Librarians Rule

Librarians Rule

Let the record show, I love all my clients. That being said, my Frient™ (Friend who’s also a Client), Katie is in a word “excelsior”. Read More

April RMLS Market Analysis

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 seeing the effect of that in a drop in Closed Sales during April. Fortunately, both listings and Pending Sales were up in April compared to last year (5.5% and 3.1%, respectively). Read More

Increasing Housing Density In Oregon Gains Momentum

Increasing Housing Density In Oregon Gains Momentum

Earlier this year, Oregon House Speaker, Rep. Tina Kotek (D-Portland) drafted House Bill 2001 that would increase housing density across the state. The bill was unanimously approved by a House committee Monday after the Portland Democrat agreed to make several changes and even has some allies across the aisle. Read More

Market Snapshot: 97266 SE Portland

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 Price increased by nearly a third from 2016 to today. As closer-in neighborhoods have become unaffordable for many, the less expensive neighborhoods of outer east Portland (and the surrounding suburbs) have become more desirable, especially for first-time home buyers. Read More

Nominate Us! Best Of Portland - 2019

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 LINK to the nomination page and click the “nominate” button. Thanks for all of your support! - The Think Real Estate Team   Read More