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April RMLS Market Analysis

April’s market numbers are showing a stronger market than we’ve seen in the last few months. This is typically the busiest time of the year in the Northwest, so it’s not unexpected to see a stronger April than March. Last month both new listings and pending sales were down, so now we’re…

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Market Snapshot: 97266 SE Portland

This week we take a closer look at the zip code of 97266 in Southeast Portland. This area covers parts of the Powellhurst-Gilbert and Pleasant Valley neighborhoods as well as all of Lents. Located in outer Southeast Portland, this area has seen rapid price growth in recent years – the Median Home…

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Nominate Us! Best Of Portland – 2019

It’s spring and that means Willamette Week is hosting the 2019 Best of Portland Reader’s Poll. We’ve won the Best Real Estate Office for the past two years and would love to be able to keep that streak — but we need your help! To get us the nomination, follow this DIRECT…

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February RMLS Market Analysis

The market numbers for February were a bit of a mixed bag for the Portland Metro Area. The median home price increased by 3.9% compared to February of last year, which was a welcome relief after January saw the median price fall for the first time in nearly seven years. That said,…

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City Club of Portland Report finds The City Needs More Commissioners

A new report from City Club of Portland argues that the city needs more commissioners Since 1913, Portland has operated under a commissioner model of government and is the only major US city that still uses this model. Under the commissioner model, voters elect city-wide commissioners rather than representatives for specific districts.…

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Updates on Senate Bill 608: State-Wide Rent Control

Historic tenant protections are getting closer in Oregon. On Tuesday, February 12, the Oregon Senate passed SB 608 in a 17-11 vote. Now it will move on to the Oregon House. According to OPB, “Senate Bill 608 is now expected to sail through the Oregon House of Representatives, the more left-leaning chamber,…

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