Every year, Portland Real Estate Agent Lauren Goché works with dozens of buyer clients. She knows what she’s talking about when it comes to navigating Portland’s real estate market! In this video, Lauren drops some smart + savvy real estate knowledge about buying a home in Portland that maaaaybe other real estate agents aren’t telling […]Continue reading »
If you’re self-employed and want to buy a house in 2021, you really need to read this before you file your taxes. Getting a home loan when you’re a self-employed person can be a bit of a tricky combo. And of course, COVID-19 has complicated things even more. Before we get too far in the […]Continue reading »
Condos are a softer market in Portland right now, and there is much less demand for condos as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, people want more space (both inside and out), so that’s a big reason as to why condos aren’t popular right now. But also, people don’t want shared common areas—they […]Continue reading »
2020 turned our world upside down, and the COVID-19 pandemic brought its own unique challenges to Portland’s real estate market. The median sale price for homes sold in Portland’s metro area increased by 7.3% from 2019 to 2020. In December 2019, the median home price was $405,000. In December 2020, the median home price was […]Continue reading »
First thing’s first: I adore Kate Coats and she is an important person in my life. I feel so SO lucky that I got to meet her and her family AND help them move to Portland! Since this was a long distance move for Kate and her family, I actually didn’t even meet her in […]Continue reading »
What are the best neighborhoods to retire to in Portland, Oregon? In my experience, many people who are retiring choose Portland in part because they want to be close to their grandchildren. Portland is also the most affordable West Coast city. In this blog post, you’ll find the top 5 Portland neighborhoods to retire to […]Continue reading »
Many New Yorkers are asking themselves this question, especially lately. Even before COVID-19, people were leaving New York City in search of homes with more square footage, a yard, and a lower cost of living. Portland is the most affordable West Coast city, and in my experience, people from Brooklyn are especially drawn to Portland. […]Continue reading »
People are leaving the San Francisco Bay Area because they simply cannot afford to live there anymore. Even people with incredibly well paying jobs in the tech industry, for example, are struggling to find an affordable place to live that makes sense. And with changing needs due to COVID-19, many would-be San Francisco residents are […]Continue reading »
Many people who are being priced out of Seattle are turning to Portland for greener pastures. Seattle’s median home price at the end of September 2020 was at $773,508, and Portland’s median home price was at $451,000. Portland is the most affordable West Coast city, hands down. Obviously, $773,508 vs. $451,000 is a huge difference, and […]Continue reading »
Nike’s headquarters are in Beaverton, which is a city that is 7 miles west of Portland. According to this 2020 list of the biggest companies in Oregon, Nike is at #1 with 73,100 employees. Nike is a BIG deal here. The Portland area (which for our purposes include Beaverton) is also known for being home […]Continue reading »
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