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This charming Tigard home features lovely hardwood floors, formal dining and living rooms, extra large eating nook off kitchen, new furnace and central air (2015), wired for multi room speakers, and spacious bedrooms with vaulted ceilings. The beautifully landscaped backyard, with spacious Trex d...
Absolutely Stunning! This gorgeous Canby Cape Cod shows like a model home and features a flowing light & bright floor plan, lovely hardwoods, wainscoting, coved ceilings, bonus room w/skylights, gourmet kitchen w/granite, updated stylish bathrooms, and a spacious master suite w/reading nook. Sunr...
Take a trip back in time to the Mad Men era with this spacious 'time capsule' home. Features include hardwoods, wood paneled vaulted ceilings, living room & dining room fireplaces. Master BR or mother in-law suite with separate entry. Lower level includes extra large family room with fireplace, w...
This lovely home, on private cul-de-sac, features two fireplaces, large kitchen with slider to extra large deck and a fantastic park like backyard (truly a must see!), formal dining room, master suite, and spacious lower level with half bath (ready to be finished into full bath), family room, bed...
Lovely daylight ranch in Sherwood's Old Town. This light and bright home features a nice open kitchen, master suite with deck access, spacious walk out lower level with bonus room, laundry room, and bathroom, wired for surround sound. Backyard is perfect for outdoor entertaining with an extra lar...
September Residential Highlights Sales activity in the Portland Metro area showed improvements in closed and pending sales this September compared with September 2010, and the inventory level remained much lower than the same month in 2010. Closed sales grew 13.4% in September 2011 compared to ...
As of July 2011, the current residential shadow inventory declined slightly to 1.6 million units, representing a supply of 5 months. This is down from 1.9 million units, a supply of 6 months, from a year ago, and follows a decline from April 2011 when shadow inventory stood at 1.7 million units...
The foreclosure pipeline has 4 Million homes. These home owners are in foreclosure or are 90 days delinquent or more. Foreclosure Starts fell below 200,000 which is a 31 percent drop (from March to April). This is a drop of 14.7 percent from last year. It's a good sign that foreclosure starts ...
May Residential Highlights While closed sales were down in May 2011 compared with May 2010, pending sales greatly increased compared with the same month a year ago, and inventory hit the lowest level since October 2009. Closed sales were down 15% in May 2011 compared to May 2010. Pending sales ...