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7 Ways to be a top competitor in a Seller’s Market

  By Chanda Kurland You found it!!! The perfect house, great neighborhood, the stars are aligning! The house was just listed so you know you have perfect timing. To make things even better there’s an open house this afternoon! Arriving at the open house, ready to confirm your new home…what is… Read More…

Oregon Property Tax Chart

Oregon Property Tax Rates

Oregon has a median property tax rate of 1.46% of the market value of the home.  Of course Oregon charges property taxes based on the ‘Tax Assessed Value’ which is typically lower than the Market Value.  The purpose of this chart is to show how we stack up against the… Read More…

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26 Offers on a North Portland Home

I wrote an offer this past Sunday on this extremely nice skinny home in N Portland (St. Johns) that was priced at just $250k (low for the area). Much to my surprise there were 26 offers submitted by Monday afternoon.  I don’t know what the final accepted price was but I’m… Read More…

City of Portland Rental Agreement Changes

The Portland City Council recently passed an ordinance requiring landlords with rentals within the City limits to provide month-to-month tenants with a 90 day notice for no cause terminations.  They are also requiring a 90 day notice prior to any rent increase greater than 5% in any 12-month period.  (Chapter… Read More…