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Portland apartment rents are falling, outpacing declines elsewhere

By Jamie Goldberg | The Oregonian/OregonLive The cost of renting an apartment in Portland is falling, reversing years of steady increases... Read more ›

October Economic Update

In this Economic Update you’ll find the latest data on affordable housing, REITs, Apartment Rentals and Apartment Investment Market Index... Read more ›

Oregon’s Unemployment Drops to 7.7% in August

Devastating wildfires have ravaged workplaces, homes, communities, and more than 1 million acres of land across Oregon over the past... Read more ›

10 Tips for Negotiating a Loan Restructuring

The effects of COVID-19 continue to unfold on a daily basis.  For commercial real estate owners, the long term implications... Read more ›

City Deals a Big Blow to Single Family Zoning in Portland

IMAGE: COURTESY ELI SPEVAK In recent years, the residents of some of Portland’s leafiest districts have crusaded against the demolition of gracious older homes to make... Read more ›

The Rush to Refinance Multifamily Properties Continues

As has been the case for much of the recent crisis, borrowers are continuing to try to capitalize on favorable rates to... Read more ›

Home buyer demand remains high and mortgage applications skyrocket

Local Real Estate Market Activity When our city and state were met with shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, there was a... Read more ›

Residential Properties & Oregon COVID Legislation

The eviction and foreclosure moratoriums signed into law June 30 by Governor Brown have changed the short term landscape of... Read more ›

Commercial Properties & Oregon COVID legislation

The eviction and foreclosure moratoriums signed into law June 30 by Governor Brown have changed the short term landscape of... Read more ›

QuickFacts

Thinking through COVID related lease renewals

Thinking through COVID related lease renewals for your commercial properties It’s been seven months since COVID-19 invaded our lives and... Read more ›

How to Build Real Estate Reserves in a COVID–19 Environment

Who expected a COVID -19 virus and planned for it? Who expected the government to tell residential and commercial tenants... Read more ›

What deals can be made during COVID?

How Real Estate Appraisals are being affected by COVID-19

By Cliff Hockley, President of Bluestone and Hockley Real Estate Services Executive Director, SVN | Bluestone and Hockley 14 June... Read more ›

QuickFacts: Special Legislative Session

Special Legislative Session update regarding residential and commercial tenancies and property-related loans affected by COVID – 19 Pandemic By Cliff... Read more ›

Mid-Month Musings

Commercial Tenancies Our clients are doing better overall than they were at this same time last month, by three or... Read more ›

Potential Danger in the Promised Land

A reflection on being a landlord in the Portland Oregon metro area during the pandemic. Unemployment As I am sure... Read more ›

Coronavirus Update: What can a real estate investor expect in the next six months.

In the short-term, real estate investors will be faced with two sides of the same investment coin. Those investors with... Read more ›

Landlord Penalty Chart | Fair Access in Renting (FAIR) Ordinances, City of Portland, Oregon.

The time has come for Portland landlords and property managers to be paying closer attention.  Even though the final drafts... Read more ›

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I would recommend Bluestone & Hockley because of their professionalism. I feel confident that things will be handled with little to no drama.

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Thank you for your response on the bushes and awning. They were causing problems and our previous manager hadn’t completed the work. Its nice to know we are in good hands.

Sheri, Commercial Property Tenant

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Thank you so much, I appreciate B&H’s responsiveness. I wish all my clients were represented as professionally as you represent yours.

Chris Bradley, Umpqua Bank

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I noticed our building address board was just updated, which caused me to note how fast the changes related to my relocation to Suite 101 were occurring. During my prior 30 years here, this is by far the fastest the changes have been made. I appreciate the speed at which Bluestone & Hockley responded to my key request. It is great to have a good building manager and I thought I’d let you know.

Flo, Commercial Property Tenant

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At every turn you are always on the spot about whatever comes up. Straight forward communication shows integrity and I like that. Thank you for taking such great care of me.

Tamara, Commercial Property Tenant

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Responsive and always keep us informed of issues in our neighborhood. I appreciate the notifications.

Darcie, Community Association Homeowner

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Friendly and informative as to what is going on in our community. I appreciate all they do to make me feel welcome.

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Residential Investor

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This apartment complex is well-managed and the manager is very competent and friendly. It is always a pleasure to interact with her, and when we have a maintenance problem, she takes care of it quickly and efficiently.

Sally, Residential Tenant
Tenant at Lake Village Apartments

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