Cost vs Value Portland Remodeling Statistics 2022

Cost vs Value Portland Remodeling Statistics 2022

It’s been a while since we evaluated remodeling statistics. A lot has changed since 2019. And with more people working from home, there has been a surge in remodeling. Being home all the time, people also noticed that the little things needed to be done like...
Facts and Features of the Willamette River

Facts and Features of the Willamette River

The Willamette River is a vital feature of our state. After all, 70% of us live in the Willamette Valley, and most of us prosper within 20 minutes of the riverbed. Stretching 187 miles, it is the 13th largest river in the United States by volume and has the...
How The Asian Culture Has Influenced Portland

How The Asian Culture Has Influenced Portland

Our Portland metro area is steeped in Asian culture and history. But let’s start with something that is often confused with being of Asian influence, but wasn’t exactly. Have you heard about being shanghaied? And does it have to do with the Shanghai region in China?...
Portland’s Westside: 5 Trails To Help You Reset

Portland’s Westside: 5 Trails To Help You Reset

If there is one thing that Oregonians have in common, it’s a love for the outdoors. With Portland chalk full of parks and trails that weave its citizens and visitors seamlessly between nature and city, the suburbs are following suit. Just west of Portland are two of...
Hillsboro: The City People Love

Hillsboro: The City People Love

As the City of Portland and its surrounding suburbs are set for a major population boom over the next 20 years, there is one city that stands to see most of this growth and that’s Hillsboro, Oregon. In just South Hillsboro alone, the city is readying for 8,000 new...
Beaverton Named A Top US City

Beaverton Named A Top US City

Among one of the most popular and well-liked suburbs in our Portland metro area is Beaverton. And it appears that we are not the only ones that have noticed that Beaverton Oregon is pretty awesome. It turns out that time.com and Money Magazine have also done the math...
The Coolest Portland Area Hiking Trails

The Coolest Portland Area Hiking Trails

There seems to be endless hiking trails in and around Portland, Oregon and a towering list of books that will map out every path and byway you can hike on but with so many to choose from how can you pick a few to take a gamble on? We thought it would be helpful to...