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Jan 04

Portland Becomes Second City To Adopt Mandatory Home Energy Score

By Nick Krautter | Articles , PDX News , Selling Your Home

What Does it Mean for You?The Home Energy Score helps consumers know what to expect from their utility bills when buying or renting a home. Similar to a car’s miles-per-gallon rating, the home energy score provides homeowners with valuable information about their home’s energy performance, while also recommending improvement projects that can save energy and […]

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May 23

Census Vacancy Data

By Nick Krautter | Articles , Market Reports

One of the data sources we used to create our 2017 Market Report we consulted the Census Housing Vacancies table provides current information on the rental and homeowner vacancy rates, and characteristics of units available for occupancy. The rental vacancy rate factors into the index of leading economic indicators; as such, it’s used by the Federal […]

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