South Waterfront: Portland’s Newest Neighborhood

Once discounted as a failed experiment, the South Waterfront in Portland is a growing area, now being labeled as “Portland’s Newest Neighborhood.” Originally tailored to an older generation, this booming area of Portland is expanding into a diverse …

Portland Weather is Local

We did a few tours last week for a company that is relocating 61 employees to the Portland area.  The common concern (they are coming from California) is the weather.  The typical Portland weather forecast comes from the …

Why We Live in Portland

When it’s dark at 4:30 in the afternoon and raining, this video will be a great reminder as to why we choose to live in Portland.  Trying to decide what to do this weekend?  Your answer may be …

Portland Metro Schools

In an economy where almost everyone is cutting back, local public school districts are no exception.  The Oregonian reported on Friday that Portland Public Schools has cut $9M from its $469M budget.  Most of the districts reported cuts …

Freezing Real Estate

KGW along with other weather forecasters are warning us that a “deep freeze” is heading our way. Today’s seven day forecast has a low of 16 on Monday and 17 on Tuesday! The online graphic and TV broadcast …

Wine Spectator Ranks Oregon Wine

Not quite real estate (though vineyard capable real estate is highly desirable) but the June 30th issue of Wine Spectator has a feature story on Oregon wines. Mostly about our beloved Pinot Noir but other varieties are rated …