10 Tips For Portland First Time Home Buyers

Finding the Best Real Estate Agent

10 Tips for Portland First Time Home Buyers   First Time Home Buying Tip #1:  Engage the services of an experienced Buyers Agent to represent you! Find a Portland Realtor® who has experience representing Buyers. This is especially useful for first time buyers in Portland.  Preferably engage the services of a Buyers Broker.  Better still try to hire an Exclusive […]

Cherry Blossoms In Portland — Walking Along Waterfront Park

Cherry Blossoms in Portland Oregon

Cherry Blossoms Along Waterfront Park in Portland There’s nothing better than taking a stroll on Sunday and seeing the Cherry Blossoms in Portland. Waterfront Park is located on the West Bank of the Willamette River in the heart of Downtown Portland.  There’s always something to do at Waterfront Park — even if it’s nothing but taking […]

Waterfront Condos For Sale North Portland Condos For Sale

Condos for sale in RiverPlace

Waterfront Condos for Sale North Portland Condos Spring is here and with that Buyers are going to be looking for waterfront condos for sale in the Portland Metro real estate market. Here is a short list of currently available condos for sale in North Portland which are also waterfront condos for sale or are located […]

Historic Homes for Sale in Portland Oregon

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Historic Homes for Sale in Portland Oregon At any given time, The Portland Metro area has many well-established neighborhoods which have historic homes for sale. The historic houses for sale in Portland Oregon are going to be based on, for the most part, the architecture. There is something to be said about “eye-brow” front porches, exposed wood beam […]

Condo Complexes in the Downtown Portland Market

Moving to Portland

Condo Complexes in the Downtown Portland Market According to a recent Forbes article, Portland OR is one of America’s BEST Downtowns. With a wide range of condo complexes in the Downtown Portland market anyone wanting to live in one of America’s BEST knows what they’re doing! Related: Portland OR One of America’s “BEST” Downtown’s According to […]

Condos for Sale in Portland With a Good Walk Score

Condos for sale in North Portland

Condos for Sale in Portland With a Good Walk Score Whenever I’m representing a client who is looking for a condo for sale in the Portland area, one for main criteria is a good Walk Score. A good Walk Score is many things to many people. Some of my clients are looking for condos for […]

Are You a Medical Doctor in the Portland Metro Area Looking for a Physician Loan?

Physician Loan

Medical Doctors Looking for a Physician Loan We all know that becoming a medical doctor took a lot of time and hard work and cha’ching . . . money!  Most mortgage lenders will look at those . . . oh, gosh . . . I hate to say the dirty word — student loans — when […]

Top 5 Portland Metro Neighborhoods

Summer Events in Beverton

Top 5 Portland Metro Neighborhoods According to the Portland Business Journal the 3rd Qtr has ranked 25 of Portland Metro Neighborhoods.  As I was looking through the article, I noticed that some “neighborhoods” were actually cities. Although it’s interesting to see what’s selling in the Portland Metro real estate market, I opted to select my […]

Buying an Inexpensive Luxury Home In the Portland Metro Area

Luxury Homes for sale in Lake Oswego

Buying An Inexpensive Luxury Home in the Portland Area Maybe the title of this post should be buying a Luxury Home inexpensively, or Buying a Luxury Home Cheaply . . . The point is, if you are considering the purchase of a Luxury homes for sale in the Portland Metro real estate market now is […]

Homes for Sale in Beaverton Under $250,000

Homes for Sale in Beaverton Under $250000

Homes for Sale in Beaverton Under $250,000 When I first started out in real estate in 1999 the first time buyer price cut-off was about $150,000. However, when I first relocated to the Portland Metro area in 1990, I could buy a 3 bed / 2 bath home in Beaverton, brand new for $89,000! Times […]