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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Desert Sky Real Estate, LLC - Oregon - 200110190
Highly opinionated, occasionally satirical and always informative, Cat provides insight to the ‘Central Oregon Lifestyle’ & real estate trends that impact this high desert region.
...It's as easy as a day at the park - Smith Rock State Park that is! Most people, when they think of Oregon immediately think of our lush valleys with verdant hillsides, vineyards, orchards and the like, or of our beautiful rugged coastline with crashing surf and rocky drops to narrow beaches.  ...
"Tell me not in mournful numbers, that life is but an empty dream!  For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not it's goal; dust thou art, to dust returnest, was not spoken of the soul.                             Not e...
                    I can hardly say that I'm an expert photographer. But you can't miss when snapping pictures of the rural beauty of Tumalo.  Hidden between Bend and Redmond, Oregon, Tumalo offers small to large acerage parcels for the rancher or horse lover in all of us.    I just took these ...
"Oregon's statewide population has grown dramatically in the past 30 years from roughly 2.5 to 3.5 million.  Our population is expected to grow by an additional 1.7 million new Oregonians in the next 30 years."  - The Big Look Task Force Sept. 2008  Oregon is the only state to have a land use and...
7463 SW Canal Blvd., Redmond, OR  97756 $795,000 Whether you feel like horsing around or just want a little extra room to roam this 16 acre hobby farm with 12 acres of irrigation may be just the place for you! Conveniently located between Bend and Redmond and outside the Redmond Urban Growth bou...
For those of you unfamiliar with our little town; Redmond has an approximate 'urban' population of 26,000 give or take a few; we've grown leaps and bounds in the past 5 years.  Last night, September 12, 2008, at our monthly 'Art Walk' the Downtown Redmond Partnership in conjunction with the City ...
... the short and simple truth.  In trying to face life with vision and focus, it is easy to lose your clarity. Like staring at a picture on the wall until it begins to merge together, losing that fine line between the actual content; blurring into a puddle of color like a watercolor left in the ...
"Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted...."    Randy Pausch (1960-2008)   If the above is true, many of us should have the equivalence of a PH.D in Real Estate by now! Surely with the current housing market and economic climate many of us have earned the right to say we r...
...Or What H.R. 3221 means to me.       Do you ever feel the more things change the more they stay the same?  H.R. 3221, a.k.a., "The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008" is just one such example.  Granted, I have not delved into all 260+/- pages, but from what I have skimmed over, and trie...

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