Is the Real Estate Market Slowing Down, or Is This a Housing Bubble?
The talk of a housing bubble in the coming year seems to be at a fever pitch as rising mortgage rates continue to slow down an overheated ...
Posted by Chris Olson on September 14, 2022
A Look at Home Price Appreciation Through 2025
Home prices have increased significantly over the last year, which in turn has grown the net worth of homeowners. Appreciation and home equity are ...
Posted by Chris Olson on July 6, 2021
2021 Housing Forecast
Some Highlights Experts project an optimistic year for the 2021 housing market. With mortgage rates forecasted to remain low, high buyer demand is ...
Posted by Chris Olson on December 18, 2020
Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing Market
In the second half of this year, the housing market surged with activity. Today, real estate experts are looking ahead to the winter ...
Posted by Chris Olson on November 12, 2020
Why the 2021 Forecast Doesn’t Call for a Foreclosure Crisis
As the current forbearance mortgage relief options come to an end, many are wondering if we’ll face a foreclosure crisis next year....
Posted by Chris Olson on November 5, 2020
Portland has ‘sold out’ of homes: Number for sale drops to new low, prices rise 5.7% in bidding wars
The anemic number of residential properties for sale continues to plague Portland metro home shoppers and favor sellers.
Brokers with John L. Scott ...
Posted by Chris Olson on October 19, 2020
Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success
Back in March, as the nation’s economy was shut down because of the coronavirus, many were predicting the real estate market would face a ...
Posted by Chris Olson on September 28, 2020
Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?
The year 2020 will certainly be one to remember, with new realities and norms that changed the way we live. This year’s real estate market ...
Posted by Chris Olson on September 8, 2020
Experts Weigh-In on the Remarkable Strength of the Housing Market
America has faced its share of challenges in 2020. A once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, a financial crisis leaving millions still unemployed, and an ...
Posted by Chris Olson on August 4, 2020
Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?
As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on ...
Posted by Chris Olson on June 11, 2020
Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season
With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping ...
Posted by Chris Olson on May 27, 2020
Q1 2020: Portland Market Update
The Portland housing market underwent something of a cooling-off period during the majority of 2018 and 2019. Home prices leveled off quite a bit ...
Posted by Chris Olson on April 29, 2020
Q4, 2019: It’s a Good Time to Buy or Sell!
We’ve seen a slow return to a saner housing market in Portland, but that doesn’t mean that everything is normal. Despite a less ...
Posted by Chris Olson on January 24, 2020