Bend Oregon Real Estate Blog

July 30, 2008

Sell Your Home Now!

Sell Your Home in Bend

I have many clients asking me if they should sell their home now in this buyer's market or wait until "the market comes back?"  There is no one answer for this question.  It depends on the circumstance of the individuals.

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July 28, 2008

Over Priced Houses for Sale in Bend Oregon

Over Priced Homes

There are currently 1,723 homes for sale in Bend Oregon that are listed in the MLS.  I would guess that 70% of these homes are listed over the current market value. The statistics show that homes that are selling in 60 days or less are ...

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July 27, 2008

The Bend Oregon Chamber of Commerce

Bend Chamber

The Bend Chamber was founded in 1926. The mission statement of the Chamber is “To Enhance the Economic Vitality of Bend.”   With over 1,550 members, the Bend Chamber is the largest Chamber of Commerce in Oregon and one of the largest in the Northwest.

The Chamber’s ...

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July 26, 2008

Bend Oregon River Front Home for Sale

Riverfront Home in Bend

There's a new listing of a river front cottage in Bend Oregon.  It will hit the market officially next week.  This cute cottage sits on the rim rock overlooking the Deschutes River in SW Bend.  It's on almost one acre and ...

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July 24, 2008

Bend Oregon Vacant Houses for Sale

Vacant Homes in Bend

According to the Central Oregon MLS there are 444 vacant homes for sale in Bend.  These homes are priced from $155,000 to $3,250,000.  This does not include homes on over one acre, town homes or condos.

There are an additional 53 ...

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July 23, 2008

Bend Oregon Real Estate Statistics


The Bend Bulletin reported a .3% rise in housing prices in the Pacific states from April to May of this year.  These states include Oregon, Alaska, California, Hawaii and Washington.   They also reported prices were down 14.5% from a year ago.  This report was based ...

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July 22, 2008

Bend Oregon Starter Homes for Sale

Starter Homes

The Bend Oregon real estate market continues to chug along.  Prices are still falling.  There are now 101 homes on the market in Bend $200,000 or less.  The least expensive is a one bedroom 1 bath fixer upper for $115,000.  Next ...

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July 21, 2008

Move to Bend Oregon for the Restaurants



One of the many reasons people are moving to Bend is the restaurants.  There seem to be restaurants popping up every where you turn.  I've lived in Bend since 1981 and thought we had hit the big time when we had 2 McDonald's.

My wife ...

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July 19, 2008

Move to Bend Oregon for the Weather

Bend Weather

People from all over the United States are moving to Bend Oregon for the weather and the Bend Oregon real estate market benefits. 

The weather is perfect. Moderate days and cool nights characterize Bend’s year-round climate. Because of the high altitude and clear air, nighttime temperatures average ...

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July 17, 2008

Move to Bend Oregon for the Big Trout

Big Trout

Many people move to Bend for the great trout fishing.  One of the good places to go is Crane Prairie Reservoir.  This time of year the large rainbow "Cranebows" trout start heading to the channels where the water is cooler.  Some big fish are caught and ...

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