Visit Central Oregon and discover

Real Estate Agent with Gould & Associates Realty

Situated in the high desert just east of the Cascade Mountains, Central Oregon boasts the perfect climate and personality for just about anyone.

Don't take our word for it! Visit Central Oregon and discover how our rapidly growing towns create a neighborly atmosphere while, at the same time, our expanding commercial and medical services provide a fun and safe environment.

  • Towns & Neighborhoods
  • Climate & Weather
  • Outdoor Recreation - New!
  • Indoor Activities - New!
  • Internet (WiFi) - New!
  • History second homes in Central Oregon 2.jpgRegardless of where they live and what their interests are, Central Oregonians are within a short drive to virtually any extracurricular activity including world class recreation opportunities. Learn more about Central Oregon relocation.

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    But don't believe us! Hear what top critics have to say about Central Oregon's livability:


    • Bend experienced "the largest percent increase in home prices of any U.S. metro in a single year." - The Economist (January 2007).
    • Bend was ranked The Best Outside Town 2006: Trail Running by Outside Magazine (August 2006).
    • Bend was ranked #17 forThe Best Overall Cities for Doing Business and #14 for the Best Small Cities - Inc. Magazine (May 2006).
    • Bend was called a "telecommuting heaven" as one of the Cheap Places to Live Rich - Forbes (November 2005).
    • Mt. Bachelor was ranked 5th and named one of the Nation's Top 10 Ski Resorts - MSN/CitySearch (November 2005).
    • Bend was namedThe Premier Retirement Destination - Where to Retire "Bend" (March/April 2004).

Comments (7)

Benjamin Clark
Homebuyer Representation, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT
Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
JoAnn, Welcome to Active Rain! For some tips on how to get started here, check out my blog entry at ActiveRain Fast-Start Tips for Quick and Easy Points

Happy blogging and good luck!

Feb 16, 2008 08:30 AM
Keith Elliott Jr
KEIRE Realty Group - Manassas, VA
Principal Broker/Owner

Hi JoAnn,

Welcome to Active Rain and congrats on your first post! The opportunities to learn and network are incredible here. Best of luck to ya!


Feb 16, 2008 08:35 AM
Brian Hoots
Real Living Speckman Realty, Inc. - Bourbonnais, IL
JoAnn, Welcome to Active Rain, its great to have you here! 
Feb 16, 2008 11:25 AM
Todd Clark
eXp Realty LLC - Tigard, OR
Principle Broker Oregon

Welcome to the rain and as a fellow Oregonian, I can't agree more with your fact about Central Oregon it really is a great place!

Feb 16, 2008 02:38 PM
Angie Vandenbergh
Crye-Leike, Realtors - Memphis, TN
A Crye-Leike Blogger

Hi! Welcome to the site. I see this is your first post.

There is a lot of reading on this site. I recommend that you read, read, read and then comment, comment, comment. There are so many different blogs to read. There are tons of topics out there from real estate, marketing, technology, seo, staging, mortgage, etc. It goes on and on. You'll start to get to know people and before you know it... you'll have figured out the benefits of the site. 

Also check out Resources for the Active Rain Newbie.

Good luck!

Feb 17, 2008 02:17 AM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

We invite you back to ActiveRain!

    Much has changed since your last visit to ActiveRain.  I encourage you to take another look at the website. 

    Surf some blogs, leave some comments.  Better yet, post a Blog.

    Best to you!

Oct 29, 2015 01:39 PM