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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January RMLS Market Analysis

The RMLS numbers from January are here! Here’s our take: The Median Sale Price in the Portland Metro area rose again last month to $406,000 – an increase of 5.5% over January of 2019. New listings nearly doubled from last month, but are still almost 10% lower than this time last year.…

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Fremont bridge in Portland

Portland’s One-of-a-Kind Affordable Housing Unit

A new apartment complex specifically designed to help Portland’s Native American population find affordable housing has just been completed in the Cully neighborhood. The building features studio, one, two and three bedroom options and has been titled Nesika Illahee, which translates to “Our Place” in the Chinook language. Nesika Illahee’s exterior adorns…

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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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December RMLS Market Analysis

The RMLS Numbers for December are out! Here’s our take: Looking at the last month of last year (and last decade!) we see a lot of positive activity in the Portland Metro Area. Compared to the previous December, new listings increased by 1.2%, closed sales were up almost 20% and the Median…

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Helping the Houseless in Portland

Housing is an issue that is close to our hearts. As housing costs have skyrocketed, leading to an unprecedented number of houseless people, we feel an urgent need to support a number of local organizations that work to support our neighbors experiencing houselessness. Street Roots: You have likely seen local people selling…

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