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

Should You Get Solar Panels for Your Portland Home?

Many homeowners are looking for green energy solutions for their Portland home. One idea to look into is solar power. Solar panels can cut down costs and also drastically reduce the amount of carbon dioxide a home uses…. Read More

BikeBar is the Brewpub for Cyclists Who Live in Portland

Cyclists who live in Portland are welcome to head over to BikeBar, a bicycle- and family-friendly brewpub and restaurant. Proudly serving up Hopworks beer, there’s a great variety to choose from. Try India red ales or pale ales,… Read More

Selling a Portland Home? Price It Right for the Market

If you’re thinking of selling your Portland home, one of the most important things you can do is get your house appraised and set the asking price in accord with the appraiser’s evaluation. It is very common for… Read More

Live in Portland and Celebrate Paddy’s Day

Irish folks who live in Portland are smiling at Paddy’s 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. This downtown Portland property shuts down the street for an Irish party like no other each March 17th. In its 7th year, Paddy’s… Read More

Timing Is Everything When Selling a Portland Home

If you’re thinking of selling a Portland home, a new study will be of interest to you. This study found that homes sold in late spring, defined as May 1st through 15th, sell on average 18.5 days faster… Read More

Outdoor Enthusiasts Who Live in Portland Enjoy Forest Park

If you live in Portland or nearby, embrace nature at Forest Park and feel your spirit rejuvenate. With over five thousand acres of glorious wilderness there is plenty of outdoor space to explore. Located at NW 29th Avenue… Read More

The Portland Home Market is Moving Fast

For the first time, metro Portland real estate has made it to realtor.com’s “hotness index”, coming in at number 16 for February 2016. A Portland home sold in an average of 45 days in February, down considerably from… Read More

Get Home Tips if You Live in Portland at the Home and Garden Show

Home owners who live in Portland can leap into Spring and get inspired at the Portland Home and Garden Show. Held at the Portland Expo Center February 25 through the 28th, this annual event packs the Portland property… Read More