Portland Real Estate

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 18, 2011

Portland Real Estate Market Update - January 2011

Portland Real Estate Market Update for the first month of 2011.

Portland real estate activity levels for January 2011 is as follows: 3,128 new listings, 1,489 pending sales, 11,697 homes actively marketed with over a 1,035 homes closed.  The amount of Portland real estate sales compared to Portland ...

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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. 25, 2011

Why You Should List Your Portland Real Estate NOW!

Here are some reasons why its better to list your Portland real estate now instead of waiting.

1 - Interest Rates Are On the Rise =Rates are over 5% and looking to move upwards.

2 - Your Dream Home Will Never Be Cheaper = Look at the entire cost of buying real estaet ...

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Feb. 25, 2011

Portland Snow Day!

It does not take much in order to have schools and basically the city shut down a bit.  We got all of .7 inches of snow this morning and every major school district closed down, including Lake Oswego and West Linn where we live and our daughter goes to school ...

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Nov. 9, 2010

Relax! Portland Makes the List of the Most Relaxed US Cities

Just like Frankie Goes To Hollywood once said, Relax!

With all that Portland has to offer, it is no wonder why we are included in the list of the most relaxed cities by Forbes. Portland received the #4 spot with strong ranking in work hours, health and exercise.

Forbes used six different ...

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