The internet is one of our most valuable tools for property research. Here are some essential websites for buying properties in Oregon.
WWW.HOMETEAMPORTLAND.COM – Our company website!
WWW.HOWNW.COM - provides a summary of housing related programs for homebuyers
WWW.PORTLANDMAPS.COM- Very helpful and informative website for Portland properties. Maps, taxes, crime,
schools, permit history, complaints, and much more!
WWW.WALKSCORE.COM -Determines “walkability score” for any address.
WWW.ESTATELY.COM - Information about currently listed homes with days on market information.
WWW.ZILLOW.COM- Information about homes, real estate, and mortgages.
WWW.GOODMORTGAGE.COM/CALCULATORS/INDEX.HTML - Great calculators for both investors and home buyers. Find out how much house you can afford, or which investment you should buy.
WWW.PPS.NET- Portland Public Schools.
WWW.PPS.K12.OR.US/SCHOOLS-C/FIND_YOUR_SCHOOL.PHP - Match a public school with your address.
WWW.OREGON.GOV/ODE - Oregon Department of Education
WWW.ODE.STATE.OR.US/DATA/REPORTCARD/REPORTS.ASPX - Oregon school report cards
WWW.TRI-MET.ORG - Public transportation in Oregon
WWW.REA.STATE.OR.US/REA/CONSUMER.SHTML - Oregon Real Estate Agency consumer information
WWW.OREGONREALTORS.ORG/.DOCS/PG/10421 - Oregon Real Estate Agency Buyer Advisory
WWW.OREGONREALTORS.ORG/.DOCS/PG/10713 - Oregon Real Estate Agency Seller Advisory
WWW.PORTLANDONLINE.COM/INDEX.CFM?&C=28533 - Contract information for city of Portland
WWW.OREIA.NET - Oregon Real Estate Inspectors Association
WWW.DEQ.STATE.OR.US/LQ/TANKS/HOT/HOMEOWNERS.HTM - DEQ site regarding underground oil tanks
WWW.ECOTECHLLC.COM/RADON.HTM - Information on Radon
WWW.EPA.GOV/MOLD/INDEX.HTML - Information on Mold
WWW.EPA.GOV/LEAD/ - Information on Lead
WWW.OSBAR.ORG/_DOCS/PUBLIC/LIOA/CHAPTER6.PDF- Oregon State Bar info on Property Ownership.
WEB.MULLTCO.US/ASSESSMENT-TAXATION - Multnomah County Department of Assessment and Taxation
WWW.OREGON.GOV/DOR/PTD/PROPERTY.SHTML - How property taxes work in Oregon.
WWW.EARTHADVANTAGE.ORG/ - Organization that helps implement sustainable building practices.
WWW.ANGIESLIST.COM- A must have for researching contractors and service providers.
WWW.INSURANCEOREGON.ORG/HOME - Information on Homeowners Insurance
WWW.OREGONMETRO.GOV/INDEX.CFM/GO/BY.WEB/ID=779 - Find your garbage hauler.
WWW.PMAR.ORG/PAGES/RESOURCES_CONSUMER_WHY_REALTOR.PHP - Portland Metro Association of Realtors