Buying, selling and operating apartments in Portland

Portland Apartment Market Summary – July 2013 | 9 August 2013



Western Real Estate Business was kind enough to publish an article we submitted on the Portland apartment market which you can download at the above link.

Included as topics:

1) New Construction

2) Buyer Focus

3) Tenant Growth

4) Developer Focus

CapRate will vary by location/condition of property.  If you’d like a more detailed 5-year summary of 2007-2012 apartment sales sorted by neighborhood, size and age, contact me and I can eMail it or you can find it at:

Side note for apartment owners – The Oregon legislature has passed a bill which will not allow a landlord to base tenant acceptance on whether they use an individual Section 8 voucher for rent payment.  Details are at:

This will become effective 1 Jul 2014.

If you’d like more information on:

– Details/background on individual sales in the report, or

– a Free copy of our 80-page book – Buying, Selling and Operating Apartments Using Financial Analysis

Please contact me:

Steve Morris – Senior Advisor Multi-Units
Sperry Van Ness – Bluestone & Hockley  / (503) 970-4593

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