Portland’s median home price may be roughly double that of the United States, but even within our metro area there are big differences in what your money will buy, depending on what neighborhood you’re considering. In this series, we take a look at what the same price point will get you in different markets around the metro area. This week: Portland, Beaverton, and Gresham, all priced around $525,000. Have a price point you’d like us to explore or a property you think we should feature? Get in touch at [email protected]
Portland | $525,000
Location: 11711 NE Fremont St
Size: 2,646 square feet / 4 bed, 3 bath
Contact: Lyle Peterson at [email protected]
The first impression of this house is of space galore, with a front door that opens to a stairwell on one side, the living room on another, and the kitchen on the third. The living room has a large brick fireplace and windows that look out over the backyard and is attached to the dining area and porch. The kitchen is equipped with a snug breakfast nook. One bathroom and two of the bedrooms, including the main bedroom with an attached half bath, are on the first floor. The lower level holds the other bathroom and bedrooms, as well as another kitchen and living area with a fireplace—great space for a mother-in-law apartment, or even an Airbnb rental.
Beaverton | $520,000
Location: 6350 SW King Blvd, Beaverton
Size: 1,596 square feet / 4 bed, 2 bath
Contact: Eldridge Huntingon at [email protected]
This single-level home is tucked away in a quiet Beaverton neighborhood, next to a public park. Built in 1961, its has spot period touches that have survived the past 60 years, including vintage bathroom features, lighting fixtures, and retro tiling. The living room boasts a navy blue brick fireplace; the living and dining areas lead into a kitchen with retro tile, backsplash, and wooden countertops. The main bathroom is recently updated with white tiles, floral floor tiles, and vintage-inspired design. Outside the dining area’s glass door is a welcoming patio in a large fenced-in yard.
Gresham | $520,000
Location: 1427 SE 210th Ave, Gresham
Size: 1,902 square feet / 4 bed, 2 bath
Contact: Sara Pohrman at [email protected]
This house has something you don’t find often around here: a backyard pool, complete with a slide. The backyard also makes room for a covered fire pit area and a large shed. The inside of the house isn’t lacking either, and boasts a total of three fireplaces throughout the home and two cozy living areas. The kitchen sits between the dining area and a second living area and has a window over the sink that looks over the pool area. On the main floor, there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The upper floor is dedicated to a large bedroom, with the third fireplace as a centerpiece.