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Last summer, the HGTV show “My First Place” came to Portland and selected a couple of my clients to follow and film as they purchased their first home together. As their agent, I was sorta obligated to go along with the deal. I mean, who would turn down free publicity, right? Well, the episode finally airs this [...]
Portland’s strong, springtime home-buying activity continued through April, with nearly 2,000 homes selling and another ~3,000 entering into contract. The sale pending number is the highest since May 2007 and is comparable to figure we saw during the bubble-buying period between 2004 and 2007. Sale prices bounced up a tick from last month, but are still [...]
Reporting this a little late this month, but March results for Portland’s real estate market were a little eye-opening. First off, 1,800 homes closed escrow in March. That’s ok, but not historically all that strong for March. However, 2,400+ homes went sale pending in the month. That’s the highest number of homes under contract going back 31 [...]
Jason Lucas and I spent a couple hours at the John Ross condos on Monday to see every unit and to document the features,
If you believed the Portland-area housing market was in recovery mode, February 2010's results won't bolster your confid
If you're struggling to keep your home, you may want to take advantage of an upcoming workshop and free counseling put o
Like the neighboring Atwater Place, owners of the John Ross Condominiums have decided to auction 50 unsold units in an e
New solutions from the Obama administration for the housing crisis continue to emerge. From the New York Times comes: Mo
I put together a graph showing Portland-area median sale prices by month from 2000 through 2009. The smooth curves show
According to the Case-Shiller report, home price declines are easing throughout most of the country, including Portland-
Just about every metric comparing January 2010 to January 2009 would appear to be positive news -- higher sales volume &
I've been pondering how the housing market will fare as federal support programs wind down. First, the Federal Reserve w No related posts.
Lost in the breathless excitement surrounding low interest rates and homebuyer tax credits are the stories of beleaguere No related posts.
Just a heads-up. If you want an assured ticket for Portland's popular modern home tour (April 17), you might have to pon No related posts.
Completely off the real estate topic today, but I bumped into this video posted at oregonlive.com, courtesy of the Winde No related posts.
It's an FHA-kinda day here at re:PDX. In a move to minimize its own insolvency and avoid a bailout, the FHA is refining No related posts.
Starting February 1, the Department of Housing and Urban Development will temporarily suspend a rule in FHA lending that Related posts:The Clock is Ticking for FHA Changes Anyone considering a home purchase or a refinance using FH...
December 2009 certainly beat the tar out of December 2008 when it came to sales volume. Poor weather and economic uncert No related posts.
Big news yesterday at RMLS headquarters as Kurt von Wasmuth was appointed as the new CEO and President of Oregon's large No related posts.
The Portland Tribune reports that the Homebuilders Association of Metropolitan Portland will be revisiting its single-fa No related posts.