Where to Buy the Perfect Christmas Tree?

If you’re looking for a Christmas Tree Farm, click here¬†for an interactive map of Portland area places, courtesy of our friends at First American Title.

 

Dave Sutton Portland Real Estate Tree Farm

Posted on November 30, 2016 at 5:34 pm
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Even a “minor” kitchen remodel is Portland is $20,000, so….

the question is how to do it so the value holds up for the long run.  

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Here's HouseLogic's list of the seven "Kitchen Remodeling Decisions You'll never regret"

The $20,000 figure is from the 2016 "Cost vs. Value" report* that shows costs in Portland for 27 popular remodels .  It's for a "minor" kitchen remodel, (a "major" is $61,927 and an "upscale" $122,359).  It also estimates how much each project will return in short-term sale price. The "minor" kitchen remodel will increase your short term sale price by $23,197 – 11% over your cost, so a pretty good investment.  The "major" adds $48,371 and the "upscale" $87,667, but neither returns more than their cost.  Still, if you're going to live in the house for many years, there's no dollar value on the enjoyment you'll get from the new kitchen.  The report has figures on 26 other remodels.  Want a copy?  Let me know and it's on its way.  

Posted on August 15, 2016 at 3:37 pm
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Portland Home “Revamp” Makes Houzz

The current "This Week on Houzz" features "Paint and pluck revamp a Portland ranch house"See the before and after photos and the owner's comments here,

Posted on January 15, 2014 at 1:11 pm
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Time for hanging of the greens (or anything else). Here’s a how-to from the pros.

Architecture, interior design, and more ∨

Hire residential landscape architects to help with all aspects of landscape design, from selecting or designing patio furniture, to siting a detached garage or pergola.
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Posted on December 2, 2013 at 2:46 pm
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