Portland OR / Gresham

Post date: October 18, 2012
Oregon, like many an American state, has suffered from rising unemployment since the economy’s downturn. But today, welcome news from both the white and blue collar sectors: jobs are coming back. Finance Looking Up September of this year ushered in the first sign of recovery for Oregon’s... Read More

Finally, Some Good News on Employment: Jobs Returning to Oregon

Oregon, like many an American state, has suffered from rising unemployment since the economy’s downturn. But today, welcome news from both the white and blue collar sectors: jobs are coming back.

Finance Looking Up

Post date: August 9, 2012
  As a new homeowner in Portland, I can’t help but feel Oregon has my back when I read news of programs the state has created to protect me from losing my home. And that’s exactly what Oregon has done. Thanks in part to an innovative, and apparently very effective median program, Oregon... Read More
Post date: July 19, 2012
  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... 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.

Post date: May 24, 2012
Easier to Get Your Foot In? As a first-time buyer, I definitely understand the allure of a condo. The logic of a condo purchase, in many parts of the country, is that condos are often less expensive than their single-family counterparts, particularly when comparing the two properties if... Read More
Post date: March 30, 2012
After huffing and puffing to carry all of those boxes inside the home you purchased off of the MLS listings in Gresham, OR, you may consider a subscription to a local gym. Exercise can help decrease your chance of heart disease and stroke, reduce stress and maintain muscles for improved... Read More

Tone those glutes in Gresham, OR

After huffing and puffing to carry all of those boxes inside the home you purchased off the MLS listings in Gresham, OR, you may be considering a subscription to a local gym.

Post date: March 30, 2012
After moving into a new home purchased off of the MLS listings in Gresham, OR, you may need to find a local Catholic church to join. As a community member, the services should be similar from one place of worship to another. However, to be truly happy, practicing Catholics may want to... Read More

Find a Catholic service in Gresham, OR

After moving into a new home purchased off the MLS listings in Gresham, OR, you may need to find a local Catholic church to join.

Post date: March 29, 2012
Anything can happen on the way to a meeting. If you are suddenly without your makeup before you check out the Gresham, OR real estate market, you may need to find a store for a quick cosmetic emergency. Consider grabbing a lipstick, mascara and cover up before arriving at a home showing.... Read More

Get gussied up with makeup in Gresham, OR

Anything can happen on the way to a meeting. If you are suddenly without your makeup before you check out the Gresham, OR real estate market, you may need to find a store for a quick cosmetic emergency.

Post date: March 29, 2012
To celebrate the purchase of one of the houses for sale in Gresham, OR, take a trip down to a local barbecue joint. Nothing says success like getting messy with a mouth-watering stack of ribs. Whether you are in the mood for Texan spice or Tennessee smoke roast, Gresham is home to a... Read More

Celebrate a home sale with barbecue in Gresham, OR

To celebrate the purchase of one of the houses for sale in Gresham, OR, take a trip down to a local barbecue joint.

Post date: March 29, 2012
Home of the farm-to-plate tradition, Oregon's rich history includes plentiful farmers' markets. Consider finding a home off the MLS listings in Beaverton, OR to be close. Running errands at a locally supplied goods market can improve the entire food shopping experience if you are... Read More
Post date: March 28, 2012
After you’ve decided to relocate and buy one of the houses for sale in Gresham, OR, you may want to research your financing options. Determine your budget based on a pre-approved loan amount, a saved down payment and all outgoing payments. Local bank lenders may be the ideal home... Read More

Consider financing your home with a bank in Gresham, OR

After you’ve decided to relocate and buy one of the houses for sale in Gresham, OR, you may want to research your financing options.

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