Bend Oregon

June 8, 2020

Bend Oregon Golf Course Homes Market Trends

Golf courses are opening up in Bend now that they are easing the restrictions from COVID-19.  I'll bet it was nice for the owners of homes on the golf course to sit on their back deck or patio during the virus lock down and look out at the ...

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March 14, 2019

Radon Risk in Bend Oregon Homes

Since radon is a by-product of disintegrating rock, it is more likely to be present in rocky areas or where subterranean rock formations are known to exist, especially granite.

graphics4During a natural geologic process, rock becomes fractured and small amounts of radon are emitted. Because radon is a gas that ...

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Posted in Bend Oregon, homes, Radon
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. 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. 5, 2019

Mold in Bend Homes Possible

The Biology of Fungi

Mold and Fungi can be found in Bend Oregon homes.  It can be found almost everywhere, both indoors and out, molds and fungi are simple organisms. Micro fungi are only visible through a microscope. Plaster and wood-rotting fungi are known as macro fungi because ...

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Posted in Bend Oregon, fungi, homes, mold
Jan. 28, 2019

Popular Real Estate in Bend

Mountain view homes, riverfront homes and golf course homes are some of the most sought after real estate in Bend Oregon.  MOUNTAIN VIEW HOMES have spectacular view of the Cascade mountain range west of town.  RIVERFRONT HOMES are on the Deschutes river which is know for it's ...

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July 7, 2017

Bend Oregon Pickleball

People across the nation are looking to retire in Central Oregon and Bend.  Besides the great weather, scenic beauty, many hiking trails, fishing, downtown Bend, The Old Mill District, shopping and now Pickleball has hit Oregon with a vengeance. 

We now feature 16 professional courts open to the public ...

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July 2, 2017

Bend Real Estate Shortage

The price of Bend homes is back to where it was before the great recession and there are fewer homes on the market. The median priced home in Bend is now $379,900 and rising.  However prices are not rising at the unsustainable rate of the pre recession prices.  ...

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June 20, 2017

Deschutes County Ignores Regulations

During the construction of a Roundabout project on Brookswood and Murphy Rd. two additional stop signs were placed (“Temporarily”) on Baker Rd. to accommodate the detoured traffic from Brookswood. Upon completion of the project Deschutes County chose to leave the two stop signs on Baker Rd.

This decision is in ...

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April 18, 2016

Investment Real Estate

Characteristics of Investment-Home Purchases

The typical investment-home buyer in 2015 had a median household income of $95,800 ($87,680 in 2014) and bought a detached single-family home (62 percent) that was a median distance of 22 miles from their primary residence (24 miles in 2014).

Investment buyers last year ...

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