Bend Oregon Real Estate Blog

July 15, 2008

Letter from NAR President

National Association of Realtors Letter

I just received the following letter from the President of the National Association of Realtors.

Dear Jim,

I want to personally thank you each of you for taking action on these latest Calls for Action in support of FHA Modernization. More than 90,000 REALTORS contacted ...

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July 14, 2008

Bend Oregon Real Estate Update


The Bend Oregon real estate market keeps chugging along.  According to a report put out by Mike Caba the median price of homes sold in Bend in June was up slightly over May sales.  The median sales price per square foot was also up.

Statistics can be ...
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July 12, 2008

The Bend Oregon MLS

Bend Oregon MLS

The Bend Oregon MLS is a state of the art Multiple Listing Service.   When sellers have their properties listed with a member of the MLS their property can be listed with full detail, up to 10 pictures plus virtual tours.

Documents such as plat maps, seller's disclosures and any ...

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July 12, 2008

The Bend Oregon Credit Crunch

Credit Crunch

The credit crunch continues.  It seems that now all real estate loans are credit driven.  The better your credit score the lower the interest rate the banks will give you.  If you have a lower score your interest rates are higher.

The logic behind this ...

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July 9, 2008

Bend Oregon Luxury Homes

Luxury Homes

There are currently 85 homes listed for in Bend Oregon over $1,000,000.   For purposes of this post we are saying a luxury home is:

1) Over $1,000,000.  2)3,000 square feet or larger  3) Has triple car garage or larger  4)Built prior ...

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