Portland Real Estate Blog

The Best Portland Metro Antique/Thrift Stores

Do you enjoy thrifting or giving your home a vintage makeover? Then check out these local antique and thrift stores to save big while having a fun time!

2022 Q2 Real Estate Market Update for Portland, OR

Portland’s housing market saw significant growth in the second quarter of 2022 but will it sustain over the year? An onset of new market trends, rising home prices, and rising mortgage rates have led many people to ask that question. The housing market in Portland is slowly inching towards stability which was recently shaken by the Covid pandemic. To understand what this means for sellers and buyers, let’s take a deeper dive into Portland’s housing market.

The Ultimate Guide to Recycling in Portland

Recycling is a great way to curb depletion of essential natural resources, support the environment, and declutter your house. While it’s technically possible to recycle nearly every type of plastic or metal, curbside recycling programs sponsored by the city of Portland accept only the most common recyclable materials. If you are struggling to differentiate between different types of recyclables and which color bins they should go into, our guide can help.

You Can’t Miss These 4th of July Activities in Portland

Independence day is right around the corner, and you know what that means: smoky barbecues, red-white-blue desserts, and fireworks. But if you are looking for something other than that, the City of Portland has a lot to offer. Be it huge displays of fireworks, outdoor events with live music and dancing, parades, or fun-filled family oriented activities, there is a lot to uncover on the 4th of July – right here in Portland!

7 Minority-Owned Businesses in Portland You Can Support

Are you looking to get a taste of the different cultural experiences that Portland has to offer? Visiting minority-owned businesses allows you to do just that without falling for the same old marketing tactics used by name brands. Check out this list of businesses in the Portland area to experience a unique take on food, fashion, wellness, culture, and lifestyle.

7 of Portland’s Highest-ROI Remodeling Projects for 2022

Many of us will choose to take on a home remodeling project at some point in our homeownership journey. However, some projects do come with a better return on investment (ROI). Data from Remodeling’s Cost vs. Value Report for 2022 will give you a better idea of which projects to undertake.

The Five Best Off-Leash Dog Parks Here in Portland

Looking for the best places in Portland to bring your dog to? We’ve got you covered with our list of all the best parks in the city for you to visit!

Portland Metro Q1 2022 Housing Market Update

While this time of the year tends to be somewhat slower when it comes to real estate, the Portland metro area has continued its uptick through the first quarter. Since it’s still a seller’s market, this continues to have a considerable impact on the number of homes available to potential buyers.

Portland Oregon’s Five Must-Visit Brunch Spots in 2022

Just like swinging by Powells or visiting Crater Lake National Park, brunch is also another one of those ubiquitous Oregon institutions that we love to take part in – either solo or with friends! From coffee and mimosas, to bacon and eggs and pancakes, if you’re looking for some of the best brunching hot spots in the state, why not give one of these four restaurants a try?

Five Portland Metro Charities That Need Your Help All Year Round

For many of us, donating to a local charity is something we may only think about during the holidays. However, there are several worthy charities right here in Portland that can use your help all year round.

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