Randy’s Blog | Talking Recovery Numbers

As the final weeks of summer are winding down, kids are headed back to school soon and our local economy is picking up some steam. I read in the Oregonian today that Portland had its 8th straight month of creating more jobs, unemployment is heading down and interest rates are remaining at historic...

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Randy’s Blog | Trends in the Portland market

My favorite time of the year is summer in Oregon and this summer is shaping up to be one of the best in the last five years. We’ve weathered many years of a tough recession and as the recovery is now in full swing across the country, I wanted to give you a few insights into what I am seeing...

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Randy’s Blog | Housing and the economy

It’s been a tough 5 years for the economy, we all know that. This Spring we are seeing signs of life coming back to the Portland housing market. housing inventory is down, significantly in some pockets of our city, residents are feeling confident again with their employment situation and low rates...

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Hitting The Road With Randy | Bike Scores

Portland is known for its bike commuters – the couples who take leisurely rides to farmers’ markets on weekends and those that hustle through the rain wearing suits and with briefcases on their way to work. A yearly naked bike ride? Double decker bikes? A 14-person party bike? Yes, we have those...

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The State of Real Estate Forum

How is the real estate market? Is the local economy improving? What are some trends with new construction? Come find out the state of the real estate market from Renaissance Homes’ President Randy Sebastian Thurs. Jan. 17 at an informative gathering with home professionals at Beaverton City...

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Randy’s Blog | My Thought’s On The Market

The housing market is turning around and here at Renaissance Homes I wanted to reach out and give you my thoughts on the market; things are different than they were last year — and that’s a good thing. The housing market is on the rise. We have seen a 100 percent increase in sales this year at...

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