Lake Oswego Has Two New Parks

The livability of LO is just outstanding and it just go even better. We now have two brand new parks!.

Iron Mountain Park

Located on Iron Mountain Blvd right by The Hunt, this is a 51 acre park. There is plenty of parking, a covered picnic area, a play area for kids, and rest rooms. It’s beautifully landscaped using native species and with great care to preserve a wetlands that is part of the park. I can see spending summer evening picnicing and taking my Grandchildren to play and run around.

I think the thing I am most excited about is that the park serves as a trail for the Iron Hertage trail. There has long been a terrific trail that makes use of the old rail line that the iron was transported on from the mine near the top of Iron Mountain and down to where the ore was loaded into barges, and barged across the lake to find its final destination at the iron furnace in what is now George Rogers Park.

The Iron Heritage trail is a 3.4 mile loop that connects the new park to the Iron Mountain trail, then along several quiet residential streets to Springbook Park and then back to Iron Mountain Park. For a trail map click here.

Woodmont Natural Park

Located near the intersection of Atwater and Knaus Roads, this 6.8 acre park is lovely. There is a gravel path that meanders through the park. I’m not certain how long the path is, but I think it is likely close to half a mile or so. There is extensive native landscaping and places for picnicing. This park does not have a play structure for children, but it does have restrooms.

Quality of life is just super important to me and a key component of how I have chosen the community that I live in. I know I rave about how much I like LO, but it truly does keep getting better and better. These two new parks are a great addition!

As always, thanks for reading the blotter.

Dianne

Market Activity February 1-7, 2021

Inventory remains very low with only 7 new listings coming onto the market last week. This in comparison to 17 houses that went pending and 16 closed sales. In my mind, demand is about twice the available inventory. This is leading to multiple offer situations and, in many instances, houses selling for more than the asking price. It’s a fantastic time to put your house on the market!

See below for an explanation of the RMLS data.

New on the Market February 1-7, 2021

AddressTypePriceBRBathsSq Ft
4000 Carman Dr #47Condo$259,90022993
4320 Botticelli St #11Attached$309,90022.5+.52260
12645 Boones Ferry RdDetached$799,950523038
2318 Hillside LnDetached$899,99553.53258
5 Mountain View LnDetached$925,00053.53850
15420 Boones WayAttached$1,345,00032.53364
892 8th StDetached$1,450,00043.52872

Pending sales February 1-7, 2021

AddressTypePriceBRBathsSq FtCDOM
668 McVey Ave #44Condo$219,0001163680
1661 Woodland TerrDetached$729,00032.530822
16570 Inverurie RdDetached$799,000543218174
16715 Ford PLDetached$837,00032.531713
1216 Spruce StDetached$840,00032.52066101
17601 Woodhurst PlDetached$1,125,00042.531794
6485 Mission CtDetached$1,189,00043.5313367
1483 Woodland TerrDetached$1,199,9995431359
2120 Glenmorrie DrDetached$1,298,00043.542930
15444 Boones WayAttached$1,350,00032.534883
16233 Bonaire AveDetached$1,395,0005334601
4160 Lakeview BlvdDetached$1,598,00043.5+.539046
2230 Wembley Park RdDetached$1,785,00054.5460727
13585 Goodall RdDetached$1,900,00043.5428218
1132 Troon RdDetached$2,575,00043.54165101
16470 Phantom Bluff CtDetached$2,695,00044.5518811
1527 Lake Front RdDetached$3,999,00056.57220113

Sold/closed February 1-7, 2021

AddressTypeList PriceSold PriceSq FtCDOM
76 Cervantes CircleCondo$227,000$234,3009124
4000 Carman Dr C49Condo$315,000$325,0001,0045
937 Country Club RdDetached$503,500$427,000165091
456 5th StCondo$450,000$440,00010921
18964 Redwing WayDetached$549,950$580,000140624
4380 Douglas WayDetached$599,950$599,950136462
1771 Campus WayDetached$738,000$738,00032773
151 C AveAttached$775,000$765,0001934112
4890 Sage Hen CircleDetached$799,900$770,000283274
19428 Kokanee CtDetached$769,000$800,00027926
4264 West Bay RdDetached$799,000$800,00013082
5322 Carman Grove LnDetached$899,000$838,000261565
730 8th StDetached$865,000$901,00023954
2591 Palisades Crest DrDetached$1,219,000$1,0854916110
16234 Waluga DrDetached$1,395,000$1,340313086
136000 GoodallDetached$2,590,000$2,3506612206

Criteria:Homes in the 97034 and 97035 zip code, listed, pending or sold between the dates listed above as reported by the Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS). DETACHD refers to Single Family Detached Residence, MFG refers to manufactured housing, and ATTACHD refers to single-family residences with some portion of the structure attached to another property, but not constituting CONDO ownership. DOM stands for days on market, or the number of days from when the listing became active and when it received an acceptable offer, with CDOM standing for “cumulative days on market” accounting for “refreshed” listings.

Market Activity Jan 18-24, 2021

The real estate market is really heating up. Buyers are out in hordes wanting to take advantage of the lowest interest rates in decades. They have gotten themselves pre-approved and are ready to go. The issue is, inventory is incredibly low. For every property that comes on the market, there are half a dozen buyers ready to buy. The result? Houses are selling fast, often with multiple offers. It is very much a sellers market. With multiple offers houses are frequently selling at or over the list price. So yes, this late winter and spring market truly is an amazing time to sell your house.

In Lake Oswego last week we had 6 properties come onto the market, 12 move into pending status with an accepted offer, and 16 closed sales.

See below for RMLS data and an explanation of this chart.

New on the Market Jan 18-24, 2021

AddressTypePriceBRBathsSq Ft
16250 Pacific Hwy #59Condo$319,000221305
2574 Palisades Crest DrDetached$975,00042.5+.54563
17311 Canyon DrDetached$1,099,500635376
667 Lake Bay CtDetached$1,899,90043.53616
1340 Cherry LnDetached$2,145,00044.5+.55922
16470 Phantom Bluff CtDetached$2,695,00044.55188

Pending sales Jan 18-24, 2021

AddressTypePriceBRBathsSq FtCDOM
5225 Jean Rd #510Condo$305,0002211005
456 5th StCondo$450,00021.510921
1238 Laurel StDetached$524,9003214852
1920 Southshore BlvdDetached$569,9003213138
6126 Frost LnDetached$749,0005324979
4264 West Bay RdDetached$799,0003213082
4850 Lower DrDetached$825,00043270011
2145 Summit DrDetached$1,000,00042.5+.5311148
975 Schukart LnDetached$1,198,00042.54449350
16234 Waluga DrDetached$1,349,00053.5313086
701 4th StDetached$1,450,00032.5278643
3735 Upper DrDetached$2,000,000444056137

Closed/Sold Jan 18-24, 2021

AddressTypeList PriceSold PriceSq FtCDOM
42 Cervantes CircleCondo$189,000$185,0009124
7200 Montauk CircleCondo$219,900$228,0009683
47 Eagle Crest Dr #62Condo$249,000$233,000102677
668 McVey Ave #85Condo$274,900$290,0009924
4047 Jefferson PkwyCondo$330,000$346,00012281
27 Bloch TerrAttached$425,000$442,00019723
15012 Twin Fir RdDetached$599,900$610,0003372
18861 Indian Springs CircleDetached$635,000$645,00016492
17012 Crestview DrDetached$699,000$699,00027504
5228 Lower DrDetached$850,000$839,9502723101
802 Clara CtDetached$850,000$875,00028863
3000 Brookside RdDetached$999,950$950,000160050
6 Essex CtDetached$998,000$998,000433842
5055 Lakeview BlvdDetached$1,298,000$1,245,000360728
1200 Lake Garden CtDetached$1,400,000$1,400,000334716
3509 Lanewood StDetached$1,799,000$1,790,9003830114

Criteria:Homes in the 97034 and 97035 zip code, listed, pending or sold between the dates listed above as reported by the Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS). DETACHD refers to Single Family Detached Residence, MFG refers to manufactured housing, and ATTACHD refers to single-family residences with some portion of the structure attached to another property, but not constituting CONDO ownership. DOM stands for days on market, or the number of days from when the listing became active and when it received an acceptable offer, with CDOM standing for “cumulative days on market” accounting for “refreshed” listings.

Market Activity November 2-8, 2020

Last week in Lake Oswego there were 12 properties that came onto the market, 17 that received offers that were accepted and went into pending status, and 24 sold/closed houses or condos.

See below of breakdown of the RMLS data.

New on the Market, November 2-8, 2020

AddressTypePriceBRBathsSq Ft
45 Eagle Crest Dr #100Condo$295,000321537
16250 Pacific Hwy #73Condo$325,000221305
4584 Trillium WoodsAttached$739,90032.52179
4984 Bilford LnDetached$750,000322629
2395 Greentree RdDetached$779,90052.52777
5322 Carman Grove LnDetached$899,00032.52615
14218 Kimberly CircleDetached$916,50042.53272
2934 Tolkien LnDetached$974,80053.53851
6 Essex CtDetached$998,000444338
1156 Cherry LnDetached$1,345,00053.54084
5349 Washington CtDetached$1,350,00043.53906
18277 Crestline DrDetached$3,100,00045.56892

Pending sales, November 2-8, 2020

AddressTypePriceBRBathsSq FtCDOM
47 Eagle Crest Dr #62Condo$229,00031.5102677
4636 Lower DrCondo$259,90021.511708
65 Oswego SummitCondo$274,9002211404
668 McVey Ave #85Condo$274,90021.59924
34 Wheatherstone #17Condo$379,90032.5169226
16342 Kimball StDetached$525,00031.5125036
17020 Denny CtDetached$535,000221704150
127 Greenwood RdDetached$550,00031120113
77 Greenridge CtAttached$584,90032.5219011
4380 Douglas WayDetached$599,9503213647
2290 Overlook DrDetached$725,00042.530953
18225 65th AveDetached$730,00052.5221037
4311 Orchard WayDetached$850,00032.528043
13745 Cameo CtDetached$924,50044284678
5087 Lakeview BlvdDetached$1,200,00043.529570
527 Northshore RdDetached$1,800,0003224331
4321 Southshore BlvdDetached$3,950,00054.56731118

Sold/Closed, November 2-8, 2020

AddressTypeList PriceSold PriceSq FtCDOM
72 Galen StCondo$182,500$182,5006903
16250 Pacific Hwy #80Condo$239,000$199,000841165
6930 Montauk CircleCondo$235,000$235,00092412
287 CervantesCondo$279,900$292,50011444
245 CervantesCondo$299,900$299,90012923
4340 BotticelliCondo$399,999$377,9002285160
4520 Lower Dr A-1Condo$459,900$465,00017508
668 McVey Ave #51Condo$525,000$525,0008524
200 Burnham Rd #311Condo$639,000$540,000189463
86 Greenridge CtAttached$599,000$590,0002718109
2165 Ridge Pointe DrDetached$650,000$691,75047495
4007 Brian CtDetached$689,000$705,00022821
13998 Westcott CtDetached$849,900$840,00027279
345 E AveDetached$899,000$910,00015822
5871 Ridgetop CtDetached$975,000$975,00035433
2100 Summit DrDetached$849,900$995,00023585
428 C AveAttached$1,149,888$1,175,000260782
877 9th StDetached$1,450,000$1,438,00029324
289 G AveDetached$1,499,000$1,450,0004193374
18035 Skyland CircleDetached$1,595,000$1,530,000389315
711 7th StDetached$1,829,000$1,675,000276352
18230 River Edge LnDetached$1,790,000$1,750,000460817
129 Furnace StCondo$1,995,000$1,835,0004911135
1099 Terrace DrDetached$2,495,000$2,385,000469545

Criteria: Homes in the 97034 and 97035 zip code, listed, pending or sold between the dates listed above as reported by the Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS). DETACHD refers to Single Family Detached Residence, MFG refers to manufactured housing, and ATTACHD refers to single-family residences with some portion of the structure attached to another property, but not constituting CONDO ownership. DOM stands for days on market, or the number of days from when the listing became active and when it received an acceptable offer, with CDOM standing for “cumulative days on market” accounting for “refreshed” listings.