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Uncategorized Forbes Rates Portland OR Rates as the Best Place for Business and Careers Kurt Badenhausen , Forbes Staff I cover sports business with rare dips into b-schools, local economies Despite a population of 2.4 million, the Portland, Ore., metro area is home to just one big publicly traded company with annual sales over $3 billion: Nike, based in Beaverton. But the limited big corporate presence has not stopped recent […]
Uncategorized Portland’s Hottest Neighborhoods Portland's real estate market continues to heat up. Check out the hottest selling neighborhoods:
Uncategorized Oregon Tops the “Moving Destinations” List The secret is out! Oregon is a great place to live. Oregon topped the 2014 moving destinations list compiled by United Van Lines. South Carolina and North Carolina were second and third (who knew?). Perhaps that is why housing prices are back to their 2008 pre-crash levels? Find out why so many people are falling […]
Uncategorized Average time to sell a home plummets According to the PBJ, the average time to sell a home plummetted at the end of 2014. The average time to sell is now just under 60 days. Read the full story.
Uncategorized PDX Realtors Post Record Sales in December! Portland realtors sold more houses in December than in the last nine years according to the Regional Multiple Listing Service that provides real estate sales information in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Home sales were up 25.6 percent from the year before… read more. 
Uncategorized Oregon Real Estate Market Normalizes The Oregon and Washington real estate markets are finally stabilizing and appear to be healthier than the nation as a whole. Read the full story…
Uncategorized Portland Real Estate Loses A Little Steam, But Prices Still Rising According to this article by OPB, the Portland market has cooled a bit. Apparently we are no longer "going a 100 mph, but we are still doing 60-70 mph." The limited number of homes for sale, however, continues to push prices up… 
Uncategorized Portland’s Hottest Neighborhoods Here's a great article on Portland's hottest neighborhoods for empty-nesters, first-time buyers, investors, young families and urbanites. Find out where to buy property now!  
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Uncategorized Buying a Home in PDX? Better Act Fast! The PDX housing market is really heating up. Portland is now the fourth hottest market with 14.5% of homes selling withing 3 days! Read the whole story…
Uncategorized Another Home Price Bump For Portland As inventory tightens and more people continue to migrate to Oregon, Portland's residential market has experienced another surge in value…
Uncategorized Portland’s 25 fastest-selling neighborhoods of 2013 Nearly 27,000 homes were sold in Portland last year. And they sold quickly. As the residential real estate market churned in 2013, Portland landed on a top-10 cities list in March for the number of "flash sales," homes sold within 24 hours of being listed. Read the whole story…
Uncategorized Here Are Portland’s 25 hottest neighborhoods From the Portland Biz Journal: Today's article looks at the neighborhoods that recorded the largest number of home sales. Read the full story here…
Uncategorized Housing Gains Predicted For The Year Modest gains are predicted for the year in the range of 4%-4.5%. Read the whole story…
Uncategorized Mortgage Availability Improves According to a new survey from Fannie Mae, credit availability is improving. For the first time in over three years, the majority of consumers believe it's easier to get a mortgage… 
Uncategorized Fannie Mae offering cash incentives to some home buyers If you're planning to shop for a home in the next few weeks, here's an early spring buying season come-on that just might save you some money if you qualify. Read the whole story…  
Uncategorized Alexis Halmy – Top Producer for 2013!
Uncategorized Oregon Ranked 7th for Cat Lovers! Real estate website Estately.com just ranked Washington fifth and Oregon seventh in the country for "cat lovers." "We're thrilled to hear about the ranking," said David Lytle of the Oregon Humane Society. "Frankly, we think we should be No. 1 because more cats are adopted out of this building on the west coast and maybe […]
Uncategorized Things Are Looking Up! OR Ranked 3rd in Job Growth A new federal report shows Oregon with the third-highest percentage of job growth in the nation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Tuesday says Oregon posted a 2.4 percent increase in 2013. Only North Dakota and Florida expanded at a faster pace. Read the full story…
Uncategorized PDX Home Prices Up 13% in 2013 Portland’s housing market saw a big boost in prices this year, according to the real estate firm Zillow. The total value of Portland area homes increased by almost $23 billion this year — or about 13 percent. That’s better than the national average increase of about eight percent… 
Uncategorized Oregon Home Prices Up 15%! The Oregon market continues to recover! Sales are up. Prices are way up! Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/1fdGAyt