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

Quick and Easy Solutions to Make Your Portland Home Shine

Make your Portland home shine with a few of these ideas that cost less than $20.00. Fresh flowers add a vibrant touch to a home, but are expensive to keep well stocked. Consider a houseplant or a potted… Read More

Chowder Lovers Who Live in Portland Go to the Chowder Challenge

All who live in Portland are invited to come and help crown a new (or possibly returning) chowder champion. Twelve restaurants and pubs from around the region will come see who will take home the Chowder Cup in… Read More

Ideas to Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Portland Home

Curb appeal can add a great amount of value to your Portland home. Curb appeal not only makes your home more attractive to potential buyers, it can also increase the value by up to 17%. There are many… Read More

Get Lunch at Elephants Delicatessen and Live in Portland

Elephants Delicatessen has been serving delicious food to those who live in Portland for over 30 years. Stop into one of the many locations around the Portland metro area and sit down to a fine meal. Patrons can… Read More

Tips to Spruce Up Your Portland Home: Living Room Edition

There are many simple and cost effective ideas to revitalize one of the most used rooms in your Portland home, the living room. A no brainer to breathe new life into your living room is to choose new… Read More

Live in Portland and Learn About Japanese American History

All who live in Portland are invited to come and learn more about Japanese American history at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center. Located in Portland’s Old Town neighborhood, which is where Japantown once prospered in the Portland area,… Read More

Portland Home Sales Way Up in December 2015

December was a surprisingly active month for home sales throughout the country. The western quadrant of the country was especially active, including metro Portland real estate. Prices rose 8.2% from December 2014 to December 2015. Additionally, existing home… Read More

Experience Exotic Plants that Live in Portland at Hoyt Arboretum

There are an abundance of outdoor activities available to all who live in Portland. The Hoyt Arboretum is one place that offers trails, programs, rentals, as well as the chance to view rare and endangered plants. Because of… Read More