Tag Archives: Oregon Real Estate


Fun with Acrostic Poetry: Attached v. Detached Houses

We sometimes get reports of homes being entered into RMLSweb as detached homes, when they are in fact, attached (or vice versa).  We realize this can be confusing at times, so let’s briefly review the attached v. detached question.  Let’s start with the textbook definitions: “Attached: An element of the residence’s construction (such as a […]

First-Time Homebuyers Making a Splash

Are first-time homebuyers making an impact on the real estate market? I recently received a statistical request from a writer at the Oregonian who wanted to know if over the last year the percentage of buyers in lower-price ranges has risen. As it turned out, in Portland, those buying homes in the $0 – $499,999 range now make […]