All Blog Entries by Gerry Mains

There are currently 6 blog entries published by Gerry Mains.

The Elizabeth - 333 NW 9th Ave, Unit 610

This sixth floor loft in the Elizabeth faces east, with peek-a-boo views of Mt. St. Helens and downtown. This unit includes stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, full-size washer & dryer, and in-unit storage. There are no neighbors to either side of this condo and so it is absolutely quiet, all the time! The Elizabeth is ideally situated in the Pearl District very close to restaurants, pubs, theaters, museums, art galleries.

333 NW 9th Ave, Unit 610 is listed courtesy of Highrises Realty of Portland.

Call (503) 473-0111 for more information and availability.

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Amazing Corner Condo on 24th Floor of American Plaza Towers.

Enjoy Breathtaking Views of Downtown, Mount Hood, West Hills, & The Willamette River! Three Bedrooms, Two Full bathrooms, Two Large Balconies, Two Gas Fireplaces, Nine Foot Ceilings, and Tons of Natural Light. HOA Amenities include: Indoor & Outdoor Pools, Sauna, Exercise Room, Meeting Room, Concierge, Free Guest Parking. Photos are of unit prior to current resident.

2221 SW 1st Avenue 2424 is listed courtesy of Highrises Realty of Portland

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Top floor condo with private patio facing west towards Washington Park. True 1 bedroom with washer/dryer hookup in unit + onsite laundry facilities, storage unit, bike storage. Walk score of 94. Walk to Providence Park, MAC, Washington Park, Uptown, Downtown, NW 23rd, Pearl District, MAX, Bus, and more!

2020 SW Main Street 801 is offered courtesy of Highrises Realty of Portland

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Coveted corner condo on 24th Floor of American Plaza Towers with Amazing Views of Downtown, Mount Hood, West Hills, & The Willamette River! One of the Rarer Units with 9 Foot Ceilings, Three Bedrooms, Two Full bathrooms, Two Large Balconies, Two Gas Fireplaces, and Tons of Natural Light. HOA Amenities include: Indoor & Outdoor Pools, Sauna, Exercise Room, Meeting Room, Concierge, Free Guest Parking. Photos are of unit prior to current resident.

2221 SW 1st Avenue 2424 is offered at $625,000

Listing Courtesy of Highrises Realty of Portland

Call (503) 473-0111 for more information and availability

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The state with the greatest inbound moves was Oregon in 2013, with 61% of all moves were people moving into the beautiful west coast state.  The study was released from United Van Lines who has been tracking domestic moves across state boundaries for the last 37th years.  CNN Money covered the news reading “More People Moving to Oregon” gleaming in the headlines.  

Oregon is known for its temperate climate much like California, yet with more affordable home prices.  

The MSA breaks down where the migrations came from from 2007-2010 and overwhelmingly California made up the majority of the mass move to their northern neighbor.

 

 

All graphs are from Oregon.gov

It’s no wonder that Oregon home sales are up by 1.9 billion in 2013 when

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As the overall US economy is making a come back, Portland is no different and reflects this with a 13.8 percent increase in median home prices in July 2013 when compared with July 2012.  The regional MLS shows the average home prices in Portland at $273,800, and the average condo sale price at $326,100.  Inventory is down as well with the supply going from 11 to 3 months since July 2011.  This means that there will be more competition, and buyers will see it in the form of multiple bids and cash offers dominating.  Almost 300 condos were sold in July alone with it up nearly 100 sold condo units when compared with July 2012.  

The affordability index in Portland has dropped from 185 to 135 since March of this year.  When the affordability index reaches

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