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Portland Prospers in the Fifties Standing on the rock solid foundation of a post-war economy (lovingly referred by economists as The Golden Age of Capitalism), Portlanders shifted their wartime production focus into one of reproduction. While our industrial workforce began to scatter after the war, fresh new Baby Boomers began to arrive in infant form. [...]
6436 SE 18th Ave – $499,900 Nestled in Portland’s popular Westmoreland neighborhood, this 1926 bungalow is primed to hit the market in mid-September. Boasting an oversized double garage with a huge attic, the spacious floor plan features two bedrooms upstairs and two on the main. Residence Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 1/2 Total Square Feet: [...]
Portland Waterfront Focus As Portlanders, a point of pride has always been our glorious waterfront. More than merely an aquatic line of demarcation between the territory of Eastsiders and Westsiders, the Willamette and her shores are mother to much of our trademark Northwestern beauty. Spanned by architectural wonders (the Broadway Bridge was our first bascule [...]
TrueView Spotlight: Details Home is a place all your own, where one goes to relax, unwind, entertain. Just as every person is unique, so is their home, differentiated from one another by personal touches and details. These details are the driving force behind making a house, your home –customizing and personalizing the little things in [...]
- 3625 SW Admiral St - Previously listed with some less than spectacular photos, we decided to let TrueView work its magic on this listing. Our media team had a field day on Admiral Street, expertly capturing the beautiful property with their trusty lenses. The resulting photos and videos were extremely popular, bolstering traffic to [...]
The peak period of Portland’s real estate scene has started in earnest as of April and May, with home sellers receiving offer prices 15% higher than a year ago and going under contract in less than 3 months on average. Close-in Portland neighborhoods are seeing market times under two months, and with a shortage of [...]
Happy Sunday to you. And given the amount of time we spend in our garages on weekends, today seems to be an appropriate day to share this interesting infographic about the history and evolution of the humble garage in the U.S. Original content by IFA Insurance. Click on the image to enlargen.
As the Portland real estate markets revs into its busy season, the increased pace of sales along with the relatively flat supply of new homes listed on the market is making for continued slim pickings for buyers. March 2013?s statistics show it to be the busiest March since 2007 with 2,600+ contracts pending and 2,200 [...]
The pace of sales in the Portland metro real estate market is returning to ‘normal’ levels, with closed and pending home sales in February at the highest levels since the peak periods of 2007-2008. This steady recovery comes in the face of near record low inventory — only four and a half months of available [...]
Inventory levels continue to plague the Portland real estate market in January, with just 6,366 homes and condos available for sale. Pending and closed sales are up from a year ago, but new listings lag behind January 2012 levels. Low interest rates and low inventories are fueling average and median sale hikes, now 5.4% and [...]
A little late to the statistics review party this month, but finally here to close out 2012. The year ended with mixed trends: more sales, fewer listings, and higher prices. The total sales volume in 2012 across the Portland metro area reached $6.45 billion, compared to $5.2 and $5.3 billion in 2011 and 2010 respectively. [...]
The real estate market in the Portland metro area began its seasonal wind-down in November, with closed sales and new listings shrinking from the stronger-than-usual fall volumes. The month ended with just 7,200 units active on the market — the lowest number of active listings going back to May 2006. At just around 4 months [...]
Another delicious Portland time-lapse video for your Friday enjoyment. We live in a gorgeous city. Portland, Oregon HD Timelapse from 5dNEP on Vimeo.
Happy Thanksgiving weekend! A little Black Friday humor for ya’…. Given all of Portland’s rail transportation options, here’s a public service reminder when crossing or approaching rail areas. It’s a dumb way to die. Here are some close calls captured on Tri-Met’s Westside Express Service (WES) cameras. ‘Nuff said. Let’s be careful out there.
Does staging my home really pay off? If you were selling a car, would you get more money if you washed and waxed it? Probably… Or reverse this question…. If I tried to sell a dirty car, would I get less money for it? Absolutely! Here is a home that clearly shows the benefits of [...]
During the winter holidays, many sellers withdraw their homes from the market or wait until after the first of the year to sell. Most often, it’s because of family visits and holiday celebrations. However in today’s market, having your home up for sale during the winter holidays can give you a competitive edge. Serious Buyers. [...]
Marketing matters. When exceptional marketing combines with the right price, anything is possible. In today’s market, high quality photography, videography, and presentation stands out. Here are just a handful of last month’s successes. 913 SW Westwood - $400,000 This classic Hillsdale bungalow features an expansive lower level and a great location in SW Portland. The [...]
Whether you grew up going to The Nutracker every year or the ballet isn’t normally your thing, The Nutracker at the Oregon Ballet Theater is something you can’t miss during the holiday season. Every year the snowflakes, toy soldiers, and rat armies come to life and create a world of wonder and imagination for both [...]
Most of us have heard about many wonderful large charities and organizations in the area, such as the Salvation Army and the Oregon Food Bank, but there are also many smaller nonprofits in Portland creating a difference in an amazing way. The Piano Santa Foundation makes a huge impact in the musical lives of children [...]
There’s nothing like discovering your next favorite spot in town—especially when it’s a bakery like Saint Honore. This boulangerie is a local neighborhood shop with locations in NW Portland and Lake Oswego. Aside from a mouth-watering array of classic French pastries, there are also delicious baguette sandwiches, salads, soups, and of course coffee. Say it [...]