Portland Neighborhoods


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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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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What Does ‘Middle Housing’ Look Like?

Last week, the Oregon Senate passed House Bill 2001 which would fundamentally change residential zoning laws in Oregon. In cities of 10,000 or more people, duplexes will be allowed in areas currently zoned for single-family homes. In cities of 20,000 or more people, triplexes and fourplexes will be allowed in areas currently…

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Think Attends Portland Homeless Family Solutions “Family Reunion” Fundraiser

On Oct. 12, several Think Real Estate agents participated in the Portland Homeless Family Solutions (PHSF) “Family Reunion” fundraiser. PHFS is a non-profit that “empowers homeless families with children to get back into housing and to stay there long-term.” At the auction, PHFS raised a record-breaking $200,000 to help fund the non-profit’s…

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Market Snapshot: 97239 – SW Portland

This week we take a closer look at the zip code of 97239 in Southeast Portland which includes the neighborhoods of: Homestead, Hillsdale, South Portland, and parts of the Southwest Hills This area of Southwest Portland is relatively close to downtown, has some large green spaces, and includes the campus of OHSU. Homes…

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Market Snapshot: 97209 – NW Portland

**Every month RMLS releases statistics on the Portland Metro Area as a whole. But not every neighborhood is the same, so we’re running a series on the neighborhoods of Portland to get a better look at different parts of the city! This week we take a closer look at inner NW Portland…

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