Reasons to Buy a Home on the Oregon Coast

Gold Beach Oregon

The Oregon Coast is like no other place in the world. There’s so much to love that after vacationing there, you might find yourself thinking about buying a house on the coast. It’s not a bad idea, either. Here are a number of reasons why having a home on the Oregon Coast can be awesome! […]

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5 Simple Mortgage Lending Tips for Homebuyers

Northwest Crossing Bend, Oregon

The home buying experience can be both exciting and stressful at the same time. On one hand you’re searching for your dream property, a place where you might spend a number of years raising your family and enjoying the community around you. And on the other hand, you have to deal with the mortgage process […]

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Multnomah Village: Portland, Oregon Neighborhood

Portland Oregon

Although Multnomah Village is miles away from the ocean, it feels like a charming seaside hamlet. The streets are lined with unique shops, homey restaurants, and interesting sights, a perfect area for strolling—especially during the holidays. Known as “the village in the heart of Portland,” it has a quaint atmosphere despite being only minutes away […]

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Things to Do in Sisters, Oregon


Sisters is a quaint little town that’s quickly becoming one of the most popular places to live in Central Oregon. Its population has more than doubled in the past ten years, as more and more people fall in love with the town’s year-round charm and friendliness. Though still small, the town has many activities and […]

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Dunthorpe, Oregon Neighborhood and Real Estate

Dunthorpe House

Although Dunthorpe is only a short commute away from downtown Portland, it feels tucked away in nature, far from the city. The neighborhood is known for its gorgeous estates, beautiful natural areas and excellent schools. With the Willamette River on one side and Tyron Creek State Park on the other, there are many scenic walking […]

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Upcoming January Art Walks


First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Christopher Bekins Christopher Bekins has been painting since 1999. In 2002, he moved to a remote portion of the Central Coast of California, from the San Francisco Bay Area, to pursue painting full time. In 2015, he moved to Portland, OR, to return to an energized, urban environment. Bekins’ […]

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Best Things to Do at a Beach in Oregon

Oregon Coast Haystack Rock

Going to the beach is a basic part of any vacation or life on the Oregon Coast. Although it’s fun to visit coastal towns and drive along Highway 101, you’ll want to spend time plenty of time at the beach, too. They’re beautiful and relaxing, but also perfect for energetic outdoor sports. There’s so much […]

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The Pearl District in Portland, Oregon

Portland Pearl District

Portland’s Pearl District is one of the world’s coolest neighborhoods, with its mix of eye-catching art, trendy restaurants, upscale shops, green spaces and stylish apartments. At the foundation of all these attractions is a fascinating history, imprinted on the buildings’ architecture and interior design. Although the Pearl District is now a perfect neighborhood for artsy, […]

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Great Winter Activities Around Central Oregon

Skiing Mt. Bachelor

Central Oregon is a paradise for anyone who loves winter sports, but even if you don’t, there are winter activities you’re sure to enjoy. You can go into the mountains for adventures in the deep, fresh-fallen snow, or stay in city for more comfortable winter outings. Either way, if you find yourself in Central Oregon […]

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How to Choose a Farm for Homesteading in Oregon

Oregon Farm

Oregon is a great state for homesteading. The land is beautiful, fertile, and well-suited for a variety of crops, orchards, and livestock. You can easily produce enough to feed your family, and then sell whatever you don’t use at a local farmers’ market—even in winter. There’s also a lot of variety in climate and geography, […]

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