Home Must Reads Portland home prices see biggest gains since crash

Portland home prices see biggest gains since crash

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Portland home prices rose 13.5% in September from a year earlier.

Economists expect rising prices, a drying up for foreclosed properties and an eventual rise in mortgage rates will slow home-price growth to a more sustainable level.

But the breakneck pace of recent gains, especially in California markets, has raised the fear the prices might have rebounded two quickly, creating a bubble that may force a correction.

“The strong price gains in the West are sparking questions and concerns about the possibility of another bubble,” said David Blitzer, S&P’s index committee chairman. “However the talk is focused on fear of a bubble, not a rush to join the party and buy.”

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

More Articles

College Conundrum

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

University and college tuition fees have been rising for more than a decade, while state funds for higher education have steadily declined.


Read more...

The Rail Baron

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Oil is gushing out of the U.S. and Canada, and much of it is coming from places that don’t have pipeline infrastructure. So it’s being shipped by rail.


Read more...

100 Best Nonprofits announced

News
Thursday, October 02, 2014

100NP14logo4WebOregon Business magazine has named the sixth annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon.


Read more...

Podcast: Interview with Pete Friedes

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

082714-thumb friedesbookTom Cox interviews Pete Friedes, author of "The 2R Manager," about becoming a Best Boss.


Read more...

Books Rule

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JON BELL

Powell's stays relevant in the digital age.


Read more...

Fork & Bottle

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014

National media can’t get enough of Oregon’s pinot noir, artisan-food purveyors and lively, independent film scene.


Read more...

100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon [VIDEO]

News
Thursday, October 02, 2014

Screen shot 2014-10-02 at 11.17.21 AMMore than 5,500 employees from 180 organizations throughout the state participated in the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon project.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS