Wind power hails Oregon’s move toward 50 percent renewable energy

American wind power hailed Oregon’s bipartisan decision to raise the state renewable energy law to 50 percent renewables by 2040. The new state law doubles Oregon’s access to renewable energy, putting the state on the path to cut costs, keep the lights on, and create cleaner air

REACH Opens Affordable, Innovative Passive House Development Largest multi-family Passive House building opens in...

REACH CDC is proud to welcome Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici to celebrate the grand opening of Orchards at Orenco, a new development located at the Orenco Station in Hillsboro, Oregon. Orchards at Orenco Phase I is the largest multi-family building built to Passive House energy standards in North America. Orchards is 57 unit affordable building which recently won the Portland Business Journal’s Better Bricks Sustainable Project of the Year award for its commitment to green technology and energy efficiency

Solar Energy in Oregon, Washington Projected to Make Big Gains

Powered by growing residential and commercial markets, the neighboring states of Oregon and Washington are set to make significant gains this year in new solar installations, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review.

HDC Senior Project Manager Craig Kelley talks about developing one of the largest affordable...

When complete this summer, REACH Community Development’s Orchards at Orenco (Phase One) will provide affordable homes for 57 low-income families and individuals in Hillsboro—and will raise the bar, internationally, for energy performance in affordable multifamily housing.

Portland home search synced to online real estate website with IDX Broker software

Real estate professional Kristina Wright has adopted the IDX, Inc. dynamic IDX Broker software for her realty website. The unique technology of the IDX solution Wright integrated onto her website extracts raw listing data from the Regional MLS (RMLS) and seamlessly displays it online. By adding this amazing new feature, Wright can give her clients access to thousands of detailed property listings from the comfort of their own home and the convenience of the website Wright supports. IDX Broker has truly changed the way Portland, Oregon home seekers experience the online home search

iPhone enabled online property search made simple with IDX Broker

Oregon real estate agent Dove Lininger has teamed with IDX, Inc. to bring Eugene, Oregon home seekers a unique online property search. Lininger has adopted her own customized IDX solution in an effort to integrate Regional MLS (RMLS) listings directly onto her search page. Potential buyers can now experience the online home search in a new and more comprehensive way, on the website Lininger hosts. Thousands of RMLS properties are available with the click of a mouse, thanks to Lininger and her IDX enabled website.

Agents Offices Partners ...

Norma Dubois with the Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty in Bend, Oregon has decided to join the rapidly expanding list of elite rank real estate professionals adding the highly customizable and advance IDX Broker software into the search portion of their websites. This innovative and unique Internet Data Exchange (IDX) software has the technology to take raw data from the Central Oregon MLS (COMLS), and then formats and transfers the information to indistinguishably match her already existing page preferences and specifications. Potential home buyers will then have access to a multitude of the most current and up-to-date property listings on the market, and all from the convenience of Dubois’ own personal site

Energy Efficiency Upgrades Part of a Winning Formula for Oregon School District

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A while ago, we wrote about the quiet, rural community of Vernonia, Oregon, which had been through its share of hard economic times. After two “500-year floods” in an 11-year period devastated the area, damaging its schools and the community core, the town finally started to rebuild its school last April. More than a year later, residents of Vernonia had reason to celebrate when Former Governor Ted Kulongoski joined United States Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and several other federal- and state-elected officials last week for the ribbon cutting of a new energy efficient K-12 school and community center.

Oregon now offers power IDX search thanks to Michelle Spanu and her new website.

EUGENE, OR - June 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lake Oswego, Oregon now offers a powerful IDX property search resource. IDX, Inc. and Michelle Spanu have partnered to deliver IDX predefined neighborhood searches using IDX Broker software. Thousands of Regional MLS (RMLS) listings now display on Spanu’s website.

Dan Hardy and IDX, Inc. make custom online home search available to Portland, Oregon...

EUGENE, OR - June 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. announces Portland, Oregon Realtor Dan Hardy has become the latest real estate professional to adopt a customizable IDX solution. By adding the unique IDX Broker software to his Hardy Properties website, Hardy has forever changed the way he does business and communicates with his clients online. As a member of the Regional MLS (RMLS), Hardy’s IDX-enabled website now extracts raw listing data from RMLS and seamlessly integrates it onto his search pages. Thousands of Portland property listings are now easily accessible to home seekers through Hardy’s comprehensive online real estate resource.

Innovative IDX solution syncs thousands of Oregon property listings Becky Breeze & Company website

EUGENE, OR - June 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce Tarris Rogers has become the latest real estate professional to join the growing network of agents and brokers that have adopted a customizable IDX solution. As a Bend, Oregon broker, Rogers has the ability to display and sync thousands of Central Oregon MLS (COMLS) listings on his website. Potential buyers can now experience an unprecedented level of freedom and search customization by utilizing the immensely helpful tools Rogers has integrated onto his website.

Dynamic IDX solution upgrades functionality of online Oregon real estate search page

EUGENE, OR - May 30, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Lake Oswego, Oregon real estate broker Terry Sprague to the ever-expanding network of professional agents and brokers who are choosing to integrate the innovative IDX solution onto their websites. As an experienced Oregon broker, Sprague has dramatically simplified the online real estate search for his clients and other area home seekers. Regional MLS (RMLS) broker has forever changed the way potential buyers find the home of their dreams, thanks to his IDX-enabled website.

Oregon online real estate search simple with IDX Broker software on website of Sandra...

EUGENE, OR - May 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Beaverton, Oregon home seekers can now experience the innovative online real estate search made possible by IDX, Inc. on the website of Broker Sandra Daniels. The IDX solution Daniels now employs has made finding the perfect Daniels home so much easier for potential buyers, by automatically syncing thousands of Regional MLS (RMLS) listings instantaneously on the search page he hosts. Never before has such a comprehensive and easy-to-use tool been so accessible for online property seekers

IDX Acquires RealLead, a Real-Time Lead Capture Solution For Realtors

EUGENE, OR - April 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. a nationally known leading provider of real estate search applications, today announced it has acquired RealLead, LLC, a real estate lead generation technology company that matches buyers and sellers with consumers. IDX will add RealLead’s mobile marketing tools and their proprietary lead marketplace into their growing portfolio of software products that helps real estate firms provide a higher quality of services to both property buyers and sellers.


Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Vietnamese Neighbors and Interfering with...

John Blayne Vangastel, 37, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, pleaded guilty today in the District of Oregon to one count of using threats of force to injure, intimidate and interfere with his neighbors in the enjoyment of their housing rights because they are a family of Vietnamese descent.



New Coalition Formed to Advance Zero Energy Buildings in Oregon

A group of Oregon-based organizations is announcing the formation of a coalition to advance the rapid adoption of zero energy building standards in the state of Oregon. A zero energy home or commercial building generates as much energy as it consumes over the course of a year through renewable resources. The founding members of the Oregon Zero Energy Buildings Coalition are Earth Advantage, Climate Solutions, New Buildings Institute, NW Energy Coalition, International Living Future Institute, and the Zero Energy Project.