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Property Watch: A Schoolhouse Turned Dance Hall Turned Home

Original wood floors, windows, and bell tower, plus salvaged design details, make for a dreamy house on a full acre off of Cornelius Pass near Portland.

05/31/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: Storybook Style with a Designer Remodel

Fairy-tale whimsy and luxe modern details meet in this century-old home in the Grant Park neighborhood of Northeast Portland.

05/23/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Portland Neighborhoods by the Numbers

Home sales prices, rent costs, crime numbers, and commute times for every neighborhood, from Linnton to Laurelhurst, Multnomah to Montavilla

05/18/2023 Edited by Margaret Seiler

Real Estate

Portland Suburbs by the Numbers in 2023

The burbs are booming! Home sales prices, rent costs, demographics, and commute times for Ridgefield, Sandy, Hillsboro, and other Portland-area suburbs.

05/18/2023 Edited by Margaret Seiler

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Delightfully Restored Atomic Ranch in Markham

Vintage midcentury charm and modern updates meet in this Southwest Portland home dubbed the 'Retro Ranch.'

05/15/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Royally Good

Portland’s Only Castle Is For Sale

An iconic historic landmark in the West Hills is on the market for the first time in decades.

05/08/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Brick Midcentury in a Concordia Enclave

Built in 1954, this midcentury gem has fantastic bones only enhanced by a more recent remodel.

05/01/2023 By Melissa Dalton


The Woodworker, the Upholsterer, and Harry Styles

Portland’s Your House Couch couldn’t find a stylish loveseat pictured on a pop album cover. So they made it themselves.

04/25/2023 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Christopher Dibble

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Property Watch: A Rare and Dreamy Rummer in Garden Home

A larger floor plan with all the midcentury builder’s hallmarks, including a lush indoor atrium, windows galore, and vaulted tongue-and-groove ceilings.

04/24/2023 By Melissa Dalton

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Property Watch: Adorable Apartment in a Historic Building on Belmont

The Belvedere, in the Sunnyside neighborhood in Southeast Portland, was part of a Spanish architecture trend a century ago.

04/17/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: This 1885 Victorian Is One of the Oldest Homes in Portland

The Joseph Bergman House in Northwest's Alphabet District once belonged to the pioneers of the city's architectural preservation scene.

04/12/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Disaster Prep

How to Prepare a Portland Home for Earthquakes and Wildfire Smoke

Oregon is a disaster-prone state. How can you protect your home, and help your home protect you?

04/07/2023 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen Illustrations by SanQian

Real Estate

Property Watch: Timeless Pearl District Loft by Jessica Helgerson

A once basic Portland loft transformed with statement tile, a multitude of storage, and a built-in sectional that can seat 12 party guests at once

04/04/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A One-of-a-Kind Home by an Iconic Local Architect

For $3.6 million, work with "organic architect" Robert Harvey Oshatz to customize the interior of this Northwest Portland Forest Park home.

03/28/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Kitchen Gear

2 Pandemic-Born Portland Businesses Bring Some Style to Food Storage

Add some color to your counter with cool, mod cookie jars from Astro the Studio and washable food covers from Hanuk Design.

03/27/2023 By Margaret Seiler

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Stylishly Updated Peninsula Park Tudor

Gucci wallpaper and an old-school speakeasy made this one go pending in less than a week in North Portland's Piedmont, from Living Room Realty.

03/24/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: Pretty and Pastoral on Sauvie Island

A refreshed ranch home on two acres offers lots of space, inside and out, on the farm-packed river island just northwest of Portland.

03/14/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Former Social Club Turned Home in the Heart of Sellwood

Built in 1910, this grand home saw Sellwood grow up around it.

03/10/2023 By Melissa Dalton


The Great Real Estate Adventure

3 sets of homebuyers let us tag along on their whirlwind house hunts, complete with pain, rejection, sacrifice, spiders, patience, and finally success.

03/01/2023 By Rachel Saslow Photography by Thomas Teal

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Modern Townhouse in North Tabor

Designed by a powerhouse local firm and built in 2017, this townhouse in Northeast Portland near Mount Tabor is rife with stylish details.

02/28/2023 By Melissa Dalton