ADUs in Portland

Over the last few years there’s been a secret housing boom in Portland. Accessory Dwelling Units or ADUs are small apartments built into basements and garages and they’re being built all over town. The main reason people are building them is for family...

How to Pick a Realtor in 2013

There are 1,000’s of real estate brokers in the Portland area, so how is buyer or seller supposed to choose one? Here are some questions to ask a Realtor before you decide who to hire. The two most important things to consider when hiring a Realtor are character...

Sales Volume Report | January 2013

Sales Volume Report | January 2013 PORTLAND SALES VOLUME REPORT | January 10, 2013  Sales Volume Above Spring 2012 Numbers 672 homes were sold in Portland in December, down from 732 in November. This shows the sales peak for the metro area happened in August at close...

Real Estate Predictions for 2013

It’s a new year and after 12 months of positive real estate news we look forward with what to expect in 2013. When I gaze into my crystal ball here is what I see in 2013: I think the lead story of 2013 will be rising home values. That should create a more active...