Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: January, 2014

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January 2014

Found 3 blog entries for January 2014.

PDXMoney Journal recently took a poll to find the 10 most liked cities in the US. The results showed that some unlikely cities, big and small, made it onto the most popular list. It doesn’t take much observation to see how passionate Americans are about the cities they love and live in. All you have to do is watch any professional sports team and their zealous sports fans to know how much the people are dedicated to their city. 10 Most Liked US Cities 1. Portland, Oregon - Portland, or better known these days as Portlandia, came in at the top of America’s list for big or medium sized cities. Although it lacks NFL and MLB sports teams, that did not stop this quirky city from being loved all over the nation. The "weird” culture, laid back lifestyle, excellent

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Trendy Kitchen About half of new home owners undertaking a home improvement project choose to remodel their kitchen. Just in time for the holidays, we have got the top trends to make sure your kitchen turns out beautifully and with a better resale value! The Tops Trends Are: 1. Chef’s Stoves: Would you like to cook on a professional grade range? This dream appliance tops kitchen wish lists. There is no denying this is a high end appliance that most people would love to have. 2. Eco-Friendly Features: These are important! There are a variety of Energy Star appliances and green certified products that can be used in households. You can also contribute to an eco-friendly household by changing some of your daily routines when you replace plastic bottles with glass, use

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[caption id="attachment_4299" align="alignleft" width="300"]United Van Lines 37th Annual Migration Study United Van Lines 37th Annual Migration Study[/caption] Portland, Oregon and its suburbs have frequently topped popularity lists as one of the United States’ most favored places to live in 2013. As a proud resident of Portland, it is easy to see why so many people recognize what a wonderful city we live in. According to United Van Lines’ annual migration study for 2013, more than half of all interstate moves made involving Oregon were people moving to the state. 61% of the interstate moves were incoming versus only 39% outgoing. That was the highest in-migration percentage in the U.S. Lower cost of living and industrial growth are attracting more people and jobs to Oregon and other Southeastern

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