Design Ideas for Sloping Backyards

Here are some interesting thoughts on sloping backyards. They can be tricky, but if designed well can be stunning additions to your property. Take a look at these ideas from Houzz.

 

 


Posted on August 12, 2014 at 4:50 pm
Lenore LaTour | Posted in Backyards, Home Design, Houzz, Real Estate |

Adding Space…In Style!

 

One of the things I dedicate myself to when getting a house ready to be sold is the preparation. And, sometimes, that's what a new homeowner will take on with their dream house. Especially in Northeast Portland where I live and work, historic homes and their restoration is a common topic. 

Aram Irwin is a historic home designer. He has outlined the levels of what it takes to renovate from least to most involved and expensive. It's an interesting and worth the time to look at his style levels and strategies. 

 

by Lenore LaTour


Posted on May 22, 2014 at 2:42 pm
Lenore LaTour | Posted in Historic Homes, Home Design, Portland, OR, Real Estate |

May Home “To Do” Checklist

One of the things I love best about real estate is preparing a home to sell. And, as a homeowner, proactive maintenance is an important piece of the puzzle. This checklist has several ideas for this spring month. Maybe it will inspire other ideas as you look around your home. 

 

by Lenore LaTour


Posted on May 4, 2014 at 11:20 am
Lenore LaTour | Posted in Checklists, Curb Appeal, Home Design, Home Maintenance, Houzz, Portland, OR, Real Estate |