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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Hoping for an Aquatics Center

Not including the 6 years I lived in Lake Oswego as a teenager, I have been living in Lake Oswego for 22 years. In all of that time, I have been wanting a decent swim center. I don’t swim regularly, I’m a walker, but I do love to swim. I think the reason I don’t […]

Real Estate in the Time of COVID

Dear Property Blotter Readers,

Dianne and I are thinking of you during this challenging moment & wishing health and peace to you and yours. I hope this is a time of staying at home with your loved ones & enjoying some things you usually don’t get to enjoy.

I’m told by my trusted Mortgage Advisors that mortgage […]

News & Notes ~ Feb Numbers 2020

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

Inventory remains low and Buyers are out en force. Interest rates have taken a steep dive and that is fueling this busy season as well. We’ve got increases in […]

Big Zone Change

Last year the Oregon legislature passed two zoning laws that are going to have big impact on every town in Oregon that has a population of over 10,000 people.

House bill 2001 requires towns with more than 10,000 to allow “middle housing” in neighborhoods that have previously been zoned for single family dwellings. Middle housing […]

Oswego Heritage Council

I am a big fan of history and I really appreciate it when it is well preserved and appreciated. Lake Oswego history is quite fascinating. The town was originally founded as a result of the discovery of iron ore in hills where Iron Mountain Drive now runs. The ore was brought down out of the […]

Wishes of Peace

Dianne and I wish you and yours the happiest holiday ever!  Enjoy those things you treasure most, indulge in your fondest memories and go ahead… have that food that you usually do not. We wish for you that deep feeling of contentment that comes from the memories or the people or the combination of it […]

Happy Thanksgiving to You!

From our homes to yours, Linda and I would like to wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!
-Dianne

Market Activity Nov 18-24, 2019

Yes, there is a very small chance of snow flurries this week. Nothing like what is happening in the midwest, but still a clear sign that winter is around the corner. Meanwhile, real estate chugs right along. The numbers remain interesting. Last week in Lake Oswego there were 3 new listings, 17 properties that went […]

Convenience

Today I want to talk about convenience. More specifically, the convenience of where Lake Oswego is located.

We are about 10 miles South of downtown Portland, on the West side of the Willamette River. Interstate 5 is along our West boundary. Hwy 217 ends where LO begins. Interstate 205 is about a mile South of our […]

Loving Lake Oswego

There’s something about the waning days of summer. It makes me feel like I want to slow down and make it last. Maybe a bit reflective, but in a way that is joyful and appreciative. With that state of mind, I thought I’d share with you my personal list of why I love living in […]