Portland Market

Real Estate Market Update 2019

Looking back at 2018 and what to expect in 2019. 2018 was a transition year for real estate. We started off in the same Seller’s market we had been experiencing since the beginning of 2016. Low inventory, low-interest rates, and high demand. In late June we started noticing a slow… Read More…

How to Sell Your Rentals and Avoid Capital Gains Tax

Pay 0% Capital Gains Tax Rate The current tax laws enacted for 2018 combined with some old tax laws allowing certain “low income” individuals to not be taxed on the gain realized from the sale of assets.  This provides an opportunity for some investors in real estate to avoid costly… Read More…

Need Help to Rent a Home in Portland?

Looking for a Real Estate Broker that can help you find the perfect home to rent in the Portland Metro Area?  We are not property managers, we are real estate brokers that represent a program that allows qualified tenants to choose the home they would like to rent from the… 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…

Time to Sell Rental Homes in Portland

Why you shouldn’t buy Rentals in Portland. And why it might be time to sell any you own. Most Real Estate investors buy one or two rental properties to hold onto, expecting them to pay for themselves with rental income over time and eventually be a source of net income… Read More…

Weekend Guide to Portland

  A Weekend Guide to Portland   Portland is undoubtedly one of the most unique cities in America and takes the utmost pride in that fact.  So much so, that the word “weird” is actually a term of endearment in Portland and a welcome descriptor for the culture that… Read More…

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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…