic “warm and cozy” cottage on an oversized lot comes with a converted garage to bump your livable square footage…

Better Than Lizzo Playing a Crystal Flute

You’ve been waiting for this. Sheer perfection in this cheerful Kenton Bungalow that spreads the style over three levels…and a bonus backyard studio. Visualize epic porch hangs in a friendly, active community…

Absolute Banger of a Woodlawn MCM

Incredibly versatile in its function, this super spacious, 1950s-solid two level home is 100% that midcentury modern. Large windows + hardwood floors + a beautiful gas fireplace with mantel = the perfect warm, inviting living area…

Cool NoPo Condo with Space + Style

We get it – you want that easy urban lifestyle without the overgrown Portland yard…but you also need space to entertain, modern vibes, and cozy home comforts that aren’t always present in a boring old condo. Relax, we got you. This contemporary cluster of condominiums are super close to downtown St. Johns – coffee! restaurants! movies! – an awesome park, Sauvie Island seasonal festivities, and hello Forest Park hiking across that iconic Cathedral Park bridge…