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3/15/17 Portland Leading ADU Development + Paying for Luxury Apartment Vacancies

Web Admin - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Update for Portland Landlords Portland Leading US in ADU development What it is: New data shows that the City of Portland issued nearly as many building permits for accessory dwelling units in 2016 as they did for single family homes (615 ADU permits, 867 single family home permits). This can be attributed to the fact that Portland has relatively few ... Read More

1/12/17 Housing Bills Proposed for Portland in 2017

Four andhalf.com - Thursday, January 12, 2017
Update for Portland Landlords 6 Housing Bills Proposed in the 2017 Oregon Legislature What it is: 6 housing bills have been proposed in the 2017 Oregon Legislature, addressing rent control, no-cause evictions, the homeless, property taxes, rent guarantees, and low-income home ownership. House Bill 2001 would repeal Oregon’s ban on rent-contro ... Read More

12/21/16 Recession in Rural Oregon

Four andhalf.com - Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Update for Portland Landlords Recession in Rural Oregon What it is: There continues to be an increasing divide in the economic recovery between urban and rural Oregon. It is estimated that rural Oregon needs another 8,000 jobs to be fully recovered from the recession. By most measures, Oregon’s economy is roaring, but for some of the poorest residen ... Read More

12/14/16 Millennials Are Changing Multifamily + Higher Density Housin

Four andhalf.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Update for Portland Landlords Millennials Are Changing Multifamily What it is: With more than 75 million members, Millennials now outnumber Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation. This has had a noticeable effect on multifamily properties as this population has different expectations and desires when it comes to their taste in ... Read More

12/7/16 Mandated Home Energy Scores in Portland

Web Admin - Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Update for Portland Landlords Mandated Home Energy Scores in Portland What it is: Last week the Portland City Council held a public hearing regarding an innovative proposal to require sellers to obtain a Home Energy Score whenever they sell their homes in Portland. The idea behind the proposal is to provide home buyers with information regarding the energ ... Read More

11/16/16 Home Prices + Affordable Housing

Four andhalf.com - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Update for Portland Landlords Home Prices Increasing, Real Estate Market Cools What it is: Reflecting the typical seasonal trend as we approach winter, Portland home sales slowed in October. Despite this slowdown, median home sales prices continued to increase. The median home price in the Portland area was $345,000 last month, 11.5% higher than i ... Read More

10/21/16 Election Effects on the RE Market + Terminal 1 Homeless Shelter

Web Admin - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Update for Portland Landlords How This Election Will Affect the Real Estate Market But the Eventuality is Clear What It Is: With the presidential election just days away, it’s worth considering how this election will affect the housing market. Some famous investors have made strong statements regarding our next president&r ... Read More

10/5/16 Portland a Top Market for Multifamily Growth + Hottest Neighborhoods

Web Admin - Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Update for Portland Landlords Portland a Top Market for Multifamily Growth What It Is: In a recent article, Portland was named as one of the top 5 markets poised for multifamily growth. Some of the drivers of this growth include expansion at Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour, which will create significant job growth in the near future. Portla ... Read More

9/28/16 New Residential Tower in the Pearl Opens & US Median Household Incomes Post Largest Gain on Record

Web Admin - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Update for Portland Landlords New Residential Tower in the Pearl Opens But the Eventuality is Clear What It Is: Unico Properties’ 26 story tower at 1261 NW Overton St had its grand opening last week, bringing 284 residential units to the Pearl District. Units consist of one bedroom, two bedroom, live-work lofts, two-story townhou ... Read More

9/21/16 Divided Fed Sends Mixed Messages + Buying More Single Family Rentals

Web Admin - Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Update for Portland Landlords Divided Fed Sends Mixed Messages… But the Eventuality is Clear What It Is: On Friday, 09/09/16, stocks tumbled on comments from regional Fed officials that seemed to indicate a looming interest rate hike. By Monday, other Fed officials’ comments had largely reversed that feeling, and stocks stabilized an ... Read More

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