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Astoria looks at new permit for Airbnb-type rentals

People looking to offer Airbnb-type rentals based out of houses and apartments in Astoria may be required get a permit in the future.

The Astoria City Council discussed new, stricter requirements for rental operations during a work session...

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Top trends for the 2018 housing market identified

(BPT) - In the real estate market, springtime is go time. It’s the busiest time of the year for home sales, and with this year’s stable economy and low unemployment rate, the spring of 2018 has the potential to be especially active.

Every market...

Clatsop County looks to nonprofits to curb low-income housing woes

With a mountain of trash blighting the property, an Alderbrook home foreclosed last year after decades of disrepair. But its potential value was obvious. It offers a scenic view of the Columbia River and it was in a scene in the series finale of the...

Rat infestation leaves residents scurrying

In late 2016, Eugene resident Jim Kocher and his wife, Sally, began hearing strange knocking and pitter-patter sounds in the ceiling and walls of their home.

An exterminator quickly identified the culprits as rats and, over the course of six...

tall trees vs. wide views

A visitor stepping into Carol Philips’ backyard in southwest Eugene is greeted on clear days with a sweeping view.

Toward the left are Skinner Butte and Autzen Stadium. PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend is barely visible.

Springfield seeks input on ‘accessory dwellings’

SPRINGFIELD — Officials are asking Springfield residents to weigh in on possible code changes aimed at spurring the construction of smaller, more affordable houses across the city.

The Springfield City Council is holding a hearing Monday to...

Liz Weston: Capital gains tax, rules on exemptions can get tricky
Liz Weston: Capital gains tax, rules on exemptions can get tricky

Q:I am trying to understand the capital gains tax exemption as it applies to the sale of a house. If I have no mortgage and I sell my house before I have lived in it for two of the...

Brownsville Festival of Trees coming Friday and Saturday

BROWNSVILLE — More than two dozen Douglas fir trees are being decorated this week for the annual Festival of Trees silent auction fundraiser this weekend.

Money raised will benefit the Moyer House restoration project.

The theme is “Trees...

Hospitals With History Get A Second Life

When Laura Kiker rented a new apartment in September a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, she knew she was moving into a historical neighborhood.

She had no idea, though, that her new home at 700 Constitution Ave. Northeast was a...

Carolyn Hax: When having a second child means adding a soul-sucking suburban commute

Dear Carolyn:

I'm really, happy with my wonderful toddler son, husband, dream job, apartment, etc. My husband is really happy working for himself, and we both love our adorable, walkable community. We have flexible enough schedules that we get...

Obituary: William Walter Boone

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Aug. 17, 1951 — Nov. 4, 2017

William Walter Boone passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his wife and children, on Nov. 4, 2017. Born on Aug. 17, 1951, and raised in Portland, William (Bill) was the third child of four born...

Obituary: William Walter Boone

Hamlet

Aug. 17, 1951 — Nov. 4, 2017

William Walter Boone passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his wife and children, on Nov. 4, 2017. Born on Aug. 17, 1951, and raised in Portland, William (Bill) was the third child of four born...

Where are the best cities to buy or sell a home?

The personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Best Real-Estate Markets.

To determine the most attractive real-estate markets in the U.S., WalletHub’s analysts compared 300 cities across 21 key metrics. The data...

Think Like a Designer to Update Your Home Like a Pro

(StatePoint) Inspiration is everywhere. From a field of yellow sunflowers to unique geometric patterns in the tile of a train station, the littlest things can spark the innovation behind some of the world’s most iconic products and designs.

Over...

Old mill’s fate hangs in balance

DEXTER — Each year, Lane County forecloses on a dozen or so properties whose owners have failed to pay back taxes and interest for at least half a decade.

They’re typically bare lots or long-neglected houses, which the county then auctions off...

Lane home sales buck trend

There was no seasonally typical slowdown in Lane County’s real estate market in October, as strong demand for homes led to a sharp increase in pending sales, according to the latest report.

The number of pending sales in October increased more...

March 11, 1958: Albany builder to erect 57 homes

The following article originally ran in the Thursday, March 11, 1958, edition of the Albany Democrat-Herald.

Plans for 57 homes in a new Albany subdivision that will cost three-quarters of a million dollars were revealed today by Lee R. Kennell,...

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