Navigating Portland's Crazy Real Estate Market

Navigating Portland's Crazy Real Estate Market

Of course most folks already know that Portland’s sizzling hot seller’s market continues unabated.  I spoke with a colleague recently who said they received 30 offers on their listing. Half of our clients are buyers and it’s not usual to compete against at least four or five other offers. So much for the stats. Now what should savvy sellers and buyers do in this crazy market?

People Watching Downtown

People Watching Downtown

The midday pomp and circumstance of Weather Machine is only part of the routine energy at Pioneer Courthouse Square, the heart of downtown. Gathering place for office workers, buskers, tourists, and everybody in between, the plaza isn’t called “Portland’s living room” for nothing. Ranked (by the Project for Public Spaces) among the very best public squares in the world, it sees 26,000 tread its signature bricks every day.

Mark Rothko Pavilion

Mark Rothko Pavilion

“An iconic landmark of the city’s Cultural District, Portland Art Museum is one of the largest and most respected institutions in the nation. With the addition of the The Mark Rothko Pavilion, the Museum will continue to grow in influence and reach, reinforcing its commitment to creating “connections” — to art, the city, one another and our future.”