Gresham , OR is one of the many places in the Portland metro area where Nonprofit Home Inspections provides quality home inspections. Purchasing a new home can be very stressful, so we want to make it as easy as possible. Additional services include sewer scopes, radon testing, molding testing and more. If you are looking at moving and need a Gresham home inspection, we are here to help!
The city was named after a Civil War General, Walter Q. Gresham and was incorporated in 1905. Before that, the settlers would refer to the area as Camp Ground or Powell Valley. It wasn’t until the city was incorporated that they settled on a permanent name. Gresham is located 12 miles North East from Portland, and is bordered Johnson Creek. The City of Gresham starts ends 122nd Ave and stretches out to rural farm lands near Barlow.
As Oregon’s 4th largest city, there are around 112,000 current residence within the 23.43 sq. miles of land. Starting around 1960, there was a dramatic population growth, that started to put Gresham on the map. In 1960 to 1970 the population grew from 4,000 to 10,000. Traveling to and around Gresham is easily done by either public transportation or one of the many intersecting freeways and highways. There is even a shuttle bus that runs between Gresham and Sandy. Trimet has many bus and light rail lines, allowing the city to be connected to the greater metro area.
Being the gateway to Mt. Hood, there are many ways to stay busy in Gresham. Gresham offers many hiking trails, parks, and community actives that make living in Gresham a great choice. Even in the middle of a busy city you can find natural geological areas to explore such as Powell Butte .
Gresham see around 44.8 inches of rain on average per year.
Radon risk is moderate within the city of Gresham. If you are concerned about these risk, we perform radon testing to make sure you have a healthy home.
For more information about other services and pricing, please review our webpage concerning home inspection costs.
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