Lake Oswego, OR Real Estate News

By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Saturday, May 17th in the year of 2014 The Lake Oswego Heritage Council   presents the SIXTH annual  Historic Home Tour Please call 503/635-6373 to purchase tickets.Tickets are FOR SALE through the Oswego Heritage Council and online so please don't miss out. Sponsors of the annual event in 2014 are Paul Schatz Furniture, Sotheby's International Realty, Cascade and Willamette Vineyards. The City of Lake Oswego is also distinguised as an important part of making this event possible. Featuring these historic properties: The Roehr House Frank Manor House The Jantzen House Every year during the month of May this tour offers rarely seen visions of historic homes of lake Oswego. Insight into our Oregon heritage. These properties were created and owned by influential people in Portland history ...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
FOLKS travelling through Lake Oswego need to pack their patience when heading out to drive around and do their errands. Getting to work & school and home for the day is more frustrating. Iron Mountain Boulevard CLOSURES DURING the months of May, June and July Oswego Tigard Water Partnership crews will be digging up Iron Mountain Boulevard. Workers will be installing an important water pipeline. There are many deep ditches all over Lake Oswego and at the end of the work day crews cover their work with steel plates. This makes for an extremely uneven road surface. The assphalt used to hold the steel plates in place is messy and can throw road tar up onto your vehicle as you drive accross and the gravel makes a horrible sound as it's thrown up into the wheel wells of the car and kicked aga...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
It's that time of year that when I walk to Starbuck's coffee in the morning and the teperature is currently at 58 degrees on the gauge. That's twice what the temperature reaches when you add together the day high temps in TWO days around December. Get out and walk around Lake Oswego to enjoy the public art.   CHECK OUT...   Waluga Park which is located in Lake Oswego and a nice place to relax. ART IS SMART Close to where people work and walking distance from office buildings full of workers is Waluga Park. Grab your brown bag lunch and head outside and take a break from staring at the computer all day. Pick up the pace and work those Nike sneakers for a walk or a jog. It's the kind of public park where one can find a stretch of grass to spread out and soak up the sun. There's a walking...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Hello Upland's neighborhood of Lake Oswego! Get together with friends and family and listen to the Board Meeting tonight at 7PM. The City of Lake Oswego website should be streaming the meeting live on the internet. Check back with the Uplands Neighborhood Association website for details and results on the meeting. The link is currently unavailable as they are probably updating the webpage and making it more useful and faster with some of the new technology that is now available for efficiently navigating the world wide web. The city of Lake Oswego website has a good link to providing more information on the Uplands neighborhood and you can view it by clicking here The Uplands Neighborhood of Lake Oswego is really popular and very pretty! Visit the Cooper Jacobs website to view all the L...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Lace up your exercise shoes and meet us at the Millenium Park Plaza in Lake Oswego's Evergreen neighborhood for the annual Lake Run. This Saturday, May 10th join the fun and participate in one of three foot races in Lake Oswego this weekend! The registration tent OPENS at 7:00AM this Saturday. The KIDS DASH starts in the morning at 10:30AM at big balloon arch so look for this high above Millenium Park located at the South end of 1st Street in Lake Oswego. The kids dash route is West on Evergreen Road and back to Millenium Park after circling the turnaround point six blocks down the road so figure about one dozen blocks total. Kids run for $15 and includes the transaction fee. The 5K RUN starts at 8:15AM at Sundeleaf Plaza. There is a $30 entrance fee for runners and will be $35 on the d...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Lake Oswego's The Uplands neighborhood is packed with parks and natural beauty. It is no wonder that when you look at The Uplands Homes for sale the inventory is low. Springbrook Park is a natural area of 52 acres home to magnificent maple trees and trails that connect the neighborhood of homes to schools, churches and the awesome indoor tennis center. Here at the indoor tennis facility there are four courts open year round for public use. Tennis lessons are available for players age four and up. This amazing tennis center is located at 2900 SW Diane Drive Lake Oswego, OR 97035 and staff are available to answer your questions at (503) 635-5550. Call them to make reservations and confirm tennis center hours they're open. The Uplands neighborhood is very easy to access. Neighbors feel com...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
West of the Mississippi...This AUTO RACING event is a pioneer of our SPORT There's plenty to do starting in May in and around Portland. It's the Rose Festival that started back in 1907 and during the month of May there is the photo collection by Frank Hirahara and also the Rose City Sing Off is Saturday, May 3rd. Rose Festival events run through the Summer and things really kick off around Portland in the month of June. Get your motors running. My personal favorite is a thrilling event scheduled to commence on June 13 and runs into the 14 & 15th. Folks...start your engines, VROOM... ROSE CUP RACES Fathers Day Weekend! Check out the opportunity to win tickets to the races as part of a drawing scheduled for June 6, 2014! You can take friends or family to experience the explosive thrill of...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Oak Creek Homes FOR SALE Lake Oswego's Oak Creek neighborhood is a wonderful community with great access to Interstate 5 and downtown Portland's financial district. The schools are good and Oak Creek Elementary located at 55 Kingsgate Road is a public school educating about 338 students from levels kindergarten to sixth grade. It is a very good school with 10 out of 10 rating with greatschools.org. The other schools here are Lake Oswego Junior High and the Lake Oswego High School is most certainly one of the more recognizable features in LO. Homes in Oak Creek are relatively affordable for the area and Lake Oswego is one of the premier locations to live near Portland, Oregon. Currently listed HOMES FOR SALE on the multiple listing service range in price from $122,500 for 948 square feet...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
It is interesting to look at the market research and figure out how buyers find their Westlake Homes FOR SALE. Do they have a great Lake Oswego Realtor out there pounding the street? Maybe.. But , most Westlake homebuyers start on the internet.  Don’t get me wrong – I also am quite proficient at pounding the pavement for my clients, but if you want to get the most exposure when selling your home, then go with the best Westlake internet listing agent possible.  We will surprise you...I promise. Not only do we take the time and really evaluate the market price that would hold up in the Westlake real estate market, but we also took into consideration the current homes that are on the market, the ones that the buyers would be comparing ours to while on tour.  Comparing your home to your cur...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Waluga Park is located in Lake Oswego and a nice place to relax. ART IS SMART Close to where people work and walking distance from office buildings full of workers is Waluga Park. Grab your brown bag lunch and head outside and take a break from staring at the computer all day. Pick up the pace and work those Nike sneakers for a walk or a jog. It's the kind of public park where one can find a stretch of grass to spread out and soak up the sun. There's a walking trail circling the perimeter of the park and a walking path to Waluga Park East that has 53 acres of area to play. The ART is wonderful and an extension of Lake Oswego's public art collection that we all get to enjoy. Check it out and take a look at homes currently listed for sale within walking distance. Homes here in Lake Oswego...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
The Evergreen neighborhood is situated on the Northeast shores of Oswego Lake in Lake Oswego. Evergreen borders the Lake Oswego neighborhoods of Lakewood, Country Club, North Shore, First Addition, and the Foothills. Homes listed FOR SALE in Evergreen Take a closer look at homes in Lake Oswego that are prime waterfront real estate and play where you live. Lake Oswego is known for its natural beauty including mountain views,  Oswego Lake, and the Willamette River.  Combine this with award winning schools, convenient commute, clever shopping centers, and countless amenities to make the ideal community with many different and exciting neighborhoods.  Call us for loads of advise on buying or selling real estate in Lake Oswego. We love what we do! Brian Olsen is best reached at bco@cooperjac...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Village On The Lake Neighborhood Basics:     Village On The Lake neighborhood (or VOTL) is a Lake Oswego waterfront neighborhood perched on the north shore   of Oswego Lake and has a variety of architectural styles. It is surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty including   nature reserves and the lake itself all the while still loyal to homeowners manicured landscapes.   Do you want the highly coveted boat easement or swimmers easement to the lake?    Important:  Oswego Lake is a private lake. This is not always a commonly known fact to most newcomers, so if the use of the lake is important to you, then it is important to find a home with an easement. The right to use Oswego Lake is highly sought after by eager homebuyers in Lake Oswego.   Village On The Lake boasts an amazing opti...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
BAIRDS on B Bar & Grill In Lake Oswego (L.O.) Second Street and B Avenue Once upon a time ago the Terrace Kitchen graced this location. Bairds on B is the new bar and grill to try in Lake Oswego. Located at 485 Second Street Lake Oswego, OR 97934 above Chuck's Place is a sweet new destination that's open for lunch and dinner. Wine and beer along with entrees and snacks as well as yummy salads and plates. Plates are crab cakes, Taylor Shellfish manila clams, cioppino, fish & chips, onion rings etc. Entrees are certainly more adventurous with offerings such as grilled salmon, seared scallops with blood orange gastrique, roasted chicken that's all natural from Mary's organic farm (what's it's pedigree haha Portlandia) and portobello burger with quality trimmings on toasted brioche bun.  Th...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
If you are interested in Lake Oswego real estate, then you are usually interested in golfing, schools, boating, or all three. The Country Club is a huge asset to the community and the desirability of living here. Tucked in around the towering evergreen trees and off Country Club Road in the North Shore - Country Club District is The Oswego Lake Country Club. Walking distance from FIRST ADDITION Neighborhood. Since 1924 the Oak trees, Douglas Fir and Maple trees have provided paradise for golfers on the par 71 course. Skill and golf pride is truly felt in the fairways at OLCC. The Audubon Society recognized this club with the award for responsible stewardship. There are real grass practice grounds at the driving range with target greens. The practice bunkers and the short-game practice ...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Welcome to Beautiful Lake Oswego, Oregon   Lake Oswego is known for its natural beauty including mountain views,  Oswego Lake, and the Willamette River.  Combine this with award winning schools, convenient commute, clever shopping centers, and countless amenities to make the ideal community with many different and exciting neighborhoods.   Lake Oswego is located just South of Portland and borders West Linn to the Southeast.   Please browse the Lake Oswego listings or search for homes in different Lake Oswego areas below. Whether you already live here or are new to the area, we look forward to helping you meet your real estate needs.   If you are interested in a Lake Oswego relocation packet or have other questions about moving to Lake Oswego or about Oswego Lake real estate, please ema...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Arbor Day Lake Oswego Poster Contest! Check out the details for events in our community. We are dedicating time to Arbor Day in Lake Oswego. The days to celebrate this year are April 7 - 13th. Oregon is a tree state and Arbor Day is the National Tree Holiday in America when we plant ceremonial trees. We reflect on how important trees are in our daily lives and teach the public about the importance of trees. We use trees to make products we use every day like paper, burning wood as a source of heat and trees are shaped to build the houses we live in. Most children exercise while climbing trees and our forests provide homes to the animals around us. Arbor Day also honors trees and how they clean our air and water and aid in the prevention of global warming. Plants, trees and grass assist ...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Bairds on B -Bar & Grill- In Lake Oswego (LO) on Second Street and B Avenue     Once upon a time ago the Terrace Kitchen graced this location. Bairds on B is the new bar and grill to try in Lake Oswego. Located at 485 Second Street Lake Oswego, OR 97934 above Chuck's Place. First Addition neighbors have been walking here for eons. This sweet new destination that's open for lunch and dinner. Wine and beer along with entrees and snacks as well as yummy salads and plates. Plates are crab cakes, Taylor Shellfish manila clams, cioppino, fish & chips, onion rings etc. Entrees are certainly more adventurous with offerings such as grilled salmon, seared scallops with blood orange gastrique, roasted chicken that's all natural from Mary's organic farm (what's it's pedigree?...haha Portlandia) and...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Along the Pacific Ocean, it seems that there is something new and interesting around every corner as you drive up or down Highway 101 along the Oregon Coast.  From the Northern Oregon Coast beginning in Astoria at the Columbia River and the Washington Coast to the Southern Oregon Coast in Brookings, you will find a wonderful mixture of sandy beaches and rocky cliffs.  Oregon coast properties for sale   The terrain of the Oregon coast is like no other.  From the sand dunes of Florence, Winchester Bay, and Coos Bay all the way to historic Astoria there is something for everyone. You can whale watch with a resident pod as they feed on the kelp beds from the rocky basalt cliffs of Depoe Bay, enjoy the elegant beauty of Cannon Beach's Haystack Rock, or take in the carnival atmosphere of Seas...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Mountain Park is a community that is part of Lake Oswego, Oregon. If you are interested in Mountain Park homes for sale or Lake Oswego real estate, then it is important to know that Mountain Park is one of the most extensive planned communities in the United States, established in 1968 over 700 acres of wooded hillside. Mountain Park offers 175 acres of common property for residents and there is eight miles of recreational trails. These paths are great to get out and move around. Visit the parks and tennis courts featuring staffed clubhouse and amenities. It's just like a recreational center in the neighborhood. The list of goodies goes on and on such as programs for children, yoga, exercise classes heated pool and basketball courts.       The Mountain Park Clubhouse is located at 2 Mou...
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By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
Ask us how Cooper Jacobs Portland contributes to the Lake Oswego School District    Thank You Brian C Olsen 503/853-5506 cell brian@cooperjacobspdx.com  
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