Forest Grove First-Time Homebuyer Report for October

Forest Grove is a larger than average city in Oregon that has seen a 15.3% increase in population over the last 10 years. It also has a total population of 21,083. With a median age of 32 years, homes in Forest Grove tend to be relatively old. The best school in the city is Quatama Elementary School.


According to Foursquare, Safeway, Dollar Tree, and Plaid Pantry are the most popular retail spots in Forest Grove. If you like outdoor activities, a popular spot is Forest Grove Aquatic Center. For arts and entertainment, you'll find Theatre In The Grove.

Price Range

The median value of homes in Forest Grove is $179,600, making the area almost identical to others in Oregon. At the same time, the average list price of available homes is presently $334,099. The Forest Grove market reached a high with a record high 30 homes sold in the last 30 days. Sales climbed 20.0% from the prior period, returning to a peak not reached since July.

Out of all the listings in Forest Grove, these have been viewed the most. So be sure to see what all the fuss is about with these fabulous homes.

$190K   $650K   $475K  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $298,197 is considered a typical dwelling in Forest Grove. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $59,639 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $1,500 and the property tax rate is $10.92 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Forest Grove homes for sale or reviewing Forest Grove real estate trends.

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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