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How Long Does a Home Last?

  • March 24, 2017

We have to clear something up first: a house can’t technically ‘die’. A house is made out of parts, after all. Certain parts may break down, but unless the place is getting demolished, it’s hard…

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Should I Buy a Custom or Existing Home?

  • March 8, 2017

We know a guy named Scott. He moved to Portland months back with his wife and 10-year old daughter. Like most people who relocate here, Scott wanted a quieter, more laid back lifestyle and a…

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Infilling: What is it?

  • March 6, 2017

Here are two facts: one, people are moving to Portland at a record-rate. Two, people want to live close within the city, as opposed to within a neighboring suburb and needing to commute. Now, there’s…

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Building an ADU in Portland

  • March 1, 2017

If you live in Portland, you’ve probably heard of an ADU by now. Otherwise known as a “mother-in-law apartment”, “granny flat” or just plain “studio”, an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a second dwelling unit…

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Energy Efficiency in a Newer Home

  • January 31, 2017

Seasons can be hard on older homes. People love the aesthetic charm, but they don’t love waking up and running to turn on the space heater, or walking on chilly floors, or the colds inflicted…

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