Posts Tagged ‘neighborhood’

Portland Realtor Guide: NEW Buckman Neighborhood Profile at Your Road Map to Home

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Check out the new neighborhood profile detailing the neighborhood of Buckman in Southeast Portland, filled with quirky culture, classic Old Portland homes, and some of the best dining and shopping in town. The Buckman neighborhood is progressive and proud, and provides easy commuting access downtown via the Burnside, Hawthorne, and Morrison bridges. Buckman includes parts of two of the most popular retail districts in town, Hawthorn and Belmont Streets, complete with vintage stores, great brunch spots, and open parks.  Combining the best of urban accessibility and comfortable, small-neighborhood atmosphere, Buckman is quintessential Portland.

If you’re looking for homes, condos, or other real estate in Buckman or other Portland neighborhoods, check out this information page filled with the best restaurants nearby Buckman, top hikes and green spaces, and neighborhood resources. Relocating to a new area can be hard, but it’s a lot easier when you’ve got the best real estate agents in Portland on your side.

Contact the McDonald Group realtors to find out about homes for sale in Buckman, or Click here for more information!

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What’s up w/ that Kenton Neighborhood in North Portland?

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

willisLately more and more buyers are asking me about Kenton! One of my favorite client couples just moved into a great house  in the re-discovered Portland, Oregon neighborhood! Not too far off from St. Johns, close to great parks and transportation… city living with it’s own unique style…. while the inquiries about this area are picking up so are the improvements! New library, streetscape, storefronts… Even the Portland Monthly wrote a little ditty! (click here). It’s not too far from the racetrack either, so keep weekend speed noise in mind! -Kristie McD.

SEE WHAT’S NEW through the PDC website: click here

Lake Oswego – City Feature

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Located just south of Portland in Clackamas County, Lake Oswego is one of the most beautiful and affluent suburbs of the Portland area, and features some of the highest-priced real estate. Surrounding the 405-acre Oswego Lake, this area is home to pristine lakeside bluffs and green, lush landscapes, not to mention million-dollar homes. With approximately 35,000 residents, Lake Oswego offers a lively downtown filled with boutiques, restaurants, and galleries, in addition to easy access to the bustling city life of Portland itself. The town is also home to 24 public parks, an amphitheater, numerous community centers, a public golf course, and a trail system. In addition, the town prides itself on an excellent public school system, which features 300 teachers to just 7,000 students. (more…)

Hawthorne District – Neighborhood Feature

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Also known as the Sunnyside District with an easy-going and hip culture, Hawthorne is frequently compared with San Francisco’s Haight Street. Located in the southeastern section of the city, this neighborhood is filled with funk, from the locally-owned coffee shops and restaurants to the boutiques and used clothing stores that give a whole new meaning to fashion. It’s also a favorite on the nightlife scene, but that’s not all. With home styles that include bungalows, four-squares, and uniquely vintage Portland architecture, it’s clear that first and foremost, this place is a neighborhood. (more…)