On the east side of the Williamette River in Portland, there is a group of communities that make up the area of Southeast Portland. Here, first-time homebuyers and investors will find eclectic architecture, charming neighborhoods and funky retail districts, plus all the conveniences of a big city. Housing options in Southeast Portland include single-family homes in a variety of sizes and prices, condominiums, and townhouses.
Southeast Portland is roughly bordered by the Williamette River on the west, Interstate 84 on the north, Interstate 205 on the east, and the Clackamas County line on the south. With more than 20 separate designated neighborhoods, Southeast Portland is home to approximately 163,000 people. These residents are known for their community pride, demonstrated through efforts to retain each neighborhood’s small-town sense of identity. The communities of Buckman, Brooklyn, Hosford-Abernathy, and Sellwood-Moreland offer quick downtown access over the Williamette River bridges. The more easterly areas of Sunnyside, Mt. Tabor, Richmond, and Reed are a bicycle or bus ride away from downtown.
City parks, coffee houses and pedestrian-friendly outdoor retail/entertainment districts are the main venues for free-time fun. Public schooling is provided by Portland Public Schools, a city-wide district that manages over 100 campuses. District-wide enrollment is more than 50,000 and the student-to-teacher ratio is less than 19. Greater Portland also has many options for post-high school education, including community colleges, public and private universities and vocational programs. The largest institutions in terms of enrollment are Portland State University, Portland Community College, Lewis and Clark College and the University of Portland.
Portland Real Estate Market: Price Range of Portland Southeast Houses for Sale
Southeast Portland is a homebuyer's dream come true. You will find small homes, Victorian homes, Tudors and mansions in the midst of a city that has beauty, culture and economic opportunity. More than 20 neighborhoods including Laurelhurst, Montavilla, Mt. Tabor, Sunnyside, and Hosford-Abernathy provide a large and varied selection of home choices. Prices for SE Portland houses start at $100,000 and can exceed $1.5 million. Economical choices include quaint, ranch-style homes in Brentwood/Darlington. Average prices for homes in Mt. Tabor, Eastmoreland and Hosford-Abernathy are $250,000-$350,000, while very large, custom homes in Eastmoreland and Sunnyside are priced closer to $800,000. Amenities include acreage and scenic views of city lights, mountains and the Williamette River. Southeast Portland condos and townhouses are priced from $90,000 to $1 million. The selection includes lofts, new construction and larger, three-bedroom units.
"Steve Ahmed : Real Estate Expert in Portland Southeast, OR"
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Lorainne Brady:Mortgage without obstacles, and service beyond expectations.
Lorainne has a simple yet effective approach when it comes to helping her borrowers understand the nuances of the mortgage lending process: she explains it to them. In fact, her clients and colleagues don't call her "Explain Lorainne" for nothing! Lorainne understands that applying for a loan can be an intimidating process, so she makes it a point to go through each step thoroughly and going to bat for her clients. For Lorainne, nothing is more fulfilling than helping her clients take the first step toward homeownership.
Lorainne has been in the mortgage lending business for 11 years and has worked with her daughter, Bethany, as business partners for 11 years. As a team, Lorainne and Bethany are able to offer marketing support to realtors with the help of special tools and a list of effective co-marketing ideas and strategies.
With the support and resources of PrimeLending, Lorainne is able to offer her clients a list of services and programs for their specific needs, including USDA 100% financing, Conventional, VA, FHA, Jumbo (over $417,000 in loan amounts), Renovation products for both conventional and jumbo loans, Homepath and Homepath Renovation, FHA rehab, and repair escrows for items needed to be fixed after closing as called for by appraiser or inspector across all product lines! She is a consistent Top Producer since 2004 and in 2012 became a member of the President's Club.
Lorainne and her family live in the Portland area where she enjoys spending time on the coast and sailing. She enjoys watching baseball, cooking and baking, reading mystery novels, and traveling. She is a member of the local Sailing Club, is involved with Landmark Forum, and supports her clients and realtors 100% through all phases of the buying or selling process. Lender Info
Portland Southeast Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 14th, 2014: homes priced around $584,400 compared to $578,800 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Friday, April 18th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.32%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.36%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.65%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.08%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Portland Southeast OR. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Portland Southeast to help you find the best home!