Portland

Jan. 15, 2018

Highest Priced Home in Portland

Currently, as of January 15, 2018, the highest priced home in Portland is located at 13050 SW. Iron Mountain Blvd. priced at $4,898,000.Highest Priced Home in Portland

This is a gorgeous five bedroom and eight bath home sitting on 1.3 acres built in 2004. The home itself is over 7500 ft ...

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Jan. 10, 2018

Portland's 2018 Design Trends in the Kitchen and Bath

What's new and bold in home design for 2018? Experts at Portland-based design-build remodeling firm Neil Kelly Co. offer their top 10 picks.

 

Kitchens: Stacked and Racked

Kitchens change over time, but there's always a need to find space for appliances. Stackable ovens, microwaves and warming drawers ...

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Jan. 9, 2018

2018 January Events

Portland Boat Show  Jan 10-14

Winter Music Festival  Jan 12-14

Bourbon & Bacon Fest  Jan 13

Rose City Dog Show  Jan 17-21

Portland Mini Musical Festival  Jan 18-21

Fertile Ground Art Show  Jan 18-28

Portland Auto Show  Jan 25-27

Truffle Festival  Jan ...

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Jan. 9, 2018

Oregon Second-Most Popular State for Relocation

Oregon ranked second in the country in 2017 as a destination for people who moved into a new state, according to tracking statistics released by moving company United Van Lines.

Oregon has ranked in the Top 3 for the past five years, placing third on the list in 2016 after ...

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Posted in Buying, Portland
Dec. 6, 2017

Portland Home Sellers Must Get Energy Audit

Starting in January, anyone shopping for a newly listed house in Portland can get a rough estimate of the property's energy bills, via a Home Energy Score.

Last year, the Portland City Council approved an ordinance requiring home sellers to obtain a Home Energy Score before they list their ...

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Posted in Portland, Selling
Dec. 6, 2017

Portland's Residential Housing Boom by the Numbers

Research Editor at Oregon Business magazine, Kim Moore, gives us an outlook at Portland’s residential housing boom according to the numbers and what’s to come over the next few years.

The rapid growth in residential real estate development is in keeping with the city’s goal of increasing urban density, a ...

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Nov. 30, 2017

Tips on Keeping Your Home Safe This Holiday Season

Well, it's that time of year where we break out the Christmas movies, pour the hot cocoa, and coming up in front of the fireplace and one of my favorites has to be Home Alone. But, in the light of that movie, how can we keep our own homes ...

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Oct. 27, 2017

Are People Really Decorating for Christmas in October?

Are People Really Decorating for Christmas in October?

It seems to get earlier every year but I've already seen people decorating for Christmas this past week. Most people don't start decorating until the end of November, but it can help you organize materials and pull together a great look for Christmas. Now, I'm not saying ...

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Oct. 23, 2017

Portland is no longer the Highest Priced City

Portland is no longer the Highest Priced City

For several years Portland made the top 10 list of the fastest-growing cities and the highest priced homes in the country. Well, we are no longer top of that list anymore. Portland came in number 24 is one of the more expensive cities to live in the US but just ...

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Oct. 20, 2017

Household Tip - Getting Gum Out of the Carpet

It's that time of year again. Halloween, the time when sticky, gooey, sugary, bright-colored treats abound. With the rise of yummy confections, it is not unlikely that you may find a candy or wad of gum stuck in your carpet. The first instinct you may have when seeing gum ...

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