Blog Posts - Beaverton



Market Update – July

July Residential Highlights Real estate activity in the Portland metro area cooled slightly in July. New listings (4,372) rose 2.3% from 2015 (4,273), but cooled 2.9% from new listings offered last month in June 2016 (4,501). Even so, this was the st...
by Portland Real Estate News on Aug 30, 2016

Amberglen Living. Need a Change? Make the Move.

Experience Excellence in Amberglen Living Another phase of development If you’re ever in the city of Hillsboro driving around the area of Tanasbourne and Amberglen, you have seen all the recent new construction. As the city carries on to develop t...
by Portland Real Estate News on Aug 25, 2016

Market Update – June

June Residential Highlights The Portland metro area saw an uptick in new listings this month. The 4,501 new listings were a 5.2% increase over June 2015 and a 8.6% increase over last month in May 2016. It was the strongest June for new listings since...
by Portland Real Estate News on Aug 2, 2016

Condo Legislation Passes

NAR-Backed Condo Legislation Passes U.S. Senate, Offers Relief for Homebuyers The latest exciting news released from NAR!  The U.S. Senate passed H.R. 3700, the “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act,” by unanimous consent. This...
by Portland Real Estate News on Jul 19, 2016

Market Update – May 2016

May Residential Highlights May 2016 brought some moderate activity increases to the Portland metro area, but the numbers are cooler than last May. Pending sales (3,563) ended 0.5% higher than the accepted offers from May 2015 (3,546) and 3.8% higher...
by Portland Real Estate News on Jun 23, 2016

Why We Love Cedar Mill Neighborhood – History

Why We Love The Cedar Mill Neighborhood Of Portland, Oregon (And You Should, Too!) LOCAL HISTORY One of the things I love about the Cedar Mill area is the history. I’ve lived in the area since 1991, I went to Meadow Park and graduated from Suns...
by Portland Real Estate News on Jun 16, 2016

Market Update April

April Residential Highlights   The Portland Metro Area housing market is experiencing uncharted territory.  According to RMLS, our local multiple listing service, Portland’s average sales price in April hit a new record high at $397,700 up 14...
by Portland Real Estate News on May 25, 2016

First Time Buyer Success!

First Time Home Buyer Success! Meet Liz, first time home buyer.  Liz recently closed on a cozy 2 bedroom condo with a beautiful setting. Green space views and walking trails are just a couple of the perks living in this community.  With a short com...
by Portland Real Estate News on May 12, 2016

March Market Update

March Residential Highlights For our March market update, the Portland metro area saw some seasonal increases, but some numbers are cooler so far for the year to date. Closed sales (2,565) were up 4.4% compared to March 2015 (2,457) and 41.5% compare...
by Portland Real Estate News on Apr 27, 2016

BSD High School Boundary Update

by Portland Real Estate News on Apr 7, 2016

Market Update – February

Market Update – February February Residential Highlights February brought more strong activity across the board to the Portland metro area. Closed sales (1,813) cooled slightly (-2.5%) compared to January 2016 (1,859) but were still 10.0% ahead...
by Portland Real Estate News on Mar 31, 2016

BSD – Boundary almost final!

Beaverton School District High School Boundary Update Boundary changes almost final! Next Meeting:  Thu, Mar 17 @ 6:00pm at BSD Admin Office (16550 SW Merlo Rd.) – Advisory Committee meeting For all of us parents who have been following thi...
by Portland Real Estate News on Mar 15, 2016

Update: Beaverton School District Boundary

Beaverton School District High School Boundary Update Next Meeting:  Thu, Mar 3 @ 6:00pm at BSD Admin Office (16550 SW Merlo Rd.) – Advisory Committee meeting This is simply a re-post of information and a reminder that the next meeting is...
by Portland Real Estate News on Mar 1, 2016

Market Update January

Market Update January January Residential Highlights January brought some relief in the form of new listings to the Portland metro area. At 2,519, new listings increased 63.8% over the 1,538 new listings offered last month in December 2015, although...
by Portland Real Estate News on Feb 18, 2016

Sunset High School Boundary Update

High School Boundary Adjustment Update Next Meeting Tue, Feb 16 @ 6:00pm at Southridge HS Cafeteria (9625 SW 125th Ave.) – public map preview BSD is moving right along with their high school boundary adjustment process. Feedback from numerou...
by Portland Real Estate News on Feb 11, 2016

Market Update December

Sunrise from last week.  Glorious Morning! Market Update December December Residential Highlights The Portland metro area ended the year with an uptick in closed sales this December. The 2,710 closings surged 21.0% past the 2,239 closings posted in...
by Portland Real Estate News on Jan 21, 2016

High School Boundary Update

Beaverton School District High School Boundary Update For those who have been following, here is the High School Boundary Update for the Beaverton School District.  The HS Boundary Adjustment Committee met Thursday and they have the initial recommen...
by Portland Real Estate News on Jan 18, 2016

Worst Trashed Home

I can’t tell you how many times over the years I’ve been told, “I bet you’ve seen some crazy stuff when showing houses!” and the answer is always, “YES!”.  I do have many interesting stories of homes I’ve...
by Portland Real Estate News on Jan 14, 2016

Beaverton School District High School Boundary Adjustment

Beaverton School District Boundary Adjustment Sunset High School to Beaverton High School I’ve lived in the Sunset/Cedar Mill community since my family moved here in 1991 and I have seen the growth in our area from farm fields to houses.  We a...
by Portland Real Estate News on Dec 31, 2015

Market Update November

Portland Metro Market Update – November November Residential Highlights The Portland metro area saw gains this November compared to last, despite seasonal cooling. Pending sales (2,504) had the strongest November since 2005, when there were 2,5...
by Portland Real Estate News on Dec 24, 2015


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