Market Research

November 30, 2012 - 11:44 AM
Irvington, a historic, pristine neighborhood of Victorians and Craftsman bungalows in NE Portland, has enjoyed extreme popularity among homeowners for several years, commanding a median sold price of nearly $500K, well above the metro median, less than $300K. The Miller House, typical of the kind of home and Read More

Irvington: Historically in Demand- Is Winter Your Chance to Get in?

Irvington, a historic, pristine neighborhood of Victorians and Craftsman bungalows in NE Portland, has enjoyed extreme popularity among homeowners for several years, commanding a median sold price of nearly $500K, well above the metro median, less than $300K.

August 23, 2012 - 9:29 AM
  Like much of the nation, Portland real estate is making a comeback. We expect a slight uptick in summer anyway, with our weather glorious, the long days tapering into warm evenings spent sitting outside under the trees or beside the river. But this summer has been particularly kind to the Portland metro’s Read More

Summer Real Estate Values Hot, Hot. Hot

 

Like much of the nation, Portland real estate is making a comeback. We expect a slight uptick in summer anyway, with our weather glorious, the long days tapering into warm evenings spent sitting outside under the trees or beside the river. But this summer has been particularly kind to the Portland metro’s home sellers-- a group of folks that in the very recent past was getting nothing but bad news.

July 19, 2012 - 9:18 AM
  The graph above shows that in the Portland metro as a whole, the number of homes selling for below asking has dropped considerably (sampling from Jan/2011-May/2012). Let's explore this positive trend a bit more today. Like much of the country, Portland’s inventory of homes for sale is at a record low. That Read More

Hot in the City: Portland Property Values Heating Up

 

The graph above shows that in the Portland metro as a whole, the number of homes selling for below asking has dropped considerably (sampling from Jan/2011-May/2012). Let's explore this positive trend a bit more today.

March 30, 2012 - 10:51 PM
If you enjoy swimming for relaxation as well as exercise, you may want to consider taking your aquatic habit to a public pool in the City of Roses after purchasing one of the houses for sale in Portland. Swimming works a large portion of the muscles in your body, while limiting damage from impact that can Read More

Consider swimming in a public pool in Portland

If you find swimming not only a relaxing but successful exercise regime, you may want to consider taking your aquatic habit to a public pool in the City of Roses after purchasing one of the houses for sale in Portland.

March 30, 2012 - 9:36 PM
After purchasing one of the houses for sale in Portland, OR, you may want to enjoy the outdoors by taking a ride on an ATV. These four-wheeled recreational sport vehicles can be a blast for those who enjoy the wind whipping past their helmet. However, this requires a bit of gear before hitting the trails. Read More

Outfit your ATV in Portland, OR

After purchasing one of the houses for sale in Portland, OR, you may want to enjoy the outdoors by taking a ride on an ATV.

March 29, 2012 - 4:32 PM
If you’re in the middle of looking at houses for sale in Vancouver, WA and need to stop for a bite to eat, Thai is a wonderful culinary option in the area. The majority of ingredients in the traditional cuisine is healthy and features vegetables, long grain rice and minimal salt. The Thai Orchid Read More

Enjoy Thai food in Vancouver, WA

If you’re in the middle of looking at houses for sale in Vancouver, WA and need to stop for a bite to eat, Thai is a wonderful culinary option in the area.

March 29, 2012 - 3:06 PM
If you love the salty taste of shellfish there are a variety of local restaurants to choose from after you purchase a home off the MLS listings in Portland, OR. Whether it is fine dining or slurping back steamers outside at a picnic table, shellfish is plentiful in the area. Salty’s Seafood Grills is Read More

Where do you crack into juicy shell fish in Portland, OR?

If you love the salty taste of shell fish there are a variety of local restaurants to choose from after you purchase a home off the MLS listings in Portland, OR.

March 28, 2012 - 4:14 PM
If you’ve had a fender bender or a more serious car accident, a local auto body shop could fix it up right without making traveling between the home you bought off the MLS listings in Hillsboro, OR and the business difficult. Going without a vehicle can make things challenging, but by having it Read More

Fix that bumper up right in Hillsboro, OR

If you’ve had a fender bender or a more serious car accident, a local auto body shop could fix it up right without making traveling between the home you bought off the MLS listings in Hillsboro, OR and the business difficult.

March 27, 2012 - 3:27 PM
More than a few consumers find credit unions a preferable financial institution, but if you are looking for a local branch after purchasing one of the homes for sale in Vancouver, WA you may be in luck. Credit unions are member-owned financial cooperatives that are controlled through democratically elected Read More

Is a credit union in Vancouver right for you?

More than a few consumers find credit unions a preferable financial institution, but if you are looking for a local branch after purchasing one of the homes for sale in Vancouver, WA you may be in luck.

March 26, 2012 - 2:26 PM
If you’re looking for a book store for your children after purchasing a home off the MLS listings in Portland, there are a variety of retailers that offer brand new and pre-owned texts. The average college student spends over $700 on text books, according to the New York Times. That’s why finding Read More

Where should students find text books in Portland, OR?

If you’re looking for a book store for your children after purchasing a home off the MLS listings in Portland, there are a variety of retailers that offer brand new and pre-owned texts.

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