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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
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Top Tips for Home Buyers in Salem, OregonCheck out Multiple LendersOne of the best ways to get a good deal for your home is by inquiring with multiple mortgage companies. The home loan industry is quite competitive, and you'll find that lenders are quite flexible with their rates, especially if y...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Bend Home Sales Are Breaking RecordsThe Bend single family residential sales trends that we saw in July continued into August with record breaking prices, low inventory levels, and a large uptick in pending sales contracts greatly impacting the Bend real estate market.  Lack of inventory remains ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Last Saturday, August 29th, we decided to take an easier hike to Sisters Mirror Lake.  Located just south of Devil's Lake off South Century Drive, the Sisters Mirror Lake trail head has limited parking space, but we easily found a spot on the highway.  The 3 plus mile hike into Sisters Mirror Lak...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
(Kelly Right Real Estate)
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Happy National Dog Day!Every Day is Dog Day! Heading back from a hike with Mt Hood in the mirror. Every day is a ball day, or a frisbee day, or a hike day, or some combination; a day with my dog.Or sunset at the waterfront in Hood RiverLet's see a picture of your dog(s)

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Luxury Home Buyers Have Found Bend Oregon We have been tracking Bend real estate sales for decades, but the summer of 2020 has provided for high end home sales that have never been seen before in the Bend market. High end homes have been part of Bend real estate since the early part of last centu...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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 For those who have never hiked in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness, the feeling of the forest is different than that of the 3 Sisters Wilderness. And the hike to the east side of 3 Fingered Jack through Canyon Creek Meadow is a lot of fun.  The Canyon Creek Meadow hike, which can be done on its own, ...

By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
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How to Effectively and Safely Sanitize Your Salem HomeThe Covid-19 VirusThe Corona Virus pandemic has drastically shifted the way people live their lives. You must learn about the virus so that you can adequately protect yourself and your family. Covid-19 is an envelope-type virus that's transmit...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Bend Home Sales in July AmazingWe have been involved with Central Oregon real estate sales since 2000, and despite the boom and bust years, 2020 has proven, year to date, to be among the most phenomenal years we have ever seen - with July the pinnacle so far.Ask any Bend real estate agent what is...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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We have hiked to Tam McArthur Rim in the past and we have hiked to Broken Top in the past, but we had never hiked to Broken Top from Tam McArthur Rim until last week. The hike starts at Three Creeks Lake located off Forest Road 16 (Elm Street in Sisters turns into this as you drive out of the cit...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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We have lived in Central Oregon since 1985, but during this entire time we have never hiked to Camp Lake.  The start of this hike is located just outside Sisters off McKenzie Hwy on Forest Road 15 at the Pole Creek Trailhead. The hike into Camp Lake covers 7.1 miles (14.2 miles round trip), the f...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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We have hiked Tumalo Mountain several times, but each has experience been enjoyable. The 4 mile round trip has 1400 foot elevation change, so it is fairly steep going up.  However, once you reach the top, the views of Mt. Bachelor, South Sister, Broken Top, and east toward the Ochocos are fabulou...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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We had never hiked Black Crater on McKenzie Summit until this month and it turned out to be a wonderful experience.  Despite the burned area at the beginning of the hike, the result of the 2017 24,000 acre Millie Fire, the 7 miles up and back was easy enough, although steep in sections, and signs...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Ever since coming out from the housing recession, the value of Bend single family homes on less than an acre has increased. From an average sales price of $230,000 in spring of 2011, Bend home values have gone up to exceed $547,000 June 2020.  During the same time, the months of inventory have d...

By Duane West
(3R's Construction Management LLC)
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Can You See What's Wrong With This Picture?On the surface, this home looks beautiful! It's clean and tidy, looks well maintained, and is very inviting. But, what we don't know... there is something lurking behind the siding causing great damage! After a careful inspection they discovered water ha...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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The June 2020 MLS figures have been published and it is clear that a lack of inventory is greatly impacting Bend home sales. Ever since coming out of the great recession, we have been in a seller's market with less than six months supply of homes.  However, despite the Covid-19 pandemic (or perha...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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 We have hiked to Green Lakes many times over the years. The 4.5 miles to the lake posted on the forest service sign by the trail head we believe is to the first lake the trail reaches and not to the far lake which usually takes another 1/2 hour to 45 minutes of hiking.  We have gone to the far l...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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We first heard about Iron Mountain 5 years ago when a friend told us about this amazing hike in the Central Cascades off Hwy 20 near Tombstone Summit. When we took the hike, it was past the peak time for the annual wildflowers, but this year the flowers were blooming and the views were stunning.I...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Most Central Oregonians know what a wonderful place to camp, fish, and hike Newberry National Volcanic Monument is. Paulina Falls and the Obsidian Trail are easy, short hikes to beautiful views and interesting geological formations and are well used by visitors to the monument.  However, probably...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Known as one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon, the Painted Hills is series of hills with outstanding colors. Located roughly 86 miles northeast of Bend close to Mitchell, Oregon, the hills get their colors from the geology of the area over 35 million years. The combination of river flood plain, tropica...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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The May 2020 real estate sales figures have been published and the second full month of the Covid-19 pandemic and its subsequent impact on the Bend economy is over. Contrary to the thought process of many, Bend single family real estate sales were extremely strong in May. The biggest limitation t...

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