Tigard Oregon Relocation Information

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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 … [Read more...]

Oregon Property Taxes Trade Offs

Oregon property taxes

Oregon Property Taxes Trade Offs   Oregon Property Taxes: As a member of the Washington County Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA) for 11 years, I have acquired a greater understanding of our Oregon property tax system than the average citizen, and it seems many government leaders.   The Oregonian ran a story on 2/28/2013 titled “Time to tweak property taxes?” Has time eroded … [Read more...]

Is A Green Christmas Tree Made of Plastic?

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Is a Green Christmas Tree Made of Plastic? With respect to Bing Crosby and his hit song “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas.” His generation was unaware of global warming or carbon footprint. These are modern concerns. If you are “Dreaming of a Green Christmas”`, here is some help about choosing a Christmas tree Which is better, a fresh or fake Christmas … [Read more...]

Tigard Oregon City Information

Tigard Oregon City Information Tigard Oregon is a city located in Washington County. The city is named after Wilson M. Tigard (pronounced Tie-gerd) who settled in the area in 1852. He traded two cows for 320 acres of land that had a small cabin. Mr. Tigard became quickly involved in civic affairs by helping build the East Butte School, as the area was then known, in 1853. Wilson’s son, Charles … [Read more...]

Tigard Farmers Market

Tigard Farmers Market

Tigard Farmers Market:  Produce to Die For The Tigard Farmers Market is located at Young's Funeral Home in the parking lot at 11831 SW Pacific Hwy.  The Market runs through Oct. 2010 and is held every Sunday from 9AM to 2PM. This is a temporary location until the permanent one is built in downtown Tigard. Young's Funeral home has always been a big supporter of the local community. They have … [Read more...]

Durham Oregon Information

Durham Oregon is a community located in the south-east city limits of Tigard and borders with Lake Oswego and the Tualatin River. Durham is actually an incorporated city that uses many of the City of Tigard services. Residences consist of single family homes, townhomes, condos and apartments. There also is retail, commercial and light industrial property in the area. The newer homes are generally … [Read more...]

Deer Creek neighborhood of Tigard

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The Deer Creek neighborhood of Tigard: This quiet neighborhood is located in the southwest portion of the City of Tigard. The Deer Creek neighborhood lies on the edge of the Urban Growth Boundary and is adjacent to many farms, wooded areas, and seasonal creeks and wetlands. This provides ideal habitat for deer, which roam the streets and yards of this area, hence the name, Deer Creek. Deer can be … [Read more...]

Cook Park neighborhood of Tigard

Cook Park neighborhood of Tigard: This neighborhood is situated around Cook Park and is generally considered to be south of Durham Rd. to the Tualatin River, with Tigard High School being the eastern boundary and SW 113Th being the western boundary. Cook Park is 79 acres on the Tualatin River that offers an abundance of recreational activities. Cook Park is the location for Tigard’s signature … [Read more...]

Metzger, Tigard Oregon

Metzger, Tigard: This Tigard neighborhood is .74 square miles of single family homes, town homes, condos, and apartments that is located where Tigard, Beaverton and SW Portland intersect. Most of the Metzger neighborhood is located within unincorporated Washington County and is not in any city limits. The zip code generally used is 97223 and the city used is Tigard. Tigard does not have its own … [Read more...]

Summerfield, Tigard Oregon

Summerfield golf course

Summerfield, Tigard. Summerfield is a planned, 55+ retirement community in Tigard, Oregon, that is built around a beautiful, par 33, 2475 total yards, nine -hole golf course. Built on 203 acres starting in 1973, it is a mixture of single family homes, townhomes, condos and apartments. Summerfield has 40 acres dedicated to recreation which consists of a 24,000 square foot Clubhouse, tennis courts, … [Read more...]