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Willamette Valley features 150 miles of green-event options Back in the 1800s, Fort Vancouver, Washington, just north of Portland, was the finish line for The Oregon Trail. Thousands of fur trappers, pioneers, business owners and missionaries traveled 2,170 miles across seven states as part of the American Pacific Northwest expansion that literally changed the U.S. […]

The last month of 2016 saw big gains in the housing market, with home values rising by 6.8 percent compared to one year before. The Zillow Home Value Index for December hit $193,800, which is the highest its been since April 2007, when the index reached its highest tally ever. The December Zillow Real Estate […]

Have you ever wanted to live close enough to walk to a concert? We wandered through the real estate listings and found some residential properties near musical venues that caught our attention. So, sing along as we virtually tour places close to these stages: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, a historic theater building and performing arts […]

Remodeling Your Home When repairing a current shower that features a separate cold and warm valve, you might want to consider replacing these valves which has a single, pressure-balancing mixing valve. There are several good reasons to accomplish that, most importantly comfort and security. The Symmons Temptrol is a reasonably common, economical choice. There are, […]

Home renovation is a $300 billion industry in the US. There is this kind of multitude of do it yourself contractors operating out there that it becomes difficult to choose the best contractor for the residential improvement or remodeling needs. If you want to save yourself coming from a terrible example of hiring an inefficient […]

You’ve finally purchased your own property -congratulations! Now it’s time to turn that Portland property into the dream custom home you’ve always wanted. Before you get started, take a look at these five common mistakes to avoid when building your Portland custom home. Not Knowing What You Want from Your Portland Custom Home Before you approach a Contractor […]

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Delahunt Homes is Lake Oswego, Oregon Custom Home Builder Todd Delahunt – Delahunt Custom Homes Delahung homes is one of the top Lake Oswego Custom Home Builder in the State of Oregon, primarily in Clackamas County with small portions extending into neighboring Multnomah and Washington counties.  Located south of Portland surrounding the 405-acre (1.64 km2) Oswego Lake, the town was founded in 1847 and incorporated […]

Salem, Oregon Custom Home Builder Todd Delahunt – Delahunt Custom Homes Salem is the capital of the U.S. state of Oregon, and the county seat of Marion County. It is located in the center of the Willamette Valley alongside the Willamette River, which runs north through the city. The river forms the boundary between Marion and Polk counties, and the city neighborhood of West Salem is […]

A series of seven homes by California–based Craig Steely reflect their rugged surroundings. By Angie Cook Craig SteelyLava Flow 1 In 2000, California–based Craig Steely Architecture started designing a housing series on the Big Island of Hawaii. Unlike other architects in Hawaii, Steely decided to construct the homes on the harsh, damp, and windward Hilo portion of the Island, […]

Two Northwest Portland restaurants will eliminate tipping – http://bit.ly/1Pw7NML Update: This post has been updated to reflect an interview with the restaurants’ chef and owner, Scott Dolich. Northwest Portland’s Park Kitchen and Bent Brick, the forward-thinking restaurants from chef Scott Dolich, will remove traditional “front-of-house” and “back-of-house” roles, eliminate tipping and increase prices, The Oregonian […]

Willsonville Custom Home Builder Todd Delahunt – Delahunt Custom Homes Wilsonville is a city primarily in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. A portion of the northern section of the city is in Washington County. Originally founded as Boones Landing due to the Boones Ferrywhich crossed the Willamette River at the location, the community became Wilsonville in 1880. The city was incorporated in 1969 […]

Tualatin, Oregon Custom Home Builder Todd Delahunt – Delahunt Custom Home Tualatin is a city located primarily in Washington County in theState of Oregon. A small portion of the city is also located in neighboring Clackamas County. It is a southwestern suburb in the Portland Metropolitan Area that is located south of Tigard. The population was 26,054 at the 2010 census. History                   The name of the […]

Todd Delahunt of Delahunt Custom Homes is the premier Tigard Custom Home Builder Tigard was incorporated in 1961 and today, is a clean, livable and affordable community located just minutes southwest of Portland in Washington County.  The Tigard Civic Center (13125 SW Hall Blvd.) which borders the Fanno Creek Greenway was completed in 1986 and houses city offices and […]

Rock Creek, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Rockcreek is a census-designated place in Washington County, Oregon, north of U.S. Route 26. It is named for the Rock Creek neighborhood in the area. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 9,316. Geography The community is bordered on the south and west by Hillsboro, with Cornelius Pass Road dividing the two on the […]

Oak Hills, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Oak Hills is a census-designated place in Washington County, Oregon, United States. The population was 9,050 at the 2000 census. It is on unincorporated community land, but was assigned Beaverton mailing addresses by the U.S. Postal Service. It is managed by the Oak Hills Homeowners Association (OHHA). The neighborhood is north of the Sunset […]

North Portland, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes This 31-foot-tall statue of Paul Bunyan greets visitors to North Portland. It was created in 1959 to mark Oregon’s centennial and was recognized as a “well-crafted example of roadside architecture” according to the National Register of Historical Places. The Paul Bunyan statue is Oregon’s only roadside […]

At Wayfinder Beer, founders of Double Mountain, Sizzle Pie, Podnah’s Pit join forces – http://bit.ly/1Qbkd13 Later this year, a former Central Eastside Industrial District warehouse will roar back to life with a new brewery and wood-fired restaurant joining three of Portland’s most respected food and drink professionals. The project, Wayfinder Beer, comes from Charlie Devereux, […]

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Hawthorne District Custom Home Builder Delahunt Custom Homes The Hawthorne District in Portland, Oregon, is an area of Southeast Portland on SE Hawthorne Blvd. that runs from 12th to 60th Avenues, with the primary core of businesses between 30th and 50th Avenues. The area has numerous retail stores, includ-ing clothing shops, restaurants, bars, brewpubs and microbreweries. Hawthorne district […]

Happy Valley, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Historical Happy Valley – What’s in a Name? Happy Valley.  The name envisions a community comfortably nestled in the shadows of a picturesque skyline, and populated by a congenial citizenry.  But what’s the real story behind the name?  Folklore tells the tale of local boys who […]

Grant Park, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Grant Park is a neighborhood and park in the Northeast section of Portland, Oregon. The neighborhood is bordered by Alameda and Beaumont-Wilshire to the north; Rose City Park to the east; Hollywood District, Laurelhurst, and Sullivan’s Gulch to the south; and Irvington to the west. It is best known as the setting for Beverly Cleary‘s Klickitat Street series of books. Houses in the […]

Gaston, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Gaston was named for Joseph Gaston, who immigrated to Oregon from Ohio in 1862 and actively promoted the west-side railroad southwest of Portland, which was later built by Holladay and Villard. He built the narrow-gauge line from Dayton to Sheridan in 1878 and subsequently wrote and published […]

Forest Heights, OR Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Forest Park, a neighborhood on the northwestern edge of Portland, Oregon, combines rolling green pastures, views east and west, and proximity to the attractions of Northwest District. The Forest Park neighborhood is named because of its proximity to Forest Park, the southern portion of which lies […]

 Forest Grove, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Forest Grove is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States, 25 miles (40 km) west of Portland. Originally a small farm town, it is now primarily a bedroom suburb of Portland. Settled in the 1840s, the town was platted in 1850 and then incorporated in 1872, making it the first city in Washington […]

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Belmont, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Homes The Belmont Neighborhood is really focusing on the Belmont District which is located in Southeast Portland, OR. It runs along Belmont Street from about 31st to 60th Avenues. Interestingly, the Belmont District is actually located in the Sunnyside neighborhood, bordered on the North by Laurelhurst and on the East by Mount Tabor […]

Mountain in Damascus, OR

Damascus, Or Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Damascus is a very special place entering a period of transformation from a more rural community into a more urban city. Nestled within buttes, adorned with evergreens and stunning views of Mt. Hood and the Clackamas River, Damascus offers venues for year-round outdoor recreational opportunities and community […]

Clackamas, OR

Clackamas, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Clackamas is an unincorporated community and former census-designated place (CDP) in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States.[3] The population was 6,965 at the 2010 census. It is a suburb of Portland. Clackamas has Camp Withycombe, a military base, and a branch of the Kaiser Permanente Hospital. History (courtesy of the Oregon State Archives) Clackamas County, named after the Clackamas Indians, was […]

Eastmoreland, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Eastmoreland is an early-twentieth century, tree-filled neighborhood in inner southeast Portland. In addition to the Reed neighborhood to the north, other bordering neighborhoods are Woodstock to the east, the City of Milwaukie to the south, and Sellwood-Moreland across Highway 99 on the west. If you like wide […]

Cornelius, Or Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Cornelius is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States. Located in the Portland metropolitan area, the city’s population was 12,147 the 2010 census. The city lies along Tualatin Valley Highway between Forest Grove to the west and Hillsboro to the east. Cornelius was incorporated in 1893 and is named for founder Thomas R. Cornelius. History for Cornelius, Or Custom Home Builder […]

Picture from the North in Banks Oregon

Banks Oregon Custom Home Builder by Todd Delahunt of Delahunt Custom Homes Banks is nestled in the scenic foothills of Oregon’s Coast Range, Banks offers small-town charm that’s a mere 30-plus miles from the bustling city of Portland. Visitors can choose from any number of cultural and recreational opportunities—playing golf, shopping at quaint antique stores, sampling […]

Aloha Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes History Aloha post office was established on January 8,1912. It was supposedly named by Robert Caples, a railroad man, but the reason for the name was unknown. In 1983, Joseph H. Buck of King City informed the compiler that his uncle, Julius Buck, was the first postmaster and […]

I Choose Alameda, Oregon Custom Home Builder Todd Delahunt is Alameda, Oregon Custom Home Builder of choice. Alameda is a neighborhood in Portland, OR that is located on the Alameda Ridge with views of Downtown, the Willamette River, and the Cascades. Northeast Fremont Street is the neighborhood’s main east-west thoroughfare and NE 33rd, its main […]

Bull Mountain, Oregon Custom Home Builder by Delahunt Custom Homes Bull Mountain, Oregon is a unincorporated community and census-designated place in Washington County, Oregon, United States. Bull Mountain is located mostly on a hill for which the community is named. It is bordered on the east by Tigard, on the south by King City, and Beaverton lies to the north. The north-eastern part of the Bull Mountain hill […]

By Tony Hernandez | The Oregonian/OregonLive  Follow on Twitter on November 25, 2015 at 6:01 AM, updated November 25, 2015 at 11:52 AM  Multnomah County reduces ‘granny flat’ taxes for 124 properties by $100,000 in Alameda Oregon. Multnomah County will send 124 residential property owners new tax bills after those people added accessory dwelling units, or granny […]

  By Luke Hammill | The Oregonian/OregonLive  Email the author | Follow on Twitter on December 03, 2015 at 5:00 AM, updated December 03, 2015 at 7:03 AM  Virtually all of the 47,500-plus housing units added since the recession in the four-county Portland area are rentals rather than owner-occupied homes, according to new numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau. […]

7 Smart Kitchen Solutions – http://bit.ly/1Lio5pM Design your kitchen perfectly whether you have a small budget, a small space, or just need a small addition. We’ll show you how to get the best lighting, layout, and functionality with 7 solutions to spruce up your kitchen space. Kitchen Islands — More Solutions, More Photos A proper […]

Innovative Home Remodeling Ideas – http://bit.ly/1LikBmW Frustrated by remodeling roadblocks? Tight spaces and oddly shaped rooms can actually be a great opportunity for creative solutions. Some of the most innovative home remodeling projects have been conceived because of limited space or other constraints. If you want to make the most of the space you have, […]

Kitchens are Transitioning Into Functional Multipurpose Rooms Delahunt Homes – Custom Homes and Remodeling http://bit.ly/1iZt7R7 I just read an interesting article by Ren Miller of Design NJ Magazine.  The article talks about all different aspects of kitchen design that are evolving. The American family is also evolving into a much busier and multi-tasking entity so […]

Whether buying, building or Remodeling, Your Home Deserves a Pro! Delahunt Custom Homes   http://bit.ly/1MGY5tz Buying or building a custom home or renovating your existing home is a significant investment and it’s important to ensure that any builder or renovator you work with is a licensed legitimate professional. Renovating can be a great alternative to moving […]

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Energy Star Appliances and Electronicsat Energy Star Appliances and Electronics with Delahunt Homes: Custom Home Builder Beaverton Oregon by Delahunt Homes: Custom Home Builder – http://bit.ly/1QgsEI3 The owners of the Proud Green Home of in Beaverton Oregon wanted to make their home energy efficient, and a host of appliances and electronics from LG Electronics are helping them do just that. […]

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Best Paints – Consumer Reports News – http://bit.ly/1PSXFBq Three easy painting projects that’ll brighten your home A fresh coat of paint can make a dramatic difference to any space in your home. If you’re planning to entertain this holiday season, now’s the time to tackle the project, before you get sucked into the vortex of […]

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Why Good Home Design Matters – http://bit.ly/1XkitEh Many of my clients are encouraged to learn that I worked asan architect and construction manager for many years. After designing,redesigning, and remodeling homes (as well as commercial properties), I feltthat my experience as a designer would only help me become a better Realtor. Ienjoy helping a person’s ideas […]

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Why Good Home Design Matters – http://bit.ly/1GgsVbB Why Good Home Design Matters by: Mike Despard Many of my clients are encouraged to learn that I worked as an architect and construction manager for many years. After designing, redesigning, and remodeling homes (as well as commercial properties), I felt that my experience as a designer would only […]

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Housing starts surge 6.5%, but market slowdown looms ahead – http://bit.ly/1hQCPVF Dive Brief: Housing starts rose 6.5% between August and September to an annualized rate of 1.21 million, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. Single-family starts inched up 0.3%, while multifamily starts soared 18.3%. The September rate — the second-highest level in eight years — surpassed analyst […]