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September 2017 Portland Metro Real Estate Update

Portland metro real estate market continues to remain hot through the first three quarters of 2017. Compared to the first three quarters of 2016, Portland metro’s home prices…

Possible Changes to Portland’s Skyline, in Exchange for Affordable Housing

  NBP Capital, a Portland-based real estate investment, and development company has brought an awfully interesting proposition to City Hall. They wish to dramatically change our city’s skyline with…

October Events Around Portland

Overnight we went from 80 degree days to the undeniable fall weather and before we know it, it’s going to be full-blown winter. Time to get out there…

Portland Real Estate Market Moving Towards a More Normal Market?

Home buyers in the Portland Metro area have been asking “when is the craziness going to end!?” It’s too soon to say, but home buyers may be finding…

Portland Metro Real Estate Activity Cools from August but Grows Leaps Over Last Year

This September showed a significant increase over last September, while dipping slightly below the previous month. Closed sales jumped a huge 26.6% over September 2014, making it the…

Your Latest Uber Update

The Uber delay continues. Last Thursday was expected to end the back and forth with a city council vote, unfortunately after six long hours of conversation between city commissioners and…

Housing Inventory the Lowest its Been Since 2005 and Closed Sales Nearly Double in March

Springtime often brings along an influx of real estate active and the numbers from last month show that this year is no different. In fact, closed sales almost doubled…

Will We See Uber Back in Portland?

The drama continues with the Portland Uber issue. The latest news reveals that after a 4 month hiatus, Uber and fellow ride-sharing companies may soon be back on the…

Rental Rates in Portland Metro are on the Steep Climb Up

According to a recently posted Oregonlive.com article, rental rates in the Portland Metro have grown a monstrous 20.45% in the last five years. This makes Portland’s rental market…

Portland Named the Most Affordable Big City in the US

Portland lands on the top of yet another list. According to a recent post on Thrillist, Portland tops all other big cities when it comes to affordability. Data…

Real Estate Activity Blossoms in February

February shows a rise in real estate activity and an overall strong month. Closed and pending sales went up. Accepted offers and new listings went up. As the spring…

Portland Metro Had it’s Best September for Pending Sales Since 2006!

As we move into a traditionally slower season for real estate, we look back over the month of September to see how the Portland metro fared. Yes, it…

Portland Metro Real Estate Activity in August 2014

As it typically does this time of year, activity cooled down in the month of August. While the numbers did sink a bit lower than July, they still…

Oregon Ranks #1 for Beer in America!

   Oregon ranks #1 for beer in America! When Thrillist ranked each US state by it’s beer  we were pleased, but admittedly not surprised, to see Oregon sitting comfortably…

Beaverton’s New $40 Million Athletic Club and Spa

Residence of Beaverton have been watching as the giant VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa takes shape on the corner of Southwest Murray Boulevard and Jenkins Road. If you’ve…

Portland Metro Housing Market Shows Continual Growth into May

As the year cruises along, so does the real estate activity in the Portland metro area. This month was the strongest May for new listings since 2008! Pending…