PODs vs Pack Rat: A Storage Container Review

We’re in the midst of a major home remodel to the extent that we have moved out and the vast majority of our possessions are in onsite storage containers. We have three PODs and a Pack Rat container…. Read More

RMLS Portland Market Action: May 2016

Recently there has been a lot of suggestion that the red hot Portland real estate market may be cooling down a bit. People feel like they are seeing less activity on the market, more houses available, etc. Is… Read More

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New Development in Portland: Five Unique Projects

If you’ve spent any time in Portland in the last couple of years, you’ve probably seen the abundance of construction happening. Portland is booming, and there seems like there’s a new project popping up every single day. Taking inspiration… Read More

Multiple Offers: Rising Above the Crowd

If you’ve been looking to buy a home in the Portland Real Estate market in the last few months, you may have had first hand experience with a home with multiple offers. If you’re one of the many people… Read More

RMLS Portland Market Action: April 2016

The Portland Market Action report from RMLS for April 2016 was just released, and may be a little early to speculate, but it could be quite the summer for real estate in the Portland Metro area if the market… Read More

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Does Portland have a good bike score?

We’ve talked about walk scores in the past on the blog, but what if your preferred method of transportation is via bike? Using your bike as your primary mode of transportation certainly isn’t something Portlanders are unfamiliar with. According… Read More

Portland Home Prices Lead the Nation

Experts are turning in more in depth analysis and issuing predictions for the US housing market for the rest of the year. The Portland home market is one of the fastest-growing in the nation. January 2016 was the… Read More

Tour the Retro Homes of People Who Live in Portland

Come out to see how those who live in Portland have restored historic homes to fit into today’s modern standard. The Old House Revival Tour will take place on Saturday, April 9th 2016 from 10 a.m. until 4… Read More

Portland Home Sales See Strong Gains in February

The National Association of Realtors has just released the Pending Home Sales Index for February. The PHSI is based on contract signings and is a sign of how the market will perform in the coming months. February’s PHSI… Read More

Oregon Rail Heritage Center Is a Fun Place for Those Who Live in Portland

The Oregon Rail Heritage Center is an interesting place for all who live in Portland to visit. This can be an especially great place for families with little ones who love trains. Come often to see the changing… Read More