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, Hillsboro, and Gresham, all priced at around $400,000. 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 | $399,900
Location: 11843 SE Foster Road
Size: 1,481 square feet / 3 bed, 2 bath
Contact: Jeff Knipe at [email protected]
The stone fireplace is the center of the living room in this circa-1950 home in outer SE Portland; the generous kitchen features lots of counter space and a built-in breakfast nook. The master bedroom and a full bathroom are also on the first floor; upstairs, there are two more bedrooms, both with plenty of closet space, and another full bathroom. The house also has an attached garage and a fenced-in yard.
Hillsboro | $399,900
Location: 4183 SE Walnut Court
Size: 1,308 square feet / 3 bed, 3 bath
Contact: Jordan Matin at [email protected]
This 1999 attached townhome with its own garage has built-in storage and a fenced-in backyard with raised planting beds. The open-plan living room is fitted with a gas fireplace, windows that let in ample natural light, and sliding glass doors that lead out to the backyard. The kitchen is recently updated with new appliances. On the upper floor, the master bedroom has a large walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom with double sinks. There are two other bedrooms and the final full bathroom on this floor.
Gresham | $396,000
Location: 1518 SE 12th Street
Size: 946 square feet / 3 bed, 2 bath
Contact: Michelle Holmes
The kitchen in this home overlooks a living room with tons of natural light and a sliding glass door that opens to a spacious sunroom. The kitchen itself is open with lots of counter space, a free-standing island with a cooktop, and a breakfast bar. Down the hall from the living room, dining room and kitchen are the three bedrooms, and two full bathroom. The house has an attached two-car garage with tons of built-in storage and a workspace. In the sunny backyard, there's a porch, garden space, and a fire pit.