Tag Archives: Hillsboro

Worth of an investment – comparison of cash, housing & stocks

By | August 14, 2017

See today’s Chart of the day here. Value of $100k invested in Jan 2010 in cash, housing, and S&P Index at the end of Jun 2017 (see more details of this chart at Chart of day, Aug 14, 2017) In Dec 2013, we made an offer of $345k on a house in Washington County, Portland Oregon.… Read More »

The bold new plan of building Amberglen neighborhood in Hillsboro

By | July 28, 2017

Last updated Aug 1, 2017. If you were to believe the Hillsboro Planning Dept, the Amberglen Community in Tanasbourne will be Orenco Station 2.0 with big plans for development. Here is map of the area. A list of key projects below. Key development items: Amberglen Central Park, with nearly 15 acres of beautiful landscaping & water fountains,… Read More »

What Portland is driving? – Part II (long read)

By | July 23, 2017

Here is a long read for those more involved. This post discusses the detailed analysis of data collected from about 4000 vehicles in Washington County, Portland, OR in mid-July 2017.   Figure 1. Slice of the Pie. Market share of top 25 companies in the Washington County based on this study. GM and Ford may be leading… Read More »

What Portland is driving?

By | July 19, 2017

(last updated 19 July 2017) Ever wondered who is really driving all those Teslas? Every time when you are on the road is there really a German luxury car in next lane or are you just dreaming? Are they really taking over the US market!? Are US automakers pretty much relegated to selling Trucks? And… Read More »