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Living In Portland, Oregon

Diverse Options in the Metro Area

Diverse Options in the Metro Area

You’ll find traditional homes in the suburbs, while closer in you’ll find high-rises, charming bungalows and some very tiny houses.

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Housing

Buying a Home

Buying a Home

We’ve compiled some information to help Portland newcomers overcome some of the hurdles encountered in the home-buying process—and point you in the right direction for additional information.

The Portland Area's Urban Growth Boundary

The Portland Area's Urban Growth Boundary

Portland's urban growth boundary controls urban expansion, making for a short drive to the countryside where fresh air, trees, and farms abound.

Portland and Vancouver: A Tale of Two Cities

Portland and Vancouver: A Tale of Two Cities

While Portland is a highly desirable place to live with plenty of diversity in housing options, some prefer the opportunity to own bigger homes and more land on the north side of the Columbia river.

The Benefits of Using a Relocation Specialist

The Benefits of Using a Relocation Specialist

Stress and worry disappear, and you'll get the time back to do your "normal" job.

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Food Carts, Donuts, & Ice Cream

Food Carts, Donuts, & Ice Cream

Portland’s burgeoning food scene is so epic it’s caught the national spotlight and the affection of the New York Times.

Maryhill Winery: A Washington Winner

Maryhill Winery: A Washington Winner

Earning more than 1,000 wine competition medals in its first 14 years, Maryhill Winery is a force to be reckoned with.

Portland's Sensational Beverages: Beer, Wine, and Spirits

Portland's Sensational Beverages: Beer, Wine, and Spirits

Portland is a town that likes to eat, so it stands to reason, we’d be a town that likes to drink as well.

Museums, Theaters, Galleries, Music, and More

Museums, Theaters, Galleries, Music, and More

With 18,000 people employed in art related industries within Oregon there’s a lot of art and culture to be had.

Annual Events and Festivals in Portland

Annual Events and Festivals in Portland

Portlanders need very little encouragement to celebrate, as evidenced by its robust schedule of annual events and festivals.

Portland's Sports Teams

Portland's Sports Teams

Stumptown’s pride includes NBA, MLS, NWSL, NCAA, and AFL teams – all with impressive followings.

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Schools

Exceptional Higher Education Opportunities

Exceptional Higher Education Opportunities

The Portland metro area features a number of postsecondary institutions, the largest of which is Portland State University, located downtown. Learn about PSU and other options too.

Homeschooling in Oregon

Homeschooling in Oregon

The homeschooling community in Oregon is vibrant and growing, with the majority of enrollment coming from the Portland area.

Quality K-12 Public Schools

Quality K-12 Public Schools

PPS is by far the largest school district in Oregon, serving 48,459 students as of fall 2014. That number is projected to grow to more than 53,000 by the 2028-2029 school year.

Charter School Options

Charter School Options

In addition to its more traditional public schools, PPS also has numerous charter schools for K-12 students.

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Business & Jobs

Portland's Cost of Living

Portland's Cost of Living

Anyone who has ever relocated to another city knows that number crunching before packing up the moving van is the first step. How far will your paycheck go in Portland?

Metro Portland's Major Employers

Metro Portland's Major Employers

Here there are. The list of metro Portland's largest employers (private and public), representing a wide range of industries from outdoor & athletic apparel to food manufacturing, and of course — technology.

Portland’s Booming Tech Job Growth

Portland’s Booming Tech Job Growth

The tech scene is booming, and Portland has become one of the hottest tech hubs in the country. Startups are adding staff, established tech companies are expanding to Portland, and everything in between.

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Portland Art Museum: The Art of Resilience

2017.09.01

The Art of Resilience presents 100 world-class historic Tlingit works from the Portland Art Museum’s permanent collection and 50...