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Portland Metro: May Real Estate Market Report

Portland Metro: May Real Estate Market Report

May Residential Highlights New listings made some gains this May in the Portland metro area. At 4,665, new listings outpaced May 2017 (4,388) by 6.3% and rose 16.9% from last month in April 2018 (3,990). This was the strongest May for new listings since 2008, […]

Portland Metro: April Real Estate Market Report

Portland Metro: April Real Estate Market Report

April Residential Highlights Closed sales saw an upswing this April in the Portland metro area. There were 2,523 closings, a 13.7% increase over April 2017 (2,219) and a 6.4% increase over last month in March 2018 (2,371). New listings (3,990) saw gains as well, outpacing […]

Portland Metro: March Real Estate Market Report

Portland Metro: March Real Estate Market Report

March Residential Highlights New listings in the Portland metro area saw a slight gain compared to last year this March. At 3,648 for the month, new listings edged 1.2% over the 3,604 new listings offered last year in March 2017 and were 44.2% warmer than […]

Portland Metro: February Real Estate Market Report

Portland Metro: February Real Estate Market Report

February Residential Highlights Closings had a strong month this February in the Portland metro area. There were 1,806 closed sales, a 8.2% increase over February 2017 (1,669) and a 10.9% increase over January 2018 (1,628). New listings (2,530) saw gains in February as well, outpacing […]

Dome home for a Bargain Basement Price!

Dome home for a Bargain Basement Price!

Remember when we first posted about 1850 Carriage Way in West Linn? Well it’s gone into bankruptcy sale since then and is now being offered for the low, low price of $400,000! The Oregonian reports the 1.4-acre wooded property at 1850 Carriage Way in West […]

Remodel, Renovate, or Leave it Be?

Remodel, Renovate, or Leave it Be?

Let’s talk about renovation and remodeling. This controversial post on Apartment Therapy got us thinking about something we come across all too often: homes that have had the character remodeled right out of them. Sometimes you walk into a house and it’s perfect with all […]

Portland Metro: January Real Estate Market Report

Portland Metro: January Real Estate Market Report

January Residential Highlights The Portland metro area saw plenty of pending sales and new listings this January. Pending sales, at 2,311, outpaced January 2017 (1,990) by 16.1% and December 2017 (1,757) by 31.5%. It was the strongest January for pending listings in the metro area […]

Portland Metro: December Real Estate Market Report

Portland Metro: December Real Estate Market Report

December Residential Highlights The Portland metro area saw mixed numbers this December, but new listings made gains compared to December 2016. At 1,617, new listings showed a 13.8% increase compared to December 2016, despite a 33.1% decrease from last month in November 2017 (2,416). This […]

Portland Metro: November Real Estate Market Report

Portland Metro: November Real Estate Market Report

November Residential Highlights The Portland metro area saw new listings make gains this November compared to November 2016. There were 2,416 new listings offered, a 16.2% increase from the 2,080 new listings offered last year in November 2016, but a 19.0% decrease compared to last […]

1962 “House of Tomorrow” for Sale in Palm Springs

1962 “House of Tomorrow” for Sale in Palm Springs

This Palm Springs property may be most famous as Elvis and Priscilla’s honeymoon cottage, but for us it’s a perfect vision of the future through the lens of 1962. It was designed by William Krisel and built for Robert Alexander of the Alexander Construction Company. […]