Real estate

Feb. 15, 2016

Homes Real Estate Prices Accelerating

 Home Prices Rising

A moderating pace of sales had little impact on the trajectory of home prices during the final three months of the year, which picked up speed and showed continued growth in most of the U.S., according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®.

The ...

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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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Nov. 5, 2014

First Time Home Buyers - Bend Oregon Real Estate

First time buyers

First time buyers looking for Bend Oregon real estate are having a hard time as prices are going up.  Nationally, despite an improving job market and low interest rates, the share of first-time buyers fell to its lowest point in nearly three decades and is preventing ...

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Oct. 31, 2014

Bend Oregon Home Sales

Homes Sale Good

 

Bend Oregon homes sales followed national sales where existing-home sales bounced back in September to their highest annual pace of the year, according to the National Association of Realtors.  All major regions except for the Midwest experienced gains in September.

 Total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions ...

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March 21, 2012

Seniors and Young Adults Will Influence U.S. Housing Markets

Seniors Buying Homes in Bend Oregon

Washington, March 13, 2012

Aging baby boomers and their echo boomer children will significantly impact trends in the nation’s housing market over the next 20 years. In a new report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center, “Demographic Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Housing ...

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Oct. 30, 2009

Senate Agrees To Extend Tax Credit For Home Buyers

Tax Credit Extended for Homes

WASHINGTON – Senators agreed Wednesday to extend a popular tax credit for first-time home buyers and to offer a reduced credit to some repeat buyers.

The tax credit provides up to $8,000 to first-time home buyers but is set to expire at the end ...

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Oct. 14, 2009

Bend Oregon Real Estate Recovery May Be Slow

Bend Oregon Real Estate Recovery
 

The recovery of the real estate market in Bend Oregon may be starting now.  The number of bank foreclosures for sale is down to around 75 listing for sale in where as a few months ago the inventory was steady around 100 in the Central ...

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Aug. 14, 2009

Foreclosures Rising

Foreclosures
 

Foreclosure filings in July increased nearly 7 percent from June nation wide.  That's up 32 percent from the same time last year.  Wednesday the Federal Reserve issued a statement saying that the recession is ending.  It keeps looking like the bottom of the Bend ...

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Aug. 1, 2009

Economic Decline Slowing

 Decline Slowing on Bend Oregon Real Estate

The economy only shrank by 1% from April through June.  This is less than most economist predicted.  It shrank 6.4% in the first quarter of this year and was revised downward Friday from initial estimates.

Home mortgage interest rates are ...

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Nov. 18, 2008

Bend Oregon Real Estate for Sale

 For Sale Homes

It's a great time to start thinking about buying Bend Oregon real estate.  There's a big sale going on right now.  There are short sales, bank owned properties for sale and owners with enough equity have lowered their prices by huge amounts.  ...

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