News & Notes

Take a break from Holiday Merry-Making and check out what’s happening in the local real estate market!
Here is some recent data for you on the overall Portland area, as well as specific Lake Oswego/West Linn (RMLS lumps them together) activity:

According to the RMLS Market Action Report for the Portland Metro Area November, 2012. At 1,733, closed sales were 13.9% higher than November 2011 sales of 1,521.

  • In the first 11 months of 2012, there were 30,964 new listings, 22,726 accepted offers, and 21,546 closed sales.
  • The average sale price year-to-date ($273,800) rose 3.9% over the same period last year,
  • ***AND… Total time on the market has dropped by 21.5% from 143 to 112 days.
  • For our Property Blotter readers, the combined area of Lake Oswego and West Linn reported:

    • 520 Active Listings
    • 94 New Listings
    • 101 Pending Sales
    • 97 Closed Sales
    • An average Sale Price of $425,600.
    • Average Time on the Market: 128 Days