Explore Bend, OR
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)
Comments 10
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...
By Maria Peace, MBA, GRI
(THE BROKER NETWORK LLC)
Comments 0
According to our local news station KTVZ, the Bend City Council is leaning towards relaxing ADU (additional dwelling unit) development restrictions which apparently can be more stringent than those for building a single family residence.  I think this is ridiculous.   First of all, the downtown B...
By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, Curator of Happy Endings
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
Comments 19
My Magic Potion...  Seriously!
By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, Curator of Happy Endings
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
Comments 3
From Trails to Ales... The New York Times has tagged Bend Oregon as one of the top 52 Places to Go in 2015.  It's no surprise the area attracts outdoor enthusiasts for its world-class skiing, biking, hiking, fishing and paddle boarding. But here's some facts you may not know...  Bend, Oregon has ...
By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, Curator of Happy Endings
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
Comments 15
Thank-You's Matter!     This is a brilliant marketing video from Coca-Cola with a simple take-away message for all of us.  People matter.  Kindness matters.  Thank-you's matter.  Smiles are priceless.  Happy Sunday everyone!  Let's make someone else's day a little brighter =) 
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
Comments 0
Bend ranks on the USA Today Readers 10Best list!                           Chosen by readers of USA today and 10Best. Beer lovers of America have made their voices heard!  Bend came in number 4 for the “Best Beer Town” title. Here is the complete list of winners! Grand Rapids, Mich. Tampa Ashevil...
By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, Curator of Happy Endings
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
Comments 15
There's something yummy going on in Bend, Oregon, and it's a screamin' BIG deal to the locals.  I'll let you in on a creamy little secret, if you promise not to call the police! It ain't your typical babe or BFF, but it rivals both, and it's name is Bonta!  It's the most wonderfully delicious ge...
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
Comments 0
Team Birtola Garmyn is Now a Part of Shark Tank Nation!   Bend, OR– Tune in to ABC’s Shark Tank premiering on Friday Sept. 26 at 8/7c to see Ruben Garmyn and Jim Birtola of Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty side-by-side with real estate magnate Barbara Corcoran. Corcoran is Shark Tank’s resi...
By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, Curator of Happy Endings
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
Comments 8
Certain things ignite my senses.  It could be the sun shining brightly on a cloudy day, or a daffodil reaching full bloom, or the smell of French bread baking in an oven.  I'm never lacking for things that make me smile.  Simple things speak to me.  Some more profoundly than others.   While on a...
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
Comments 0
Selling your home doesn't have to be a pain.... Are you considering selling your home? Do you want it sold now, in 6 months, in a year? Well, you have come to the right place! We can sell your home in the least amount of days for top dollar! To see what your home could sell for this fall, click t...
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
Comments 1
Reasons to Love Bend, Oregon     Oregon to most people is a far off distant land that never makes the news, gets by-passed on the weather channel, and has been the brunt of many Jeff Foxworthy jokes.  If you actually live in Oregon, especially Bend, you realize the beauty of the state and just h...
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
Comments 3
Dogs are important members of many households and families! During summer we tend to leave our homes for weekend trips and vacations! This is when dogs play an even more essential role in our lives! They become our constant companions, braving the heat, soaking up the sunshine, frolicking in the ...
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
Comments 0
        Are you ready to sell in the next 30 days....?   If so, great! Zillow recently introduced "Coming Soon" inventory *** ONLY TO THEIR PREMIER AGENTS LIKE US!!! ***   Home shoppers can search for and find properties that are not yet listed on the market, but expect to be listed for sale with...
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
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4th Of July Festivities in Bend, Oregon!   When: July, 4th 2014 Hours: 8am-4pm Where: Downtown Bend in Drake Park Who: Anyone and Everyone Plus Pets!   Bend Pet Parade   Summer has officially begun in Central Oregon and what better way to celebrate than with the 4th of July festival in beautiful ...
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
Comments 0
Dash for Dads, Central Oregon Event | June 15th 2014   When: June 15th, 2014 Hours: 5k (9am) & 1k (9:15am) until 12pm Where: Race will begin at the Bend Pine Nursery Park. Who: Anyone is welcome to attend! Registration: $25.00 (5k - Includes t-shirt) $10.00 (1k) Who to Contact: Lyndsey H Contact ...
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
Comments 0
Bend Beer Camp 2014 Local Event When: June 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd Hours: All Day Event! Where: Check in at the Double Tree Cost: $1095 for single occupancy, $845 for double, $595 for day campers   The First Ever Bend Beer Camp  Located in beautiful Bend, Oregon—where we blend our fun, active, ...
By Lisa Broadwater, GRI, CDPE - Bend, Sisters, Tumalo, Redmond
(Cascade Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 5
Looks like the local residents aren't in agreement of how I should proceed with my latest property showing.    Original photograph of Canadian Geese exploring a property in Tumalo, Oregon, taken by Lisa Broadwater, Broker, GRI; Alpine Real Estate LLC, Bend, OR, 97701. 541-480-0987. All rights re...

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