Tienken’s Take – October 2022

Remodels With the Highest ROI in Portland, Oregon

Happy Fall! Fall is the perfect time to spruce up your home. Whether you’re beginning to prepare to sell your house next summer, or want to update the look of your space before the holiday season begins, you might not know where to start. Remodeling is a huge decision, especially when there is a lot of time and money involved. While it is an exciting endeavor, it is even more rewarding when you do it right. When contemplating which remodels to do, consider the updated look you are going for and the financial gain you will receive from the upgrades. To start your fall remodeling journey, check out these 8 updates that the 2022 Remodeling Mag report found to have the best return in Portland, Oregon.

Remodels With the Highest ROI in Portland, Oregon

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Around Town

OCT 07-09: Hood River Valley Harvest Fest – This old-fashioned fall festival holds over 125 vendors offering local produce & food products, arts & crafts, wine, cider & beer tastings! You’ll also enjoy beautiful views as it’s located along the scenic Hood River waterfront.

Location: Hood River Event Site, Portway Ave. Hood River, OR 97031

OCT 04-30: Corn Maze at Topaz Farm – This incredible ParaNorman kid maze is designed by local Laika Studios. Outside of the maze, the farm offers fresh local fruits & vegetables, seasonal farm foods (house-made ice cream, picnic boxes & more!) and local craft beer, cider, & wines.

Location: Topaz Farm, 17100 NW Sauvie Island Rd. Portland, OR 97231

OCT 16: West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta – This event features costumed racers navigating gigantic gourds through a watercourse on Tualatin Commons lake. The event begins with a pumpkin parade & weigh-off, followed by the paddlers making their way down the lake in 1,000 lb. pumpkin boats.

Location: Lake of the Commons – 8325 SW Nyberg St. Tualatin, OR 97062


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Modern Portland home with a dark moody style

Renaissance LEED-Certified Home in the Sought-After University Park Neighborhood

5021 N Amherst Street, Portland, OR 97203

3 Bed | 2 Full 1 Half Bath | 2,346 SqFt. | $799,900

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