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Get Smart about Smart Homes

There are so many smart home gadgets on the market these days. You can plug in these devices around your home to play your music and turn your lamps on and off, all by voice command. But a Smart Home is more than a house full of gadgets. For a home to qualify as a “Smart Home,” all the devices must be seamless, integrated, and work together as well as be controlled by voice and remotely with your phone. What… Read More

Recreate Responsibly: Tips for Hiking and Nature Walks

This year we welcomed the arrival of spring on March 20. As spring arrives many of us can’t wait to crawl out of our winter hibernation and stretch our legs in the Great Outdoors. Spring is probably the best season in this part of the country because that’s when everything becomes lush and green again. As the ground warms and begins sending up shoots for the early season blossoms, we watch for that first sunny spring day to get outside…. Read More

Housing Market: 2020 Wrap Up, 2021 Forecast

Nationally, 2020 was off to a good start with high hopes and expectations for the housing market. But this bright outlook went abruptly off into the weeds with the global pandemic and resulting economic downturn. The stay at home orders came at the start of the best time of year for sellers to list their homes for sale, which caused many to postpone their listings during stay at home orders and the overall uncertainty of the times. As a result,… Read More

Now…. is a Really Good Time to Sell

  If you’re considering selling your home, 2020 is the time to do it because these favorable conditions won’t last forever. Right now there is a unique window of opportunity to sell your home quickly and for the maximum price. LOW INTEREST RATES, LOW INVENTORY Though mortgage rates have been gradually rising, they are still historically low, which means more buyers in the market to buy in order to get in on the lower rates before they go back up…. Read More

CURB APPEAL Putting your home on the market?

Tips from Terrie When you’re selling your home, first impressions are everything. Before the digital age, the first impression of a home was known as “curb appeal.” These days, first impressions are usually formed online. As more home buyers start their house hunting on the internet now, achieving that “online curb appeal” is a crucial part of selling your home. Things you can do: PRUNING AND PLANTING Hire a professional landscape designer (not just a landscaper). Nothing defeats the curb… Read More

Using a Realtor with Experience

When buying or selling a home, it always pays to work with an experienced Realtor. Though you may think the process looks easy from the outside, take it from World Ranked Broker Terrie Cox: you need someone who knows the ins and outs of real estate to get the best deal possible. Here, Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group outlines some of the key benefits that are included when you choose to work with a seasoned Realtor. Industry Know-How Home buying... Read More

The Kitchen Is Key to Any Home

As you prepare to sell your home, marketing its strengths can help boost your chances of success. But what exactly are today’s buyers looking for? Over the past few years, the hottest real estate selling point has been the kitchen, otherwise known as the modern heart of the home. When homes are listed for sale with good kitchens, they often generate offers faster than similar-sized homes in the same area – and for more money. Here, World-Ranked Broker Terrie Cox,... Read More

Real Estate Trends to Look For In 2020

Whether you’re listing a property or plan to buy a home in 2020, you’ll need a clear understanding of the year’s most important developments in real estate. What can you expect as 2019 draws to an end and a new year begins? World-Ranked Broker Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group, draws on her vast experience and deep knowledge of the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA real estate markets to offer insight on the top 2020 real estate trends buyers and sellers... Read More

Keeping Your House Show Ready In The Winter

Winter open houses are generally regarded as some of the most challenging real-estate endeavors. But that doesn’t mean that they can’t be rewarding. If you know how to fully prepare your home for a cold-weather showing, then you can entice winter buyers, who tend to be more serious than their summertime counterparts. Take the advice of Pacific Northwest native Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group who has been selling homes during the winter months in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA for... Read More

Time to celebrate: Terrie Cox is RE/MAX’s #5 ranked individual broker in the U.S., and #25 in the world!

A little bit of congratulations are in order. At the 2018 RE/MAX R4 convention in Las Vegas, Terrie Cox was honored as the #5-ranked individual RE/MAX residential broker in the U.S. The honor is a testament to the more than two decades of commitment and hard work that Terrie has invested in her brokerage, and in serving clients throughout the Portland-Vancouver area. With more than 115,000 agents, RE/MAX is the world’s most productive real estate network. Terrie’s top-five ranking is… Read More