Portland Homes For Sale: April 2018 Report

Portland Home Values
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 gains have been much more conservative than in recent years. Homes for sale are averaging a 7.6% higher closing price than last year while the median closing price edged up 8.8% when the most recent 12 months are contrasted against the preceding 12 month period. Homes for sale around the Portland metro area have all increased in value, but a few areas stand out with the most notable gains. Mt Hood posted a whopping 14.1% improvement in average closing price closely followed by Gresham/Troutdale at 12.0%. In general, more affordable…
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Fall 2017: Portland Real Estate Market

Portland Real Estate Market
[caption id="attachment_8314" align="alignleft" width="300"] Median List Price of Portland Homes For Sale[/caption] 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. Nonetheless, average days on market for residential homes for sale is increasing while market action is waning. Current median asking price for properties in Portland is $518,000 and the average list price is $635,476. Following the waning market action, prices have been settling down a bit from their all time high in the spring/summer but even still, ever since the Great Recession, Portland's real estate market is continually defined by (lack…
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Portland Real Estate Market

Portland Real Estate Market
The Portland Real Estate market in 2010, December continued the trend of decreased activity toward the end of the year. That being said closed transactions were at the highest monthly level since June. Portland Homes For Sale were also in demand in that unsold inventory was at a low not seen since June. Closed transactions were down 2.9% compared to December 2009, while pending deals rose by 6%. New RMLS listings were down 8.5%. From November to December the quantity of closed deals rose from 1,279 to 1,462 (14.3%). However, pending sales fell from 1,426 to 1,210 (-15.2%), and new listings dropped from 2,437 to 1,925 (-22.2%). At the month’s rate of sales, the 11,611 active residential listings would last about 7.9 months, a 2.3- month drop since November. [caption…
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