Buying Horses and Houses – Similarities Abound in the Purchasing Process

Allison and Blake with Blake's horse "Huckleberry" at their first show in Las Vegas, NV. Photo from Allison Trimble

It’s been a long time since I was focused on buying horses. Right now, I’m anxiously awaiting the vet check on a colt Blake (my real estate partner) and I are hoping to buy for next year’s NRHA futurity. At the same time, I am packing to fly to Fort …

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Four Keys to a Successful Clinic Experience – How to Get the Most Out of a Group Learning Environment

Photo courtesy of Allison Trimble Paparoa

Early in my career, hungry for knowledge, I attended many clinics both as a participant and an auditor. Some of my favorites were with Bob Avila and Todd Bergen and I owe a lot of my success to those very experiences. Over my professional career I also gave many clinics, …

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One Property, Multiple Buyers – How to Win a Competitive Offer Situation

Photo from Allison Trimble

The real estate market has been experiencing unusual circumstances. Low inventory and low interest rates have created a highly competitive marketplace. This year my business partner, Blake Westhoff, and I have found ourselves in competitive offer situations in all price points and on all types of properties. We put our …

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15 South Bank Road Elma, WA – 120 acre private riverfront retreat

120 acre private riverfront retreat wrapped in the Chehalis River. Expansive river and territorial views from this custom, high-end home: granite countertops, custom cabinetry, hardwood floors, picture windows, natural light, wrap around deck, and hot tub. Meticulously maintained, open floorplan with a generous master suite. Oversized attached garage, large shop …

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