Kitsch Sought, Kitsch Found!

Jamie and David wanted an absolutely untouched mid-century ranch, with all the trimmings.  They weren’t interested in granite counter-tops, Hardy plank siding, or Pergo flooring. THEY WANTED ORIGINAL.  Having specialized in mid-century kitsch since 2005, I was elated! Finding un-remodeled gems becomes harder as the years pass. Families think a Home-depot slapshod cosmetic remodel will […]

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Not our first rodeo!

This wasn’t Shawn and Tami’s first rodeo. They sat me down for the grilling of a lifetime! They definitely knew what they didn’t want, and they knew what they probably wanted, they knew what flaws they could correct, but were new to Portland and  they didn’t know the neighborhood. They also wanted a floor plan that […]

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Period-Perfect Craftsman Bungalow in Mt. Scott Nbhd

Live in the heart of Mt. Scott/Arleta neighborhood in this “period-perfect” restored craftsman bungalow. It features four bedrooms, original unpainted woodwork, hardwoods, bath with clawfoot tub, grand dining room with built-in hutch and wainscoting,  large farmhouse-style kitchen, partially finished basement,  private yard with flagstone paving, and a dream 2 car garage with walk-up storage and […]

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Milwaukie Truly Does Rule!

When one is yearning to get away from the hustle and bustle of inner Portland, where does one go? Why, it’s the sweet southern suburb of Milwaukie, of course!!  With a revitalized downtown, the same gorgeous waterfront views as Dunthorpe and Lake Oswego, a fantastic redesign of the Milwaukie Bay Riverfront Park , a 6-mile re-purposed “Trolley […]

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