Month: March 2017

I can see your house from here!

I can see your house from here!

We just got this map of houses we have helped people procure and it made us feel (hashtag) blessed. It shows all the homes we’ve bought and sold in the Portland Metro area for clients like you. Really, thanks for trusting PDX House Geeks. We are…

Multnomah Co program will build backyard ADUs to house homeless

Multnomah Co program will build backyard ADUs to house homeless

Multnomah County and A Home For Everyone are teaming up for a new program to help combat homelessness. The program would spend up to $75,000 per property to build homeowners a free 200 square foot ADU if they agree to house a homeless family there…

Portland Landlords, Welcome to Relocation Fees!

Portland Landlords, Welcome to Relocation Fees!

February 2nd, 2017 witnessed an emergency Relocation Ordinance pass unanimously that will require that Landlords in the City of Portland pay Relocation Fees on a sliding scale for tenants that are facing a no-cause eviction. The requirement to pay moving costs also applies to rent increases…

Interest rates–what’s up?

Interest rates–what’s up?

Times are changing. The elections are over. The economy has seen improvement since the Great Recession. Housing prices have been on a steady rise. The Trump Bump is in effect. But now what? Specifically, what should we expect for mortgage interest rates? It’s true that people…

Portland Metro: February Real Estate Market Report

Portland Metro: February Real Estate Market Report

February Residential Highlights February brought more mixed activity to the Portland metro area, but activity made some gains over last month. Pending sales (2,369) showed a 19.0% increase over the 1,990 offers accepted last month in January 2017, but a 15.0% decrease when compared to…