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Neighborhood Spotlight – Beaverton, OR

If you are looking for a suburban neighborhood feel within minutes of Portland, Beaverton is the place to be! Nike may have put Beaverton on the map, but the food and atmosphere are why Beaverton is ranked #12 …

RMLS Market Action Report – July 2021

The RMLS Market Action Report for July didn’t provide for any surprises, but it did mirror what we are starting to see on the ground here at Lovejoy Real Estate.  Here are the highlights: The average sale price …

RMLS Market Action June 2021

The state of the Portland real estate market was confirmed by June’s RMLS Market Action: crazy; crazy good for sellers and crazy frustrating for buyers. Inventory is one of the market indicators we look at.  Conventional wisdom used …

Top Four Seller Questions

Selling your home can feel intimidating for many reasons. It’s easy to imagine worst-case scenarios and base your entire mindset around those fears. In an effort to help you shift from a mindset of fear to one of …

Q4 Market Update

Market Update for Q4 2020

Covid-19 and Real Estate

What will Covid-19 do to the real estate market? That’s a really good question. Let’s take a look at where we were, where we area and were we are going in the Portland and SW Washington real estate …

RMLS Market Action Feb. 2019

I have to confess I’ve been a remiss blogger lately. But here we go… RMLS Market Action for February 2019 was released today. Portland Metro inventory remains low at 2.7 months. What does inventory mean in real estate? …

Air Conditioning in Portland

As Portland heads towards a record number of 90 degree days in July, I thought I would take another look at the percentages of homes for sale in Portland with air conditioning. There are currently 2544 active residential …

Can a Seller Record or Video Us During Our Showing?

We live in a digital world.  We have to assume that anything we do may end up online with millions of viewers.  That said, there are limitations.  In Oregon, recording a phone call requires one-party concent.  Recording video …