WASHINGTON — An ongoing rebound in U.S. home prices is different from the credit-fueled run up that fanned the financial crisis and tipped the nation into recession when the real estate bubble burst, economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found in new research.
PORTLAND -- Portland has been a magnet for young, creative adults for more than a decade, beckoning droves with its quirkiness, liberal appeal and quality of life. But the city's popularity has had another effect: Those who helped make it cool can't afford to live here anymore.
Has your homeowner association fined you for painting your house purple? Have you ignored requests to pay annual maintenance fees for your condo's clubhouse and swimming pool? Has your association refused to let you see its financial documents?
When Vancouver's iconic mid-20th century Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay closes next weekend, Vancouver will have the fewest downtown rooms available since the 226-room Hilton Vancouver Washington opened 10 years ago.
Clark County's real estate market cooled in September, with declines in pending and closed sales and a sharp 14.7 percent drop in new listings, according to the latest Market Action report from RMLS, the Portland-based real estate listing service.