The numbers for the housing market in Portland showed growth in the fourth quarter as they have throughout the year. Homes are commanding higher sales prices even as both the number of sales dipped and the median days on the market increased. The best news is for sellers who are generating sales prices well over their asking price in many cases.
The weather in the Pacific Northwest may be a bit milder than many parts of the country, but our proximity to the mountains means there’s still plenty of wonderful, snowy winter activities to enjoy. If you are looking to keep busy this winter, then check out our list of the best winter activities within 2 hours of Portland, Oregon.
Buoyed by high demand and a shortage of housing stock, 2021 was a seller’s market in Portland, OR which meant sellers were commanding some pretty high prices on their listings. Here is a list of the 10 most expensive listings currently for sale in Portland Oregon.
You can’t beat Portland for family holiday fun. We’ve got it all here including the natural beauty of the area which is only made better with the festive spirit of the holidays. If you call Portland home, or you’re visiting family and friends, there are plenty of great activities to partake in.
We encourage everyone in Portland, OR to shop locally this holiday season. There are many great reasons to do so. For one thing, it supports small business owners who might just be your neighbor. It’s also a great way to keep your money in the community where it has the most impact.
Many charitable organizations in Portland do outstanding work throughout the year, but during the holiday seasons is when they make the most high-profile impact in our communities. In addition to financial support, these groups need ‘people power’ to help them help others.
The housing market in Portland, Oregon remains strong despite the surge of the Delta variant putting many people on edge. If you’re a first-time homebuyer or need more space in a bigger home, it’s still a great time to buy. Likewise, if you’re considering downsizing into a smaller home, then these numbers are encouraging as well.
Buying a home is a major life event and it can be as overwhelming as it is exciting. There’s a lot to know—especially for first-time buyers. Thankfully, you won’t be alone in the process. Your real estate agent will be a valuable resource as you navigate the market and negotiate the sales price. That said, the more information you have about the process, the better prepared you’ll be.
Fall is a fantastic time of year in the Pacific Northwest. We still get to enjoy warm weather until mid-October and when the leaves finally do change color, it’s nothing short of stunning. In addition to the natural beauty of the Portland area, there’s plenty of fun fall activities to get excited about. Read our list of more fun fall activities in Portland, OR, and let us know if we forgot one of your favorites!
After you’ve put so much time and effort into finding your ideal home, not to mention the money you’ve invested, don’t let it be a waste! The time is now to start thinking about preventative maintenance. Failure to keep on top of common household maintenance issues can lead to bigger, more expensive problems down the road.