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Wednesday, March 14, 2018   /   by Josh Burgess

Market action report for Portland Oregon real estate March 2018

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 February 2017 (2,521) by 0.4% and January 2018 (2,486) by 1.8%.   That's low which means this will still be an awesome year to sell.  

Pending sales, at 2,337, fell 1.4% short of the 2,369 offers accepted last year in February 2017 but inched 1.1% ahead of the 2,311 offers accepted last month in January 2018.

Total market time increased by nine days in February, ending at 69 days. Inventory decreased slightly to 1.9 months in the same month. There were 3,441 active residential listings in the Portland metro area this February.

Average and Median Sale Prices
Comparing the average price of homes sold in the twelve months ending February 28th of this year ($432,200) wit ...

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Thursday, December 14, 2017   /   by Josh Burgess

How's the Portland Real Estate Market year to date?

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 month in October 2017 (2,981).
Pending sales (2,371) similarly increased 4.6% compared to November 2016, but fell 12.3% short of the 2,705 offers accepted last month in October 2017.
Closed sales, at 2,387, fell 1.9% short of the 2,434 closings recorded in November 2016 and 6.9% short of the 2,565 closings recorded in October 2017. November saw inventory tighten slightly to 1.9 months, with total market time increasing to 51 days.
Year to Date Summary Activity has been cooler so far in 2017 compared to 2016.
New listings (39,103) are down 1.2%, closed sales (29,098) are down 3.0%, and pending sales (29,628) are down 6.2%.
Average and Median Sale Prices Prices continue to rise in the Portland metro ...

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Friday, September 08, 2017   /   by Josh Burgess

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

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Fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do live in an area with cold winters, take some time this fall to boost energy efficiency throughout your home, and prevent damage from winter storms with proper tree care (we spoke with an expert to find out what you need to do). Tick these 15 items off your list this season, and you can rest easy knowing that your home and yard are buttoned up and ready for winter.
9 Ways to Get Cozy Outside This Fall

1. Care for trees and shrubs. If you have trees on your property, consider hirin ...

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Friday, September 01, 2017   /   by Josh Burgess

New listing 8040 SE Ramona St Portland OR 97206 - Video Tour

OPEN HOUSE 10-1 SUNDAY 9/3/17






Nicely updated 3 bed 2 bath home in SE. Home features open concept kitchen great for entertaining, beautiful hardwoods through out the main level, updated kitchen with S/S appliances, butcher block counters, both bathrooms are nicely updated & w/subway tile. Basement is carpeted with good ceiling height for a nice extra family room or extra living space. Close to Mt Scott Park and FOPO for good eats and entertainment.




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***Click the picture to start the video tour! 

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Friday, June 02, 2017   /   by Josh Burgess

Portland Housing Market- Home Sales report for Portland Metro 4/17

Home Sales Report: Total Residential
April 2017




Portland Metropolitan Area - Combined Report (141-156)

05/10/2017 06:01:00 PM



Prop Cat: RESIDENTIAL    Area: 141,142,143,144,145,146,147,148,149,150,151,152,153,155,156    Status: SLD










Total Sales



Residential Units (Excluding Condo)
Condo Units
Total


Sold Price
2 or less
3 Bdrms
4 +
Total
2 or less
3 Bdrms
4 +
Total
Full Units


UNDER 29,999
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
1


30,000 - 39,999
2
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
2


40,000 - 49,999
2
1
0
3
0
0
0
0
3


50,000 - 59,999
1
2
1
4
0
0
0
0
4


60,000 - 69,999
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
1


70,000 - 79,999
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1


80,000 - 89,999
1
0
0
1
1
0
0
1
2


90,000 - 99,999
1
0
1
2
1
0
0
1
3


100,000 - 119,999
2
1
0
3
2
0
0
2
5


120,000 - 139,999
4
1
3
8
10
0
0
10
18


140,000 - 15 ...

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