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

Brought to you by Dianne Gregoire and Linda Rossi, brokers with Oregon First, a professional real estate company licensed with the Oregon Real Estate Agency.

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Real Estate in a Pandemic

Having been a licensed Oregon Realtor since 1987, I kinda thought I’d seen it all, but then what do you know? A Pandemic happens. I had no idea what to expect. I think mostly I was worried. How do you sell houses in a pandemic? Well, I’ve been pleasantly surprised. The market is booming.

As […]

Market Activity ~ June 22-28, 2020

Last week in Lake Oswego there were 21 New listings, 27 properties that went into Pending status, and 14 Closed sales.  There are currently 212 Properties for sale in Lake Oswego!

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

New on the Market (June 22-28, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

104 OSWEGO SMT /Grnd
$195,000
1
1
943
CONDO

3930 LAKE GROVE […]

Buying Rural Property

Seen here is a dug out open septic tank being pumped out. All the required tools are laying in the yard.

I seem to be on a bit of a roll selling houses on acreage lately. This is prompting me to write a post about how buying rural land is different from buying houses […]

News & Notes ~ May 2020 Numbers

Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (May 2020) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below.

Inventory is down but only slightly from April. Overall we’re seeing an adjustment down in numbers overall as they relate to last year in May, and/but look at the […]

Market Activity ~ June 8-14, 2020

Last week in Lake Oswego there were 14 New listings, 20 properties that went into Pending status, and 32 Closed sales.  There are currently 220 Properties for sale in Lake Oswego!

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

New on the Market (June 8-14, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

4 TOUCHSTONE #126
$219,900
2
2
984
CONDO

5064 FOOTHILLS DR #19
$317,000
2
2
1252
CONDO

111 […]

Market Activity ~ May 25-31, 2020

Last week in Lake Oswego, 11 New properties entered the market, 19 moved to Pending status, and 11 were “Closed”/Sold. We also have 225 homes for sale here, right now.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (May 25-31, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

4 TOUCHSTONE #70
$279,950
3
2.1
1351
CONDO

200 BURNHAM RD #304
$329,000
2
2
1305
CONDO

4851 MADRONA ST
$585,000
4
2
1500
DETACHD

1601 ASH ST
$629,999
3
2
2045
DETACHD

13366 AUBURN CT
$689,000
3
2.1
2432
ATTACHD

5950 HARRINGTON […]

News & Notes ~ April 2020 Numbers

On this Memorial Day weekend, here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (April 2020) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below.

Inventory is up a bit in April, so we’ll see how that plays out in May numbers. As for April overall, this is the […]

Market Activity ~ May 11-17, 2020

Last week in Lake Oswego, 23 New properties entered the market, 16 moved to Pending status, and 13 were “Closed”/Sold. We also have 219 homes for sale here, right now.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (May 11-17, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

59 OSWEGO SMT
$244,900
2
2
1140
CONDO

4626 LOWER DR / Main
$245,000
2
1.1
1260
CONDO

4646 LOWER DR / Grnd
$275,000
2
2
1260
CONDO

16250 PACIFIC HWY […]

Why You Buy a House

There are lots of great reasons to buy a home.

The reasons you’ll usually hear are practical and financial ones like:

Appreciation (grow your nest egg/investment)
Mortgage Interest and Property Tax Deductions (especially where it makes sense on a higher-end/jumbo loan home)
Exclusion from Capital Gains
Prices are Attractive/Bending toward Buyer’s benefit
Mortgage Rates are Low

These are all very good reasons!  […]

Market Activity ~ Apr 27-May 3, 2020

Things are really holding very steady. Last week in Lake Oswego, 10 New properties entered the market, 18 moved to Pending status, and 10 were “Closed”/Sold. We also have 217 homes for sale here, right now.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (April 27-May 3, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

6073 HARRINGTON AVE
$448,000
2
1
1050
DETACHD

16229 Lake Forest BLVD
$549,900
4
3
2094
DETACHD

14183 […]