Tag Archive: Wilsonville Real Estate

Saving Up for A Down Payment?
One of the biggest hurdles to purchasing a home is coming up with enough money for a down payment. This is no easy task, as the median price for a home in Wilsonville is $490,000. A 5% down payment on a home of that price is $24,500. Not exactly chump change! In order to save… Read More ›
10 Questions to Ask Your Contractor!
Most homeowners have some concerns when it comes to hiring home improvement professionals. Some are afraid of overpaying, some worry that they’re hiring an unqualified professional, and others wonder about the character of the individuals they’re inviting into their homes. Asking these ten questions can help alleviate all of these concerns. 1. How long have… Read More ›
Portland Housing Market Forecast in 2017
  We have seen a double digit growth in Portland housing market in 2015 and 2016.  In 2015, the home value here has increased about 17% and so far in 2016, it has increased nearly 13% since January according to Zillow.  Many potential home buyers and sellers wonder what the real estate market will look like… Read More ›
To-Dos: Your December Home Checklist
With the winter holidays coming up (and all of the gift giving, decorating, cooking and planning that go along with them), and in some regions snow and ice to contend with, December is a busy month indeed. Keep your home running smoothly by focusing on a few necessary tasks (like readying for winter storms) and… Read More ›
Character for a New House in the "Burbs"
1-North-Shore-Traditional-Home-with-Urban-Edginess-transitional-family-room-chicago Transitional Family Room by Winnetka Interior Designers & Decorators Lara Prince Designs, Inc. “Sometimes character develops over time, and other times you just have to bring it with you. These homeowners decided the talent of interior designer Lara Prince was just the thing to give their newly built French Normandy-style house an independent spirit… Read More ›
How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors
Although installing hardwood flooring is usually more expensive than rolling out new carpet, it’s an investment worth considering, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. Surveys show that 54 percent of home buyers are willing to pay more for a house with hardwood floors. The question now: What’s the best way to clean… Read More ›
Thinking about switching to LED Lights?
You can read lot about the benefits of the energy efficiency of LED light vs traditional lighting. The advantages of LED Lighting are endless. LED Lights are energy efficient, extremely durable, cost effective, and environmentally friendly. But sometimes shopping for a LED light can seem overwhelming. Click here to read more about what you need to know when… Read More ›
"Old" Reasons to Buy a Home that are Still Valid
If 2015 is the year you’re planning on buying a home there are plenty of reasons that have been around for years that are still relevant and very important to consider when deciding whether being a homeowner is the right move for you. Click here to find out why 2015 is the year to buy!
Basalt Creek Scenarios
Wilsonville & Tualatin have both shared the same uncertain notion of what is to become of the residential – commercial area tying the cities together. Basal Creek plans are emerging and while it will reflect a lot of change the changes will not be as complicated for Wilsonville as they will be for Tualatin. For… Read More ›
Wilsonville is a Great Place to Live! Check Out the Stats!
Beautiful nature parks, award winning schools, Willamette River access in the summer! There is no question, Wilsonville is a wonderful place to live at any age! But now we have the numbers to prove it. With crime at a favorable low in comparison to Oregon cities with similar population sizes and satisfied residents, Wilsonville proves… Read More ›
Sluggish Housing Market A Product Of Millions Of 'Missing Households'
Economists are speculating the reason the housing market is slow is because of the “missing households” that millennials are not buying. According  to NPR, only 16 percent of new-home sales are to first-time home buyers. Instead millennials are opting to live with roommates or family members. Follow the link below for the full article from… Read More ›
Why Overpricing Your Home is a Bad Idea
With the sunshine finally peeking out we are seeing more traffic through Open Houses and more Showings. So, why are homes sitting on the market even when there has been considerable amount of buyers through it? One agent, Djanna Morris, from the DC area, answered this question in her recent blog: “Here’s a real estate fact… Read More ›