Is Portland On The Verge Of A Tiny House Explosion

Dated: April 9 2014

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In case you haven't looked recently, Portland's real estate market is still tight, particularly in the city's close-in neighborhoods. Without inventory for new homebuyers and renters, many people are forced to move out of the city's core.

Being the champion of urban density that it is (just look to the signature Urban Growth Boundary and the parking-requirement waiver for recent apartment projects along S.E. Division St.), the city removed costly development fees for Accessory Dwelling Units, more commonly known as ADUs or "mother-in-law apartments,"in 2010.

By removing the fees, generally ranging between $8,000 and $11,000, the city aimed to encourage the development of tiny houses in backyards with a sufficient lot size. Read More Here...
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Mark Ross

For Mark Ross, founder of Ross NW Real Estate and professional real estate broker, real estate has always been the career of choice. During his 25+ years in the industry, Mark has gained experience in....

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