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Blog :: 06-2013

Luxury Living on the Waterfront

Looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the Boston?  Have you felt hindered by the small range of waterfront real estate in the city?  Is that daily climb over Beacon Hill not satisfying your outdoor sports hunger? Does the thought of 300 square feet micro-apartments make you feel queasy?  Whether you are a hiking enthusiast or a micro-brewery aficionado, Portland Oregon is your perfect West Coast hideaway.

Lakefront Living just minutes from Portland, Oregon

This five bedroom, three full baths home is your haven for wide open space.  Newly constructed home that does not sacrifice the quintessential rustic feel of the outdoors.  First floor boasts an open design perfect for entertaining family and friends and hardwood floors throughout.    Open kitchen features recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, and a gas stove-top engrained in the center island. As if  five bedrooms are not enough, the master suite features clawfoot tub, outdoor shower, and private balcony.  This house has no shortage on space or awe-inspiring lake views.

Non-stop outdoor fun is yours with a covered porch and patio perfect for enjoying all year round   Bountiful yard space, lakeside cabin, and a private dock are perfect for all types of outdoor fun! You can have resident-only boating and endless lake access right in your own backyard. This lakefront abode offers the luxury and serenity, tucked away from the happenings in Portland Oregon.   Currently on the market for $749,900 listed by our friends at the Realty Trust Group in Portland, Oregon.  For more information, please contact the listing agent Carrie Richardson at

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Summertime, and the move out is easy.

Moving out is always a daunting task.  Adding the summer heat doesn't ease the process. Despite the heat, summer is one of the busiest seasons for moving.  Complete your transition without breaking a sweat with these tips and tricks.

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  • Determine who is doing the heavy lifting: Whether you're considering hiring full service movers to DIY, there are tons of options when it comes to moving all of your belongings.  Be sure to consider your budget, household size, and amount of free time.  Contacting family or friends can be a gear resource. Whether they offer a helping hand or the contact information for an A+ moving company, every little bit counts!
  • Take pictures of electronic hook ups:  Setting up cable and internet connection can be a pain the first time, and safe to say that the second time is no better.  Make it easy on yourself by taking pictures of your current electronics set up.  This will give you an exact guide for resetting up your TV and Wifi headache free!
  • Daycare, Daycare, Daycare:  With school out of session, it may be best to have your little ones out of the house while you tackle packing.   Consider local day camps, daycare options, or even reach out to friends about babysitting for the day.  If you have a pet, doggy day care might not be a bad option either.  That way all of your little loved ones won't be overwhelmed by the move-out chaos.
  • No time like the present: With even one months notice about the move, be sure to get started as soon as you can.  If the thought of having cardboard boxes consume your home stresses you out try to complete free change of address or schedule utilities ahead of time at Divvying up your piles into keep, donate, and trash might not be a bad idea either.

For more tips on how to ease the move check out this article from


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