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Bend affordable housing completed six months behind schedule

A worker enters one of the rooms at Daggett Townhomes, under construction in Bend, on Feb. 19, 2018. (Andy Tullis/Bulletin photo)

Twenty-four families in need of affordable housing will soon be able to move into townhomes on Daggett Lane in Bend, a project that’s about six months overdue.

The delay is a result of last winter’s severe weather, site-specific setbacks and the Portland-based general contractor’s inability to recruit enough subcontractor labor, according to officials at Housing Works, the Central Oregon public housing agency and owner/developer. Continue reading →

Tapping Into Millennial Talent: How Next-Generation Agents Are Redefining Real Estate

This month’s National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable discusses millennials in real estate.

Moderator

Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager, The Keyes Company, Miami, Fla.; Liaison for Large Firms & Industry Relations, NAR

Participants

Lennox Scott, President, John L. Scott Real Estate, Seattle, Wash.

Joe Clement, CEO, RE/MAX Properties, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Jason Waugh, President & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate, Portland, Ore.

Christina Pappas: Some millennials are taking a bad rap as being lazy, self-absorbed or entitled. But as the Pew Research Center and other respected pollsters are reporting, the nation’s 75.4 million millennials—larger in numbers now than either Gen X or the baby boomers—aren’t lazy or entitled at all. They very much want, in fact, to be achievers. Continue reading →

Portland Trail Blazers at Phoenix Suns Preview

Portland Trail Blazers Potential Trades Before The February Deadline

Level Angsty Description

Here’s a scale on which to determine a crisis level of your favorite NBA team:

1 We’re Winning ‘Chips / We Have a Chance at Marvin Bagley Jr. 2 We’re Going to the 2nd Round of the Playoffs 3 Makin’ Playoffs, Probably No Chance at 2nd Round Any Time Soon 4 Playoff / Non-Playoff Purgatory; Franchise Player is Frustrated 5 Franchise Player Asked for a Trade, Somebody Hold Me

The Portland Trail Blazers are somewhere in between Stage 4 and 5 on this crisis scale. Recently Damian Lillard, the Trail Blazers’ franchise player, had a sit down with owner Paul Allen in regards to the future of the team. The conversation stopped just short of Lillard asking for a trade away from the team. Continue reading →

TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane to Retire After Seven Years

A Fight Over The Height of Portland’s Skyline is Raging. Who Wins May Determine Whether The City’s Housing Crisis Ever Ends.

A Fight Over The Height of Portland’s Skyline is Raging. Who Wins May Determine Whether The City’s Housing Crisis Ever Ends.The prospect of skyscrapers along the Southwest bank of the Willamette River has alarmed tower residents. (Abby Gordon)

Stanley Penkin, a transplanted New Yorker who lives on the fourth floor of Cosmopolitan on the Park, the tallest condo building in the Pearl District, is on the front lines.

He and his wife, Susanne, have a panoramic view: dogs cavorting in the Fields Park, sailboats rolling down the Willamette River, and the graceful arches of the Fremont Bridge.

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Portland, OR Apartments

Portland, Oregon has become a city with some high property values. For instance, average home values are over $400,000. Zillow expects these values to rise slightly within the next 12 months. The higher home prices also support a fairly high price of rent, but rental units in Portland aren’t as expensive as they are in some other major cities.

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The joy of affordable housing when on vacation

The joy of affordable housing when on vacation

Many people like to go on vacation but one of the biggest drawbacks is the cost of shelter during the vacation. Most of the time, hotel rooms and all the other kind of shelters reserved for tourist both local and international are expensive. This is because many tourist institutions believe that tourists are people who have enough money to spend. This is not the truth because we are not all rich and we all have a need to take a holiday at one time or the other. Due to this reason many people have been discouraged to go on holidays and they have been left to spend even their longest holiday at their homes. Recently, there has come a more affordable mode of accommodation that is the furnished apartments. They are available in all the major towns and if you are looking for portland oregon apartments, you can find them at a good price.

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The easiest way of finding an apartment for holiday

The easiest way of finding an apartment for holiday

If you are planning to go on a holiday and you are thinking of living in an apartment then you are supposed to have a good plan of how you will get a good apartment in advance instead of the last minute rash. There are times when you can embark on a journey to a holiday destination only to be frustrated in the last minute by lack of a good apartment to rent. One of the best ways to find a good apartment to rent is through the internet. There are many sites offering booking services for these apartments and upon arrival to your destination you will get your apartment reserved. For example, if you are looking for portland oregon apartments, go to the internet and make an advance booking.

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