Learn Who We Are

Portland Dwell is owned by Laurie Ames, who has been in the Portland real estate market for over 20 years. With over $100 million in sales, she has made a reputation for excellent client services, always focused on meeting their personal objectives. The challenge and excitement of meeting each unique and different need keeps her motivated and engaged in her career. From single family homes and condos, to helping you find the perfect land to build on, or a vacation home to enjoy, Laurie continues to find success in helping meet her client’s goals.

“It is a privilege to be part of such an exciting and personal time in my clients lives”Laurie Ames-Lesnard Portland Dwell Real Estate

We want to make your experience with finding the right place for you the easiest and most efficient.

Portland Dwell is your trusted partner above and beyond finding the right place for you and negotiating the right price. Here is a list of other services that you can expect from us.

  • Initial market search to identify potential properties
  • Thorough price analysis based on comparable properties
  • Pre-approval of your mortgage through a trusted mortgage broker
  • Negotiated contract that meets your goals
  • Help to navigate through the home inspection, potential repairs and estimate process
  • Review all disclosures, disclaimers and preliminary title documentation
  • Assistance in providing appraisers with accurate information to value your property
  • Full assistance in the final steps to review all closing documentation and assure a successful closing.



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