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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Soldera Properties, Inc.
It's interesting how many people decide to make some kind of real estate transaction, whether it's buying or selling, and are suddenly surprised by how much goes into the transaction process and the time and effort it requires.  There's a lot more to real estate than many people realize, and I ha...
The Best Real Estate Website About Portland The Best Real Estate Website about Portland The best real estate website about Portland that I have seen is There are many sites that allow you to search for properties or that provide information about the Portland area but MetroMa...
Here is a quick glance at some important market trends and stats in the Portland Metro Area for September 2011 as reported by the local MLS: Compared to September 2010, closed sales increased 13.4%, pending sales increased 17.5% and new listings dropped 29.5%. The average sale price declined 4.2%...
We have all heard the talk about the real estate "bubble". We have also been hearing (and in some cases experiencing) how bad things have been over the last few years. Hence, many people are wondering if we have hit bottom yet. In other it safe to actually participate in the market ag...
Welcome to the Crosswater Condominiums...a custom-built and very well appointed new construction project in one of Portland's most desirable neighborhoods: Westmoreland! The custom design and décor combines the rustic look of the Pacific Northwest with an urban chic vibe and offers new owners hig...
Cindy Sehorn-Singh is one of our top brokers at Soldera Properties and she was recently on the news in a very informative segment about the Portland Real Estate Market: Great job Cindy!
Many people have asked me the following questions:   "What type of home is selling in the Portland area?" "Given the current condition of the real estate market, is it still possible to sell a home quickly?" "What is the average sales price of homes in the Portland Metro area?" of Aug...
We just took our family on the one-hour tour with Willamette Jet Boat Excursions and it was a blast! If you are looking for a really fun way to cool down in the heat and maximize the remaining days of summer then I highly recommend that you take a jet boat ride down the Willamette!
According to the latest Market Action Report from RMLS, closed and pending sales both increased in July 2011 compared to July 2010. Moreover, the inventory in July of 2011 was 3.8 months lower than it was in July of 2010. Closed sales increased 21% in July 2011 compared to the previous year and p...
The luxury home market in the Portland area has been hit pretty hard. In fact, there are some properties that can be purchased for less than HALF of what they would have been "worth" just a few years ago. That, coupled with historically low interest rates, makes buying a luxury home very appealin...

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