commuting portland

Commuting in Portland

The Ultimate Guide to Commuting in Portland   Odds are, if you’re thinking of moving somewhere in America, you’re moving to Oregon. That’s simply a fact. It’s one of the most inbound states in the country, and for good reason. With fast-growing metropoles like Seattle and Portland, Oregon’s economy is… Read More…

Portlands Urban Growth Boundary Explained

Portlands Urban Growth Boundary Explained By Nick Christensen Bylined articles are written by Metro staff and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Metro or the Metro Council.Learn more Originally Published: Jan. 19, 2018 3:20 p.m. The Portland region’s urban growth boundary, or UGB, was created to protect farmland… Read More…

Portland Housing Trends 2018

Economic experts have begun weighing in on the expected Portland housing trends 2018. This article reflects the national trends (Portland has been well ahead of the trend for the past 3 years). The national real estate appreciation for 2017 was 6.2% (Case-Shiller) while Portland Metro was 8.5% (RMLS).Interest rates are… Read More…

Sledding Mt Hood

Sledding, Tubing, Playing in the Snow on Mt Hood

Thinking about sledding, tubing or just playing in the snow?  For many families a trip to the mountains (Mt. Hood) to see the snow and enjoy some family fun outdoors is a once a year or so event. An exciting day of adventure, with much anticipation.  But if you don’t… Read More…

Portland Real Estate Forecast 2018

The Portland Real Estate Forecast 2018 was presented by John W. Mitchell Economist from Portland State University yesterday. Here are my top take-aways: Portland is the 25th largest City in the US, but has the 9th largest population of Millennials (most educated cohort). We have 36 colleges & universities within… Read More…