Tigard Oregon Relocation Information

Tigard Oregon Relocation Information

My Tigard Oregon Relocation Information provides a comprehensive resource for all things related to Tigard, Oregon for people coming from other cities and states. I am a real estate agent that knows the Tigard Community very well. I concentrate my real estate activities to the Tigard area and I have been tracking single family home sales for over 4 years. I know the area and I know home prices. People that I help buy a house never pay too much! Tigard Oregon Relocation

The City of Tigard is in Washington County. It is a suburb of Portland that has it’s own distinct community feel. The majority of the homes in Tigard boast larger lots than in Portland. You do not have the feeling of dense population or being squeezed in. Tigard has it’s own police force and elected City Council and Mayor.

The school district is named Tigard/Tualatin and the schools within the district often score well above average.

Generally, these are the utility providers:

Water service is provided by Clean Water Services or the Tigard Water Service Area.

Electricity is provided by Portland General Electric.

Garbage and recycling services are provided by Waste Management or Pride Disposal.

The Tigard zip codes are 97223 and 97224. The 97223 zip code is attached to Portland Oregon, but don’t worry, you will still get your mail if you use Tigard with 97223 on your mailing labels.

Tigard Oregon Relocation

The Festival of Balloons in Tigard offers the spectacular sight of  colorful hot air balloons rising and filling the sky with color, while raising money for non-profit organizations. This premier Tigard event features a pancake breakfast, live entertainment, classic car cruise-in, a BBQ cook-off, carnival rides, and of course, crafts and food for sale.

Here are some of the neighborhoods in Tigard:

  • Bull Mountain: This is Tigard’s premier, affluent neighborhood.
  • Summerfield: This is a planned 55+ retirement community.
  • Cook Park: This neighborhood of Tigard is noted for it’s access to natural recreation.
  • Metzger: This neighborhood of affordable homes in Tigard generally features large lots and established landscaping.
  • Summer Lake Park: Summer Lake Park has waterfowl, aquatic animals, and three foot-bridges spanning the waterways.

 

golf courses

Golf Courses Around Tigard:

Summerfield – This is a low priced 9 hole public course, all par 3’s, that is the centerpiece of a retirement community. It is very well maintained and surrounded by equally well maintained homes.

King City – This is a 9 hole public course, all par 3’s, that is relatively flat with few hazards and is surrounded by homes in a 55+ community. This well maintained course is low priced and easy to play.

Red Tail – This 18 hole public course is moderately priced and challenges your golf game no matter what your ability. This easily walked course offers rolling hills, water hazards, tree lined fairways, and is essentially a wild life sanctuary located within a city. The ponds are loaded with ducks, geese, and herons. I saw a pair of bald eagles there this year (2014). There are also resident coyotes. They do not bother people because the area is like a buffet table to them. They have plenty to eat. Red Tail is a reference to the hawks that live in the area. This is the most played course in the Portland area.

 

Here is a list of useful links:

Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce

Tigard Public Library

Washington County Visitors Association

USPS change of address

Dept. of Motor Vehicles change of address

Oregon Blue Book

 

Tigard Oregon Relocation Information: Wayne Pruner is a Realtor in Tigard Oregon. I am ready to help you save money when you buy or sell your home. My Fast Track Marketing Action Plan only touches on a very small amount of activity that needs to be done to sell your home. I know the Tigard Oregon real estate market and I have been tracking housing data for years. You will only get straight answers and great advice from me. No sales pitch. My direct phone number is 503-891-0795 and my email is waynepruner@oregonfirst.com. Licensed in the State of Oregon.

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