Real estate experts in Portland and at the national level say changes from the pandemic will likely continue to impact the housing market.
PORTLAND, Ore. — More than a year into the pandemic, real estate experts say the housing market is hotter than ever, and buyers are left with many challenges to navigate.
Jennie Huynh grew up in Portland and bought her first home in November. She and her partner had to make offers on six houses before an offer was accepted in Hillsboro.
“Honestly really brutal,” Huynh said of the months spent house hunting. “We were definitely having to throw some elbows to end up with the house.”
Shannon Janssen, a realtor with Coldwell-Banker BAIN in Portland, said…