Buying a Home in Hillsboro

Welcome to the Hillsboro Resource Center. Oregon’s 5th largest city, it has a population of about 90,000. Hillsboro has a diverse economy, including leading high tech companies as well as farming and timber.


Home Buying Classes at Portland Community College

Portland Homebuying 101
The popular PCC class, Homebuying 101, includes the following and more:

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  • An overview of the home buying process———————–
  • How to get financing & cash to close      ——————-
  • Best loans for first time buyers
  • Negotiating a good deal
  • How to improve your credit score
  • How to find the best homes & neighborhoods
  • Inspections you need to have and repair negotiations
  • Foreclosures, bank owned and short sales
  • How to avoid the top mistakes made by first time buyers
  • Taught by the creator of FearlessHomebuyer.com

Full class description, schedules & registration


Portland Metro Area Schools

Information on schools and school “report cards”
Oregon Department of Education

You can also lookup school performance info
GreatSchools.org for Oregon


City & County Websites for Hillsboro

City of Hillsboro Website

Washington County Homepage


Hillsboro Neighborhoods & Crime

Hillsboro Neighborhood Associations and Profiles

Crime Statistics for Hillsboro

Crime Mapper: Statistics and Mapping for Hillsboro (and entire Metro area)


Hillsboro Properties

Realtor.com Hillsboro Property Records Info

To search for all homes for sale in the Hillsboro Area, go to
Regional Multiple Listing Service


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