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Feb. 27, 2019

Radon in Homes

What is Radon?  Radon is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas that is naturally present in our atmosphere. This radioactive gas is a byproduct of disintegrating rock in the ground. As the rock splits and crumbles, it releases radon gas into the air. The half-life of radon is 3.8 ...

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Feb. 13, 2019

Lead Exposure in Homes

graphics7If exposure to lead is suspected, then a blood-screening test can determine the level of lead in the blood. The amount of lead in the blood is expressed as micrograms per deciliter (ug/dl). It is estimated that the general population of the United States had a lead blood level ...

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Feb. 11, 2019

Lead in Bend Oregon Homes

For centuries, lead was used in many products. The Greeks and Romans used lead in making pottery. Some historians have attributed the decline of the Roman Empire in part to lead poisoning. Lead was even used in medicines in early Greece and other ancient cultures. More recently, lead was used ...

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Feb. 9, 2019

Hazards of Asbestos in Homes

Many homeowners in Bend do not realize the serious health related risks of asbestos exposure. They will simply reason that a one-time removal of asbestos containing materials from their house cannot pose that great of a risk. Although no governmental agency can prevent a homeowner from doing his/her own ...

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Feb. 8, 2019

Asbestos in Older Bend Homes

The majority of asbestos fibers enter the body through inhalation. The fibers less frequently enter the body through ingestion. The fibers cannot be absorbed into the body through the skin.  Older Bend homes for sale can contain asbestos.

graphics5If inhaled, asbestos fibers can cause diseases that harm the ...

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Feb. 22, 2016

Bend Oregon Realtors support VA Home Loans

Bend Oregon Realtors Support Vet Loans 

The National Association of Realtors® strongly supports the Veterans Affairs Department’s Home Loan Guaranty Program and Specially Adapted Housing Grants and looks forward to working with the VA on further initiatives to ensure home ownership remains in reach for America’s veterans.

That was the ...

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Oct. 11, 2015

Internet Used to Find Bend Oregon Real Estate

Bend Oregon Real Estate On Line

Finding the perfect home to buy in Bend Oregon is made easy by signing up for an account on this web site to search the MLS for the perfect home!  Bend Oregon Homes for Sale

Once you have found the perfect home then ...

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Nov. 21, 2014

Bend Oregon Passive Solar Homes - Energy Efficient Homes

Passive Solar Homes in Bend Oregon

What does energy efficiency mean?  You might say, “solar panels.” Your neighbor might say, “low utility bills.”

You can find passive solar homes for sale in Bend Oregon by clicking on the link.

 You’re both right.  “Energy efficiency means something ...

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Oct. 1, 2014

Home Sales Rise in the West

Real Estate Sales Slowed

Pending home sales slowed modestly in August but contract signings remain at their second-highest level over the past year, according to the NAR. All major regions experienced declines except for the West, which rose for the fourth consecutive month.

The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking ...

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Sept. 17, 2014

July 2014 Existing Home Sales

Sales Increasing

Home sales in Bend continued to increase even with the reduction in inventory.  New home sales are also increasing as there is now a profit margin for builders and their spec homes. 

Existing-home sales in the West climbed 2.6 percent to an annual rate of ...

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