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

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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 […]

To Stage or Not to Stage

Twenty years ago staging a home prior to putting it on the market was not very common. Cleaning the house and hiding the litter box was enough. That has really changed. I think the biggest difference for this change is the Internet. 99% of buyers shop for their new home on line. Not only does […]

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 […]

News & Notes ~ March 2020 Numbers

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

Inventory remains low and so basically, we have a housing shortage going on right now. Mortgage Rates are at 3.3% as of this writing. For the most part, Portland […]

Market Activity ~ April 13-19, 2020

Last week in Lake Oswego, 13 New properties entered the market, 8 moved to Pending status, and 14 were “Closed”/Sold. We also have 211 homes for sale here, right now.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (April 13-19, 2020)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

100 KERR PKWY#3
$210,000
2
2
823
CONDO

47 OSWEGO SMT / Main
$249,900
2
2
1212
CONDO

45 EAGLE CREST DR #401
$285,000
3
2
1348
CONDO

4340 BOTTICELLI […]

Market Activity ~ March 30-April 5, 2020

I thought I’d look at the same approx week last year and see what the stats looked like. Here is the summary:  “Last week 29 New properties entered the market, 16 moved to Pending status, and 15 were “Closed”/Sold. There are a total of 237 homes for sale in Lake Oswego right now.”

THIS year/Last week […]

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 […]

Market Activity ~ March 16-22, 2020

People have important reasons for either Buying or Selling a home, and those reasons remain even when storms rage outside. The real estate market in the overall area is very busy. Last week in Lake Oswego, 24 New properties entered the market, 15 moved to Pending status, and 22 were “Closed”/Sold. We also have 188 homes […]

Buyers Who Fish

There is a phenomenon that has been going on for a few years. It’s not new, it’s just become widespread. Perhaps you’ve experienced it. What I’m talking about is the unsolicited offer of interest in purchasing your house. These usually come in the form of letters in the mail, but I have had phone calls […]