This Advisory summarizes the recently implemented rules for Portland’s Home Energy Score program.
Perhaps no situation routinely faced by Realtors® can be more frustrating, fraught with potential for misunderstanding and missed opportunity, and elusive of a formulaic solution than presenting and negotiating multiple purchase or lease offers and/or counter-offers on the same property. NAR offers guidelines based on the Realtors® Code of Ethics.
This list was created as a part of a conciliation agreement between the RMLS™ and the Fair Housing Council of Oregon. The RMLS™ has agreed to routinely search its database for these words and remove them from any listing in which they appear. RMLS™ is committed to observing the Fair Housing Act, which seeks to ensure equal opportunity in housing. This list is not intended to be a complete list of words that may violate federal, state or local fair housing laws. Agents should check with their broker and brokers may wish to consult their attorney regarding fair housing compliance.
Did you know that since 1999 the City of Portland has required the building and maintenance of stormwater management facilities for all new development that creates greater than 500 square feet of new impervious surface; for all significant redevelopment; and for new connections to the public sewer system?
The Portland Bureaus of Environmental Services and Development Services are working together to address property issues involving party sewers. Answers to some frequently asked questions (FAQs) can be found within.
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 prohibits all racial discrimination in the sale or rental of property. The Fair Housing Act declares a national policy of fair housing throughout the United States. The law makes illegal any discrimination in the sale, lease or rental of housing, or making housing otherwise unavailable based on a protected class.