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Before & After: A Home Gets a Charming Overhaul in Portland, OR

It’s not often that you can find an older home on the market that’s only had one owner. But that was exactly the case for Portland, OR couple David and Kimberly Brandt with their 1928 Cape Cod style, 1,700-square-foot cottage. They are only the second family to live in the home, just blocks from the […]

It’s not often that you can find an older home on the market that’s only had one owner. But that was exactly the case for Portland, OR couple David and Kimberly Brandt with their 1928 Cape Cod style, 1,700-square-foot cottage. They are only the second family to live in the home, just blocks from the restaurants, shopping, and coffee shops in the neighborhood of Beaumont Village.
Before they could get to the point of looking for a home, though, they had a list of boxes they wanted to check off before taking the plunge into buying. They knew that a fixer-upper was not out of the question, so they spent a year prior vetting contractors, researching vendors, and consulting with a structural engineer. Once they found the home they wanted to make an offer on, the couple worked with the sellers and were able to have all of the ?unseen but necessary? things done before closing on the house. “We decommissioned an oil tank, replaced electric, replaced plumbing, replaced water line, replaced water heater. So that left the ‘fun’ stuff,” Kimberly says. After planning and ordering materials, their contractor, Kevin Pasion of Grebs Kitc...
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