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Spotlight on Portland s
With its wide variety of neighborhood styles and features, Portland luxury homes are stunning examples of the class and creativity of this remarkable city. From Eastmoreland to the west hills, luxury homes are situated between Portland’s tree-filled streets and it’s floral gardens. Portland real estate is among the most desired in the US because of its unique beauty and

With its lovely real estate, Portland, Oregon has been recognized nationally for its innovative and cutting-edge planning efforts. Perhaps no city in the United States can compare to its beauty or organization. It is cited in urban planning literature numerous times for its progressive transportation and land use policies, downtown redevelopment efforts, and purported success in containing urban sprawl. Additionally the Oregon Housing Cost Study found home builders are choosing to build more expensive units instead of lower cost houses to reduce their risk, which increases real estate value as well. Luxury homes are fast becoming a Portland Oregon staple.

Portland homes are never far from the school district’s 59 elementary schools, 17 middle schools, 10 high schools, 8 focus programs/schools and 3 charter schools. The approximately 50,000-person student body is carefully cared for by the district’s teachers whose have average number of years teaching is 15 years.

Portland Oregon homes are easily accessible by the city’s extensive public transit system. Property for sale is scattered around the area’s many tourist attractions as well. With a Portland Attractions Pass newcomers and tourists can access seven of the city’s major attractions for a fraction of their regular prices. Portland, “The epicenter of America's craft brewing renaissance” is home to more microbreweries and brewpubs than any other city in the world; there are 28 in all.

Facts
Population: 536,240; 1.9 million in the Portland metropolitan area
Average temps: January, 39.6 F (4.2 C); July, 76 F (24.4 C)
Average rainfall: 36.3 inches (less than Atlanta, Houston, Baltimore, Indianapolis or Seattle - and without that nasty humidity)
Major industry: Tourism, high-tech, health care and manufacturing

Link to Portland School District

 

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