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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 […]

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 […]