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RMLS Market Analysis

The RMLS Numbers for October are out! Here’s our take: The median sale price in the Portland Metro Area held steady last month at $410,500; increasing slightly by just $500 over September and represented an increase of 3.9% over this time last year. This is typically the time of year when sales…

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How to Research the History of Your Home

Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? You likely know who owned it before you, and maybe you know the history of your neighborhood, but by doing a little sleuthing, you can learn so much more!1. Talk to your neighbors! Your neighbors are a great source of informal information on…

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July RMLS Market Analysis

MLS numbers for July are out. Here’s our take: The mixed bag of activity we’ve seen so far this year in the Portland Real Estate Market continued into July. When we compare this July to July of last year, we see that new listings and pending sales were both down, but closed…

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Oregon House Passes Bill to Increase Housing Density

The Oregon House passed HB 2001, a bill that prevents cities from the exclusive use of single-family housing. According to reporting by OPB, this first-in-the-nation measure passed on a bipartisan 43-16 vote and now moves to the Oregon Senate. HB 2001 follows closely behind Minneapolis which banned single-family housing in December. “Fundamentally,…

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Think is celebrating LOVE at Pride — celebrate with us!

Come celebrate Pride with us June 15 and 16 in Downtown Portland at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Think agents will be walking in the Portland Pride Parade, on June 16 at 11 am. The parade route travels through Northwest Portland and along SW Naito Parkway to end at Tom McCall Waterfront…

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A love letter to a very special brunch spot

If you’re anything like me, you LOVE brunch. Not only the food but the totally justified (compulsory?) day drinking that accompanies it. But not all brunches are created equal; sometimes you get served a saltless Bloody Mary that tastes like straight-up Clamato or a hash that comes out soggy from the inordinate…

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