Getting Organized
In many homes, organization is an ongoing task. The following article from houzz.com offers some fantastic ideas for creating an organized space that stays that way! 10 Principles of Organizing That Work in Every Room Getting your home organized is a great feeling, but figuring out where to start can be overwhelming. Keep the process… Read More ›
Home Staging Cuts Time On Market
A few weeks ago Rick shared the importance of staging your home when it goes on the market. What does this mean for homeowners who have already vacated the home they wish to sell? While it might seem as though a blank canvas would be preferable for showing potential buyers, having some furniture in the… Read More ›
Do's and Don'ts of Selling Your Home This Summer (Part 2)
It’s that time of year again; just like the weather, the market is heating up. If you are thinking of selling your home you must be sure that it is show-ready to impress potential buyers. There are a lot of common misconceptions about what you should or shouldn’t do to prepare for going on the… Read More ›
Do's and Don'ts of Selling Your Home This Summer (Part 1)
It’s that time of year again; just like the weather, the market is heating up. If you are thinking of selling your home you must be sure that it is show-ready to impress potential buyers. There are a lot of common misconceptions about what you should or shouldn’t do to prepare for going on the… Read More ›
To Improve or Not to Improve?
You might have noticed a familiar face in the local paper recently! The Laue Team is very fortunate to have had an article in the Wilsonville Spokesman. As these articles are released in print we will include them on our blog for anyone who is not subscribed to the Spokesman. Enjoy this recent article addressing… Read More ›
Staging a Home is a Very Important Step
  You might have noticed a familiar face in the local paper recently! The Laue Team is very fortunate to have had an article in the Wilsonville Spokesman. As these articles are released in print we will include them on our blog for anyone who is not subscribed to the Spokesman. Enjoy this recent article… Read More ›
28 Design Ideas Coming to Homes Near You in 2017
  Looking for some great ideas for your home? How about a voice-activated assistant that will give you a weather update while you pour coffee into a preheated mug from a warming drawer? Not your style? No worries — there’s something for everyone in this preview of 2017 design trends. We plowed into Houzz data,… Read More ›
10 Questions to Ask Your Contractor!
Most homeowners have some concerns when it comes to hiring home improvement professionals. Some are afraid of overpaying, some worry that they’re hiring an unqualified professional, and others wonder about the character of the individuals they’re inviting into their homes. Asking these ten questions can help alleviate all of these concerns. 1. How long have… Read More ›
Winter Preparation Checklist
Give your home a once-over and tend to winter preparation tasks and repairs before the year’s first frost. “Getting the exterior of the home ready for the cold winds, snow and ice is critical for keeping Old Man Winter out and keeping it warm and toasty inside,” says Reggie Marston, president of Residential Equity Management… Read More ›
Kitchen Confidential: Walk-In Pantries vs. Cabinet Pantries
It’s only natural to debate whether to go with a walk-in or cabinet pantry when you’re building a new home or redesigning your existing kitchen. Some homeowners want a roomy nook with wall-to-wall shelves and customized inserts, while others are satisfied with just a few shelves and pullouts tucked inside a kitchen cabinet. Here are… Read More ›
Seattle Family Almost Doubles Its Space Without Adding On!
“Warm, modern and family,” is how Lauren Zerbey describes her 1910 home in Whittier Heights, Seattle. A lot has changed since she and her husband, Kyle, both architects, bought and began remodeling the house nine years ago. After strategically upgrading systems and reconfiguring the first floor of the home in the first six years — doing most of the… Read More ›
How is Bob Laue doing?
A common question asked by our clients who know and worked with Bob when he was in real estate is “what is he up to now”.  For those of you who haven’t met Bob he was the Founder and Principle Broker for the Laue Team for many years before Debi assumed leadership. So, here is… Read More ›