Six Open Houses with Recent Price Drops – This Portland Weekend 10/23,24

In the market for a new home? Now, more than ever, is the time to stay on top of open houses. Why? Because open houses generate interest, and they bring potential buyers into a shared space. Attending open houses is a great way to make the best use of your time when shopping for a new home.

While prices have risen for a number of reasons in the Portland Metro area and beyond, we found six homes with recent price drops.

These are only six of the many open houses available to you this weekend, but each one has had a recent price drop. To search for all open houses this weekend, we have a VestorFilter™ search tool to help you customize your search. From the top bar of our Portland search page, click on “Filters” on your desktop or the the “Filters” button on your mobile. At the bottom of the drop down list, you’ll find an option for open houses. (See image below.)

Search for open houses happening today or in the next seven days. Save the search by clicking on the heart in the upper left corner of the screen and receive regular updates on open houses in Portland. There’s no better way to stay on top of the real estate market!

#1 – 5927 NE 33rd Ave

Let’s start off in NE Portland and check out this beautiful, clean urban oasis brimming with possibilities. The living room has a lovely stucco-style fireplace, and the kitchen is bright and open. You’ll find lovely wood floors on the main level, and the cozy, carpeted basement has a full bath, perfect for guests or a possible separate living space. There’s more space upstairs for a bedroom or office. Or, if you prefer to have your work-from-home office separate from your living space, the oversized, detached garage has great potential for transformation. The home also has an attached garage for parking or storing all your toys. The fully fenced back yard is a blank canvas, ready and waiting for your unique landscaping vision. An added bonus: McMenamins Kennedy School is a four-minute walk away. This home, with a Home Energy Score of 5, is a true must-see, especially with its recent $15,400 price drop on 10/19/2021, for a total drop of $25,400.

#2 – 3814 NE Hassalo St

Our next stop in NE is this spacious Craftsman home in the desirable Laurelhurst neighborhood. It has beautiful hardwood floors, lots of original character, and tons of potential and options with separate living spaces. The dining room features a fireplace and built-ins, and the remodeled kitchen has granite counters and an eating bar. This home also has a brand new roof! The remodeled separate unit at the back of the house has new flooring, a gorgeous bathroom, new appliances, and a large bedroom area. The full basement has a separate entry for a potential additional separate living space. This versatile home is waiting for the right buyer to add their personal touch. With a total price drop of $53,000, the most recent on 10/18/21 of $28,000, this home is ready to sell!

#3 – 2325 NE 43rd Ave

Our last stop in NE is this incredible Grant Park Century Home with both 21st-century updates and 1913 finishes. Inlaid floors, period lighting, leaded glass, and built-ins are coupled with updated baths and an eat-in kitchen with loads of storage space. The finished downstairs features a bedroom and rec room, complete with a fireplace. The brand new 240 sq. ft. studio boasts a great workspace, bike garage, and half bath in the private fenced backyard with a deck and spa. This home has a walk score of 93 and a Home Energy Score of 2. The price on this beautiful home dropped $50,000 on 10/19/2021.

#4 – 4530 SE 36th Ave

Moving on to SE Portland, this bright, well-maintained Craftsman bungalow boasts two fabulous properties in one. The charming front house is ideal for either a tenant situation or as an owner-occupied home. The new ADU is modern and bright with almost as much square footage as the main house. Both homes share a large lot with plenty of outdoor space allotted to each unit—the main house has a deck, the ADU has a patio. The bathroom in the main house was recently updated. There’s also a separate workshop space and a detached garage. This home is perfect as an investment or multigenerational home, and its location in a close-in neighborhood makes is walkable. This one won’t last long, thanks to its recent $40,000 price drop on 10/18/2021.

#5 – 8595 SW Holly Ln

Next up is this newly constructed home in Piper Ridge in SW Portland. Built by Westwood Homes, the Abilene main floor primary suite plan features a gourmet kitchen with an expansive island, full height cabinets, and quartz counters. The spacious owner’s suite boasts a full tile shower, soaking tub, and large walk-in closet. The versatile main floor has a den—or fourth bedroom—and an upstairs bonus room. The covered patio and freshly landscaped back yard offers plenty of space to rest and relax, and the oversized garage is ideal for storage or use as a shop. The refrigerator & top down honeycomb blinds included! The price on this new home dropped $400 on 10/20/2021.

#6 – 1122 NW Summit Ave

The last stop on our price-drop tour is this stunning contemporary Kings Heights home in NW Portland with gorgeous views of the city and Mt. Hood. Unique design features and a fresh updated look inside with new paint and carpet make this home stand out. It has wood floors, high ceilings, an open floor plan, expansive view windows, and a chef’s kitchen. This home also boasts multiple fireplaces, three separate bedroom/bath suites, a separate live/workspace with a kitchenette, ample storage, and a private garden for entertainment and dining. This gorgeous, private home is surprisingly walkable with easy access to popular NW trails and Portland’s hopping Alphabet District with all it has to offer. With a $65,000 price drop 10/19, this home suddenly became even more attractive.

Let’s Check Them Out Together

While it’s fun to peruse listings online, we know they’re even better in person! Open houses are a great way to get a feel for the market as well as your own taste. Remember to save your favorite searches so you can stay ahead of the game when new listings or open houses become available.

If you’re ready to find the top Portland homes for sale, you’ve come to the right place. We think these homes could move fast, considering their recent price drops, so don’t delay! Come check them out this weekend, and find other Portland open houses to view, as well. No matter what you’re looking for, we can help you find it. Call us at 503-773-0000 to find out more or schedule a tour.