New Home Communities in Portland-Vancouver

Portland is less of a city than it is an experience. It's hard to characterize it except by a few of its core beliefs. Like recycling. Buying local. Good, fresh, local food. And beautiful views. It doesn't believe in the sales tax, big corporations, keeping up with the Joneses, or any of the other big-city expectations you might bring with you.

To get a feel for it, start by seeing some of the city's only-in-Portland sights, such as the independent bookstore Powell's City of Books (population: 1.5 million books). No one does the written word better than Portland--you can get your fix of high book culture every day at Powell's, and each year at the star-studded Wordstock Festival. Many cities have art festivals, but only one has an art festival as specific as the "Time-based Art Festival." (Hint: it's Portland.) "Sporty" types entering the Adult Soap Box Derby can relive their childhood-- with the addition BYOB adult beverages. Did you know that Portland's own coffeehouse Stumptown Coffee Roasters is famous for their "latte art"? Neither did we. Better check it out. If you're looking for a fun night on the town, how about the out-of-the-box theatre experience of "Trek in the Park," a live production of the first episode of the iconic TV series Star Trek? Portland seems to breed out-of-the-box fun. Boredom will be a distant memory once you move to one of the nation's great creative capitals.

Of course, there are still plenty of ordinary city pleasures, too, like great parks and public green spaces. One of them is the Lan Su Chinese Garden. Created by gardeners from Suzhou, Portland's Chinese sister city, this is one of the most authentic Asian gardens to be found this side of the Pacific. The 5000-acre Forest Park lets you get out in nature--5000 acres deep in nature, in fact. Might want to bring a map and a cell phone. Bikers will enjoy the Springwater Corridor-- a former railroad-- all the way into the Mount Hood National Forest.

Recharge from a day on the trails with a great meal. And in Portland, you know your food will be organic, fresh, and from right around the corner on a local farm. You might even know the farmer's name who grew it. Or his kids' names. No matter. The experience of getting to know your food will add immeasurably to your dining experience. The Farmers' Market-- arguably one of the world's best-- specializes in organic fruits, veggies, and cheese. If you're into fast, prepared food, local food trucks cater to every cuisine under the sun. Whether you're into African food or falafel, Caribbean curry or Indian curry, there's a food truck dedicated to its existence.

Distinct neighborhoods make a walking tour of Portland one of the most interesting-- and free-- things you can do there. Compass-like street addresses (e.g. SW, NW, NE, etc) will help you out as you get your bearings as you explore. The Pearl District (NW), a former factory town-turned-culture-hotspot, leads you to Portland's own Chinatown (also NW), known for its underground tunnels where the city's first gangsters kidnapped their political enemies. The Lloyd District (NE) is one in which, if you work in business, you might be spending a fair amount of time-- it's the home of the Oregon Convention Center. The restaurants, coffee shops, and little eateries of Mississippi Avenue (N) is where you will go to unwind after work. Stay on the lookout for Portland's music scene, which includes Jimmy Mak's jazz club, rated one of the world's best by Down Beat magazine. Dante's is renowned for its high-stakes karaoke, where would-be stars stand up to sing while a live band supports their every note (or not-- the success or failure of any band depends on the singer, wouldn't you say?) Indie-rock churches like the Doug Fir Lounge, Aladdin Theatre, and Crystal Ballroom, are dedicated to what's new and next in rock and roll.

Portland is effortlessly hip, inexhaustibly fascinating-- and now it's the place you'll call home. Start the journey toward owning a new home or condo in Portland with New Home Source, or browse for new homes in Vancouver, ranging from modular homes to luxury homes.

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    Hayden Meadows

    Hayden Meadows by ClearWater Homes LLC in Portland-Vancouver Oregon

    From $434,990 - $499,900

    Damascus, OR 97080


    ClearWater Homes LLC

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      9 homes in this community match your search

      Quinn Commons

      Quinn Commons by Sage Built Homes in Portland-Vancouver Oregon

      From $729,950 - $839,950

      Forest Heights, OR 97229


      Sage Built Homes

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        5 homes in this community match your search

        Black Horse Estates

        Black Horse Estates by Ta Liesy Homes Northwest in Portland-Vancouver Oregon

        From $649,900 - $825,000

        Clackamas, OR 97086


        Ta Liesy Homes Northwest

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          8 homes in this community match your search

          Hillsdale Commons

          Hillsdale Commons by Caliber Homes in Portland-Vancouver Oregon

          From $439,000 - $450,000

          Portland, OR 97239


          Caliber Homes

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            2 homes in this community match your search

            Walnut Ridge

            Walnut Ridge by Riverside Homes in Portland-Vancouver Oregon

            From $534,950 - $653,290

            Tigard, OR 97223


            Riverside Homes

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              3 homes in this community match your search

              Scotts Knoll

              Scotts Knoll by J B Homes in Portland-Vancouver Washington

              From $360,900 - $419,900

              Orchards, WA 98662


              J B Homes

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                8 homes in this community match your search

                Tanner Ridge

                Tanner Ridge by Icon Construction and Development in Portland-Vancouver Oregon

                Willamette, OR 97068


                Icon Construction and Development

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                  Taverner Ridge

                  Taverner Ridge by Summerplace Homes in Portland-Vancouver Washington

                  From $432,000 - $447,900

                  Ridgefield, WA 98642


                  Summerplace Homes

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                    6 homes in this community match your search

                    Hidden Falls

                    Hidden Falls by Icon Construction and Development in Portland-Vancouver Oregon

                    From $421,900 - $674,900

                    Carver, OR 97015


                    Icon Construction and Development

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                      8 homes in this community match your search

                      Vale (The)

                      Vale (The) by Bella Villa Homes in Portland-Vancouver Washington

                      Vancouver, WA 98686


                      Bella Villa Homes

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                        Top New Home Cities in Portland-Vancouver

                        City Communities Average New Home Price
                        Vancouver 33 $456,842
                        Portland 9 $536,230
                        Ridgefield 6 $467,809
                        Beaverton 6 $509,366
                        Camas 4 $419,806
                        Wilsonville 4 $344,990
                        Tigard 3 $639,260
                        Battle Ground 3 $419,974
                        Happy Valley 3 $504,100
                        Kalama 2 $311,452
                        Gresham 2 $445,919
                        Forest Grove 2 $411,916

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