April 15, 2011

New at PortlandPowerSearch.com

Welcome to our fresh new site design! We continue to be your source for the most up to the minute and insightful information on the market.

As you navigate your way around the site take a minute to note our Portland Real Estate Search where you can find real time ...

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April 13, 2011

Six Myths About Using a Portland Buyers Agent

What You Really Need To Know About Buyers Agents Before You Buy Portland Real Estate

When talking about using a Portland real estate buyer agents, there seems to be a big gap between perception and reality .  Internet, TV  and other media headlines are just a few sources of confusion. Buyers ...

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March 26, 2011

Options Available to Distressed Portland Real Estate Owners



In this down real estate market, loan modifications, short sales, feeds in lieu, foreclosures and bankruptcy are terms you here thrown out in news articles.   Many Portland real estate owners have had personal experience with the difficult real estate market, having been forced to make tough decisions about ...

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March 23, 2011

The Next Big Retirement Destination; Portland, Oregon?

Maybe retirees don't need all the year round sunshine that other states may provide.   Portland has been named the country’s top bargain retirement spots.  There could be a boom in "Boomers" owning Portland real estate.


According to U.S. News & World Report, Portland’s falling home prices ...

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March 19, 2011

Portland Real Estate Market Update – February 2011

The Portland real estate market showed an upswing in closed sales for February 2011 with levels up from both last February 2010 and last month, January 2011.  This was done even with fewer active and new listings on the market.

The market continued to weaken as February 2011 sales data is released ...

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March 16, 2011

Price vs Cost of Portland Real Estate

Even if Portland Real Estate Prices Stay the Same, It Could Costs More to Wait.


I see many Portland real estate buyers are standing on the sidelines waiting for home prices to hit rock bottom. They are afraid of getting in the game thinking that the prices will be ...

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March 11, 2011

Portland Ranks Among Top Foodie Cities


Portland has a wide variety of farmer’s markets, first-rate breakfast joints, hip cafés, cool restaurants and hometown breweries & pubs .  And if you ask the question, which is the best restaurant in the Rose City, the answers you would receive would range like the abundant types of food served here. With access to the ...

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March 4, 2011

2010 Census Data and Portland Real Estate

Now that the 2010 US Census data has been released for the state of Oregon, I wanted to see what the numbers for Portland metro area looked like.



First, I wanted to see what our entire United states Population was up to.   According to the US census ...

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March 1, 2011

Things to Consider When Buying Portland Real Estate

While there are many points to take into effect when you are looking at Portland Real Estate, I wanted to list a few here to think about.  These may be obvious but I am pointing them out anyway.


w do you like to spend your free time?
Where ...

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Feb. 26, 2011

Casa Del Pollo, Lake Oswego's Taste of Costa Rica

Casa del Pollo in Lake Oswego Oregon


Casa Del Pollo is like having a taste of Costa Rica right here in the Lake Grove district of Lake Oswego.  Located at 15910 Boones Ferry Rd in Lake Oswego, Casa Del Pollo serves up some authentic roasted Costa Rican food.  As you can tell by the name,  their ...

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