Portland

March 18, 2020

Upholstery Cleaning in Allergy Season is Important

Upholstery Cleaning in Allergy Season is Important

Spring is allergy season and for those that suffer from seasonal allergies, it can be a tough time. One thing we may not think about to help get us through the season is professional deep cleaning in our homes, especially professionally cleaning our upholstered furniture.

Here are some reasons why ...

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Posted in Portland
Jan. 30, 2020

Portland's Newest Food Trends and Spots

If you are a foodie you're going to love Portland's newest food trends and hotspots. This article combines several of Oregon Live features on some of Portland's best new food trends, hot restaurants, and what to order when you are there.

Portland's Newest Food Trends and Spots

Let's start with croissants. They ...

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Posted in Portland
Dec. 2, 2019

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 cuddle 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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Posted in Portland
April 12, 2019

5 Ways to Make Your Neighbors Jealous of Your Backyard

Looking for ways to make your backyard stand out? Maybe you just want to make your neighbors jealous? Perhaps you've purchased a new home and now you're working on making an amazing backyard. Whatever the case, there are five ways to change up the look of your backyard ...

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Posted in Portland
March 29, 2019

Portland's April Festivals 2019

Portland is packed with amazing festivals this next month. Here's what's going on in the month of April, 2019 when it comes to festivals and major events around Portland Oregon.

 

Portland Design FestivalPortland April Events

 

This spirited week of programming presented each year features hundreds of independent events ...

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Posted in Portland
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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Sept. 5, 2018

10 Places Where Home Prices are Falling

Portland's run of rapidly rising home prices is slowing down -- but it's not stopping. 

Of nearly 70 neighborhoods analyzed by The Oregonian/OregonLive using sale data from the Regional Multiple Listing Service, all but 10 saw the median price rise for homes sold in year's second ...

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Posted in Buying, Portland
Aug. 30, 2018

2018 September Events

Pearl District Art Festival  Sept 1-3

Dahlia Festival  Sept 1-3

Oregon State Fair  Sept 1-3

Volunteer Expo  Sept 6

Comics Convention  Sept 7-9

Portland Beer & Music Festival  Sept 8

Belmont Street Fair  Sept 8

Fall Rose Show  Sept 15

Mexican Independence ...

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Posted in Portland, Things to Do
June 27, 2018

2018 July Events in Portland

Waterfront Blues Festival Fireworks  Jul 4

Fourth of July at the Fort  Jul 4

Concerts in the Park  Jul 6 - Sept 7

Lavender Festival  Jul 7-8

The Big Float  Jul 14

Mississippi Street Fair  Jul 14

Portland Kennel Club Dog Show  Jul 20-22 ...

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Posted in Portland, Things to Do
June 27, 2018

Places Where it Pays off to Commute - Portland Metro Area #4

Most people are faced with a trade-off when choosing where to live. You could move closer to the city center where most of the jobs are but face a more expensive mortgage and more cramped housing options or move outside of the city and 

commuter cities

enjoy more space but endure a ...

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Posted in Buying, Portland