Buyer Resources

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.COM- Portland Public Schools

WWW.PPS.K12.OR.US/SCHOOLS-C/FIND_YOUR_SCHOOL.PHP - Match a public school with your address. 

WWW.ODE.STATE.OR.US - 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