Posts Tagged ‘market’

FORBES: Portland, OR named 1 of Top Ten Cities to Go From Renting to Buying

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

Forbes says that although Portland, Ore is not cheap for buyers, it is cheaper than normal.  We keep sprawl in check which keeps home prices up and continues to keep home values protected better than other cities that have allowed too much sprawl and over build that brings home prices down.  We frequently get out of state (and country) inquiries on real estate here and they are always surprised to see that Portland’s home market has faired very well compared to other markets around the country. Anyhow, read the article; it’s a very informative one! -Kristie McD. McDonald Group Realtors         FORBES ARTICLE HERE

Coldwell Banker “Real Estate Minute” Video: recap of market in the NW

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

CB BSS Logo ColorTake a look at this brief video clip; nice overall reflection on the Oregon & Washington home market over the last decade and the home market looking forward. They are comparing our current pricing to that of late 2005. I love a video, click here to see it!    I hope to blog more frequently again; it’s been REALLY busy and we are looking to grow our team so that we continue to grow with the business! -Kristie McDonald   Everything. Portland. Real Estate!!!

Interests Rates Below 5%, Could Take Longer to Close on Your Home.

Monday, January 19th, 2009

We’ve been finding that the typical 30 days (or less) to close is more difficult these days as the lenders are busy (more…)