Real Estate

First They Came for the AC. Now, It's About a Backyard Pool.

Historically, a pool was unexpected in Portland-area backyards. But given climate change and COVID, they are hot commodities.

08/18/2021 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Up Next In PDX's Hot Home-Buying Market: Virtual Staging

The practice is getting more common, especially for condos, which are more likely to linger on the market.

08/17/2021 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Light Box in King's Heights

Views of the city for days from this hilltop perch, plus a sauna and some unexpected pops of color inside.

08/16/2021 With Melissa Dalton

Gardening

How to Keep Your Garden Alive During the PDX Heat Wave

A local plant expert’s tips about how to protect your plants in the heat.

08/12/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Snug, Energy-Efficient Nest in Sunnyside

The house went on the market at $879,000 and is now pending.

08/09/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: Airy Loft Living in Inner Southeast

This Division Street design gem boasts custom wood and glass doors, a loft to die for, custom lighting, and other top design details.

08/02/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Portland Suburbs by the Numbers 2021

A look at housing prices to commute times, from Beaverton to Wilsonville

07/28/2021 Edited by Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Portland Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2021

Nearly every part of town saw an increase in the median sales price last year.

07/28/2021 Edited by Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Modest Rummer in Beaverton

Built by the famed midcentury modern builder, this 1,780-square-foot home from the 70s keeps history alive.

07/26/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Sweet Bungalow with Charming Upgrades in Portsmouth

It's only 832 square feet, but lives much larger—and psst, all the furniture is included in the sale!

07/19/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Oregon Is the First State to Ban those Real Estate 'Love Letters'

But it sounds like we won't be the last.

07/16/2021 By Julia Silverman

Design

After 35 Years, the Hollywood Transit Center Is Finally Getting a Redesign

The new Hollywood Hub will focus on equity, inclusion, and community.

07/14/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Real Estate

Property Watch: An 1893 Queen Anne Victorian in Astoria With Loads of Period Details

Stained glass windows, bay windows, balconies? Check, check, and check.

07/12/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: An 80-Acre Working Lavender Farm with an Architectural Pedigree

The main house was designed by legendary architect Pietro Belluschi.

07/06/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: Uber-Modern in the Richmond Neighborhood

Design-minded infill at a close-in Southeast address (plus an in-house spa and greenery galore)

06/29/2021 By Melissa Dalton

DIY

Here's How to Grow Your Own Salad

Put in the time now to reap the sweet, homegrown reward later.

06/22/2021 By Eden Dawn

Real Estate

Property Watch: An Eco-Friendly Condo on N. Mississippi

Views for days, and one of Portland's best shopping streets right outside.

06/22/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Design

PDX Is Getting a Stunning New Roof Made of 2.5 Million Feet of Timber

ZGF Architects designed the new feature as part of the airport’s ongoing renovation.

06/18/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Real Estate

Property Watch: In Maplewood, Palm Springs Meets Portland

Live that mid-mod life, complete with a restored 1955 Crown trailer that could be thrown into the sale.

06/15/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Design

This Quirky Home Renovation Has Its Own DJ Station

A touring musician and dream-big designer’s lust-for-life home renovation came just in time.

06/12/2021 By Liz Crain Photography by Christopher Dibble