During the holidays we love showing our appreciation for loved ones and friends by getting into the gift giving tradition. We also try to come up with ways to give that helps people in need of a little extra love. So we put together this giving guide to highlight some of our local Portland clients selling amazing products and services and share … [Read more...] about Ashley Realty Works Giving Guide
Portland Real Estate Behind the Scenes
Portland metro saw some mixed numbers this October, but new listings showed a gain compared with last year. At 3,100, new listings rose 4.0% above the 2,981 new listings offered last year in October 2017, despite ending 14.0% under the 3,606 new listings offered last month in September 2018. This was the strongest October for new listings … [Read more...] about Portland Real Estate Market Action Report – October 2018
Welcome to Wick's haunted house of horrors! Today I’ll be bringing you the scariest house horrors from each decade. Be warned: many of these items have literally killed people! In the beginning, there was lead-based paint. This seductive mistress of beautiful sheens killed both the people making it and the inhabitants of the homes it … [Read more...] about Wick’s Haunted House of Horrors!
Cooler numbers came to the Portland metro area this September. New listings (3,606) fell 1.0% short of the 3,644 new listings offered last year in September 2017 and 14.4% short of the 4,214 new listings offered last month in August 2018. Similarly, pending sales (2,471) decreased 9.5% from September 2017 (2,730) and 10.5% from August 2018 … [Read more...] about Portland Real Estate Market Action Report – September 2018
Hi All. Wick here. Today’s topic is silent but deadly. And yes I’M talking about radon gas. Radon is an odorless colorless gas emitted from decomposing granite in the earth. It’s the second leading cause of lung cancer in Oregon right after smoking. Here are a few thoughts to keep in mind regarding radon: 1) Radon moves with the air. If … [Read more...] about Wick’s Tips – Five Thoughts on Radon in Your PDX Home
The Portland metro area saw more mixed activity in August, but new listings were up compared with August 2017. At 4,214 new listings outpaced August 2017 (4,048) by 4.1%, despite cooling 2.3% from the 4,312 new listings offered last month in July 2018. Closed sales (2,967) increased 8.4% from last month in July 2018 (2,736) but ended 2.2% under … [Read more...] about Portland Real Estate Market Action Report – August 2018