Washer in the basement; laundry to tote to 2nd story bedroom? Great for counting steps but when the knees start creaking, all bets are off.
The good news is that one-level homes in Portland & Vancouver are plentiful—and so are condominiums, although less so. The trick is where you want to land and what size home or condo you want to manage.
Many steer away from condos because of the HOA fees, but they can be reasonable enough if you consider what they save you in exterior maintenance and other costs. Plus that there are condos that have garden space, some even directly outside your own exterior door.
Use our search map below to draw your own boundaries and select “Types” to limit to homes or condos. Then select on “More” and click “One Story.”