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November Real Estate Market Numbers

While most indicators are down this month compared to October (new listings, pending sales, closed sales, and prices), nearly all are up from this time last year. Every year we expect to see activity (and therefore prices) drop slightly in the fall and winter, so comparing to this time last year is…

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51-Unit Affordable Housing Building Breaks Ground

Central City Concern (CCC) has broken ground on a 51-unit affordable housing community in North Portland last week. Part of CCC’s “Housing is Health” initiative, the 51-unit apartment building will be named  Charlotte B. Rutherford Place – honoring one of Portland’s pioneering African American families – and will have 34 one-bedroom and 17…

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Kenton Neighborhood Approves Tiny House Village for Homeless

Wednesday night residents of the Kenton neighborhood voted overwhelmingly to endorse a new concept aimed at helping homeless women get off the street. The Tiny House Village will consist of 14 tiny homes that measure about 8-by-12 feet. They are meant to be a temporary way to get homeless women off the street while…

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January Market Numbers

Real Estate activity in Portland was down in the month of January compared to January of last year. We saw newer new listings, pending sales, and closed sales. This helped to push the average and median home prices higher than last year, though there wasn’t much change from the end of 2016…

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October Housing Numbers

RMLS Housing Statitstics from October have been released and the real estate market in the Portland Metro Area held steady last month. The first half of 2016 was marked by rapid increases in both activity and prices, but so far the second half has tempered those increases. The median sale price was…

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September Housing Numbers

September housing numbers are here! The real estate market cooled this month, and average sale prices are down from August 2016. There were 12.6% fewer new listings in September than in August. However, this was the best September for new listings since 2008. Closed sales cooled 6.2% from last year, and 5.9% from…

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