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home prices are on the rise Record month for Home Sales in Portland   July ends up a record month for home sales in Portland metro region Aug 17, 2015, 7:40am PDT Updated: Aug 17, 2015, 10:32am PDT Jon Bell Staff Reporter- Portland Business Journal Email | Twitter If July was any indication, Portland's residential real estate market is as hot as it's ever been. According to the […]
home prices are on the rise Homes are sold at the highest $$, ever Homes are officially being sold at the highest prices, ever Existing-home sales also reach highest pace in 8 years Ben Lane July 22, 2015 Thanks to rising demand and shrinking supply, the median existing-home price for all housing types reached an all-time high in June. According to the latest data from the National Association of […]
home prices are on the rise No Housing Bubble in Sight – For Now No Housing Bubble in Sight – For Now Posted in Market News by Matthew Gardner   Exactly 10-years ago this month, Alan Greenspan was asked if he had any concerns regarding the housing market. At that time, he emphasized that he saw no sign of a nationwide housing bubble, but he did have concerns over […]
Local Portland Real Estate Market Price & Time Since the Peak   Below you will see a very interesting chart that shows the % of value reduction from 2007 to today by the individual states. Oregon appears to still be down 8.7% from 2007. Considering we were one of the last states to see a drop in values, we most likely will have to see another […]
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home prices are on the rise Home prices keep rising.. Home prices keep rising, but rate of increase slackens   (Curious about your local area? Please visit my website for the latest market trend graph here )   WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose at a faster year-over-year pace in October than in September, snapping a seven-month slowdown. And in the Portland-Vancouver area, they rose […]
Tiny Portland Homes Can new-fangled mortgages finance Portland’s tiny-home boom? Posted by Michael Andersen (News Editor) on April 8th, 2014 at 4:18 pm   Portland's enthusiasm for building small and tiny homes has been so abrupt, so unusual and so locally unique that the home mortgage industry hasn't figured out how to take advantage of it. But people in both government and real estate who […]
Uncategorized 2013: Portland Beats SF and Seattle For Rent Growth People's seemingly boundless hunger to live in Portland, especially its bike-friendly eastside grid, will keep the apartment construction market booming in 2014, a local real estate expert says. But that'll keep rents from rising quite as fast as they have been, he predicted. "It looks like 2014 will again be all apartments, all the time," […]
home prices are on the rise Portland-area home prices rose 15.5% Mortgage rate projections Analyst                                        projected rate                                                          3Q 2014 Fannie Mae                                         5.0% National Assoc. of Realtors                 5.1% Fraddie Mac                                        5.1% Mortgage Bankers Assoc                    4.9% Portland home prices are on the rise and so are the interest rates. The cost of waiting could cost you […]
Local Portland Real Estate Market Portland Tops New Bike Score Ranking Across the U.S. bicycle commuting grew 47% between 2000 and 2011. However, in cities that are making investments in bicycle infrastructure and education (which includes all of the Top 10 Bike Score cities listed above), bicycle commuting has grown 80% over the same period. This trend is leading a growing number of multi-family developers to […]
Local Portland Real Estate Market Local Housing Market is Buzzing Again If you have not seen this article from the Oregonian, check it out. You can see the most current statistics of your area by visiting the local market trends tab on my website.   Housing market waking up in a new normal for real estate   By Elliot Njus, The Oregonian   After the longest, […]
Local Portland Real Estate Market Portland’s Current Market Trends & Neighborhood Stats   AS THE SPRING home-selling and buying season commences, most good news lies in the future. How far? Nobody knows for sure. Yet if you scan our annual real estate grids with a magnifying glass, positive stories can be found: neighborhoods seeing upticks in value, median ages going down, median income going up. And last […]
Uncategorized Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices     Home Prices Accelerate in January 2013 According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices     US average home prices have increased 7.3% for the 10-city composite  …read full report here  
Uncategorized Happy Valley is turning around When the market crashed, many called the city of Happy Valley "Death Valley" because of all the vacant homes and overgrown yards.  Now, I'm seeing clients that like the lower price per square foot, views of city and mountains, and one of the top school districts in the Portland Area. The prices have remained relatively […]
Uncategorized Home Sales are Up We are seeing a lot of evidence that the market has turned the corner. The sales of already occupied homes on the rise, while the inventory of unsold homes is back at pre-crisis lows. Please visit "market sales trends" page on my website to view each county's latest trends.   2012 home sales: Best in […]
Uncategorized Will the rates stay low? The median list price in PORTLAND, OR this week is $269,000. Inventory has been lightening lately and the Market Action Index has been trending up. Though days-on-market is increasing, these are mildly positive indications for the market. The Market Action Index answers the question "How's the Market?" by measuring the current rate of sale versus […]
Uncategorized Rising Home Prices Happy New Year!   Recently we have been hearing about various levels of the Housing recovery in the news locally and nationally. While it is 100% happening now, the degree and the pace are still really unknown. As I monitor house values in all areas locally, I find real data to support these national reports. […]