The Portland Metro area recovered in earnest in 2013. The momentum from 2012 carried over, with the five key indicators on the M TrueView market reports trending strongly positive. Median and average prices for homes are very near their all time high values, and continuing in a robust upward direction. One of the most optim
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The Garden at Elk Rock Also known as the Garden of the Bishop’s Close, this wonderful gem was established nearly a century ago on the cliffs overlooking the Willamette River. Honoring the wishes of its creator, the garden remains open to visitors, providing Portlanders with the amazing opportunity to appreciate one of
8152 N Druid Ave: approx. $265,000 Situated on a quiet street in North Portland, this charming 1906 farmhouse boasts a nicely sized yard and is in close proximity to Columbia Park and University Park. The home is complete with a bonus non-conforming bedroom and also features a lovely sitting area in the basement. Residence
- 2616 SW Hamilton St - This mid-century modern home received wonderfully positive results on the market, with a frenzy of buyer attention. TrueView marketing beautifully captured all of its desirable details, including gorgeous views and classic architecture. Boasting five offers, the listing sold at $27,000 over list pric
Portland Adapts to the Sixties – Our Home History By all accounts, the 1960s were a tumultuous time in Portland and the world at large. The relative peace and prosperity of the 1950s gave way to challenge and change and the looming threat of another war. While the previous decade’s improvisation with home design
1. Volunteer & Donate: Donate gifts, food and your valuable time to others in need through numerous non-profits. Toys For Tots Portland Rescue Mission Adopt-A-Family Radio Cab Turkey Project 2. Zoo Lights: Every year the Oregon Zoo transforms into a winter wonderland from November 29th to January 5th. Boasting mo
6342 NE Hassalo St: approx. $200,000 Situated in a quiet Northeast Portland neighborhood, this ranch style home features an open, single-level floor plan that provides a connected living experience. In the fully fenced backyard, mature trees and foliage create a private sanctuary –excellent for relaxing or entertainin
- 1410 SE 30th Ave - Splendid TrueView presentation and a fantastic location excited numerous buyers about this home. With five offers on the table, the 1907 bungalow sold for a whopping $12k over asking price. Combining the guidance of an experienced agent with the beauty of TrueView marketing is a recipe for success! Home
- 11841 SW 23rd Ave - The success of this home is a story of fantastic teamwork; the agent and seller worked together closely, making sure to invest a great deal of effort into perfecting the home for the market. Renovations included resurfacing the ceilings and undergoing a delightful kitchen makeover. This attention to de
12510 SW Summer Crest Dr – $399,000 Situated on a coveted lakefront lot beside Tigard’s Summerlake Park, this 1966 remodeled daylight ranch will soon be ready for the market! Featuring an expansive backyard sprinkled with trees, this home claims its very own service station for the hobbyist in your life.
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 availabl
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
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 Servic
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 [...]
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 expan
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.
When sellers list their homes with me, I promote their listing throughout M Realty and create a buzz before the house is even listed in MLS. Sharing your listing with my real estate community before it hits the market ensures that your property gets maximum exposure. We’ve had lots of success recently with pocket list
Portland’s real estate market continues to show strength as it heads into fall and what is normally a quiet transaction season. Over 2,100 homes closed escrow and another 2,177 entered into sale contracts in October throughout the Portland metro area. Home sales were up 42% over last October and up 11% over September.
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 bo
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 sandwich
Some were a little surprised at the strength of the September results for the Portland metro real estate market, but the tea leaves in August weren’t all that hard to read. The housing market started September with 2,387 homes in pending status and ended with 2,058 — substantially stronger than the Septembers of
August proved to be a robust month in the Portland real estate scene, with over 2,300 homes changing hands. A similar number of properties received acceptable offers and went ‘sale pending’ during the month as well, portending a busy September. With four months left in the year, the Portland’s housing mark
The Portland metro real estate market has likely hit its peak for 2012, with July results showing consistent price increases and steady activity. Just under 2,000 units closed escrow in July, down from 2,224 sold properties in June but still a couple hundred units above last year’s mark. July marked the sixth straight