Zillow recently released a report of the 10 most searched?US neighborhoods?on their website during the month of September.? Portland had three neighborhoods listed?in the top 10.
Number 1 overall was the Hillside neighborhood in Portland which is located just west of downtown Portland and also called the West Hills. This is an affluent area with views of the city and the river.
Number 3 overall was the Southwest Hills neighborhood in Portland which is located just southwest of downtown Portland. This is also an affluent area with close proxcimity to downtown, the south waterfront and OHSU.
Number 9 overall was the Sunnyside neighborhood in Portland which is located on the east side of I-205 and about eight miles from downtown Portland. This area has a lot of newer homes that were started just before the boom and is an affordable area averaging less than $300k.