Blog Stories Curb Appeal Vol. 6: The Housing Market in Portland’s Sabin Neighborhood

Curb Appeal Vol. 6: The Housing Market in Portland’s Sabin Neighborhood

By Aryne + Dulcinea, August 16, 2018



Since its development in the 1880s, the area now known as Portland’s Sabin neighborhood has experienced a number of socio-economic shifts. Evolving from a community of immigrant workers, this tight-knit neighborhood experienced significant expansion to accommodate many of the 17,500 refugees who fled the devastating Vanport flood. Presently, Portland’s Sabin Neighborhood is a city leader in cultural and economic diversity, while still maintaining its heart as an inclusive and community-focused district.


The housing market in Portland’s Sabin neighborhood is notable for featuring many charming craftsman and old-style Portland homes, which are currently selling for an average price of $639,739. According to Portland Monthly’s most recent real estate market study, housing market in Portland’s Sabin is the fifth-fastest moving market citywide. In this capacity, homes spend an average of only 16 days on the market. Additionally, the report estimates a growth of 58.7% in average home prices over the next five years.


Portland’s Sabin neighborhood is primarily residential, but offers a variety of community-focused outdoor attractions. Among these are the self-guided Bee-Friendly Garden Tourand the Sabin HydroPark, featuring two historic water towers. Locals know that the relatively quiet ambiance of Sabin is a misnomer, as the neighborhood actually features some of Portland’s premiere dining establishments. On average, the 4,000+ residents in Sabin can walk to three restaurants, bars or coffee shops in less than five minutes.


Food: AcadiaPok Pok NoiVerdigris RestaurantMojos Sushi,Cafe Destino,Grain & Gristle

Late Night: Daddy Mojo’s Cafe,Grain and Gristle, County Cork Public House

Activities: Bee-Friendly Garden TourSabin HydroPark,Irving Park,Albina Library Portland’s RerunVintage Shop.


Residents: 4,149

Median Age: 37.3

Under 18 years: 19.9%

18 to 64 years: 73%

65 years and over: 7.1%




Average Home: $769,902


Average Home: $594,614


Average Home: $615, 869

For more insight into the housing market in Portland’s Sabin neighborhood northeast neighborhood trends, view our comprehensive real estate data set below.

About Us:
Over the course of their professional partnership, Aryne + Dulcinea have helped over 200 clients prosper in their new lives. During this time, they have prided themselves in their top-notch selling abilities, with homes outperforming market standards, consistently exceeding list price while most of their listings sell in under 7 days. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, Aryne & Dulcinea will work in collaboration to guide you in investing in your future and reaching your real estate goals.

Aryne + Dulcinea

Earth Advantage Principal Broker | Earth Advantage Broker | ADU Specialists


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Aryne + Dulcinea are full-service, high-producing agents, who understand how to navigate the unique challenges facing the Portland real estate market. The secret to their success is in their professionalism and complementary skill sets. In 2012, Aryne + Dulcinea saw an opportunity to combine their creative and technical wisdom to create a values-driven, full-service agency unlike any other. Expert negotiators and project management mavens with a strong background in creative marketing, Aryne + Dulcinea serve as fierce advocates for their clients. 

Their passion for real estate relates closely to their commitment to the Portland way of life, which entails a dedication to sustainability and appreciation for all things local. As Earth Advantage Brokers and ADU Certified Specialists, Aryne + Dulcinea are savvy in all aspects of alternative living practices—from versatile housing additions, green building practices, and revenue-generating strategies. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, Aryne & Dulcinea will work in collaboration to guide you in investing in your future and reaching you real estate goals.

Aryne greets working with clients throughout Portland with open arms. Licensed since 2005, she appreciates the ever shifting desires her clients have as they move through their real estate goals. Investigative genius on her side, Aryne will strive to bring you the results you desire.  When not working for you, Aryne is a constant cheerleader for her son and daughter’s pursuits on the basketball court and on the ballet stage! She practices yoga, hikes, loves to walk and explore Portland neighborhoods, reads, and delights in soaking up everything Portland has to offer! 

Dulcinea thrives on working with clients with a range of real estate goals.  Oregon born, with a design and an award-winning professional background, Dulcinea is steadfast when it comes to working for her clients and has a keen eye for properties that best serve client objectives. Licensed since 2013, Dulcinea works in and around Portland.  A mother of two and wife to her high school sweetie—in her free time she stays busy with her family, travel, community activism, exploring the outdoors, curating art shows, and dreaming big!

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