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 Portland Real Estate - How's the Market Feb 2019  Activity in Portland was mixed this February, but some gains were seen compared with last month. Closed sales, at 1,726, rose 19.0% ahead of the 1,451 closings recorded last month in January 2019, but fell 4.4% short of the 1,806 closings recorde...
Desirable Central Location Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $384,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,727 sqftLot: 3,049 sqftYear Built: 2002MLS #: 19631253 Location 5583 NE Caddis DrHillsboro, OR 97124USA John Van Hogen (503) 680-9390j...
 Portland Real Estate Market Update for January 2019 During the last five months of 2018, the Portland market experienced a downshift. The pace of price increases had steadily outpaced increases in income, interest rates moved higher, stock market volatiliy created unsettling headlines, and the U...
 Do For Sale by Owners Get Sabotaged Here? The kids were mostly launched, and the large house just didn't make much sense anymore. With an eye towards retirement, the client said it's time to downsize. Time to sell their existing Hillsboro home and move into a smaller, single-level home nearby. D...
 South Hillsboro New Home Community After more than two decades of planning, new home sites are now under construction in the South Hillsboro community. More than 8,000 homes are to be built over the next several years, providing much-needed housing inventory. Over $120mil is slated for infrastru...
  6 Ways to Catch Up When Behind on Your MortgageMany homeowners in Oregon and Washington are having trouble keeping current with their mortgage. According to CoreLogic, a national financial services firm, about 1 out of every 20 American homeowners are behind on mortgage payments.  When a homeow...
  Hillsboro Oregon Farmers Market 2019  Hillsboro boasts one of the longest running farmers markets in the Pacific Northwest, originating downtown in 1981. Featuring local food, garden products, music, arts and crafts, and a variety of vendors. Events are held on four separate days and locations ...
 Eye on PortlandWhat to do in Portland this July 2018 - 1st thru 15th 1) Portland Spirit - Downtown Brunch Cruise        photo courtesy of Portland SpiritWhen: Sundays, boarding at 11:30, cruising 12:00 'til 2:00pm.Where: Directions and parking info on their site for boarding.Tickets and addition...
What to do in Portland this April 2018 1) Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest          photograph courtesy of Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest When: April 1st thru 30th, 2018 - 9am 'til 6pm dailyWhere: Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm - 33814 S Meridian Rd, Woodburn OR 97071Tickets and additional info available online HERE 2) Wi...
 Coming Soon...Home for Sale in Sherwood, Oregon Nestled on a lush lot in the Woodhaven community of Sherwood, located close to schools, walking trails, and parks. Experience the dramatic entry with soaring cathedral ceilings. Contemporary floor plan offers light-filled kitchen open to the family...

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