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May 23, 2022

Should You Worry About Recent Foreclosure News?

Should You Worry About Recent Foreclosure News

There have been a few recent stories about the volumes of foreclosures increasing currently but it is important to know the full picture of the current state of the real estate market before getting too concerned with this headline. Over the course of the pandemic as several Americans were out ...

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Dec. 20, 2021

Lloyd Center Getting a Revamp

Portland's Lloyd Center is bringing on a Seattle-based developer to revamp one of the area's largest malls. Urban Renaissance Group is partnering with KKR Real Estate Finance Trust, a New York lender to repurpose the Northeast Portland shopping center. Currently, the Portland Business Journal is soliciting tenants for ...

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Sept. 6, 2021

Potential Plans for Alpenrose Dairy to Become New Housing Community

Potential Plans for Alpenrose Dairy to Become New Housing Community

In August 2019 Alpenrose Dairy was sold to Smith Brothers Farms of Washington State. It has been quite some time since the sale and many are wondering what the fate of the 56-acre property that the dairy once stood on is.

Earlier this year in late May, Florida-based homebuilder Lennar ...

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Aug. 23, 2021

Bybee Lakes Hope Center Planned for Expansion

Bybee Lakes Hope Center will soon go from 126 available beds to 318 available beds. This is a much-needed and big boost to the emergency shelter located in North Portland, formally owned by Multnomah County and referred to as the Wapato Jail. United Way of Columbia Willamette is giving the ...

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Aug. 16, 2021

Benson Polytechnic High School is Now Under Renovations Through 2024

The Benson Polytechnic High School building is full of architectural interest but has been untouched in some areas since the 1950s. The school is over 104 years old. There’s so much interest in the architecture and nostalgia and some of that is about to undergo some much-needed change.Benson Polytechnic High School is Now Under Renovations Through 2024

The high ...

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May 5, 2021

Portland's Home Price Jumped $8900 in One Month

Low inventory and rising home prices are the norm in the Portland real estate market right now. Portland's median home price jumped $8900 in April from the month before an inventory continues to remain low.Portland's Home Price Jumped $8900 in One Month

However, properties available did jump 40% in April as opposed to March, which is ...

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March 22, 2021

Will the Number of Homes for Sale Flourish in the Spring?

Spring is just a few short weeks away and many excited buyers are wondering if more homes will blossom and pop up on the market as Spring is traditionally peak real estate season. Even as we are still wading through pandemic measures, this Spring is certain to look different from ...

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Jan. 20, 2021

What is an Exurb and Why are People Moving There?

What is an exurb? You may have heard the term suburb, pretty much all of us have but there's a new term out there called 'exurb' and it refers to a district outside a city especially a prosperous area beyond the suburb. With more and more people moving outside ...

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Dec. 14, 2020

7 Things Your Neighbors Won't Tell You

Think you know your neighbors? Think again. Talking to neighbors is a great way to learn more about a community but neighbors are not going to tell you everything. Here are seven things your neighbors probably will never tell you.

#1. When they steal your Wi-Fi.7 Things Your Neighbors Won't Tell You

If your neighbor is ...

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Dec. 2, 2020

The Pandemic is Fueling Ranch and Farm Sales in Portland

The Pandemic is Fueling Ranch and Farm Sales in PortlandMany real estate professionals agree this is probably the craziest year we've ever had and we're not just talking about the pandemic, although that's probably the source. Real estate brokers across the West Coast are experiencing high demand for ranches, farmland, and acreage. While a ranch itself ...

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