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 you, 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 city. This week: Aloha, Portland, and Tigard, all priced around $600,000. Have a price point you’d like us to explore or a property you think we should feature? Get in touch at [email protected]


Aloha | $599,000

Size | 3,140 square feet / 5 bed, 2 bath

Location: 19695 SW Butternut Street

Contact: Michael Lukman at [email protected]

This daylight rambler was built in 1973 and is located on a quarter-acre lot. The main floor is open concept—living room flows into dining room flows into kitchen. There's also three large bedrooms and the main bath on this floor, a large stone fireplace in the living room, and a large wooden sunroom off of the kitchen. The bottom floor holds the two remaining bedrooms and a single bathroom, as well as a rec room with a fireplace. Outside, there's a large fenced-in backyard with a fire pit and deck. 


Portland | $599,000

Size | 2,428 square feet / 3 bed, 1 bath

Location: 1845 SE 57th Avenue

Contact: Tracy Wiens at [email protected]

This home was built in 1909, but you can’t tell with all the updates that have been put into it. The bright living room has a modern black fireplace and there are three bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. The upstairs attic could be covered into a fourth, more private bedroom. Outside, the property has a large garden, a stone patio area, a hot tub, and an uncovered parking space. 


Tigard | $589,000

Size | 1,741 square feet / 3 bed, 2 bath

Location: 11165 SW Boxwood Court

Contact: Friederike Svensson and Julie Martin at [email protected]

This contemporary styled split-level home built in 1977 sits on a quarter-acre lot and has been recently remodeled. The front door opens to a staircase—take it up to the loft space, or down to the three bedrooms. The living room features a brick fireplace; the kitchen has ample counter space for cooking, and a breakfast bar with seating for four. The large master bedroom has dark wooden floors and an en-suite bathroom. Outside, there's an especially roomy deck and a large yard.

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