Housing Affordability: 2018 Portland Market

Housing Affordability: 2018 Portland Market

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Let’s start by looking at the most recent RMLS data. One sign of an affordable housing market is an abundance of homes on the market. When demand outstrips supply, prices tend to go up, and this has been happening at a breathtaking pace for the past several years...

Just Listed – Stunning, Like-New Home by Woodstock!

Just Listed – Stunning, Like-New Home by Woodstock!

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Incredible value for a Earth Advantage Gold home close to Woodstock! Well-appointed main floor with formal dining room with box beam ceilings, home office, mud room and large great room that opens up to a gourmet kitchen. Upstairs boasts three large bedrooms including...

Finding Love on Love Street

Finding Love on Love Street

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It has been said that one has to "kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince". In this case, the frogs my client Keith kissed were homes in Woodstock, and the prince he finally found was the home at 4026 SE Liebe Street.Having initially lost Liebe Street, meaning...

November Real Estate Market Numbers

November Real Estate Market Numbers

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While most indicators are down this month compared to October (new listings, pending sales, closed sales, and prices), nearly all are up from this time last year. Every year we expect to see activity (and therefore prices) drop slightly in the fall and winter, so...

September Real Estate Market Numbers

September Real Estate Market Numbers

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The market continues to cool down as we head into the fall and winter months. All the typical metrics I use to track the market are down slightly – new listings, pending sales, closed sales, and price. The length of time it takes for a home to sell (total market...

Airbnb and get a loan

Airbnb and get a loan

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Say you could get the money for a down payment without having to beg your parents or start a GoFundMe page. Would you do it?Yes, of course there’s a catch. You have to be willing to continuously list your extra bedroom on Airbnb for a few years. Basically,...

Buy house – get free tacos

Buy house – get free tacos

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I have seen other real estate agents some pretty interesting incentives to attract buyers to their listings, but this one might take the cake. Check this out:Yes, there is an agent in New Mexico who is willing to spring for $500 worth of free Taco Bell if you buy the...

A $10 mansion?

A $10 mansion?

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Looking for a new home? This one in Montclair, New Jersey could be yours for only $10.Of course, there are a few tiny little catches. Because it’s an architecturally significant property, you’ll have to cover the cost of repairing it according to planning...

Stunning 10th Floor Condo at The Eliot

Stunning 10th Floor Condo at The Eliot

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Fantastic northwest facing 1-bedroom at The Eliot with panoramic views of the West Hills, Downtown, 3 iconic Portland bridges and beyond. Well-appointed floor plan with floor-to-ceiling windows, open kitchen, large living room and spacious bedroom. Laundry room with...