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Think Real Estate

I would like to announce my move to Think Real Estate!

Think Real Estate is a small, boutique company in a super cool remodeled 1907 Craftsman on NE Broadway. Think Real Estate is a company focused on educating people to make smart decisions about real estate.  Think is known for accomplished, experienced, and savvy realtors involved in design, rehab, and investments. I am excited and proud to be joining this team of realtors! All my contact information stays the same so reaching me will be as easy as ever!

Good news everybody!! Portland’s original food cart spot Cartopia will live on … for two more year at least!

The owners of food outlets in the popular cart pod, at Southeast 12th Avenue and Hawthorne Boulevard, received word Wednesday they’ll be able to stick around on the spot for at least two more years.

That comes four months after the sale of the property that holds Cartopia sounded like a death sentence for one of the city’s first non-downtown cart pods, and certainly its most influential.

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The Jade District celebrates its successful Jade International Night Market

The Jade International Night Market drew five times as many Portlanders as organizers expected. The four-weekend night market was a pilot project for the Jade District, which centers around the intersection of Southeast Division Street and 82nd Avenue. The market was held in the Fubonn Shopping Center parking lot.

Eastside Distillery

Eastside Distilling plans massive expansion

Eastside Distilling is expanding into a 41,000-square-foot second building at 1805 S.E. Martin Luther King Boulevard, but will keep its original premises along Distillery Row.

11620 SW 13th St Beaverton

Easy Living In A Renovated Ranch

A delightful surprise! This beautifully updated home has been remodeled from the inside out! The interior boasts green features features including bamboo floors, double paned windows, zonal heating, dual flush toilets, and energy efficient appliances. Large master bedroom has two closets, vaulted ceiling, and chic, private bathroom.  Two additional bedrooms are a great size with their own closets and a full shared bathroom with stylish finishes. Thoughtful landscaping maximizes outdoor living and creates several different entertainment areas. Enjoy two decks, a patio, fire pit, large fenced backyard, manicured flower beds, and a 14 x 14 studio with electricity. New roof, siding, windows, doors, and carpet in 2012. Polished finishes throughout and all appliances are all included. Great central location with highway and public transport access. The epitome of move in ready!

$259,900 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms
11620 SW 13th St, Beaverton, Oregon, 97005
ML# 14549764

gilmerLaurie Gilmer
Broker Licensed in Oregon
Living Room Realty


Enjoy the last events of a big week for little beer festivals!

MdV Bottle Tasting
6 p.m. Thursday Aug. 21, The BeerMongers, 1125 S.E. Division St.;

MdV rep Tom Bowers will be tasting through some of the fine beers from the Merchant du Vin portfolio. Including…Lindemans Cuvee Rene, Orval, Westmalle Triple, Du Bocq Blanche de Namur, Du Bocq Saison 1858, among a few others.

Mazama Brewing Tasting
5-7 p.m. Thursday Aug. 21, Belmont Station, 4500 S.E. Stark St.

Taste beers from this young Corvaliis-based brewery: Hop Eruption IPA, White Wedding White IPA, Saison d’Etre and Wizard Island Wit.




Pearl District Restaurants Cooking for a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis

Today is the start of the Pearl’s week long dining event benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation! Enjoy signature food and drinks at each of the listed restaurants participating in Savor the Pearl while helping support finding new treatments to help those suffering from CF, a life-threatening genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of approximately 30,000 children and adults in the United States.

Click through the gallery to see if your neighborhood is among Portland’s 25 hottest …

hottest-neighborhoods-2014-q2-hottest-cover*600Each quarter, Portland Business Journal gathers Portland home sale figures to answer one question: How hot is the Portland real estate market?  For the second quarter, the answer appears to be a definitive “It’s still cooking. Nothing to see here.”

tilikum bridge

Where does the time go? Watch as this time lapsed video shows Portland’s newest Tilikum Crossing being built!

The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project has been documenting the construction of the Tilikum Crossing, and just released this short video, charting the building process over the last three years.


plucky maidens

Plucky Maidens This Friday!!

The Junk Fest tomorrow will be overflowing with mountains of delicious vintage, antique and homemade goods, dozens of wonderful vendors, live music, adult beverages, nosh and other delights.

Oaks Amusement Park

7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, Oregon 97202
Friday, July 25, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ~ Early Bird Buying ~ admission $10
1:00 pm – 7:30 pm ~ General admission $5
Free for kids age 12 and under