Best Realtor in Portland, Oregon

Real Estate
[caption id="attachment_8131" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Best Real Estate Agent in Portland, Oregon[/caption] 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 may only really get the full attention of an assistant. A better question may be: "who's the best Realtor for you?" When interviewing a Realtor look for experience, strong ethics, brokerage reputation and how well they understand your needs. Also, make sure the real estate agent has time for you. Listing Agent vs Buyer Agent, or both? A specialist "buyer's agent" has the advantage of being tuned-in on exactly what buyers are looking for. On the other hand, a…
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Realtors Update Housing Market

Portland Home Values, Portland Real Estate Market
Realtors Update For Portland, Oregon Housing [caption id="attachment_2593" align="alignright" width="300" caption="This Week in Housing: Asking Price Up, Price Per Square Foot Down"][/caption] The Median List (asking) Price for Portland Real Estate Listings for the first week in August is $284,000. And, while list prices have been trending up of late it should also be noted that price per square foot is trending down... meaning that larger homes are being sold and while the median price is rising the price per square foot is lowering meaning that values seem to still be dropping. Consequently, Realtors have noted more buyers entering the market to take advantage of excellent values represented in lowered price per square foot. Agents and Brokers are also taking a circumspect view of the changes in the local housing…
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