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By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 9
Bend Home Sales Impacted by Winter 1st quarter 2017 Bend real estate data have been published and the results reflect our long winter. According to the Multiple Listing Service of Central Oregon, when 1st quarter 2017 is compared with 1st quarter 2016, the following statistics on Bend Oregon home...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 10
Bend Oregon Luxury Homes Sales Show GrowthDuring the recession of 2008-2012, Bend home sales trended toward the low end. Many Bend home buyers in this period were first time home buyers purchasing foreclosed or short sale homes, investors picking up rental properties at value prices, and people m...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 12
Is it Now Time to List Your Bend Oregon Home? After the long, hard winter we experienced in Bend, Oregon this past year, some small signs of spring are at last emerging. We saw these crocuses today breaking through the soil and brightening our dormant yard with their beautiful color. These signs ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 2
Bend Oregon Land and Lot SalesThere has been a steady increase in lot sales and land value within the Bend Oregon real estate market over the last 5 years. Coming out the great recession, where developed lots could be found at less than $30,000 and long term investors where able to pick up forecl...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 12
Bend Oregon Real Estate | February 2017 Trends February, 2017 statistics have just been published, and it looks like the snow we had during January/February definitely impacted Bend Real Estate. When compared with February 2016, data for Bend single family homes on an acre or less is as follows: ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 9
Bend Home Sales Continue to be StrongIt is with great interest that we reviewed Bend real estate data from January, 2017. This past January has seen some of the most snow on record for Bend, with many school days canceled, roof ice dams common and streets piled with snow which made showing proper...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 10
Bend Oregon Lot Sales Data Show Varied Message Custom lot sales remain steady in Bend. When lots sold in Bend during 2016 are compared with 2015, the average active asking price is up 5% to $252,000 on all lots an acre or less and the average sold price is up 11.7% to $219,000. The lack of invent...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 12
Bend Real Estate Sales Show Growth 2016 was a year of continued real estate growth in Bend. When 2015 data is compared with 2016, the average sales price of a Bend single family home was up 12.5% with the average sold price up 9.3%.  There were 3.4% more homes sold in 2016 than in 2015 with 6.9% ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 5
There are many ways to look at real estate trends in Bend, Oregon. Among the most in interesting is to compare sales over the last twelve months with those of the previous year. While the actual numbers of properties sold are up just slightly at 3%, the value of the property is up significantly a...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 5
Residential home sales remain solid in Bend. Data from November, 2016, reflect a strong real estate market moving into winter. The average price per square foot for sold Bend homes is almost 11% higher than November, 2015.  Although there is a seasonal slow down and less inventory than during Oct...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 8
Bend Premier Real Estate has decided to move forward into 2017 with a television advertising campaign featuring a lifestyle ad. The campaign is "Life's Greatest Moments Begin at Home." We are excited to see what kind of response we get from the ad, but the initial feedback has been positive. Let ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 46
We have been blessed in our local Bend Oregon real estate market over the last few years to be in a growing community with escalating prices and strong buyer demand. Multiple offers and closed sales over asking price are common.  However, when the market is like this, seller expectations often be...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 24
Inflated Vacant Land Prices - Vegas Bob Shocked What could possibly be going on in the United States that land owners would put price tags on vacant land that is totally out of this world.Robert Vegas Bob Swetz has been purchasing vacant land across the nation for 30 years now, way before he beca...

By Maria Peace, MBA, GRI
(THE BROKER NETWORK LLC)
Comments 1
The Beacon Report came out this last week with figures for Bend and Redmond real estate.  We did a recap of the graph data and came up with some interesting numbers on Redmond.  As housing has been unaffordable for much of the work force in Bend, people are moving to other cities and commuting (s...

By Esther Preston
(Heartland Realty)
Comments 2
 Bend — the largest in Central Oregon — boasts 71 parks and 48 miles of recreational trails. Less than an hour outside town, you’ll find 26 golf courses, whitewater rafting and fly-fishing in the Deschutes River, more than 1,000 climbing routes and 3,600 skiable acres at Mount Bachelor. Within tw...

By Esther Preston
(Heartland Realty)
Comments 3
I've lived in Redmond, Or. for over 20yrs. and know that Central Oregon is one of the Best Places in Oregon to Live. In Outside's "The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2016," Bend and Yachats are the only two Oregon towns to get the shout-out. And, let's be honest, they both kind of deserve it...

By Esther Preston
(Heartland Realty)
Comments 2
 Bend feels like it is bursting at the seams this summer with crowds filling the streets, trails, restaurants and shops. A record-breaking summer tourism season is partly the cause, but the fact is that more people move here every day to make our fair city their new home.The slump that followed t...

By Esther Preston
(Heartland Realty)
Comments 0
Bend Brewfest celebrates hand-crafted beers! The 14th annual Bend Brewfest returns to three days in 2016—that’s right we’ll be pouring delicious beverages Thursday-Saturday, August 18-20—at the Les Schwab Amphitheater. This is your chance to drink in some fine beverages.This year’s event is slate...

By Maria Peace, MBA, GRI
(THE BROKER NETWORK LLC)
Comments 1
I came across this website about a different type of tiny home -larger than your typical tiny home on wheels.  They are bigger and cost a lot less.  They are an evolving project among architecture students and cost less than $20,000 to build.  Here is the link to the website for this project: htt...

By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, Curator of Happy Endings
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
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From underdogs, to underprivileged, to plain ole' under the weather... nothing grabs my attention more than people in need.  Perhaps it comes from a heartfelt place of having experienced all of those things personally.  Recently, my friend and chairman of CRS Oregon, Adam Bogle, threw down the ga...

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