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Annual Pie Night

Last week we hosted our annual Pie Night/ Client Appreciation Night. What a blast it was! We gave out over 130 pies to our clients and enjoyed a night of food, cheers and company. We love our clients and love the relationships we have built over the years. We'd love for you to be our client too and partake in these annual traditions?
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Water Watch Auction Recap

We love giving back to our community and one organization that we support is Water Watch. Their mission is to protect and restore flows in our rivers to sustain the native fish, wildlife, and the people who depend on healthy rivers. This past weekend, The Caplener Group was a proud sponsor at their annual auction. Held on November 5th at The Tiffany Center, to a sold out crowd. Complete with a sil...
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Portland Leads the Way Again!

Portland-area home prices, for the 11th-straight month, grew at a faster rate in August than any other major metro area included in an influential index. Click the link to continue reading the article from The Oregonian.   http://ireader.olivesoftware.com/Olive/iReader/Oregonian/SharedArticle.ashx?document=ORE%5C2016%5C10%5C26&article=Ar03401
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Fall Events in Portland

Looking for some cool things to do In Portland this fall? We have rounded up some ideas for you with the help of our friends at Travel Portland. Looking for some Pumpkin patches to visit? Click here https://www.travelportland.com/article/pumpkin-patches-portland/ Want to get a jump start on figuring out what's going on in November? Here you go https://www.travelportland.com/article/november-...
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Portland’s Small House Movement Is On the Rise

In 2010, during the economic slump, when many building plans were being shelved, Portland presciently began to allow homeowners the right to develop accessory dwelling units on standard 5,000-square-foot residential lots for the first time. The city also eliminated development charges of up to $15,000 for new accessory dwelling units to spur homeowners to build. This Garden House won top design aw...
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Portland Wealthiest Zip Codes

According to a story mapping firm, the following zip codes are among the wealthiest in our city. Article from the Portland Business Journal. http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/real-estate-daily/2016/09/is-your-zip-code-one-of-portlands-wealthiest-map.html?ana=e_ae_set1&s=article_du&ed=2016-09-28&u=6xWDezfug%2Bh4DTHUyJPaMw052a5c8b&t=1475107226&j=75937222
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2 Oregon Cities named in Money Magazine

Once again our beautiful city and surrounding areas have been named in a National magazine for a best of. Beaverton, called a "melting pot in Nike's backyard," has been named one of Money Magazine's top 50 small cities in the United States. Portland was recognized as the best big city in the West. Read the full article here from Oregon Live. .http://www.oregonlive.com/beaverton/index.ssf/2016/0...
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Presentation on Gentrification Plan for Portland Metro

Today, September 14, our very own Kevin Caplet was a speaker on a panel for Portland State's Center for Real Estate. This panel consisted of 7 experts in the field. Here is the presentation in PDF format. The presentation consisted of: The Seven Year Recovery • The Portland Area Real Estate Market • TheSingleFamilyMarket • TheMulti-FamilyMarket • TheCommercialMarket Housing Economics 1...
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