Portland Housing Market Update

April 20, 2020

The Pain of Unemployment: It Will Be Deep, But Not for Long

There are two crises in this country right now: a health crisis that has forced everyone into their homes and a financial crisis caused by our inability to move around as we normally would. Over 20 million people in the U.S. became instantly unemployed when it was determined that ...

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April 15, 2020

What is our economic future?

As our lives, our businesses, and the world we live in change day by day, we’re all left wondering how long this will last. How long will we feel the effects of the coronavirus? How deep will the impact go? The human toll may forever change families, but the economic ...

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April 13, 2020

How Tech is Enabling Buyers & Sellers During Covid





Today’s everyday reality is pretty different than it looked just a few weeks ago. We’re learning how to do a lot of things in new ways, from how we work remotely to how we engage with our friends and neighbors. Almost everything right now is shifting to a virtual ...

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April 6, 2020

Will Surging Unemployment Crush Home Sales?

 

Will Surging Unemployment Crush Home Sales? | MyKCM

Ten million Americans lost their jobs over the last two weeks. The next announced unemployment rate on May 8th is expected to be in the double digits. Because the health crisis brought the economy to a screeching halt, many are feeling a personal financial crisis. James Bullard,  ...

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March 30, 2020

The New Virtual Realty of Real Estate

 

Real Estate continues to be considered an essential service in the State of Oregon and as we continue to navigate these uncharted waters, we at Hatch Homes Group are committed to providing the most up to date information in the Portland Metro Real Estate Market.   

We are ...
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March 17, 2020

5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consulting firm Meyers ...

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Feb. 20, 2020

Market Update


Well, January saw a significant jump in activity - double digit gains in pending sales over last year and triple digit jump in listings from December 2019!

 

This resulted in the months of inventory equal to January 2018 and below Jan 2019 at 2.2 months - still a sellers market ...

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