10 legit reasons you shouldn't move to Oregon – OregonLive.com
*Or, at least, some of us don’t.
It’s long been fashionable to blame Californians for rising housing prices, even before stickers started showing up on For Sale signs. After all, they sell their expensive houses in California and move to Oregon with cash in hand, driving up demand and prices — or so the theory goes. But, as Quinn Irvine, of M Realty told Luke Hammill when the stickers started appearing: “There’s the lowest inventory we’ve had in over 10 years, and people are frustrated,” Irvine said. “They’re basically blaming Californians for raising their real estate prices.” In reality, buyers come from all over, of course. But it’s kind of true what they say. Oregonians are a polite bunch and happy to welcome visitors, but we’d just as soon see you go home.