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 Portland Real Estate - How's the Market April 2019  April Residential Highlights    The Portland metro area saw mostly gains this April, with new listings leading the way. There were 4,210 new listings, a 5.5% increase over April 2018 (3,990) and a 20.1% increase over the 3,504 offered last mont...
05/16/2019
 Portland Real Estate - How's the Market March 2019 March brought some gains to the Portland metro area, but all measures were cooler than last year in March 2018. There were 3,504 new listings, a 43.4% increase over February 2019 (2,444) but new listings fell 3.9% short of the 3,648 new listings...
04/18/2019
 How Does Oregon's Rent Control Bill 608 Affect Investors Whether you are a small, medium, or large real estate investor in Oregon, you will be affected in some way by Senate Bill 608, which was recently passed by the legislature and signed by Gov. Brown. There was much talk and speculation leadi...
04/01/2019
Just Listed for Sale - 7491 SW 208th Pl. Beaverton OR   Green Oasis in Cooper Mountain Overview Maps Photos Features Open House Market Stats $469,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,279 sqftLot: 9,583 sqftYear Built: 1994MLS #: 19391841...
03/27/2019
 Portland Real Estate - How's the Market Feb 2019  Activity in Portland was mixed this February, but some gains were seen compared with last month. Closed sales, at 1,726, rose 19.0% ahead of the 1,451 closings recorded last month in January 2019, but fell 4.4% short of the 1,806 closings recorde...
03/15/2019
Desirable Central Location Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $384,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,727 sqftLot: 3,049 sqftYear Built: 2002MLS #: 19631253 Location 5583 NE Caddis DrHillsboro, OR 97124USA John Van Hogen (503) 680-9390j...
02/18/2019
 Portland Real Estate Market Update for January 2019 During the last five months of 2018, the Portland market experienced a downshift. The pace of price increases had steadily outpaced increases in income, interest rates moved higher, stock market volatiliy created unsettling headlines, and the U...
02/17/2019
 Do For Sale by Owners Get Sabotaged Here? The kids were mostly launched, and the large house just didn't make much sense anymore. With an eye towards retirement, the client said it's time to downsize. Time to sell their existing Hillsboro home and move into a smaller, single-level home nearby. D...
11/09/2018
 South Hillsboro New Home Community After more than two decades of planning, new home sites are now under construction in the South Hillsboro community. More than 8,000 homes are to be built over the next several years, providing much-needed housing inventory. Over $120mil is slated for infrastru...
08/02/2018
  6 Ways to Catch Up When Behind on Your MortgageMany homeowners in Oregon and Washington are having trouble keeping current with their mortgage. According to CoreLogic, a national financial services firm, about 1 out of every 20 American homeowners are behind on mortgage payments.  When a homeow...
07/31/2018
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