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Portand Street Naming History - 11/30/07 06:17 PM
Before 1913 North Interstate Avenue was called North Patton Avenue after Matthew Patton. Matthew Patton's family owned land in the West Hills and North Portland but then the street was connected to a new bridge over the Columbia River. I guess the City Council felt that a name change was in order. Once upon a time there were three cities called Portland, East Portland and Albina. In 1891 these cities were combined to make Portland forcing The Great Renaming. Over the years after Portland became one big city, Eastside Portlanders became resentful that their streets started with "east" while West (1 comments)
October Market Report - 11/19/07 04:26 PM
October Residential Highlights October’s statistics show similar patterns to September, as the number of transactions continue to drop and sale prices continue to see appreciation. The number of closed sales fell 25.5% and pending sales declined 22% However, the number of new listings dropped for the first time since February of 2006, decreasing 5.1% this month when comparing October of this year with October 2006. At the month’s rate of sales, the 15,567 active residential properties would last approximately 8.4 months.
Appreciation Using the average sale prices for the twelve months that ended with October 2007 compared to the twelve (0 comments)
No Slump in Salem Market! - 11/16/07 04:45 PM
SALEM, Oregon isn't the hippest town around but medium sized cities like Wenatchee, Washington and Provo-Orem, Utah still have quite active real estate markets. There are plenty of homes on the market and the prices haven't nose-dived like in much of the country. In fact housing prices are growing at double-digit rates according to a recent federal study. Many of these towns are still showing population growth due to things like proximity to nature, main freeways and more major cities. Most of them were not even a part of the original housing boom so they didn't have any where to go (0 comments)
1763 SE 74th Ave, Hillsboro OR 97123 - 11/14/07 02:22 PM
BUYERS GETS $500 HOLIDAY SHOPPING SPREE AT STORE OF CHOICE IF CLOSES BEFORE 12-31-07. Features a premium private lot, open kit. w/Stainless appliances, gleaming hardwoods in kitchen, hall & entry and decorator colors throughout. Upstairs laundry, skylights & new carpeting. Entertainer's deck overlooking large, private backyard backing to greenspace. Extensive sprinkler system. $339,000
For additional photos and details visit http//:www.TonyandLibby.com or call 1-800-395-1151 code 606 for 24 hr recorded information This listing is brought to you courtesy of the Tony and Libby Kelly Group, Keller Williams Realty Portland Premiere, 17700 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd, Portland, OR 97224
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