News & Notes

The most recent real estate numbers for Portland and the Lake Oswego/West Linn areas (RMLS lumps them together) are available.

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area, January, 2015:

  • There were 2,762 New Listings in January which was up a whopping 79.4% from December, and up 6.9% from January of 2013.
  • At 1,477, January Closed Sales dropped 34% from the month prior, but were up a full 5.8% from January of 2013.
  • January Pending Sales (accepted offers), at 2,294, were very strong. Up… 37.6%  from December, and up 13.2% from January 2013.
  • Comparing the 12 months ending January 31st of 2015 with the same 12 month period ending January 2014, Average Sales Price is up 7%.    The Average Sale Price in January of $329,400 was down $2,200 from the month prior. 


The combined areas of Lake Oswego and West Linn  for the month of January 2015 reported:

    • 337 Active Listings
    • 166 New Listings
    • 113 Pending Sales
    • 68 Closed Sales
    • An Average Sale Price for December of $533,500.
    • Average Time on the Market: 84 Days

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