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spencerburto…, Home Owner in Portland, OR
spencerburtonforportland answered:
Anyone in Portland, OR know of someone who can make old, uneven concrete stairs look good?
I'm an independent stone mason
i cover uneven or cracked old concrete with cut and mortared flagstone. It comes out beautiful.
I started a new project today covering an old uneven an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 25, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Portland
Jean Herman, Renter in Pullman, WA
Jean Herman answered:
I have searched properties on your site and found several that were scams, do you check these, do you have checks you run prior to listing properties.
If there is no phone number, or if it is not a local phone number, don't bother replying. It is more than likely a scam. Scammers post on Trulia, offering property they don't own at mu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 22, 2015 Rentals in Portland
Anthony Stro…, Real Estate Pro in 97070
Anthony Stroud answered:
How far away is a grocery store?
The nearest Fred Meyers is located at 100 NW 20th Pl, Portland, OR 97209 and it .42 miles from the property address you listed. 2049 NW Johnson St. I hope this helps!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 18, 2015 Shopping & Local Amenities in Northwest District
Anthony Stro…, Real Estate Pro in 97070
Anthony Stroud answered:
i have court in a few days about cash for keys what do i need when i go to court?
I would suggest contacting a lawyer. Let me know if you need a couple recommendations for attorneys I have worked with in the area. If you are looking on your own for an attorney make s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 18, 2015 Foreclosure in 97229
Heather Neace, Renter in University Park, Por...
Heather Neace answered:
I applied for a home and was accepted to live there, but the "owner" wants me to transfer money to him right away (without meeting me).
it is... sent info to them by accident. do not continue talking to them. they are all over university park
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 18, 2015 Rentals in Portland
Celine Sande…, Home Buyer in Walla Walla, WA
Celine Sanderson answered:
What is the deal with all of the 3-foot-high chain-link fences around the front lawns of portland homes?
I think new owners more often than not keep their chain link fences. However, three-foot-high chain fences might be a little shorter than you'd desire. If you were to keep your fence wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 13, 2015 General Area in Portland
S, Other/Just Looking in Portland, OR
S answered:
Trulia sent me a list of rentals including 535 NE Morgan @ $900/mo. However it is listed w/Zillow & Padmapper for $1895/mo. Is yours another?
Trulia hasn't sent me an accurate listing, in terms of price, in over 3 months. I just logged in to disable my alerts since they've become useless. :(
1 vote Share Flag Tue Mar 10, 2015 For Rent in 97211
Jennifer And…, Real Estate Pro in Stafford Court, Staf...
Jennifer Andrews answered:
There are two properties on your site that i emailed to get info on and they are both scams
Teresa,

I am a local Broker in the Portland area. sent me an email at Jennifer@WelcomeHomePdxOregon.com or call me at 503.333.2305 and I will gladly provide all the information you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 10, 2015 Home Buying in Portland
maxozone, Home Buyer in Portland, OR
maxozone answered:
What are the risks associated with asbestos siding?
No risks if it is undisturbed. It is if or when the dry fibers are freed into the air that they can pose a problem.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 8, 2015 Home Buying in Portland
Linda Reynol…, Home Buyer in Forest Hills, NY
Linda Reynolds answered:
Will someone dies in front of my house will the value of my house drop?
Random old men? How insensitive.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 3, 2015 Home Ownership in Portland
Jennifer Sin…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Jennifer Singer answered:
I can't seem to get any data about West Slope (Portland, OR). There are tons of "neighborhoods" but mine is not one of them!
I grew up in West Slope and would be happy to answer questions for you about the neighborhood. You might also try Neighborhoodnotes.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Home Selling in 97225
Gerald Vonbe…, Home Buyer in Jackson Springs, NC
Gerald Vonberger answered:
Hard money loans using non real estate collateral?
It really depends on what company you go with. Some are a little bit more lenient on what they'll accept as collateral for loans. They'll probably also want to know what you're using th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Financing in Portland
Nora Moore, Home Buyer in American Fork, UT
Nora Moore answered:
glasses windows damaged
Why would all the windows be defective? If I were you, I'd ask for a discount since the windows aren't working right. It's fairly standard to ask for that if there are problems with a p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Home Buying in 97223
Sharon L Wen…, Real Estate Pro in 97216
Sharon L Wenger answered:
fixer-uppers for rent?
You might want to consider teaming up with an investor who does "flipping" as a main or sideline business, because they might be interested in your proposal, especially if you have a co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Quality of Life in Portland
Janine Ward, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Janine Ward answered:
Emails on sold homes.
That is a great request! One alternative if the description and price look interesting, but you don't remember the home, is to ask your realtor what home is was (give them ML# or addre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Buying in Portland
Sharon L Wen…, Real Estate Pro in 97216
Sharon L Wenger answered:
I have found a listing that I believe is fraudulent.
I have noticed that these scammers often emphasize their religious beliefs, maybe to gain your trust, so that has become one clue to me that it is a scam! Why should you care what thei ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 For Rent in Portland
Paul Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Paul Johnson answered:
What do you like most about the Pearl neighborhood?
The Pearl District has a ton of variety for the condo/loft dwellers. It's also very walkable and extremely convenient to other parts of the city. The restaurants and shopping is second ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 17, 2015 Quality of Life in Pearl
Paul Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Paul Johnson answered:
Hi there... I am a buyer (that is not looking for an agent presently) looking at the Atwater in the South waterfront. Whats everyones thoughts?
Hi Jordan,

The Atwater is probably my favorite condo building in the South Waterfront neighborhood. First of all it sits right on the river so the views are amazing and completely p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 17, 2015 Home Buying in 97209
Paul Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Paul Johnson answered:
I have been thinking about buying a condominium in downtown Portland.
Hi CJ,

I am sure you have gotten a ton of great advice here, but I am going to pour in my two cents. I have had listings in buildings, complexes with ongoing litigation and they are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 17, 2015 Home Buying in 97209
Amy Savage, Real Estate Pro in Tualatin, OR
Amy Savage answered:
What fire district am i in?
Portland Fire District serves the Bridlemile neighborhood but you are right on the border of Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue so for a serious situation it's likely you could get both re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 16, 2015 Home Buying in 97221
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