A Guide to Lake Oswego Real Estate and Community
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News & Notes ~ Dec / Year-End 2017

We’ve got the numbers in for 2017~ Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below:

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

There were 1,617 New Listings in Dec 2017 which was up 13.8% from Dec of 2016’s 1,421, and down a whopping […]

Market Activity ~ Jan 8-14, 2018

Last week saw 7 New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 11 move to Pending status, and 8 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Jan 8-14, 2018)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

133 OSWEGO SMT
$199,900
1
1
923
CONDO

4000 CARMAN DR F90
$205,000
2
2
834
CONDO

16250 PACIFIC HWY #60
$249,900
2
2
1305
CONDO

5545 KILCHURN AVE
$660,000
3
2
2559
DETACHD

12788 SIERRA VISTA DR
$699,000
4
3.1
2812
DETACHD

4004 MELISSA DR
$709,900
4
2.1
2865
DETACHD

13171 SANDALWOOD CT
$715,000
4
2.1
3325
DETACHD

PENDING SALES […]

Home Energy Scores

There are a couple of reasons I feel prompted to talk about home energy scores. First, it’s the middle of January and heating bills are affecting our budgets. Second, the City of Portland’s new requirement for home energy scores went into affect January 1st, 2018. Here in LO we don’t have a requirement for home […]

News & Notes ~ Nov 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, November, 2017:

There were 2,416 New Listings in Nov 2017 which was up 16.8% from Nov of 2016’s 2,080, and down 19% from Oct of 2017’s total of 2,981.
At 2,387, Nov Closed Sales were down 1.9% from Nov 2016’s 2,434, […]

Market Activity ~ Dec 11-17, 2017

Last week saw 7 New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 11 move to Pending status, and 14 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Dec 11-17, 2017)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

4236 WOODSIDE CIR
$395,000
3
2
1524
ATTACHD

16855 GASSNER LN
$449,900
4
2
2258
DETACHD

4711 REMBRANDT LN
$529,900
3
2.1
2050
DETACHD

14260 UPLANDS DR
$600,000
4
3
2984
DETACHD

4729 LAKEVIEW BLVD
$679,000
3
2.1
2551
DETACHD

12 DA VINCI ST
$684,000
4
3
2959
DETACHD

17537 CARDINAL DR
$2,298,000
5
4
5383
DETACHD

PENDING SALES (Dec 11-17, […]

Energy Effiency

Happy December, Property Blotter Readers!

One of the things we love about living here is the change of the seasons. The seasonal variations are not as marked as in other parts of the country with our snowfall being very periodic and usually short-lived, but we DO get some of that, and of course we get to […]

Market Activity ~ Nov 27 - Dec 3, 2017

Last week saw 7 New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 13 move to Pending status, and 21 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Nov 27-Dec 3, 2017)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

100 Kerr PKWY #58
$195,000
2
1.1
822
CONDO

16150 LAKE FOREST BLVD
$524,900
2
2
2302
DETACHD

14595 SHERBROOK PL
$569,500
3
2.1
2028
DETACHD

12 MORNINGVIEW CIR
[…]

Value Other Than Money

Owning real estate is a tremendous way to build wealth. Not only are you providing yourself or others a place to live, but you are very likely going to experience the growth of the value of the property over time. So when most of us think about real estate value, we are thinking about what […]

Market Activity ~ Nov 13-19, 2017

Plenty of “refreshed” properties, but here at the Blotter we value getting only real, fresh/new content to our readers. Last week saw 8 truly New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 17 move to Pending status, and 13 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Nov 13-19, 2017)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total […]

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 […]