Oregon’s spring, 2018 weather is warming up buyer activity on Portland homes for sale, with homes selling in an average of 55 days compared to 58 days for the same period in 2017. Property values are still going up, albeit
Summer is over and Fall is here with plenty of cold, rainy wind… and of course, the ubiquitous comparatively sluggish real estate market. I say “comparatively sluggish” because housing in our city is still selling quickly and inventory remains very low by the measures of conventional wisdom.
Today we’re looking at the Top 10 most expensive areas in the Portland real estate market by zip code. The neighborhoods and communities in each of these zip codes all feature luxury homes, properties with views and all of the
The bottom line is that we don’t really know what the long-term effects of rent control will be and that such laws would be a result of public outcry from the many citizens being priced out of their own lives
Disclaimer: author is not an attorney and the following is an editorial opinion article and should not be construed as legal or property management advice. Portland Puts The Squeeze on AirBnB Hosts Portland lawmakers say that these new rules will
Take our fun, interactive real estate quiz to help kickoff your Portland, Oregon home search. Okay well, maybe you don’t want to make such an important life decision based on a silly quiz but we hope you at least get a chuckle about the interesting questions. As we Realtors always say, if the questions aren’t questionable, then they’re probably not very entertaining. All jokes aside, if you need help finding a home and appreciate experienced Portland real estate agents with dry senses of humor then call us to start looking for a home that actually fits with your lifestyle.
Fewer listings and fewer sales is the theme for winter and spring for Portland in 2017 thus far. … It’s important to note that last years’ spring buying season was stronger than ever and we also do experience seasonal slowing of the market in the winter months prior to spring. What we’re experiencing may be the prelude to another bold move forward in home values or the beginning of the market cooling off a little.
Portland’s Mayor recently sounded off about Uber’s use of clever software to outfox regulators during the city’s pointless battle against ridesharing, referring to Uber’s regulator-detection-algorithm known as “Greyball”. Greyball was used to avoid fines against Uber drivers operating in Portland when the service was banned. However, for myself as an average citizen, I question the city’s ethics in keeping an improved service out. For me, it feels like local government was forcing citizens to live in the past using antiquated technology because ridesharing doesn’t fit the tax model. As such, the government demonstrated poor ethics and Greyball was a reasonable response by Uber.
Question: Who is “The Best” Realtor in Portland, Oregon? Defining “The Best” depends on what criteria is used. Portland real estate agents with top sales numbers may get the job done, but if they’re too busy then chances are you
With the Holidays around the corner it’s also time to think about some home improvement to make room. Whether you need to make room for Thanksgiving cookware like that must-have monster-turkey-fryer or a nice place to put Christmas decorations in