Portland OR

Post date: June 7, 2012
Parents of children requiring regular medical care may want to consider buying one of the homes for sale in Portland. This West Coast city is home to high-quality hospitals. One in particular, the Oregon Health and Science University, is ranked nationally in one adult and six pediatric... Read More

Portland hospital ranks high in quality

Parents of children requiring regular medical care may want to consider buying one of the homes for sale in Portland.

Post date: June 6, 2012
Couples looking for new digs that don’t have children may want to check out the neighborhood known as the Alberta Arts District. According to MSN Real Estate, it is an up-and-coming community that caters to serving those in their 20s and 30s with plenty of shopping, restaurants and... Read More

Alberta Arts District rates high with childless couples

Couples looking for new digs that don’t have children may want to check out the neighborhood known as the Alberta Arts District.

Post date: May 31, 2012
Understanding the Expenses and Regulations of Condo Ownership: Your HOA Condos might seem to we first-time buyers more simple than their single-family brethren. But we need to know that though condo management is indeed a shared process, that process doesn't necessarily mean condo-living... Read More

Is a Condo or a Single-Family Residence Your Best First Home in Portland: Part 3

Understanding the Expenses and Regulations of Condo Ownership: Your HOA

Condos might seem to we first-time buyers more simple than their single-family brethren. But we need to know that though condo management is indeed a shared process, that process doesn't necessarily mean condo-living is complication free. The first thing to understand: Your HOA.

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: May 22, 2012
For those greater Portland area residents that work in or slightly outside the city, there is often no better way to get around than public transportation. Professionals working within the city may want locate to their dream home in the MLS listings in Portland and determine if it is... Read More

Portland provides locals superior public transit

For those greater Portland area residents that work in or slightly outside the city, there is often no better way to get around than public transportation.

Post date: May 18, 2012
Located in the southwestern part of the city, one classy neighborhood in Portland contains some unique homes and an even more unusual alias. Named in the 19th century, Goose Hollow earned its moniker due to the numerous geese that used to run amok in the local vegetable gardens and the... Read More
Post date: May 17, 2012
It’s easy for a first-time buyer to feel the lure of a condo. I know this: I am a first-time buyer too.  As proverbial virgins to the game of real estate, we see condos as less intimidating because we aren’t going in alone: The Home Owners Association (better known as HOA) protects us.... Read More

Portland Buyers: Condo or Single-Family Home?

It’s easy for a first-time buyer to feel the lure of a condo. I know this: I am a first-time buyer too.  As proverbial virgins to the game of real estate, we see condos as less intimidating because we aren’t going in alone: The Home Owners Association (better known as HOA) protects us.

Post date: May 15, 2012
A new proposed budget cut to Portland’s general fund could provide the money for new development initiatives between 2012 and 2013. Portland Mayor Sam Adams has developed a plan for a $14.7 million cut to the $387 million general fund in order to allocate more money to new economic... Read More
Post date: May 10, 2012
Much of the Portland metro enjoys a retro flavor.  But away from the city itself, the enclave of Forest Grove offers the kind of small town idyll that we might expect from America of the 1940s and 50s. Thought Forest Grove might be considered a suburb of Portland if you look at in on a... Read More
Post date: May 8, 2012
The residents of Portland's Old Town Chinatown are seeing hope on the horizon as new initiatives are working to drastically improve the neighborhood. Local and agency efforts to clean up the area have helped revitalize the community and could attract first-time homebuyers who are... Read More

Portland neighborhood is getting a facelift

The residents of Portland's Old Town Chinatown are seeing hope on the horizon as new initiatives are working to drastically improve the neighborhood.

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