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Remodeling and Home Design

The idea behind this blog…..

Feb 28, 2011 | Remodeling

The reason we started the Encircle Design and Build blog…..was to capture a specific project.  One that has taken over a year to realize, but that finally, thank the heavens, happened.

Our goal has always been to buy a house in inner Portland and remodel it.  The ability to have creative freedom was super exciting and drove the mission to find a house.

The problem was that it took over a year of dedicated looking to finally find and buy the house.  The process was utterly frustrating and time consuming.  It seems its what you need to go through to find a “deal”.  Yes, even in today’s down turn real estate market, inner Portland, is still hot.

Thanks to Adam Rust, with Meadows Group Inc.  (Here is his info if anyone needs a dedicated, kind and low pressure realtor we highly recommend him!)
Office:  503-238-1700 ext. 703
Cell:  503-808-0467
arustpdx@gmail.com
http://www.meadowsgroup.com

With Adam’s help, and over 10 other offers behind us, we can now proudly say that Encircle Design and Build now owns a 3 bedroom 2 bath house built in 1953 in the fantastic Alberta Arts District!

I will keep you as my confidants through this process of remodeling the house.  Fill you in on how we go through the act of deciding what to do, how to do it, how much it will cost, and what it will look like.   If there are any questions, thoughts, comments- please shout them out.  They say it takes a village to raise a child- I say the more people who can weigh in the better- everyone has something to add- and we are open!