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Pardee Homes is California’s first production homebuilder that has created an entire new home project certified to the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) by the NAHB Research Center, an internationally recognized independent third party.

Pardee has been an industry leader in sustainable practices since 2001. Their LivingSmart® program takes a comprehensive approach to responsible development, high-performing homes and energy savings for you.

For more information regarding Pardee Homes, to see floor plans, exteriors and details, ask your Portland Real Estate professional or visit Pardee Homes.

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REAL ESTATE AND MORTGAGES
Real Estate and Mortgages in Portland (Companies And Services in Ask A Merchant) Real estate agents and companies come in all shapes and sizes. The task of searching, comparing and choosing a real estate company or agent can seem overwhelming. What is the best value for your property? What are the different steps in purchasing residential property and commercial property? What, if any, fees are applicable to my real estate transaction? At askamerchant.com, you can research questions and answers from home. With numerous realty experts in the Portland Metro Area participating in the directory, you are guaranteed to find answers to all your real estate and property questions. Find the real estate professional that fits your needs at askamerchant.com.
 

WorldMark Seaside Resort

If going on vacation is the best thing that could happen to you in the middle of a busy and stressful season, imagine how relieved and relaxed you would feel escaping to your very own vacation home! This fantasy is definitely a possibility at WorldMark Seaside Resort. Upon renting a vacation space at WorldMark Seaside in the city of Seaside, you can enjoy life on the beach, relaxing in a private hot tub in your master bathroom, and spa treatments during your stay.

WorldMark Seaside Resort is also a wonderful family vacation spot, featuring a playground for children, an outdoor swimming pool, and live entertainment.

Places to Visit in Portland: WorldMark Seaside Resort*
Category: Time Shares and Vacation Rentals
*Editors Favorite
Sara Alamdar, AskAMerchant.com Editor

Chase Mortgage Calculator

Did You Know...about all the resourceful and practical ways that a mortgage calculator can assist you with determining potential monthly payments? The most helpful type of mortgage calculator provides consumer with a list of fill-in-the-blank questions, where information about monthly income, wages, and interest rates are disclosed. The responses on the form will then be submitted for an instantaneous calculation of a mortgage estimate, an average based on current earnings and the desired amount of time allotted to complete the payment process for the property. One noticeably useful and consumer-friendly mortgage calculator is offered through Chase, a national bank owned by JP Morgan Chase & Co., which also provides guides for choosing between renting and purchasing property, earning points for lower mortgage rates, and the benefits of long-term and short-term rates. Use the Chase Mortgage Calculator and learn about your home loan financing and refinancing options: Try the Chase Mortgage Calculator.

 

About Portland
Oregon’s largest city and the Pacific Northwest’s third largest, Portland boasts a population of approximately 2 million residents in the Portland Metropolitan Area.  Known as the “City of Roses” for its ideal climate for growing roses, Portland is also known for its many parks, public transportation system and the Trailblazers NBA basketball team.

Portland’s Location
Portland is located in Oregon state where the Willamette and Columbia rivers meet.

Portland’s Neighborhoods
Northwest Portland includes the Pearl District, Old Town Chinatown, the Northwest District, and various residential and industrial neighborhoods.

North Portland is a mixture of residential, commercial, and industrial areas.

Northeast Portland is made up of a diverse collection of neighborhoods, including exclusive residential areas and working-class neighborhoods.

Southeast Portland incorporates the warehouses along the Willamette through historic Ladd's Addition to the Hawthorne and Belmont districts and Gresham.

Portland’s Climate
Warm, sunny and dry during the summer with an average high of 81 degrees in July.
Winters are usually mild to chilly with moisture and a high of 46 degrees in January.
Average of 155 days a year with measurable precipitation.

Portland’s Square Miles 145.4 square miles
Portland’s Population 568,380 residents
Portland is: the Largest City in Oregon and the 23rd largest city in the U.S.

2000 Portland Demographics:
- White 77.9%
- Hispanic or Latino 6.8%
- American 6.6%
- Asian 6.3%
- Native American 1.0%
- Total Population (2000 est.)= 529,121

Portland’s Major Attractions
Portland Art Museum
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
International Rose Test Garden
Forest Park
Portlandia statue
Powell's City of Books

Important Phone Numbers in Portland
Emergency:
Police: 911
Fire: 911
Sheriff: 911
Non Emergency: (503) 823-3333

Transportation:
Airline Information: 503-460-4234
Public Transportation: (503) 238-RIDE
Radio Cab: (503) 227-1212
Broadway Cab: (503) 227-1234
Yellow Cab: (503) 227-1234
Portland Taxi: (503) 256-5400
Portland Shuttle: (503) 327-1094
Northern Lights Towncar Services: (503) 760-2478
Lucky Limousine & Towncar: (503) 254-0010
Amtrak: (800) USA-RAIL
Alamo Rent-A-Car: (503) 513-9550
Budget Car and Truck Rental: (800) 826-2090
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: (503) 284-8055
DMV: (503) 299-9999
Dept. of Transportation: 503-731-8200

Utilities:
Portland Water Bureau: 503-823-7770
Public Utilities Commission: (503)823-3008
Portland General Electric Co.: (503) 464-8000
Pacific Corporation: (503) 813-5000
Constellation Energy Group: (503) 552-6150
Northwest Natural Gas: (503) 226-4211?
Comcast Cable: (503) 335-3663?
Time Warner Cable: (503) 234-6183?
DISH Network: (503) 684-1567
Qwest: (866) 438-4939

Other:
Multnomah County Library (503) 988-5123
Portland Development Commission (503) 823-3200
Oregon Convention Center Info (503) 235-7575

City Information:
City/County Information Center(503) 823-4000
Travel Portland (503) 275-9750

School Districts:
Portland Public Schools (503) 916-2000

Newspapers:
The Oregonian (503) 968-3162
Northwest Examiner (503) 241-2353
Business Journal of Portland (503) 274-8733
Willamette Week (503) 243-2122
Portland Observer (503) 288-0033

Radio:
KNRK FM - (503) 733-5470
KGON FM - (503) 733-5466
KKRZ FM – (503) 226-0100
KVMX FM - (503) 517-6400
KWJJ FM  -  (503) 226-9653
KFXX FM – (503) 223-1441
KXL AM - (503) 243-7595
KOAC AM - (503) 293-1982

Television:
KATU TV Ch. 2 - (503) 231-4222
KOIN TV Ch. 6 - (503) 464-0600
KGW TV Ch. 8 - (503) 226-5000
KPTV TV Ch. 12/30 - (503) 906-1249
KRCW-TV  Ch. 32 - (503) 644-3232
KOPB-TV Ch. 10/27 - (503) 244-9900

Business:
Better Business Bureau (503) 226-3981
US Patent and Trademark (800) 786-9199
US Copyright Office (202) 707-3000
CDC (800) 611-5170
CA Contractors Licenses (503) 378-4621