A Guide to Lake Oswego Real Estate and Community
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The Importance of Property Disclosure

First, a bit about disclosure law in Oregon. Our State has a property disclosure law that requires a person selling a house to tell what they know about the house, and in particular, any known defects. To accomplish this there is a 5-page form that sellers complete and then give to their buyer. Once the […]

Market Activity ~ Oct 30- Nov 5, 2017

We’re humming right along. Last week saw 14 New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 19 move to Pending status, and 15 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Oct 30-Nov 5, 2017)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

200 BURNHAM RD #300
$215,000
1
1
973
CONDO

14796 DAVIS LN
$509,900
3
2.1
1964
TOWNHSE

5866 RIDGETOP CT
$539,000
3
2
1866
DETACHD

17280 WESTVIEW DR
$550,000
3
3
2324
DETACHD

17 FALSTAFF ST
$599,000
4
3
2450
DETACHD

18632 DEERBRUSH AVE
$624,900
3
2.1
1962
DETACHD

2401 […]

News & Notes ~ Sept 2017 Data

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

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area, September, 2017:

There were 3,644 New Listings in Sept 2017 which was down .08% from Sept of 2016’s 3,673, and down 10% from August of 2017’s total of 4,048.
At 2,660, Sept Closed Sales were down 5.8% from Sept 2016’s 2,823, and […]

Market Activity ~ Oct 16-22, 2017

Great, steady activity. Last week saw 20 New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 17 move to Pending status, and 12 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Oct 16-22, 2017)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

4000 CARMAN DR #C45
$180,000
1
1
767
CONDO

100 KERR PKWY #42
$189,500
2
1.1
822
CONDO

5720 KENNY ST
$420,000
3
2
1416
DETACHD

13606 BLAZER TRL
$525,000
4
2.1
2418
DETACHD

17755 OVERLOOK LN
$529,900
4
2.1
3198
DETACHD

17736 CARDINAL CT
$535,000
4
2.1
2280
DETACHD

3845 TEMPEST […]

Market Activity ~ Oct 2-8, 2017

Last week saw 15 New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 17 move to Pending status, and 14 “Closed”/Sold.

I always tell my clients, when Buyers are looking this time of year, they’re serious.  And conversely, when Sellers are selling this time of year, they’re serious too!  SO…though things slow down a little till the end of […]

News & Notes ~ Aug 2017 Data

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

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area, August, 2017:

There were 4,048 New Listings in August 2017 which was down 3.7% from August of 2016’s 4,203, and down the same 3.7% from July of 2017’s total of 4,202.
At 3,034, August Closed Sales […]

Market Activity ~ Sept 11-17, 2017

Last week saw 10 New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 24 move to Pending status, and 19 “Closed”/Sold.  Seasonally, roughly half of the New listings were “refreshed”. We take those out for our Property Blotter readers so that you are seeing what is actually “new” on the market.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt […]

News & Notes ~ July 2017 Data

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

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area, July, 2017:

There were 4,202 New Listings in July 2017 which was down 3.9% from July of 2016’s 4,372, and down 11.3% from June of 2017’s total of 4,739.
At 2,793, July Closed Sales were up .6% from July […]

Market Activity ~ Aug 21-27, 2017

Last week saw 6 New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 18 move to Pending status, and 19 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Aug 21-27, 2017)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

61 OSWEGO SMT
$229,900
2
2
1212
CONDO

3393 TEMPEST DR
$549,000
3
3
2490
ATTACHD

1316 CEDAR ST
$935,000
5
3.1
3140
DETACHD

4933 LAKEVIEW BLVD
$1,095,000
3
3
3988
DETACHD

16538 MAPLE CIR
$1,299,900
4
3.1
2784
DETACHD

635 IRON MOUNTAIN BLVD
$1,590,000
5
3.1
4736
DETACHD

PENDING SALES (Aug […]

Tips & Tidbits

Timelines- You’ve heard that phrase “Time is of the essence”, right? Well most people do not know that it is an actual legal term which basically means that the most important elements of any contract are the dates & timelines set forth within it. So, make sure you discuss with your Agent all the timelines that […]