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PORTLAND HOUSING 1Q18: A Normalizing Market Looks for a Strong 2018

Sales of detached single family homes in the region fell 4% from 4Q17 levels, but all of the decline came from Washington County as Clark, Clackamas and Multnomah counties were all up for the quarter. Median prices in the region were level in Clark County but up in the rest of the region – ranging …

PORTLAND HOUSING 4Q17: The Market Slows at the End of 2017; Widening Spread between New and Resale Housing Pushes Share of New Construction to New Lows

Metrostudy’s 4Q17 survey of the Portland housing market shows that new home starts are down 6% YoY for the fourth quarter, a decline which was needed to keep the region from getting oversupplied with spec inventory Rising prices are pushing the number of possible buyers down: only about 26% of the population can afford a …

PORTLAND HOUSING 3Q17: Oversupply and High Prices Combine to Stall the Market

Quarterly New Home Starts are down 16% YoY; we expect home sales to end the year down 10% from 2016 levels. Oversupply is starting to be an issue as we are consistently starting more homes than are sold in this market. Pricing reached its peak at the end of 2016 for most of Portland Metro; …

PORTLAND HOUSING 2Q16: Critically Low Inventory Levels Push Prices to New Highs

We continue to see double digit price appreciation for new homes in the region – ranging from 10% in Clark County to 18% in Washington County YoY Since the beginning of the recovery the median closed sales price for a single-family home in Portland has risen 36% from $285k to $401k We currently have little …