The Portland, Oregon real estate market's latest stats are in for October, 2018 courtesy RMLS.  The local market continues to cool somewhat with new listings down 14% over September, which was also down 14.4% over August.  Pending sales (homes with an agreed upon sales contract, but not yet closed) were up 0.5% over September, but September was also down some 10.5% over August.  Closed sales for October (which in most cases went pending in September) improved 7.4% over September when they were down a whopping 23.4% over August so thats some good news!  Inventory crept up to 53 days average selling time although we and othere top local Realtors are seeing a steady increase, especially over about $400,000 in home value.

Comparing 2018 with 2017 so far, the average sales price is up 5.6% from $429,900 to $453, 600.   To see the FULL 7 page reportCLICK HERE!

Our featured home of the month is a terrific single level home in the Garden Home area.  Built in 1992 this home features wood and laminate floors, lots of vaulted ceilings, open and bright kitchen, living room AND family room with fireplace and on a large corner lot minutes from downtown Portland and Beaverton.  Check it out by CLICKING HERE