Lake Oswego, OR Real Estate News

By Tony and Libby Kelly, CRS, ABR, ePro, SRES, CLHMS, CDPE
(Keller Williams Realty Portland Premiere)
    The Boomers kids are leaving home and retirement is being redefined.  Sitting at home and tending to your garden is just not enough.  People still want to live active, adventurous lives and don't have time for big, high maintenance houses anymore.  Lake Oswego is answering the call with townhomes and condominiums that just built or being built just off the heart of downtown.  These homes are being marketed to aging baby boomers who are still in good health but want to downsize into something big enough for the grandkids to visit but small enough to require minimal upkeep.       City officials are hoping to make downtown Lake Oswego an urban, compact shopping district turning the area into a self-sufficient city.   In 2003 the high-end shopping district of Lake View Village opened in...
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By Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED
(RETIRED / State License is Inactive)
Lake Oswego is an area located near Portland, but maintains it's own city, fire and school district. Near enough to downtown Portland, but separate and clearly a city in its own rights, Lake Oswego is distinct as being one of the Metro Portland PREMIERE neighborhoods. A very good mix of condo/town home and planned communities such as Mountain Park (a nice neighborhood in Lake Oswego), and large estates. Lake Oswego has it all. Even its own lake -- hence Lake Oswego -- where boating, fishing and paddle boats are favorite activities. July 4th fireworks are fantastic and the city puts on a good display each year. Little known fact; Lake Oswego has a sub-division planned by a Tolkien aficionado with such names as Hobbit Ct., Rivendell, Lothlorien Way, Hillshire as actual streets names -- an...
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