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News & Notes ~ Dec. & 2016 Numbers

Well, the latest numbers for the entire Portland area for December and 2016 are in!  This is particularly interesting because the numbers are through December 31st…therefore there are figures for December (best look at what’s happening “right now”) AND for the entire year.

Here’s a bonus piece of information (graphic) that just came out via Realtor.com indicating […]

Market Activity ~ Jan 2-8, 2017

The week of Jan 2-8, saw 5 New properties enter the market in Lake Oswego, 9 move to Pending status, and 13 “Closed”/Sold. Notably, there were a whopping *18* “refreshed properties which I removed (as usual for your viewing pleasure ; ) from the “New” category.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Jan 2-8, 2017)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# […]

Market Activity ~ Dec 12-18, 2016

We hope your Christmas, Hanukkah and Holidays are  wondrous time with your Loved ones this year.  As we draw to a close, Dianne, Whitney and I are spending time with ours as well, and thinking of all the Blessings of 2016. Our Property Blotter readers and clients rank high on that list! Thank you so much […]

What about your pets?

You are selling your house and doing everything that you can think of to get it ready: cleaning, de-cluttering, and making repairs. It’s a project and you are in it up to your elbows when it occurs to you that you need to figure out what to do about your golden retriever and 2 cats. […]

Optimize Showings

You have made the decision that it is time to move, you have interviewed Realtors and found someone you trust and have faith in, the house is going on the market, now comes one of your most important jobs, making the most of each and every showing that happens. There are a few simple things […]

Market Activity ~ Oct 24-30, 2016

Last week we saw 6 New properties enter, 20 move to Pending status, and 24 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Oct 24-30, 2016)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

550 2ND ST
$500,000
2
2.1
1540
CONDO

64 TOUCHSTONE
$585,000
4
2.1
3494
DETACHD

2399 PALISADES CREST DR
$749,000
5
3.1
4452
DETACHD

2092 SUMMIT DR
$1,579,000
4
4.1
4527
DETACHD

16819 GREENBRIER RD
$2,250,000
4
4
3022
DETACHD

1475 SKYLAND DR
$2,600,000
4
4.1
9300
DETACHD

PENDING SALES (Oct 24-30, 2016)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type
CDOM

45 EAGLE CREST […]

Market Activity ~ Sept 26-Oct 2, 2016

Ah, Fall…

It brings back memories of when I bought my Lake Oswego home.  My son was in 2nd grade many years ago, and I wanted him to be able to attend Lake Oswego schools, so we put our home on the market, sold it quickly and moved to our new home on Thanksgiving Day. I remember […]

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 […]

News & Notes ~ August 2016

Here are the latest/August numbers for the entire Portland area:

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

There were 4,203 New Listings in August which was down 3.9% from July, and up 8.3% from August of 2015.
At 3,001, August Closed Sales were up 8.1% from July’s 2,776, and down 3.1% from August of 2015’s 3,098.
August Pending Sales (Accepted Offers), at 3,325 were up  0.7% from July’s 3,302, and were also  0.7% lower than […]

Market Activity ~ Sept 5-11, 2016

Last week we saw 13 New properties enter the market, 12 move to Pending status, and 13 “Closed”/Sold.

Following is the breakdown for you according to RMLS:

NEW on Mkt (Sept 5-11, 2016)

Address
List Price
# Beds
# Baths
Total SF
Prop Type

86 KINGSGATE RD #i204
$159,000
2
2
840
CONDO

4 TOUCHSTONE #140
$185,000
3
2.1
1351
CONDO

76 GALEN ST #76
$199,900
2
2
989
CONDO

16250 PACIFIC HWY #43
$255,000
2
2
1311
CONDO

16724 ROOSEVELT AVE
$379,995
3
1.1
1270
DETACHD

31 GREENRIDGE CT
$449,000
3
2.1
2002
ATTACHD

15450 KIMBALL CT
$475,000
4
2
1544
DETACHD

7 SCARBOROUGH DR
$754,900
4
2.1
3367
DETACHD

4265 ALBERT CIR
$826,600
5
3.1
3022
DETACHD

4635 […]