More homebuyers choosing West Linn

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Thursday, April 04, 2013

West Linn and Lake Oswego had the highest increase for homes sold in Oregon, according to the Regional Multiple Listing Service.

Originally, home seekers might have had their hearts set on Portland. But that market is incredibly tight, and in people’s search for alternative places, West Linn is increasingly coming out on top of the list.

“People used to think that West Linn and Lake Oswego were too expensive,” said real estate agent Amy Munsey. “That’s changing. There are great values, especially in West Linn. There are low prices, great buys and homes that are in beautiful shape, and a lot of West Linn houses have saunas. There are fewer older homes and fewer issues with collapsing homes. It is a young demographic that is coming: families with children.”

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

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