Resources

DOCUMENTATION
Click title to download PDF
Oregon Property Buyer Advisory
Oregon Property Seller Advisory

 

FINANCIAL
mortgage loans – Learn all about them from Wikipedia

 

MAPS
google maps – Enter address and go (check out “street view” to see the neighbors)

portland maps – City info on any address in Portland from permits to transportation to zoning

 

CITY & COUNTY
portland schools – Generates schools for any address in Portland

school report cards – Department of Education reports on schools

neighborhood pulse – Portland region’s neighborhoods and how they interact

multnomah county – Official county government website with info & services for citizens

bureau of developmental services – Information about zoning, permits, and regulations

metro – Official regional website servicing Clackamas, Multnomah, & Washington counties

 

RENOVATION
rebuilding center – For all your recycled building materials needs

GreenDepot – Natural & sustainable building materials

Old Portland – Period architectural salvage & antiques

rejuvenation – Period reproduction lighting & houseparts

hippo hardware Vintage & antique hardware, fixtures, architectural salvage, & furniture

flavor paper – reproduction funky fresh vintage inspired wallpaper

 

WHAT/WHERE/WHEN?
citysearch – the what and where of Portland

yelp – reviews on the what and the where of Portland

 

INTEREST
mid-century modern league – Portland’s club honoring all things kitsch and googie

Farmers Markets – guide for Portland’s farmers markets

Funky Junk Farms – collectors of fine vintage trailers

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS 
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

Lead Paint Information

Mold Information

Radon Information

Indoor Air Quality Information

Oregon State Fire Marshal

Underground Oil Tank Information

 

CITY WEBSITES 
City of Portland

City of Beaverton

City of West Linn

City of Gresham

City of Salem

City of Lake Oswego

City of Tigard

City of Milwaukie

City of Oregon City

City of Wilsonville

City of Gladstone

City of Keizer

City of Hillsboro

City of Newberg

City of King City

City of Sherwood

City of Tualatin

City of Forest Grove

City of Cornelius

City of Sandy

 

COUNTY WEBSITES 
Multnomah County

Clackamas County

Washington County

Marion County