Taj Richardson's Blog Posts

9 Questions To Ask Your Home Inspector

Do you belong to a professional association?There are many associations for home inspectors, but some groups confer questionable credentials or certifications in return for nothing more than a fee.

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Thanksgiving At Home On The Oregon Coast

I love gathering with my family and friends for Thanksgiving Dinner at the coast. There is something so cozy and warm about this time of year at the beach. This year November has been so

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The Gorge Getaway Giveaway

We love where we live year round, but fall is probably our favorite time of year on the Oregon coast. We also enjoy exploring other regions of this awesome state.... probably just as much

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What To Expect When Your Buyer Is Inspecting

 For many Sellers wanting the highest and best offer, by the time you put your house on the market you have spent weeks, even months preparing for this big moment. The average Seller does not

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Oregon Coast Vacation Rental Investment Opportunity

We truly feel lucky to be working in real estate on the Oregon coast. Some of the areas we get to go to, and some of the homes we get to see, make this such an amazing place to work. We have plenty

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How Homes Support Healthy Lifestyles

Today’s focus on clean, connected, and toxin-free living may have its roots in the hospitality industry (a big part of our area here on the Oregon Coast), but this trend is making its way into

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Kids Rooms Storage Solutions For Every Age

From babies who adore you to teens who ignore you, kids change -- and so do their storage needs. Whether your little one is starting at Oceanlake grade school in Lincoln City, or entering Newport

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10 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Realtor

Is it time to sell your Oregon coast beach home? Finding a good Realtor to sell your Lincoln City home should be easy... but with more than 300 Realtor's to choose from, it's far from it

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Get To Know Depoe Bay Oregon

The TownThe small town of Depoe Bay is known as the “whale watching capital of the Oregon Coast”. The 1,400 citizens of Depoe Bay citizens are visited every year, between March and December, by

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Housing Market Starts 2018 On Positive Note

Contract signings on home sales, as per Home Oregon Coast's sales for example,  rose slightly in December, reaching their highest level since last March, the National Association of

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Leaven No Trace

Anyone who has driven along Highway 101 around Lincoln County recently has probably noticed something a little different about the shoulders of the highway... cleaner roads. You may also have

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How To Make A Big Statement With A Small Yard

Not every Oregon Coast homebuyer dreams of a lush and sprawling backyard. So playing down diminutive outdoor space in your listing could be a missed opportunity to connect with a buyer who sees

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Spring Fundraiser Planning Begins

This month we started planning our spring fundraising event. Last year we hosted a fundraiser for the Taft High School Culinary Program. We were able to raise a few hundred dollars and had a great

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Best Options For Online House Hunting

Getting accurate information about the real estate market in our fast paced world can be tricky with so many options available to real estate internet searchers. How do we know the information we

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Selling A Home

Selling a home can be a difficult task for even the most seasoned of sellers. There is so much that goes into the process of placing a property on the housing market. First, the owner needs to get

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