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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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Nov. 22, 2020

Winter is Set to Bring a Flurry of Home Buyers to the Portland Area

Traditionally, the housing market slows a bit during the colder fall and winter seasons. Looking at the beginning of the second half of 2020 the real estate market is not cooling down with the weather and it is not expected to cool down during the winter either. Right now real ...

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Nov. 9, 2020

Record-Shattering Home Sales Continue Through the Fall

The pandemic has made quite an impact on this year’s real estate market. Lockdowns and stay at home orders pushed the traditional spring peak home-buying season into summer and summer’s continued peak into fall. According to research conducted in the RE/MAX National Housing Report for September, the final close ...

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April 8, 2020

Home Buying and Selling Has Always Been Essential

Home Buying and Selling Has Always Been EssentialThe real estate industry has been a unique business in that we are essential because people still need to buy and sell a home but the surprising thing is, this way of doing business is not unusual for us. We do a lot of things online and for the last ...

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June 17, 2019

How Much Legal Information Can a Realtor® Provide?

You may have had a real estate agent in the past say, "I'm not allowed to give legal advice, but…" And wondered where the discrepancy comes in and why the ruling on legalities versus real estate agents is so blurred. Well, it really shouldn't be. Lawyers, who are ...

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April 3, 2019

20 Ways the Real Estate Market Has Really Changed in 50 Years

20 Ways the Real Estate Market Has Really Changed in 50 Years

The real estate market has obviously changed dramatically in the last 50 years from the way we buy to how much we spend. But does that just justify inflation or are there other factors at work? Is it actually harder to get a home now than it was in 1970 ...

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Feb. 15, 2019

Historical Buildings, Worth Protecting or Just Old?

Portland is rewriting its historic preservation rules to determine what's worth protecting and what's just plain old. For a quarter of a century, the city has used the National Register of Historic Places as the main guidepost of what's protected from demolition or radical renovation. But preservationists ...

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Nov. 28, 2018

Portland Ranked at Top Relocation Destinations

Back in 2017 - Oregon was on top too! "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."

But now, Portland has ranked among the nation's top moving destinations ...

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