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RECENT BLOG POSTS
On Monday, Nick was once again asked to provide his thoughts and analysis on the current trends in the Portland real estate market for OPB (Oregon Public Broadcasting).Here is the full version: http://www.opb.org/news/article/portland-real-estate-market-as-hot-as-the-summer-weather/An excerpt fro...
08/12/2015
Portland Home Sales Hit New High (Again)1162 homes were sold in Portland in July, which is 106 more than June. The number of home sales hit a new high this month as the average and median prices also hit all-time highs. Pending activity is picking up so expect the number of sales to be higher for...
08/05/2015
Extremely Low Inventory Levels ContinueCurrent real estate inventory levels continue to struggle keeping up with the pace of home sales as inventory dropped once again to 1.6 months in Portland in June. It appears the increased amount of buyers in this summer’s market have decided to cope with th...
07/16/2015
Portland Home Sales Hit New High1056 homes were sold in Portland in June, which is 43 more than May. The number of home sales hit a new high this month as the average and median prices also hit all-time highs. Pending activity is picking up so expect the number of sales to be higher for July 2015...
07/02/2015
How is the Condo Market in Portland?A few years ago I sold a penthouse condo in Portland for $450/sqft. The sellers were both highly educated and trusted my guidance but were concerned that price point might not be realistic. I'm happy to report we sold the condo for full price and set a new high...
06/17/2015
Inventory Drops AgainInventory dropped to 1.7 months in Portland this month. This move signals continued appreciation and more robust activity than usual this summer. When inventory is this low it is a sign that prices will rise. Portland continues to be a magnet city with people relocating from ...
06/16/2015
Why Your Real Estate Agent MattersI'm going to tell you a couple stories you're likely not hearing from the media. This is an inside look at how my team negotiates for our sellers and why it matters emotionally and financially.In a hot market it can be tempting for seller's to "save" money by hir...
06/11/2015
Summer Peak Starts Early1013 homes were sold in Portland in May, which is 85 more than April. The market pulled out of the January and February low in grand fashion. Pending activity is picking up so expect the number of sales to be higher for June 2015.Wild cards: As prices go up more buyers are...
06/02/2015
Inventory Hits 10 Year LowInventory dropped to 1.9 months in Portland this month. This move signals continued appreciation and more robust activity than usual this summer. When inventory is this low it is a sign that prices will rise. Portland continues to be a magnet city with people relocating ...
05/18/2015
What did that home sell for?!?How Multiple Offers Raise Prices Up in PortlandIf you've been looking for a home in Portland Oregon lately you know it's not easy being a buyer. The inventory is so low that most good homes in close-in areas are getting multiple offers.When more than one offer is wri...
05/05/2015
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