Contingent Offers and Avoiding Being Homeless

You’ve made the decision to sell one home and move into another. You need the money from the sale of your old home to complete the purchase of your new home. You face two challenges. First, making an… Read More

Portland Monthly Real Estate Guide

Portland monthly just published their new Real Estate Guide. Their Top 20 Neighborhoods article from 2004 is also great. Download The Portland Top 20 (17mb!) Overall Portland metro appreciation for 2004 was 11%! That’s the highest it has… Read More

The Inspection Period

Congratulations, you have an accepted offer. What happens next? In almost cases, there will be a professional home inspection. The buyer should always have a home inspection and it is at the buyer’s expense. The length of the… Read More

Portland is a Seller’s Market. Buyer’s Need to Compete!

  Current Market Rating: 4             1   2   3   4   5   Buyer’s     Seller’s         Current Price Trend: 4          … Read More

Sell or Rent???

Question: My wife and I own a house in the city. With the addition of our first child, we needed a larger home and bought one in the suburbs. It is tempting to sell our other house, especially… Read More

Why Should a Buyer Sign a Contract with an Agent?

Years ago, every Realtor was working for the seller.  The buyer was left to fend for themselves.  The system has evolved over the years and now the majority of the real estate transactions we see involve two agents… Read More

New Condo/Loft Construction. Build it and they will come.

Since the Pearl District became the Pearl that we know today, the skyline has been marked by construction cranes.  Now we are seeing them pop up at the River Blocks south of town and in downtown.  When will… Read More

Portland Monthly Top 20 ‘Hoods

In May of 2004, Portland Monthly published an article reviewing 20 areas in and around Portland.  The publishers gave us permission to distribute it and it is presented here in its entirety. Portland’s Twenty Hottest Neighborhoods, Where to… Read More


Every real estate transaction is different.  There is a process, but no script.  We will share experiences as they happen.  The Portland real estate market remains hot with historically low levels of inventory.  We’ll post market news as… Read More

About Turner Realtors

Visit our website: Turner Realtors at Prudential NW Properties. There are hundreds of real estate agents in Portland. Charles and Jennifer Turner are the right ones for you. Working as a team, we bring the skills and experience… Read More