Construction Rates, ADUS, and Zoning

Supply vs. demand drives the Portland real estate market. Increased zoning density, ADU opportunities, and new home construction rates can create more supply or their lack can indicate a shortage.

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Basement ADUs in Portland, 10 Things to Know

How many unfinished basements are there in Portland? As a top local Portland real estate agent, I can say with confidence: thousands! Many of those are perfect candidates for a basement ADU. Accessory Dwelling Units are of interest to Portland home buyers and homeowners alike because of their potential to offset the high costs of […]

RIP2 Portland Residential Infill Project Update

We first wrote about the Portland Residential Infill Project (RIP1). Since then RIP 2 has passed (June, 2022) and has been implemented. Portland’s residential infill project, in addition to new home construction rates and updated ADU (additional dwelling unit) guidelines, helps us understand whether or not Portland’s housing supply will increase enough (or not enough) […]

Portland, Oregon ADU Guide. Everything You Need To Know

Are ADUs a passing craze or a trend that’s here to stay? From the looks of it, at least in Portland, it’s the latter. Thanks to the city’s new ADU rules and regulations, Portland homeowners can now capitalize on this new trend, not only creating consistent monthly rental income but also adding to the value […]

Highlighting New Home Construction Developments in Portland, Oregon – 2023 Report

Despite the density-focused zoning changes in Portland over the last few years that allow for more new homes to be built on existing lots, new home construction rates within the city proper are low. The city faces challenges with material and labor shortages, along with a slightly declining population base. While larger (10+ homes) new […]

Portland, Oregon New Home Construction Numbers into 2023

It’s happening. The Portland real estate market is cooling after a two-year hot streak. Home prices have slowed and started to drop in some areas. Likewise, new home construction is down across the country, according to the U.S. Census July, 2022 report. Portland, Oregon has done a lot to try to increase the amount of […]

RIP2 Portland Residential Infill Project Update

In our recent article, Top 5 Portland Real Estate Market News Stories so Far 2022, we touched on the most recent update on the Portland Residential Infill Project (RIP1): the development and implementation of RIP2. Portland’s residential infill project, in addition to new home construction rates, and updated ADU (additional dwelling unit) guidelines, help us […]

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