Home & Real Estate

Real Estate 2022

In Portland, Your Real Estate Agent Might Just Have a Past

Local real estate professionals include a longtime TV news anchor, a former Timbers player, one of the Dandy Warhols, and more.

04/06/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate 2022

There Are 9,000 Real Estate Agents in the Portland Area. Are You Next?

In a perpetually overheating market, local real estate agents give us the scoop on what it takes to keep up the hustle and last in the industry.

04/05/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate 2022

Property Watch: In Portland Heights, A Renovated Colonial Revival with Glamour to Spare

With 6,588 square feet over three floors and a finished basement, this gloriously renovated Portland home is full of great surprises.

04/04/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Rent Crawl: Four Great Finds Under $3,500

We scour apartment listings so you don’t have to

04/01/2022 By Michelle Harris

Real Estate 2022

Every Neighborhood in Portland in a Nutshell

Your Portland neighborhood guide from Alameda to Woodstock, St. Johns to Sylvan Highlands.

03/30/2022 By Fiona McCann, Conner Reed, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Brentwood-Darlington

Home to religious cemeteries and standout food carts, the Southeast Portland neighborhood Brentwood-Darlington was annexed in 1986.

03/30/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Affordable Housing

A New Life for the Century-Old Anna Mann House in Kerns

Once a home for seniors, the property in Northeast Portland’s Kerns neighborhood finds new life with low-income housing.

03/30/2022 By Karly Quadros

Renovation

What If Your House’s Design Theme Were the Tim Burton Film Beetlejuice?

In West Hills, a creative couple’s collaborative renovation of a boxy ’90s home mixes merry and macabre, matching the aesthetic of the 1988 Tim Burton film.

03/30/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Home

Vintage Furniture Gets a Pendleton-Style Upgrade

From rocking chairs to benches, Amanda McLeod gives elegant and funky midcentury-modern designs a second life.

03/29/2022 By Karly Quadros

Real Estate

Property Watch: In Oak Grove, a Modernized Pietro Belluschi Home in a Parklike Setting

Dutch doors, wood tones and cork floors are all hallmarks of the noted architect's style in this suburb just south of Portland.

03/28/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Development

The Once-and-Future Thing: Updates on 8 Portland Would-Be Projects

A baseball stadium, a new casino, a public market, a waterslide for commuters, and more things Portlanders are still waiting on.

03/23/2022 By Julia Silverman Illustrations by Hawk Krall

Real Estate

Property Watch: On Tabor, an Arts and Crafts Home by Architect Ellis F. Lawrence

The 6,253 sq. ft. house was designed and built in 1912 by Ellis F. Lawrence, who created the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon.

03/21/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Trophy Case

Step Up Your Gardening Game This Spring with These 5 Regional Products

Locally forged hoes and trowels, a book from a Portland press, great garden gloves from Salem, and more

03/21/2022 By Gabriel Granillo Photography by Katie Leimbach

Green Shoots

Our Favorite Portland Plant Shops and Nurseries  

From Richmond to Slabtown to Nob Hill, spruce up your home or garden by visiting these botanical havens.

03/15/2022 By Michelle Harris and Jenni Moore

Real Estate

Property Watch: In SW Homestead, Baker Ken Forkish’s Cozy Cottage For Sale

Forkish's SW Homestead house is up for grabs. He was one of Portland's well-known restauranteurs before selling his businesses and retiring this year.

03/14/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Rent Crawl: 4 Great Spaces in Irvington

We scour apartment and rental listings so you don’t have to.

03/10/2022 By Michelle Harris

Real Estate

Property Watch: A 1908 Buckman Cottage with Artistic Flourish

This Buckman charmer has small square footage, but plenty of studio space with an array of artistic touches that make it both cozy and one-of-a-kind.

03/07/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Rent Crawl: 5 Apartments in SE Portland for under $2,200

We scour apartment listings so you don't have to.

03/05/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Real Estate

These 9 Portland Neighborhoods Saw the Biggest Housing Price Jumps Last Year

Cathedral Park, Maplewood, and the Lloyd District lead the pack in the city's ferociously competitive housing market.

03/04/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Designer’s Remodeled English Cottage in Alameda-Beaumont

Custom paint, plenty of built-ins, and hand-painted Moroccan tile are just a few features of this stylish Portland home with views of the Southwest hills.

02/28/2022 By Melissa Dalton