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Real Estate

Property Watch: A Curving Brick Abode in Laurelhurst

Inlaid wood floor, mahogany columns, coffered ceilings, and a mysterious callout to an old ski lift company are just a few features of this historic Portland home.

08/15/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Home Remodel

A Manzanita House with a History Gets a Game Changer of a Makeover

Out went the beige carpet and surfboard décor, in came built-ins, nautical curves, and a spa bathroom in this beach house on the Oregon Coast

08/11/2022 By Julia Silverman Photography by George Barberis

Real Estate 2022

Is the Portland Housing Market Getting More Buyer Friendly?

Signs point to yes, even though home sale prices in Portland, Oregon, are still near historic highs.

08/10/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Price Point: Urban Farm vs. Updated Farmhouse in Southeast Portland

With $600,000, would you choose the midcentury charm with gardens galore in South Tabor, or stylish farmhouse in Woodstock?

08/09/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Home Decor

Q&A: Emily Henderson and The New Design Rules

The Oregon-born blogger and author makes grout treatments and selecting carpet samples relatable in her new how-to book on design and décor.

08/09/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Mid-Century Modern Retreat in Highland Crest

Large windows and sliding glass doors open up this Southwest Burton Road home, built in 1962.

08/08/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Serene Dutch Colonial In Irvington

From the outside, you'd never guess this historic Northeast Portland home has had a top-to-bottom makeover, with updated plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and more.

08/01/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Heat Wave

Are Oregonians Learning to Love Air Conditioning?

As temperatures rise , new data from the federal government suggests that the answer is yes.

07/27/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Every Portland Suburb in a Nutshell

Beaverton to Wood Village, Camas to Wilsonville.

07/26/2022 By Julia Silverman, Matthew Trueherz, Conner Reed, and Dalila Brent

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Light and Bright House Made of Modular Triangles in Eliot

Of course this modern home in inner Northeast Portland by Irving Park has been featured in Dwell.

07/25/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Design

Gresham's New Library Could Be Our Starchitect Moment

Designers of the new 95,000 square foot East County flagship branch, which is set to open in 2025, are shooting for the moon.

07/18/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Property Watch: An Unfussy, Modernized Tudor in Ladd’s Addition

Originally built in 1925, this Portland home has been gloriously updated, but still with so many charming nooks and crannies.

07/18/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Housing Inventory in Portland Is Rising: Which Quadrant Had the Biggest Spike?

New numbers show a sharp rise in available homes to buy in June, as pending sales take a dip.

07/14/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Price Point: Updated Montavilla Ranch vs. Sunny Pearl Condo

Both of these homes are listed for $699,000. Which one do you think is the better deal?

07/13/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A West Hills Home that Defies Its Challenging Lot

This contemporary Portland home is complete with a backyard that has it all, from the hot tub and fitness studio to a bocce ball court.

07/11/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Charming Floating Home on Sauvie Island

Classic cabin vibes meet nautical themes on this wood-lined two-story river house on the Willamette's Multnomah Channel.

07/05/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: This Hand-Scribed Log Cabin in Sisters Comes with an Airstream Guesthouse

In addition to plentiful canyon and mountain views, the Central Oregon cabin sits on 40 acres complete with hefty logs, pine paneling, and wide plank wood floors.

06/27/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Pet Spaces

Catios to Aviaries, Portlanders Are Creating Gorgeous Homes for Their Nonhuman Friends

Pet spaces are the new nurseries, and are getting some high-end design from animal lovers in Portland.

06/22/2022 By Fiona McCann

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Beautifully Restored Southeast Craftsman with Artistic Flourish

This Southeast Portland home, called the Harry McCormick House, boasts 9,340 square feet with three floors, eight bedrooms, and five baths.

06/21/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Home Remodel

Birds, Bunnies, and Backstory at the Gloriously Restored Isam White House

Once a Nob Hill boardinghouse and restaurant, the Colonial Revival–style Portland home has been lovingly restored by its project-loving designer owners.

06/15/2022 By Michelle Harris Photography by Christopher Dibble