8 Houseplants that clean the air, make you happy, and have other magical powers

Originally posted on Realtor.com Houseplants, lovely as they are, can be the bane of a homeowner’s existence. They collect dust, outgrow their containers—and then they die. But if you cultivate the right kinds of greenery, you might just garner more happiness, cleaner air to breathe, and other cool benefits. “Plants have powerful effects on us, […]

The #1 secret to selling your home in a competitive market

Believe it or not, there is a tried and true strategy to successfully selling your home for a profit You and your family are getting ready to move into a bigger home, which means you need to put your property on the market. You think you know the drill. You set up a listing appointment, […]

5 Ways to create a modern boho living space

Boho design is making another big comeback, but this time with a modern twist Creating a bohemian chic design for your home typically involves bright, saturated colors and globally curated pieces. This eclectic and sometimes chaotic style is ideal for those that love metallics, jewel tones, and a lot of different textures. Boho chic reflects […]

How to write a winning real estate listing description

Learn how to create a standout listing description guaranteed to attract the right buyers Whether you’re a new real estate agent or you’ve been in the game for decades, you know that this industry requires you to be a ‘jack of all trades’. Just like you don’t have to be a graphic designer to create […]

Best Real Estate Images: Kitchens in Portland

These real estate photography galleries highlight some of our favorite Portland-area kitchens. You will see modern kitchens with clean lines as well as eclectic boathouse kitchens. These galleries will update often, so be sure to come back and take a look at the new real estate photos. Go ahead and browse our collection of real estate […]

7 tips to improve your social media strategy for real estate

Use social media to build your real estate brand and earn valuable referrals With 90% of home buyers searching online for listings, social media channels are a great place to boost your brand, gain referrals and showcase your listings. Keep up with the ever-changing social media landscape with these 7 proven tips: 1. Post to […]

4 Tips for Selling Your Portland Home in Spring

Spring: when flowers bloom and the housing market booms. Guest Post: Jean Summers | LawnStarter A wave of home hunters rushes into a pool of hopeful sellers. In many markets, that means stiff competition to find a buyer. Having an edge will give you an upper hand. Here are four tips for selling you Portland […]

Revived 100-Year-Old Portland Bungalow

House Tour: Portland, OR By Lindsay Davis | Virtuance Located in the Montavilla neighborhood, this adorable bungalow is quietly nestled in one of Portland’s true hidden gems. Those looking for small-town Portland vibes, but a little further from the city center, this area offers just that. This pretty blue bungalow is completely restored from floor […]

15 things you should bring to your listing appointment

Listing appointments can be intimidating for new real estate agents. Many ask similar questions like “What should I bring to the listing appointment?” or “What should I include in my listing presentation?” To help answer these common questions, we compiled a list of 15 things we believe agents should include in their listing appointment presentation […]

Best of Portland: 3 Unique House Tours

We’re putting the real estate spotlight on Portland, Oregon this month by featuring our favorite listings and images By Lindsay Davis | Virtuance Virtuance Real Estate Photography loves our Portland agents! There is something about a Portland home that catches the eye and *sparks joy* for us. Before we get started, we want to share […]