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Cash is King!

In the past few years I’ve done more all cash transactions than all of the time leading up to the 2007 recession. I use to get a kick about the dooms day, nay sayers stating that we were headed into... Read More »

16481 SW Timberland Drive Beaverton, OR 97007

Beaverton is the sixth largest city in Oregon with its population of 89,803 as of the last census completed in 2010. It’s located in Washington County, about 11 miles west of downtown Portland. In 2010 Money Magazine actually named Beaverton as... Read More »

173 SE 44th Way Hillsboro, OR 97123

Looking for your perfect starter home? Or are you looking to downsize? I think we have a great listing to fit your lifestyle. 173 SE 44th Way in Hillsboro is an excellent house, with modern finishes and a comfortable ambiance.... Read More »

1242 NE Parkside Dr Hillsboro, OR 97124

If you are looking for the best of both Worlds in the Portland area, Hillsboro is the spot for you. Hillsboro is Beaverton’s next-door neighbor. It boasts wineries, farms, and easy highway access. As Oregon’s 5th largest city, with a... Read More »

1228 Hallinan Circle Lake Oswego

The city of Lake Oswego Oregon sits just 9 miles south of Oregon’s largest city, Portland Oregon. LO as its often referred to, covers a little more than 11 square  miles and touches 3 different Oregon Counties: Clackamas, Multnomah and... Read More »

Debt Forgiveness Surprise for 2014

When the real estate market tanked beginning in 2007,  many homeowners found themselves underwater with their mortgages. The first wave was the infamous “bad loans” that were typically adjustable rate mortgages which started very low but quickly adjusted up making... Read More »

The Move to Oregon is ON

Oregon is becoming a hotspot for those looking to settle down and was the number 1 destination for people moving between states last year. According to a CNN Money article “More than 61% of all interstate moves made in Oregon... Read More »

Merry Christmas – Portland Lifestyle Team

Merry Christmas! From, The Portland Lifestyle Team Read More »

Portland Lifestyle Team Volunteers at the Oregon Food Bank

Portland Oregon has a population of more than 600,000 people with total households exceeding 250,000. Its a city with a homeownership rate exceeding 64% which brings us to approximately number 42 of the top 75 cities in the Untied States.... Read More »

Portland Real Estate Market – Nov 2013

The Portland real estate market has slowed a bit but is still much stronger than it was in 2012. The number of homes sold dropped 16.8% from October (2,189 sold) to November (1,821 sold) this year. That being said, it... Read More »