News & Notes

Here is some recent data for you on the overall Portland area, as well as specific Lake Oswego/West Linn (RMLS lumps them together) activity:

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area  February, 2013.

  • At 1,376, Closed Sales were the best since 2008!
  • There were 2,453 New Listings (virtually the same as January 2013, and an 1.6% decrease from Feb. 2012).
  • The Average Sale Price in February was $282,000. Comparing the average price of $278,600 during the last 12 months ending on Feb 28th 2013, with the same 12 month period ending Feb., 2012 of $263,300, there has been an increase of 5.8%
  • Pending Sales increased from January 2013 by 11.8% to 2,130.

For our Property Blotter readers, the combined area of Lake Oswego and West Linn reported:

    • 432 Active Listings
    • 140 New Listings
    • 112 Pending Sales
    • 74 Closed Sales
    • An average Sale Price of $451,900.
    • Average Time on the Market: 157 Days

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