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Our Washington County property search allows you to easily find land and homes for sale, as well as condos, apartments and even foreclosures.  You can keep up-to-date with ongoing market changes by subscribing to our free email updates, which will inform you of any new listings or price reductions on properties that match your search criteria.

This county is one of the most elaborate in the Oregon area. Our home search will allow you to split up all the different types of properties, and customize your search. So you only see what you want, not everything else.

Washington County Information & Highlights

Washington County is one of 36 counties in the state of Oregon. Originally named Twality when created in 1843, the territorial legislature in 1849 renamed it for George Washington, the first president of the United States. The original boundaries included the entire northwest corner of Oregon before sections became new counties. According to the 2010 Census, its population was 529,710, making it the second most populous county in the state. The county seat and largest city is Hillsboro.  Other cities include Beaverton, Forest Grove, parts of Portland and Lake Oswego, Sherwood, Tualatin, Tigard and Wilsonville.

As of the 2010 census, there were 529,710 people residing in the county. The median income for a household in the county was $52,122, and the median income for a family was $61,499.

The dominating factor in the county's economy are a number of large hi-tech electronics maufacturers including Intel, Oregon'slargest private for-profit employer, mainly in Hillsboro.Other technology companies include ESI, Lattice Semiconductor, TriQuint Semiconductor, Tektronix, Planar Systems, and EPSON.

Nike and Addidas USA are based in Washington County. Until it was acquired by IBM, Sequent Computer Systems was headquartered right next door to Nike. The facility is now host to a number of software groups for IBM, including one of its Linux Technology Centers. Other companies with headquarters in Washington County include optical instruments manufacturer Leupold & Stevens, Columbia Sportswear, and Reser's Fine Foods.

Washington County Foreclosure Market

Just last year, there were over 1,574 foreclosure notices given in Washington County. This is up 16% from the previous year.

This is very sad for the families that are losing there home, but for you it means that there are lots of discounted bank-owned properties for sale.

The only problem is that foreclosure and bank-owned transactions can be very complicated. Plus, if you mess up you can be facing a lot of legal headaches.

Here at Valley Oregon Homes we have a team devoted to just these type of transactions. If you are looking for an investment property, or maybe your next home contact us today and we will provide you with everything you need to know on these type of transactions. You can also search Washington County Foreclosure's here.

Newest Washington County Real Estate Listings

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