A Guide to Lake Oswego Real Estate and Community
Dianne and Linda

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Market Activity ~ Oct 1-7, 2018

Greetings Property Blotter Readers!

There are 487 homes for sale in Lake Oswego right now. The market is relatively steady for this time of year. Last week 18 New properties entered the market, 19 moved to Pending status, and 17 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Oct 1-7, 2018)

Address
List Price
# […]

It's the schools! It's the schools! It's the schools!

Lake Oswego High School

Hands down the number one reason that people move to Lake Oswego is for the schools. It’s why I moved here in 1998. It’s why my parents moved her with me in 1976. Previously I had lived in the Sellwood neighborhood of Southeast Portland. Sellwood is super charming and I loved […]

News & Notes ~ August Numbers 2018

Activity continues to be mixed in the Portland area.  A lot of it is seasonal/happens every year. Some looks like a slight cooling trend.

Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (August) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below:

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland […]

Market Activity ~ Sept 3-9, 2018

Greetings Property Blotter readers1

There are 315 homes for sale in Lake Oswego. Last week 18 New properties entered the market, 12 moved to Pending status, and 18 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Sep 3-9, 2018)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

3668 SPRING LN/Upper
$284,900
2
2
1117
CONDO

4433 THUNDER VISTA LN/Grnd
$370,000
3
2.1
2002
CONDO

5305 KENNY ST
$425,000
3
1
1170
DETACHD

391 LIVINGOOD […]

Tips & Tidbits ~ Contract Timelines

* Make sure to pay attention to timelines in the contract.

 

I’ve talked about these things herein before, but I think it was a few years back, so here’s a refresher~

Buyers: For instance: The typical scenario is 10 business-days for Inspections. In this situation I try to schedule any Inspections sooner rather than later so as to […]

Market Activity ~ Aug 20-26, 2018

Summer is indeed winding down. There are, however, plenty of great homes out there and lots of activity. Right at this moment there are 299 homes for sale in Lake Oswego. Last week 13 New properties entered the market, 21 moved to Pending status, and 16 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according […]

Home Warranties

It is extremely common for home warranties to become part of a purchase agreement in the sale of a house. There is a section of the OREF (Oregon Real Estate Forms) that asks if a warranty will be included in the sale, at what price, and who will pay for it. I like to council […]

News & Notes ~ July 2018

Activity overall is mixed in the Portland area in relation to 2017, and the general consensus is that the market  is leveling out a bit.

Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (July) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below:

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for […]

Market Activity ~ Aug 6-12, 2018

Last week 26 New properties entered the market in Lake Oswego, 32 moved to Pending status, and 19 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Aug 6-12, 2018)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

100 KERR PKWY #31
$159,000
1
1
618
CONDO

92 GALEN ST / Upper
$189,000
1
1
689
CONDO

104 OSWEGO SMT #104
$195,000 […]

Market Activity ~ July 23-29, 2018

Last week 16 New properties entered the market in Lake Oswego, 19 moved to Pending status, and 17 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (July 23-29, 2018)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

47 EAGLE CREST DR #15
$185,000
2
1
1009
CONDO

1115 OAK TER
$498,000
4
2.1
1880
DETACHD

1698 ASPEN ST
$549,000
3
3
2668
DETACHD

5885 DOVE CT
$559,000
3
3
1800
DETACHD

2401 HILLSIDE DR
$649,900
4
3
3342
DETACHD

12 DA VINCI ST
$785,000
4
3
2959
DETACHD

5561 KILCHURN AVE
$799,888
4
2.1
2803
DETACHD

2051 […]