Recently I stumbled upon a really unique little enclave in the Four Seasons neighborhood in Beaverton. It was truly a find for my very wonderful first time homebuyer – a street only a few blocks long, filled with individually owned duplexes built in the 1970′s featuring only $300 a year of HOA dues. The homes have busy-but-still-want-a-backyard-sized yards, many back to Powerline Park walking trails, and all are part of Four Seasons, Oregon’s first planned unit development built in the late sixties and early seventies. Four Seasons features walking paths and a clubhouse as well as two pools – one for kids and one for adults. They also have a monitored crosswalk in the neighborhood to Chehalem Elementary School. A friendly, quiet neighborhood of 383 homes consisting of mostly single family residences with a smattering of condos, townhomes and duplexes, not very many people even know that Four Seasons exists - its kind of a sweet little secret. Home turnover is relatively low. Having sold a single family home in Four Seasons to a super family several years ago, I had heard many great things about the neighborhood so I was very excited to find something in my client’s price range in a locaiton that is a great fit for her. Besides the fact that the duplex that my client is purchasing is very affordable and only needs some cosmetic updating and a little love – is the fact that she isn’t going to be saddled with monthly condo dues that are 10 times higher. If you are want a quality home in a great setting and don’t mind doing some updating Four Seasons is an excellent neighbohood to check out!