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Guiding you through Portland living, Relocation to Portland and the local real estate market

Southeast Portland Oregon

SE PDX is one of the most exciting up & coming spots in the city. If you’re looking to buy a home in PDX for a reasonable price, this area has an incredible amount of untapped potential.

What is it like to live in Portland Oregon?

Portland has a reputation for being a quirky city in the Pacific Northwest, learn more about the city that has developed an aura in today’s pop culture.

3 Reasons Portland Sucks to Live in

Here are major complaints about PDX that we hear time & again, that are blown way out of proportion. If you’re thinking about moving to Portland, read this.

19 Things You Need to Know About living in Portland, OR

Thinking about moving to Portland, Oregon? There are a few important things to know about this awesome city before you arrive. Read about them here.

24 Top Things to do in Portland, OR

There are endless things to do in Portland, Oregon. Our city has more to do than most visitors will have the time to find – check it out!

Retiring in Portland OR and Vancouver WA

We’re going into the nuts & bolts on retiring in either of these cities & why you might choose to retire in one over the other.

8 tips what NOT to do when buying a home in Portland Oregon

 We’re helping to demystify some of the larger elements that could have an impact when you go to close on your dream home in Portland, OR

15 Most In-Demand Neighborhoods in Portland

We’ve compiled a list of the 15 most in-demand neighborhoods in the Portland Metro and some areas of Washington state too – find out which is best for you!

Renting vs Buying in Portland, Oregon

“Should I rent or buy a house in Portland, Oregon?” A question many ask themselves when moving to Portland – and we have all the info for you to answer it!

Top 3 FAQ's Answered about Moving to PDX

We’re diving into the top 3 Frequently Asked Questions we get from people who are looking for advice on moving to Portland, Oregon

What’s it like moving to PDX?

Learn about the moving journey of one Portland family – their experiences compared to expectations and what newcomers looking to move can prepare for

Is Portland is Safe?

We’re reviewing the safest neighborhoods of Portland, Oregon. Feel confident when moving here knowing that it’s the best choice for you & your family.

Living in Sherwood, Oregon

Sherwood, Oregon – a top city in the U.S., and only a short drive to Portland – find out why yournext move should be to this luxury & affordable city.

Top 5 Neighborhoods in Vancouver, WA

Across the river from Portland, lies Vancouver, WA-an incredible place to live, work, play, & raise a family. Check out the TOP neighborhoods to live here!

Top 3 'Hoods' in North Portland

If you’re looking into moving to Portland, you have a lot of different neighborhoods to choose from – discover North Portlands best neighborhoods to live in

Portland Oregon real estate trends 2019 recap

 A recap of the biggest trends in the Portland, Oregon real estate market in 2019 – and where the real estate market will go in 2020

Six Steps to Moving to Portland

Follow our simple 6 steps for moving to Portland & you’ll find your move to be a stress free event that you can look forward to.

6 Simple Steps to Moving to Vancouver, WA

Considering moving to Vancouer, Washington? If so, follow our 6 easy steps for a seamless transition to find your new home!

Top 5 Hottest 'Hoods' in Portland

Want to know what the hottest neighborhoods are in this fast-growing city? We made a list of the best neighborhoods to live in the Portland area.

10 worst neighborhoods to live in Portland Oregon

It’s pretty rare to find anyone talking about the worst neighborhoods to live in Portland, but they do exist. Check out the ten worst neighborhoods to live in Portland.

Cost of Living in PDX vs California

Thousands of people leave California for Portland each year – Find out what makes living in Portland, Oregon, so appealing.

Living in Vancouver Washington vs. Portland Oregon

Is Oregon better than Washington or the other way around? We’ve sought out the pros and cons of living in Vancouver, WA compared to Portland, OR.

Cost of Living in PDX vs Seattle, WA

Only 3 hours drive from each other, Portland & Seattle have many differences between each other. Most importantly, the vast difference in cost of living.

10 Biggest Employers in Portland

Portland’s ‘Silicon Forest’ is home to some of the biggest & best brands in the world – Read on for the largest 10 companies in Portland.

Tualatin Oregon

If you’re looking for a safe environment, that’s centrally located with more bang for your buck, you can’t go wrong with Tualatin, Oregon.

The BEST Place to live in the Center of Portland

We’re going to go in-depth and show you a place that’s right in the middle of everything & the different styles of living available in central Portland.

How much money for you need to Buy a home in Portland?

Homes in Portland, Oregon are selling much faster than the national average. We’re sharing what it takes to find your dream home in Portland.

Best School Districts to live in PDX in 2020

You’re moving to Portland, OR with your family & you’re looking for the best schools. Read on for all of the top school districts in the Portland Metro area.

Happy Valley Oregon Cost Of Living

Just East of Portland, Happy Valley, Oregon can get you a lot more house for your money; without compromising on atmosphere or style.

8 Portland Myths Debunked

Over the years, quite a few myths have surfaced about Portland, Oregon. So, we thought it only right that we share some of these myth-busting truths.

Where to Live in Portland, Oregon

With five different regions, Portland metro is enormous. It’s such a diverse city, we cover the pros & cons of each so you won’t miss out on your perfect place to live.

Pros & Cons of Living in Portland, Oregon

Moving to a new city is a really big deal. With so many factors, it can be hard to choose. Here are our top five pro’s and con’s to living in Portland.

TOP 5 Best Neighborhoods in Portland

Sharing the top 5 best neighborhoods in Portland, Oregon, including the types of housing found there, walkability, & things to do in each neighborhood.

TOP 5 Neighborhoods in Northeast Portland

One of Portland’s top sought after areas to live in, check out our recommendations for places to live when looking to purchase a home.

TOP 5 Neighborhoods in Southeast Portland

Known for its diverse range of neighborhoods, the Southeast area of Portland offers something for everyone. Check out the best neighborhoods in SE Portland.

The Cost of Living in Portland, Oregon

How much does it cost to live in Portland, Oregon? We break down the major costs to give an accurate view on living in Portland.

Living in Lake Oswego

Glimpse into Oregon’s highly sought after area, Lake Oswego. Check out why it’s one of the most livable cities in the U.S.

TOP 5 Places to Live on the West Side of Portland

There are many neighborhoods and suburbs to select from on the West side of the Willamette River. Here are our top 5 suggestions for home owners.

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