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About fishhawklakerealtor

I've been the local realtor/neighbor for 14 years who lives full time in the Fishhawk Lake area, a private lake community in the middle of the coastal range in a very small town in Oregon . It's heaven out here and my husband and I have lived here full time for about 12 years and over 15 altogether as weekenders before that. This area is my niche, my specialty, my passion. Doing this is truly a dream come true. Let me help you make it yours. Call me, your local expert: 503-755-2905 REALTOR® John L Scott Market Center Also check out my blog on ActiveRain: http://activerain.com/blogs/gayleatfishhawklake Or to check out my listings go to my website: http://www.lakehomesatfishhawk.com/

Financing Options for a Property in a Flood Zone


There are several federal programs for financing a property in a designated flood zone that can open up opportunities for buyers who may be purchasing a home for the first time or are veterans and want to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Fishhawk Lake Real Estate Market Activity-Spring 2014


Fishhawk Lake Real Estate-Snapshot of Activity in Our Market Summer at Fishhawk Lake–lots of sales happening! Better get here NOW if you want that slice of paradise!!! Properties are moving both on lakefront properties at Fishhawk Lake as well as off-the-lake. Currently … Continue reading

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Fishhawk Lake Real Estate and Other Jobs As Assigned!


Fishhawk Lake Real Estate and Other Jobs As Assigned! This is the latest of what I did rather outside the scope of normal real estate practices…just to help out my seller and my buyer. The story below: Fishhawk Lake Real … Continue reading

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Kids and Viewing Properties Bringing children along while looking at properties can’t always be avoided. What I try to do is engage the children in being part of the decision process. I ask them direct questions about what they like … Continue reading

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Juvenile Cooper’s Hawk at Fishhawk Lake-a rare photo opportunity


This is a Cooper’s Hawk. A juvenile Cooper’s Hawk at Fishhawk Lake. Although I didn’t know it when our two dogs flushed it out of a tree two doors down from our lakefront home on Fishhawk Lake. There was a … Continue reading

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Fishhawk Lake Videos


Here we are just enjoying the gorgeous seasons of Fishhawk Lake. The first Fishhawk Lake video is from our pontoon while taking a slow ride on Fishhawk Lake in the summer of 2012. Shot and produced by Debb Janes. This next Fishhawk … Continue reading

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Decorating a Cabin Part 2-Themes


When decorating the interior or even the exterior of a cabin or lake home, certainly themes can come into play. I’ve seen it all from bear themes, to nautical and in between. (I have talked about cabin decorating in other … Continue reading

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The Story of Our Lake Goose


The Story of our Lake Goose The first time I ever “met” our resident lady Lake Goose, she was with two others, a male and female. I was taking photos of my new Fishhawk Lake lakefront listing several years ago … Continue reading

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Fishhawk Lake Dredging “I think I can! I think I can!”


Fishhawk Lake Dredge This little dredge always makes me think of The Little Engine That Could, the motivational children’s book. We have had it forever here at Fishhawk Lake, it keeps on pluggin’ along and other than it scaring my … Continue reading

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Fishhawk Lake Kayaking


Fishhawk Lake Real Estate-Kayaking into the New Year A Life Lesson My husband saw this fella out in the snow falling on Fishhawk Lake New Year’s Eve so I grabbed my camera. Such an interesting dichotomy—a summer sport being done … Continue reading

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