DESIGN

How to Stage Your Home Like a Pro

This Thursday, the founder of one of Portland's most respected home-staging companies reveals his method.

04/27/2016 By Claire Colby

Real Estate 2016

Portland Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2016: The Suburbs

Portland real estate is booming—and that growth extends well beyond the city core.

04/01/2016 By Ramona DeNies With Sika Stanton

Real Estate 2016

Portland Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2016: The City

It’s true: Portland real estate is going crazy—and it’s wildest in places that may surprise you.

04/01/2016 By Ramona DeNies With Sika Stanton

HABITAT

One Couple Turns Portland’s ADU Boom into a Plan for the Future

Here's how to make the most of 800 square feet.

03/25/2016 By Amara Holstein

REAL ESTATE 2016

Portland Neighborhoods By The Numbers: 2016

It's true: Portland real estate is going crazy—and it's wildest in places that may surprise you.

03/17/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies With Sika Stanton

DESIGN

Why One Portland Architect Makes Models of Houses AFTER He Builds Them

Ben Waechter scraps prototypes in favor of "retrotypes" to inspire conceptual design for future products.

10/05/2015 By Randy Gragg

ARCHITECTURE

Home Tour Alert! Step Inside Portland's Most Stunning Modernist Houses

The popular annual AIA homes tour unlocks eight gems of contemporary home design.

09/28/2015 By Alex Madison

STAY & PAY

The 8 Most Expensive Airbnb Rentals in the Portland Area

Ready for a dream staycation? The average rental in Portland costs $131—but here's where to drop a cool grand (or more) a night.

09/24/2015 By Allison Jones

GEAR UP

How to Survive the End of the World (or The Big One)

This guide teaches you how to live through, say, the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake.

08/03/2015 By Marty Patail

HOME DESIGN

Embracing Simplicity in 800 Square Feet

Living large with an unfettered, small-house design in Southeast Portland

07/20/2015 By Amara Holstein

ARCHITECTURE

Why Are Portlanders Obsessed With Tiny Houses?

A new documentary examines four local endeavors in super-small living.

05/05/2015 By Zach Dundas

GARDEN INSPIRATION

A Dazzling Portland Garden with Tropical Flair

Step inside the lush garden of a Northeast Portland landscape designer who created her own ever-changing oasis.

04/27/2015 By Kate Bryant

HOME DESIGN

Dwell Magazine's Showpiece Modern House Debuts in PDX

The sleek design mag unveils its collaboration with GM's Monogram appliances brand.

04/23/2015 By Mary Stutzman

REAL ESTATE 2015

Can Portland Double In Size Without Destroying Itself?

One architect's radical vision of the future

04/07/2015 By Zach Dundas

REAL ESTATE 2015

Where to Look for Real Estate Steals in the Portland Area

Portland's average home price is about $353k. What can you get for less?

04/07/2015

REAL ESTATE 2015

Will Portland’s Historic Houses Survive the Wrecking Ball?

When one venerable house faced demolition, neighbors banded together to save it. But in a booming city, no one can save them all.

04/07/2015 By Winston Ross

REAL ESTATE 2015

Big Money Moments in Portland Real Estate

The City of Roses is drawing some major cash from around the globe. We check out the spendy highlights.

04/07/2015

REAL ESTATE 2015

Portland Neighborhoods By The Numbers: Where to Buy in 2015

Whether you're a first-time buyer, looking for a bigger place, downsizing, or renting, Portland has a hood to make you happy.

04/02/2015 Edited by Ramona DeNies and Marty Patail

The Big One: Insider Tips

10 Ways to Survive an Earthquake in Portland

Carmen Merlo, former director of Portland’s Bureau of Emergency Management, argues that being ready for the Big One is as much about connection as stockpiles. But don’t forget to pack some chocolate.

06/16/2014 By Carmen Merlo