Portland Real Estate Paper

Your source for updated Portland real estate market news and insights. We prepare annual Portland housing market forecasts twice a year, write an annual best month of the year to sell articles, give regular updates on market conditions for buyers and sellers. We write about Portland neighborhoods, Portland residential housing development, tips for Portand home sellers and buyers, and much more.

A known city in its own right, Beaverton is nestled between the Tualatin Valley farmlands and the West Hills and one of Portland’s fastest-growing, thriving suburbs. With a population of 97,494 (as of 2023), up from 89,803 in 2010, it’s easy to see why so many people are making Beaverton home. The city’s 16 square […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Beaverton, Oregon

February 23, 2024

A known city in its own right, Beaverton is nestled between the Tualatin Valley farmlands and the West Hills and one of Portland’s fastest-growing, thriving suburbs. With a population of 97,494 (as of 2023), up from 89,803 in 2010, it’s easy to see why so many people are making Beaverton home. The city’s 16 square […]

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portland real estate map

Maps have existed for thousands of years, serving to help people get where they’re going and educating them about geographies and terrains. While we’re long past the practice of plotting maps on clay tablets and parchment, we still rely on them daily. If you’re thinking about moving to Portland, if you’re new to the area, […]

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5 Essential Portland Neighborhood Maps

February 19, 2024
portland real estate map

Maps have existed for thousands of years, serving to help people get where they’re going and educating them about geographies and terrains. While we’re long past the practice of plotting maps on clay tablets and parchment, we still rely on them daily. If you’re thinking about moving to Portland, if you’re new to the area, […]

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portland oregon real estate market forecast 2024

Licensed since 2003, with over 2,000 home sales, I write a Portland real estate market forecast annually. To be more specific, I write one in the late summer and then I update it a couple of times in the winter before the next spring selling season rolls around. Most years I am able to predict […]

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Portland Real Estate Market Forecast 2024

February 16, 2024
portland oregon real estate market forecast 2024

Licensed since 2003, with over 2,000 home sales, I write a Portland real estate market forecast annually. To be more specific, I write one in the late summer and then I update it a couple of times in the winter before the next spring selling season rolls around. Most years I am able to predict […]

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zillow opendoor ibuyer

Over the past few years, the iBuyer model surged and faded, with companies like Opendoor and Zillow leading the way. iBuyers acted as intermediaries, providing quick purchases for sellers and reselling to buyers or amassing their real estate portfolio and turning those homes into rentals. However, this seemingly ideal solution has faced some recent challenges.  […]

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iBuyer Warning. Read Before Selling Your Home to Opendoor, Zillow, Etc.

February 12, 2024
zillow opendoor ibuyer

Over the past few years, the iBuyer model surged and faded, with companies like Opendoor and Zillow leading the way. iBuyers acted as intermediaries, providing quick purchases for sellers and reselling to buyers or amassing their real estate portfolio and turning those homes into rentals. However, this seemingly ideal solution has faced some recent challenges.  […]

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portland basement adu

How many unfinished basements are there in Portland? As a top local Portland real estate agent, I can say with confidence: thousands! Many of those are perfect candidates for a basement ADU. Accessory Dwelling Units are of interest to Portland home buyers and homeowners alike because of their potential to offset the high costs of […]

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Basement ADUs in Portland, 10 Things to Know

February 9, 2024
portland basement adu

How many unfinished basements are there in Portland? As a top local Portland real estate agent, I can say with confidence: thousands! Many of those are perfect candidates for a basement ADU. Accessory Dwelling Units are of interest to Portland home buyers and homeowners alike because of their potential to offset the high costs of […]

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portland neighborhood homes for sale

While shopping online for Portland real estate, it is easy to become inundated with information. The sheer quantity of data available to home buyers can simply be overwhelming, and it can help tremendously to have a visual guide to aid your search. Maps can help clarify and organize information as you explore neighborhoods, research amenities […]

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Top 4 Maps for Portland Real Estate Buyers

February 5, 2024
portland neighborhood homes for sale

While shopping online for Portland real estate, it is easy to become inundated with information. The sheer quantity of data available to home buyers can simply be overwhelming, and it can help tremendously to have a visual guide to aid your search. Maps can help clarify and organize information as you explore neighborhoods, research amenities […]

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Each month we like to shine a spotlight on one of Portland’s many desirable suburbs and share our analysis of its housing market to guide your real estate decisions. To discover the other suburbs we have profiled in the past, visit our Portland Suburb Real Estate Market Reports. And for a helpful overview of the […]

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Troutdale, Oregon Real Estate Market Report with 2024 Forecast

February 2, 2024

Each month we like to shine a spotlight on one of Portland’s many desirable suburbs and share our analysis of its housing market to guide your real estate decisions. To discover the other suburbs we have profiled in the past, visit our Portland Suburb Real Estate Market Reports. And for a helpful overview of the […]

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The Portland housing market is currently balanced, with a significant drop in available home inventory and slow buyer traffic combined with a slight increase in prices. These conditions signify that homes are starting to sell again and the market is gaining strength as we draw closer to the Spring seller’s market. Right now opportunities exist […]

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Portland, Oregon Real Estate Market, February 2024 Report

January 29, 2024

The Portland housing market is currently balanced, with a significant drop in available home inventory and slow buyer traffic combined with a slight increase in prices. These conditions signify that homes are starting to sell again and the market is gaining strength as we draw closer to the Spring seller’s market. Right now opportunities exist […]

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Did you know that painting your home can significantly affect the sale price? According to one Zillow study, choosing the right color to paint your walls can impact your bottom line as much as $5,000. While you should paint your walls whatever colors you like when living in your home when selling your home, the […]

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Best Interior Colors to Paint Your Home to Increase Home Value in 2024

January 26, 2024

Did you know that painting your home can significantly affect the sale price? According to one Zillow study, choosing the right color to paint your walls can impact your bottom line as much as $5,000. While you should paint your walls whatever colors you like when living in your home when selling your home, the […]

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portland condos for sale

Homeownership in Portland might initially seem prohibitive with rising real estate prices and the highest mortgage rates we’ve seen in a few years. At the same time, condominiums have taken a different price trajectory, offering a glimmer of hope for buyers searching for a condo in Portland. Our interactive real estate map shows every condo […]

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Buying a Condo in Portland? 10 Things to Know

January 22, 2024
portland condos for sale

Homeownership in Portland might initially seem prohibitive with rising real estate prices and the highest mortgage rates we’ve seen in a few years. At the same time, condominiums have taken a different price trajectory, offering a glimmer of hope for buyers searching for a condo in Portland. Our interactive real estate map shows every condo […]

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