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 »
Water views are really hard to come by in Portland even though our city is nestled just south of the Columbia River and the Willamette River runs right through the city. There are lots of views in Portland in general—views of Mt. Hood, the city, the outdoors. But water views are much harder to find. […]Continue reading »
As of September 2020, the median home sale price in Portland was at $451,000. In this post, I’m sharing Portland’s 5 most expensive neighborhoods so you know where the fanciest houses are in our Pacific Northwest city! Keep in mind that determining what the “most expensive” neighborhoods are is somewhat subjective—of course, I used neighborhood […]Continue reading »
First thing’s first: As of September 2020, Portland’s median home sale price was at $451,000. In this post, I’ll be sharing the most affordable neighborhoods in Portland and where you can get a “deal” as well as examples of homes that sold in 2020. Keep in mind that a “deal” means something different to everyone, […]Continue reading »
When people with kids (or people who are thinking about having kids) are searching for that perfect home in Portland, finding a neighborhood with “good schools” is usually high on their list. The thing is, schools + real estate have a fraught history in this country, and finding the “right” school and neighborhood is usually […]Continue reading »
Whether you’re new to town and want to get connected to some rad arts orgs or you’re a seasoned Portlander just looking to expand your artistic horizons, PDX is home to creative folks who are doing it ALL. Here’s a *short* list of just a few of the many small arts organizations you’ll find here […]Continue reading »
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