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April 22, 2011

What Homeowners Think About Being Homeowners

What do homeowners say about homeownership?

 

While there have been many families that have been devastated by the current economy,but, homeowners have really not wavered in their belief in homeownership as the best long-term investment.  Add in the social benefits of owning a home, it looks like investing in ...

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April 20, 2011

Ranking Portland For Crime Rates

 
In a recent report, Portland ranked 227th out of 400 cities for crime rates in 2010.  City Crime Rankings 2010-2011: Crime in Metropolitan America, is a report published by CQPress, a publisher of books and reference publications, that used crime data reported to the FBI to create ...
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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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April 8, 2011

Portland Real Estate Weekly Market Report - April 4th 2011

An Updated Report for Portland Real Estate for Single Family Detached Homes for Sale from April 4, 2011

The median list price in Portland, OR this last week is holding at$259,900.  The per square foot asking price stays put at $143 per square foot.  48% of listings had ...

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April 5, 2011

Oregon Law Requires Carbon Monoxide Alarms

As of April 1, 2011 the new carbon monoxide alarm law took effect. This new law could effect your Portland real estate transactions going forward.   If you have a Portland metro area home for sale with a carbon monoxide source, you need to have a carbon monoxide alarm installed before ...
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April 3, 2011

Portland Real Estate Weekly Market Report

An Updated Report for Single Family Detached Homes in Portland

The median list price in Portland, OR this last week is holding at$259,900.  The per square foot asking price stays put at $143 per square foot.  47% of listings had a price decrease and 19% reset their DOM ...

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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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Nov. 2, 2010

Portland’s Top 5 Luxury Real Estate Neighborhoods

portland luxury real estate

Sometimes it is fun to dream about what life would be like if you could live among the most elegant homes and manicured neighborhoods. Sure, most of us probably won’t get the chance, but that doesn’t mean we can’t do a little “virtual window shopping”! With that in mind, I’ve ...

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Nov. 1, 2010

Top 12 Reasons Agents are Joining eXp Realty

eXp Realty is continuing to grow. As of October 2010, we’re now active in 11 States, with more on the way. eXp Realty is turning the real estate business inside out; eschewing traditional offices, training and marketing practices in favor of a modern, technology-driven approach that will pave the way ...

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