The county seat of Multnomah County, and the largest city in the State of Oregon is none other than the remarkable City of Portland. Situated at the foot of Mt. Hood, Portland has a long, interesting history dating back to 1843. It was then that Willaim Overton and his friend were on the Willamette River canoeing and marveling at the natural beauty of the area’s trees and mountains. So William and his friend filed a land claim and began clearing trees and building roads and buildings. In 1851 Portland was incorporated, and in 1869 the railroad brought further development and growth. Today, Portland is home to more than 639,000 residents.
This extraordinary city, affectionately called the “City of Roses,” has much to offer prospective homebuyers. There are seemingly endless opportunities for shopping, entertainment, dining, recreation, and leisure. Portland is home to numerous exciting attractions, such as the International Rose Test Garden which encompasses over 8,000 roses. Home to a cafe, classrooms, exhibitions, and garden spaces, the Portland Japanese Garden is also a popular destination. Other noteworthy attractions include the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Washington Park, and the Portland Art Museum, among many others. The city is well known for Voodoo Doughnuts, and its exceptional coffee and craft beer. In addition to this alluring offerings, Portland also encompasses ninety-five neighborhoods with a multitude of real estate options.
Portland real estate includes new developments with contemporary homes, as well as older homes in well-established neighborhoods. Available properties in Portland include a plethora of architectural styles as well, everything from Colonials, Ranch, Bungalows, in addition to condominium and townhome communities. Whether you are searching for a gated community, golf community, waterfront community, or luxury, master-planned community, you can find it in Portland. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Portland, Oregon, please allow us to assist you and contact us at your earliest convenience.