Search for Homes in the Portland, Oregon Metro Area

The Lifestyle Home Search lets you visually see the relational perspective between all things important in your real estate decision making process. This geo-spatial map provides details on neighborhoods, schools, services, restaurants, entertainment and many other local amenities and their relationship to the homes you are considering.

Using the Geo-Spatial Map

Click here to view a video tutorial about the geo-spatial search system.

SM_homesTo begin customizing your home search, open the Homes tab on the right side of the map. You can refine your search using the predefined selection criteria — or follow the link to the Advanced Search.

SM_lifestyleUse the Lifestyle tab to select those amenities that interest you. Search schools, communities, shopping, personal services and more in relation to a home for sale. You can easily display a radius around your selections using the distance sliders.

SM_areaThe most important things to consider when buying a home is location! Use the Area tab to explore school districts, zip codes, cities and counties and access local demographics.

SM_alertsYou can create and save an unlimited number of customized searches. Use the Alerts tab to manage all your searches. Click the arrow to the right of any search to view its properties or make changes.

Mobile Devices and Desktop Browser

Note that the map will not display on most common browsers (e.g., Safari, Chrome, Opera) on mobile devices such as an iPhone and iPad) as most mobile devices do not support Flash and Java. Also the Firefox browser will not display the map on desktops, laptops, and mobile devices. Instead of the map displaying you will be presented with a text-based search tool where you can search by neighborhood, city or zip code(s) along with other parameters.

Below is a Web browser that you can download from the Apple iTunes store that display the map.

  • Puffin Web Browser supports flash player on the iPad and iPhone. With the help of cloud servers, Puffin Web Browser brings the desktop web browsing experience to tablets and smartphones. It renders the full versions of Web pages quickly and reliably and also supports Flash with solid performance on iPads and iPhones. You can download it free from the Apple iTunes store. Over 700 reviews with a four star rating.

Creating an Account

Setting up an account allows you full access to all the features of our LifeStyle Home Search, including customized mapping, saved searches and personal preferences. When new homes come on the market that match the parameters in your saved searches you will receive an email alert about the listing.

Other Information

  • Click here to view a video tutorial about the SpatialMatch Search system.
  • To determine a property exposure to landslides and earthquakes, insert the address of the property into the LIDAR system.
  • Your feedback about the SpatialMatch system is welcome by emailing webmaster@movingtoportland.net.