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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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Willamette Week Best of Portland 2020

It’s that time of year again! Each Spring Willamette Week puts on an annual poll allowing readers to choose their top picks for all things Portland – everything ranging from shops, restaurants, events, people and more! Because nominees are chosen by the readers, we are counting on you to help us out.…

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Portland’s Residential Infill Project

You may have heard that the City of Portland is considering making changes to zoning regulations to allow for more homes to be built on lots in nearly all Portland neighborhoods. Here we take a look at what is being proposed and why: As with many zoning practices nationwide, the current zoning…

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