Survey: Portlanders need to make about $70000 a year to buy a home

The most expensive city? San Francisco, where homebuyers need to make $160,589 to cover the $3,747 monthly payment for a $837,500 median-priced home.

TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - If you make at least $70,000 a year, you could probably afford to buy a median-priced house in Portland, according to a new online real estate information company survey.How much do you need to make each year to buy a house in Portland? About $70,000 — an increase of nearly 7.5 percent from a year ago.

That’s according to a quarterly survey of housing prices and

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