Portland Suburb Real Estate Market Reports

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Happy Valley, Oregon Real Estate Market Update 2022

July 6, 2022

Head SE from Downtown Portland, and in about thirty minutes, you’ll be in Happy Valley. This high-end Portland suburb sits between Mt. Scott and Scouters Mountain in the northwest corner of Clackamas County. Happy Valley’s footprint takes up 8.32 square miles, comprised mostly of land, with .04 square miles of water. After being officially incorporated in 1965, Happy Valley took its time growing. It stayed small until the late 1990s, then became one of Oregon’s fastest growing cities. A look at the U.S. Census shows us how the suburb has changed, even in the past ten years: 13,903 residents in 2010, with 23,733 in 2020, and 25,679 in 2021. To learn more about Happy Valley’s real estate market, keep reading....


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Wilsonville, Oregon Real Estate Market 2022 and Forecast

June 24, 2022

About seventeen miles south of Portland you’ll find Wilsonville, known for its low crime rate, excellent schools, and ample opportunities for outdoor activities, with the Willamette River flowing through its southern portion. The city is easily accessible with I-5 running north to south, dissecting it down the middle, and is situated on the southernmost edge of the Portland metro area, mostly in Clackamas County, with part of its northern area in Washington County. Wilsonville has much to offer those who want to be near the culture of Portland but want the peace and quiet of small-town living, and especially those who value being next to nature. With its prime location right on the Willamette River, canoers, kayakers, and boaters can...


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Oregon City Real Estate Market 2022 Update and Forecast

May 17, 2022

With more people opting to leave city life behind and slip away into suburbia, it’s nice to know places like Oregon City exist. Its palpable historic richness, thriving downtown area, and prime location at the confluence of the Willamette and Clackamas rivers make this charming Portland suburb worth serious consideration. If you’ve been thinking of relocating to a quieter, more calm lifestyle, this lovely city might be for you. One of the first things to consider when thinking about relocating to a new locale is the area’s real estate market. We took a look at the market in Oregon City, and here’s what we found. Oregon City Real Estate Market Report, Spring 2022 For the current month, the most recent...


Troutdale Real Estate Market Update and Forecast, 2022 Report

April 18, 2022

Head twelve miles northeast of Portland and you’ll land in Troutdale. This growing Portland suburb sits at the confluence of the Sandy River (to the east) and the Columbia River (to the north). Interstate-85, which cuts through the town, east to west, becomes Highway 30 and serves as a gateway to the beautiful Columbia Gorge. According to the U.S. Census, Troutdale had approximately 16,300 residents as of the 2020 census. That’s a tiny increase from 15,962 in 2010 (just over 300 more people in 10 years!). There hasn’t been much real estate development in Troutdale in modern history. It is a stable community with a lot of amenities that doesn’t get much press. Read on to learn more about how...


Forest Grove Real Estate Market Update and 2022 Forecast

March 18, 2022

Out past Hillsboro and Cornelius, lies Forest Grove. Less than 30 miles from Portland and with a population of 26,225, this enticing little pocket of Oregon is nestled in the Tualatin Valley, surrounded by wine country and wetlands. As with pretty much all Portland suburbs, Forest Grove is growing. Annually, it has seen a 2.93% growth in population, and since the 2010 census, it has increased by a whopping 30.32%. It’s no wonder, considering the city’s idyllic location at the base of Tillamook State Forest in the foothills of the Coast Range. We’ll take a look at how the real estate market is doing in Forest Grove in a bit. First, here’s what this lovely city is all about. Forest...


West Linn Real Estate Market, 2022 Update and Forecast

February 21, 2022

We’re looking at West Linn, a suburb just twenty miles south of Portland proper, known for its quiet neighborhoods, plenty of parks, and highly rated schools, not to mention Willamette Falls, the largest waterfall in all of the Pacific Northwest! Learn more about West Linn here. West Linn, Oregon Average Real Estate Sales and Listings From the January 2022 RMLS report, we learned the following. Average Sale Price: $1,054,400, +21.9% from January 2021 (Combined Report w/ Lake Oswego) Active Listings: 61 (as of January 31) New Listings: 83 Pending Sales: 78, -35% from January 2021 Closed Sales: 82 West Linn outdid all of Portland and its surrounding suburbs (except for Mt. Hood) in terms of real estate price increases. Here’s...


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Tualatin Real Estate Market Update and 2022 Forecast

January 26, 2022

Despite its location—only a 15-minute drive from Portland—Tualatin, Oregon boasts a peaceful, small-town vibe with a population over 28,000. One of the fastest growing cities in Oregon, Tualatin has much to offer, and people must be getting hip to this fact because the city has seen an 8.57% population increase from the 2010 census. Before we get to the city’s real estate market activity, let’s take a look at what makes Tualatin such a desirable place to live. Tualatin, Oregon Facts and Features Nestled in the northwest corner of Washington county (and a small portion of Clackamas county), Tualatin is home to nature lovers. Quiet and picturesque, the city is graced with the Tualatin River just to the north. Tualatin...


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Tigard Real Estate Market Update and 2022 Forecast

November 15, 2021

Anyone who follows greater Portland real estate market trends knows that they tend to align with the seasons: things warm up in the spring and summer, cool down in the fall and winter. And that’s generally true for the Tigard real estate market right now. It’s always a good idea, though, to consider nuances to gain clear insight into what’s going on in a particular area and to consider where it all might lead in the coming months. Is the Tigard Real Estate Market Cooling Off? We consulted Fidelity.com and found that inventory has been increasing in Tigard since mid-spring which is typical for the area. Tigard Real Estate Inventory But while inventory has been increasing, time on market has...


Lake Oswego Real Estate Market Update and 2022 Forecast

October 29, 2021

Lake Oswego is one of Portland’s most popular suburbs for professionals and families of all kinds. Residents move to this city, located a mere 8 miles from Portland, to enjoy its natural beauty, excellent public educational system, and sense of community. Of course, there is its name sake, Lake Oswego with surrounding parks and water activities. Then Lake Oswego also boasts its own downtown shopping area and is known for its highly rated schools and low crime rates. As we near the end of 2021, let’s take a look at how the real estate market in this desirable Portland suburb compares to the current Portland metro real estate market. Current Lake Oswego Real Estate Market October 29th, 2021, numbers from...


Portland’s Hottest Real Estate Suburb, Surprise! – Mt. Hood

October 8, 2021

Without a doubt, the Mt. Hood area is known as a prime vacation and recreation spot for visitors. But with more and more city dwellers looking for solitude and space, Mt. Hood is becoming a popular real estate market for Portlanders. In fact, we’re adding it to our list of Portland’s hottest suburbs because the demand for this area far exceeded all other Portland real estate market suburbs in 2021. Nestled at the base of Oregon’s highest peak are several small towns, each with its own personality, all of which comprise the villages of Mt. Hood. Why not take a day trip to explore and see which one is right for you? Start with Brightwood and work your way south...