Author Archives: Get Moving Team

What do I need to know before I purchase a home?

We get asked all the time “What do I need to know before I purchase a home?” Whether you are a first time buyer, a seasoned purchaser or looking for investment property this information is for you! 1. Hire a … Continue reading

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Winter Preparations!

The City of Tualatin recently published a Winter Preparation list that we found helpful. Thank you to Kathy Kaatz and the Tualatin Today Newsletter team! As our neighbors to the east continue to recover from the most recent catastrophic storm, … Continue reading

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Find Us on Facebook

We’ve made the jump into social media and we hope to earn your “like” just as we have earned your business, referrals and friendships. Go ahead, take a second and “like” us now! Warmly, Natalie and Melody, Your Get Moving … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Patch: An Oregon Specialty

One of our favorite memories of fall from our childhood is carving pumpkins but before you carve you must choose the BEST pumpkin. Here are a few of our favorite patches around the area. For one of the most scary … Continue reading

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The Lovely Ladybug

Have you heard? The ladies of the Get Moving team have a wonderful steam cleaner for our client’s use. Cut down on the time and money you would spend cleaning your home from top to bottom. Whether it is your first … Continue reading

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Renting vs. Buying (Hint: buy!)

Had enough with security deposits, roommates, and paying someone else’s mortgage? Making the decision to say adios to renting can be a scary one, but it doesn’t need to be! A colleague turned us on to this great chart and … Continue reading

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Totally Awesome Total Market Overview

Whether you are in the market to buy or sell- we think that this tidy little Total Market Overview is a GREAT way to see what the market is doing in your area. Below is the overview for Northeast Portland … Continue reading

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Need more sun?

Need more sun? Natural Light Skylights installed these solar tubes at my house. We are LOVING them! To brighten up your owndark spots, Call Mark Slick at Natural Light Skylights 503.245.7069. Priced at about $800 each. -Melody

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Record low interest rates, yes please!

For weeks, interest rates for 30 year fixed rate mortgages have been hovering around 4%. Ask Melody if this is reason to celebrate, after entering the industry in the 80’s when rates were at (gulp!) 11%, and she may just … Continue reading

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U.S. Moves Toward Home ‘Rentership Society,’ Morgan Stanley Says

Since 2004, the U.S. has seen a significant decilne in homeownership rates. At a time when loans are tough than to secure and foreclosures continue to be a reality for many Americans, desire for rental options is on the rise. … Continue reading

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