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A Relatively Stable October in Portland Area Real Estate

A Relatively Stable October in Portland Area Real Estate

In the last couple of months, the market has achieved relative stasis in terms of sales to inventory. However, inventory is sufficiently low to keep us in the Seller’s Market zone so watch for changes in the market action index. If the market heats up, prices are...

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September’s Shift

September’s Shift

All eyes are on the market and we’re not looking away. September numbers are out. Portland metro inventory increased to 2.2 months in September. Total average market time increased to 34 days. Even so, Portland area homes, IF priced properly, and selling for 100.1% of...

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Portland Metro Real Estate Perspective

Portland Metro Real Estate Perspective

In this video, Ryann shares her perspective on today's market. Inventory in months hasn't moved beyond 2.0 and it would have to get to 6.0 to be a real buyer's market. That's just not going to happen. While the outlook in suburban and rural areas might be rosier than...

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Speak Up On Parrett Mountain Trails Before It’s Too Late

Speak Up On Parrett Mountain Trails Before It’s Too Late

One of the absolute jewels of Willamette Valley horse country is the Bob & Crystal Rilee Park and Equestrian Trail network. Crystal was well known in the equestrian community and beloved for her vision and commitment to preserving natural areas for horses and...

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August 2022 Portland Metro Market Snapshot

August 2022 Portland Metro Market Snapshot

Comparing the first eight months of 2022 to the same period in 2021, new listings (27,629) decreased 6.0%, pending sales (20,730) decreased 16.9%, and closed sales (20,434) decreased 11.7%. Comparing 2022 to 2021 through August, the average sale price has increased...

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North Willamette Valley Market Action Roundup

North Willamette Valley Market Action Roundup

This week the median list price for Wilsonville, OR is $788,975 with the market action index hovering around 59. This is an increase over last month’s market action index of 56. Inventory has decreased to 26.

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Preventing and Responding to Wildfire Risk at Home

Preventing and Responding to Wildfire Risk at Home

The threat of wildfire can arrive quickly. As Oregon braces for high winds at the end of summer, here are some basic measures to implement around your home and barn now, and before next year if you haven’t already: Store fuels, pesticides, medicines and other...

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Portland area still a Seller’s Market

Portland area still a Seller’s Market

Wondering what to think about real estate right now? We’ve all seen some alarming headlines over the last few months. We tend to be insulated here in the Pacific Northwest when compared to the national stage.  While the market has cooled slightly amidst uncertainty,...

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Thoroughbred Real Estate Group 2022

Thoroughbred Real Estate Group 2022

If you're just finding us or you haven't seen us in a while, this is us. You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel if you'd like to be first in line to see our listing videos.

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Stall Front Inspiration

Stall Front Inspiration

One the most impactful design considerations when building or renovating a horse property will be choosing the stall front and door. Not only do stall doors get frequent use, but they also provide a barn’s eye-level aesthetic and determine an equine occupant’s access...

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3 Local Escapes for Willamette Valley Equestrians

3 Local Escapes for Willamette Valley Equestrians

One of the things we love about the Pacific Northwest is easy access to the great outdoors. Here are our favorite places to camp with horses and hit the trails or the long beach of a wide open ocean! Riley Horse Campground / Ramona Falls West of Mt. Hood and 7 miles...

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3 Products for Horses and Their People in High Temps

3 Products for Horses and Their People in High Temps

Dang, it’s hot here in the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Here are three things to order right now to help you help your horses through a heat wave.  Cooling Down the Barn  “Kool Kurtains are a new, technically-advanced product that are scientifically proven to...

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June Portland Metro Area Market Highlights

June Portland Metro Area Market Highlights

  Residential Highlights New listings (4,295) decreased 0.1% from the 4,298 listed in June 2021, and increased 11.5% from the 3,853 listed in May 2022. Pending sales (2,563) decreased 27.5% from the 3,534 offers accepted in June 2021, and decreased 17.9% from the...

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Wondering what you can afford?

Wondering what you can afford?

In the charts below you will see that borrowing costs have risen 74% since January of this year, the second most significant increase in such a short span in over 30 years. The trajectory is incompatible with market pricing and wages.  Something will eventually give...

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Why It’s Still Worth it to Buy in this Market

Why It’s Still Worth it to Buy in this Market

The question of value is a function of supply and demand.  Is demand strong enough to absorb the present, or rising, level of available inventory? It seems to be.  The graphs below compare new inventory (listings) and market demand (pending) for the first 19 weeks of...

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Recently Featured in Top Agent Magazine

Recently Featured in Top Agent Magazine

Thoroughbred Real Estate Group Featured in Top Agent Magazine Full Text of Article Below as featured in the June 6, 2022 Edition of Top Agent Magazine We’ve all heard the saying, “Do what you love, and you’ll never have to work again?” Well, Ryann…

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Thoroughbred Real Estate Group Featured in Top Agent Magazine

Thoroughbred Real Estate Group Featured in Top Agent Magazine

Thoroughbred Real Estate Group Featured in Top Agent Magazine         Full Text of Article Below as featured in the June 6, 2022 Edition of Top Agent Magazine We’ve all heard the saying, “Do what you love, and you’ll never have to work again?” Well, Realtor® Ryann...

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May 2022 TOP 10 MOST WANTED PROPERTIES

May 2022 TOP 10 MOST WANTED PROPERTIES

KNOW WHAT YOUR PROPERTY IS WORTH? Whether or not you’re thinking of selling, knowing the value of one of your biggest assets makes it easier to plan your future and next steps. Once you know your home's value, you can: assess your available equity, track changes in...

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So, You Want to Move to the Country

So, You Want to Move to the Country

Rural properties present different concerns and are more complex than the average residential real estate in a city or suburb. As rural property experts, at Thoroughbred Real Estate Group we understand the functions of septic systems, and wells and how zoning impacts...

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