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

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News & Notes ~ April 2019 Numbers

Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (April 2019) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below.

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area, April, 2019:

There were 4,210  New Listings in April 2019 which was up 5.5%  from April of 2018’s 3,990, and up substantially at 20.1% from the previous […]

Market Activity ~ May 13-19, 2019

There are a total of 309 homes for sale in Lake Oswego right now. Last week 33 New properties entered the market, 22 moved to Pending status, and 15 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (May 13-19, 2019)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

4647 LAKEVIEW BLVD #D1
$198,900
1
1
753
CONDO

4 […]

Remodeling: Cost vs Value

In the course of working as a Realtor, one of the common questions I am often asked is “What should I do to get my house ready to sell?” I have addressed this pretty extensively in previous posts, but today I want to be more specific about remodeling for the purpose of selling.

There is […]

Market Activity ~ Apr 29-May 5, 2019

There are a total of 289 homes for sale in Lake Oswego right now. Last week 26 New properties entered the market, 26 moved to Pending status, and 23 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Apr 29-May 5, 2019)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

4 TOUCHSTONE #84
$199,000
2
2
979
CONDO

668 MCVEY […]

News & Notes ~ March 2019 Numbers

Here is your look at the most recent data for the entire Portland area (March 2019) and how Lake Oswego fits in to this picture just below.

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area, March, 2019:

There were 3,504  New Listings in March 2019 which was down 3.9%  from March of 2018’s 3,648, and up substantially at 43.4% from the previous […]

Market Activity ~ April 15-21, 2019

There are a total of 247 homes for sale in Lake Oswego right now. Last week 28 New properties entered the market, 22 moved to Pending status, and 18 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (April 15-21 2019)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

4625 LAKEVIEW BLVD / Grnd
$199,900
1
1
753
CONDO

3433 MCNARY PKWY […]

Safety Tips When Selling

Hand holding door knob with keys

Selling your home is generally very, very safe. This does not mean that you should not still take some simple precautions. Here are a few guidelines that I recommend to my clients.

Use a Realtor
It’s a very basic first step. First, Realtors go through back ground checks to gain a […]

Market Activity ~ April 1-7, 2019

There are a total of 237 homes for sale in Lake Oswego right now. Last week 29 New properties entered the market, 16 moved to Pending status, and 15 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (April 1-7, 2019)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

3846 BOTTICELLI ST / Grnd
$295,000
2
1.1
1132
CONDO

48 EAGLE CREST […]

Market Activity ~ March 18-24, 2019

There are a total of 214 homes for sale in Lake Oswego right now. Last week 21 New properties entered the market, 25 moved to Pending status, and 18 were “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (March 18-24, 2019)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

48 EAGLE CREST DR #3B
$309,000
2
2
1550
CONDO

5944 BURMA RD
$350,000
3
1
1378
DETACHD

34 […]

Rental Investing

I often tell first-time buyers that an excellent goal is to be able to keep that first house as a rental as opposed to selling it. Interest rates on owner-occupied mortgages are generally lower and a house can be purchased with a smaller down payment if you are buying it as your primary residence. If […]