The City of Tigard
Tigard is one of the largest cities in Washington County. It’s located south of Beaverton and north of Tualatin, forming a vital part of the Portland metropolitan area. With a population of around 48,035 and covering an area of 11.81 miles of land, the city was named was after the Tigard family headed by Wilson M. Tigard. The city is divided into 13 geographical areas with several elementary schools and other important transportation routes. Some of the popular neighborhoods in the city include Summerlake, North Tigard or Metzger, Tigard Triangle, Cookpark neighborhood (which is named after one of the biggest parks in the city), or the historic Greenburg neighborhood. The city also consists of the Tigard High School and one of the oldest downtowns known as Central Tigard, consisting of a small strip of a mall along the 99W highway. Among the local attractions, there is the John Tigard House which was constructed by Wilson M. Tigard in 1880 and is now registered as a National Historic Place. The Tigard Festival of Balloons is also held at Cook Park during the Portland Rose festival. Another attraction would be the tallest building in the city as well as the county, the Lincoln Center which is a 12-story building. The city is home to several businesses such as Stash Tea Company, Consumer Cellular, or LaCie, and also includes the Washington Square Mall, one of the largest malls on Oregon. The city is well-connected in terms of transportation including Interstate 5, Oregon Route 217, 99W, 210, 141, Bones Ferry Road, and others.
Tigard Housing Market
The city of Tigard, as a community, has successfully blended several amenities that entail a modern city without letting go of its community spirit, warmth, and friendliness. Along with thriving business economies, proper educational facilities, and convenient transportation systems, this city in Oregon is one of the most conducive areas for building a life and enjoying a comfortable stay. The city takes pride in their desire to create a more connected community that residents can truly call home. Its unique neighborhood communities are all equipped with all kinds of factors that one needs to enjoy a life here, including parks, schools, trails, shopping centers, businesses, and more. Needless to say, the housing market in the city of Tigard is also witnessing a rising curve with time. With more than 200 homes for sale at the time of writing,, this is one of the most lucrative real estate markets in the state. Some of the most popular neighborhoods for residential purposes include Mertzger, SW Durham Road, Bradley Corner, SW Bull Mountain Road or SW 132nd Avenue, SW Beef Bend Road or SW Roy Rogers Road, etc. Right from all kinds of single-family homes, to townhomes, apartments, and mobile homes, you can find everything here, with a $446,000 median closing price.
Need a Tigard Home Inspector?
Octopus Home Inspections can provide you with a detailed and fair report on the Tigard homes. We will assess every part of the house, right from its foundation, roof, safety issues, including electrical panel, plumbing systems, crawlspace, chimney, attic window operations and integrity, entry as well as interior doors, roof, gutter, siding, lights and circuits, appliances, and so on. We ensure you that we will be by your side always, helping you to understand the different aspects of the significant findings that we have put forth in our scrutinized report. Along with a comprehensive report, we will also provide you with photos that will further enable you to identify the concerns presented in our analysis and in turn, support your negotiation for purchasing a new home in the locality.