Bringing Warmth to Home Buying and Selling

The Hearth Team with Lou Chain and Joey Kerns

We are Lou Chain and Joey Kerns. Welcome to the Hearth Team.

The hearth not only brings warmth, but is also central to a home. That’s why we are The Hearth Team! Our boutique, tailored approach focuses special attention on our clients as the center of the real estate process. We give you our full attention by listening to your needs and helping you create an individual plan based on informed decisions, so you can focus on other obligations and enjoyments of life. Instead of a cold one size fits all approach, we bring warmth to the home selling and buying process. Let’s start working on your real estate goals!

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From The Blog

The Best Portland Metro Antique/Thrift Stores

Do you enjoy thrifting or giving your home a vintage makeover? Then check out these local antique and thrift stores to save big while having a fun time!

2022 Q2 Real Estate Market Update for Portland, OR

Portland’s housing market saw significant growth in the second quarter of 2022 but will it sustain over the year? An onset of new market trends, rising home prices, and rising mortgage rates have led many people to ask that question. The housing market in Portland is slowly inching towards stability which was recently shaken by the Covid pandemic. To understand what this means for sellers and buyers, let’s take a deeper dive into Portland’s housing market.

The Ultimate Guide to Recycling in Portland

Recycling is a great way to curb depletion of essential natural resources, support the environment, and declutter your house. While it’s technically possible to recycle nearly every type of plastic or metal, curbside recycling programs sponsored by the city of Portland accept only the most common recyclable materials. If you are struggling to differentiate between different types of recyclables and which color bins they should go into, our guide can help.