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Special Election August 11th!

Did you receive a ballot in the mail last week? If you live in the City of Portland you should have! Portland is holding a special election on August 11th to fill the seat of City Commissioner Nick Fish, who passed away in January. During the May primary 15 people ran for…

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How’s the Market? A Look at May’s Real Estate Numbers.

Prices in the Portland metro area inched up again last month, with the Median Sale Price ending up at $425,000 in May. This represents an increase of 0.2% from April and brings the Median Price back up to where it was in March, which is the highest Median Sale Price we’ve seen.…

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Vote YES on Measure 26-210

The Portland Metro Area is experiencing a homelessness crisis. 5,000-12,000 people are sleeping outside or in shelters on any given night. According to the US Department of Education, over 20,000 children in the Metro Area are experiencing homelessness – making Oregon the #1 state in the country for unsheltered families with children. Funding…

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Time to Vote in the Oregon Primary!

**Updated May 15th** Find your closest ballot drop box here! Ballots are due by 8pm on Tuesday, May 19th! Oregon’s vote-by-mail system has become a national topic of conversation during the outbreak of COVID-19. Now that system will be on display as we head to the polls for the 2020 Primary on May…

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Vote May 19th!

Oregon’s Primary Election is on May 19th! The deadline to register in this election is Tuesday, April 28th and ballots will be mailed out starting April 29th. You should have already received your Voters’ Pamphlet – if you haven’t yet, head over to the Oregon Secretary of State website to download the State Pamphlet for your county:…

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March Real Estate Market Analysis

The RMLS numbers from March are here! Here’s our take: Home prices increased quite a bit in March – up 6.5% over the same period last year – along with the number of homes that sold (up 7.9%). The average length of time it took homes to sell and inventory* both fell…

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