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Emilie McMah…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Emilie McMahon answered:
Pros and Cons to moving to Portland
I see this post is dated to 2012. I'm curious if you moved to Portland and you have your own set of answers!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 15, 2015 Quality of Life in Portland
Baltzifer, Home Buyer in Portland, OR
Baltzifer answered:
I'm concerned about the cost of living in Portland compared to New England.
As a single woman with no children, I moved from central NYS to Portland in 1993, having only 1 friend in the area. I quickly made another friend, who introduced me to her family and fr ... more
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Kodylawrence6, Home Buyer in Indianapolis, IN
Kodylawrence6 answered:
why does my hot water stink? Sulfur smell
Sometimes it could just depend on the area you are in and where you are getting your water. This is probably not a smell that you are willing to tolerate though I am guessing. If this i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2015 Quality of Life in Portland
Sharon L Wen…, Real Estate Pro in 97221
Sharon L Wenger answered:
fixer-uppers for rent?
You might want to consider teaming up with an investor who does "flipping" as a main or sideline business, because they might be interested in your proposal, especially if you have a co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Quality of Life in Portland
Paul Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Paul Johnson answered:
What do you like most about the Pearl neighborhood?
The Pearl District has a ton of variety for the condo/loft dwellers. It's also very walkable and extremely convenient to other parts of the city. The restaurants and shopping is second ... more
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Kevin Sucher, Real Estate Pro in 97229
Kevin Sucher answered:
HOW MANY ARE FAMLIAR WITH THESE FISHING HOTSPOTS?
Some of the biggest Chinook Salmon 50 60 70 pounds in Oregon can be taken in the Chetco River. I would like to say that I have done it but not yet!

So you don't miss the next propert ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 1, 2013 Quality of Life in Portland
Boyd Garth, Home Buyer in Pittsburgh, PA
Boyd Garth answered:
What do you think of buying Green?
I always look into buying things that are better for the environment, and I was looking around and I found this rain perfume that is really nice, and the company says its better for th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 10, 2013 Quality of Life in 97209
Stephen Fitz…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor answered:
best family neighborhood in Portland, Oregon
If you get a chance to look it up, Portland Monthly usually does a large article on all the Portland neighborhoods once a year. There are dozens of wonderful places.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 8, 2011 Quality of Life in Portland
Gloria Gomez…, Real Estate Pro in 98685
Gloria Gomez Matthews answered:
What are best, cheapest, close-in neighborhoods for older people?
Hi Tim,

You've gotten many good answers here about neighborhoods.....but I would just like to ad, that when you are working with a realtor, they have the ability to screen for 55+ ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2008 Quality of Life in Portland
Thom, Home Buyer in Portland, OR
Thom answered:
May I clarify my question about?
Hi Billye:

I'm a homeowner in Eastmoreland (20 years) and in my opinion there's nothing like the southeast area of Portland.

We are selling our very large (4100 sq ft) home becaus ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Aug 10, 2008 Quality of Life in Portland
Mark S, Home Buyer in Murrells Inlet, SC
Mark S answered:
In the Portland OR area - are there any residential areas within commuting distance (less than an hour drive)
Thanks for the answers folks. The PDX job didn't come through so I won't be looking for a home there for the time being!

Mark
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 16, 2007 Quality of Life in Portland
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