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Market Activity Report for November 7 - 11th, 2016

Hey everybody!
I hope your November has been awesome. Have you all noticed that the grocery stores have almost completely skipped Thanksgiving? Like what is up with that? I feel like I was just in Halloween land at the Albertsons and now suddenly its Christmas!
In any case, the real estate market has maintained a steady rhythm. […]

News & Notes - Sept 2016

Here are the latest/September numbers for the entire Portland area (and Lake Oswego details below):

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area, September, 2016:

There were 3,673 New Listings in September which was down a whopping 12.6% from August, and up 7.3% from September of 2015.
At 2,823, September Closed Sales were also down 5.9% from August’s 3,001, and down 6.2% from September of 2015’s 3,010.
September Pending Sales (Accepted Offers), at 2,857 were […]

Market Activity Report Oct 10th - 23rd, 2016

Hello everybody! I hope your October is wonderful!
I keep having our tree out front dump a bunch of leaves all over my car. I feel like I wash it and suddenly its covered in leaves again, isn’t fall great!? Haha.
These last few weeks we saw plenty of activity, especially with condos. The house on 9 […]

Our Growing Population

If you have lived in the Portland metro area for the last 5 years or so you have seen first hand how much our population is growing. I know I have mentioned in previous blog posts the United Van Lines survey that comes out each year showing where in the United States people are moving […]

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…Let’s see… How about a few words from one of my favorite resources?

9/27/16:

We dodged another bullet this past week when the Federal Reserve Board kept the Federal Funds Rate (the Overnight Lending Rate) the same, despite three months of chatter in financial markets that the Board had waited too long to raise rates and would […]

Market Activity for September 19 - 25th, 2016

Hey everybody, hope that the ease into fall has been good. I certainly noticed as soon as there were leaves everywhere! But with the change in temperature comes cold season. So make sure to keep your homes nice and warm, and stock up on good tea!

18 New listings, 25 pending, 14 sold homes!

Following is the […]

Counter Tops 101

A recent transaction I had got me to thinking about counter tops. This was a really beautiful, high-end home. The kitchen had been recently remodeled and the information given by the seller was that the counters were granite. In the home inspection the home inspector stated that they were acrylic. Who was right? The seller […]

Market Activity Report Aug 29th - Sept 04th, 2016

Hello everybody, I hope the start of the school year went smooth for everybody. And if you are like me, and don’t have to deal with school, then I hope that the end of summer has gone good none-the-less. There are 23 new houses on the market, 21 pending properties, and 17 sold homes.

I […]

Appraisal Crisis is Full Blown

We have a crisis happening in the real estate market right now. No, you probably haven’t heard about it in the news, but you certainly may experience it if you are buying or selling a home in the Portland Metro area right now.

Here’s the back story. As robust as the market currently is, it was […]

Market Activity ~ Aug 15-21, 2016

Last week we saw 19 New properties enter the market, 24 move to Pending status, and 16 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Aug 15-21, 2016)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

38 GREENRIDGE CT
$365,000
3
2.1
1996
ATTACHD

4214 WOODSIDE CIR
$369,000
3
2.1
1841
ATTACHD

35 BLOCH TER
$400,000
3
2.1
1987
ATTACHD

4291 COLLINS WAY
$405,000
3
2
1482
DETACHD

4752 REMBRANDT LN
$439,900
3
2.1
1655
DETACHD

937 COUNTRY CLUB […]