Bend Real Estate

Nov. 6, 2010

Realtors Always Optimistic

Realtors® Cautiously Optimistic about Future of Housing Market

New Orleans, November 06, 2010

Real estate experts were cautiously optimistic about the current and future state of the industry at today’s State of the Real Estate Industry forum during the 2010 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

Panelist Margaret Kelly, chief executive officer ...

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May 24, 2010

Home Sales Continue to Rise

Home Sales


WASHINGTON (May 24, 2010) – Existing-home sales rose again in April with buyers motivated by the tax credit, improving consumer confidence and favorable affordability conditions, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, increased ...

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April 28, 2010

Last Chance for Tax Credit

Real Estate Tax Credit

If you plan to take advantage of the first time home buyer tax credit you have until Friday to have a signed sales agreement in escrow.  It doesn't look like there will be an extension of the credit by Uncle Sam this time but you ...

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Posted in Bend Real Estate
April 15, 2010

Taxes Due Today

Real Estate and Taxes

Don't forget to file your taxes today or you can file an extension that's good for six months.  Your taxes are due today whether you file your IRS 1040 or an extension.  If you need more deductions rental houses are a great investment right now ...

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Feb. 20, 2010

Mortgage Delinquencies Decline


Delinquencies on home Mortgages Decline


The following article was recently released by the Mortgage Brokers Association.  This is just another sign that we are approaching the bottom of the real estate market in Bend Oregon.

Delinquencies, Foreclosure Starts Fall in Latest MBA National Delinquency Survey


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Feb. 19, 2010

Bend Oregon Real Estate - RV Barn and Home For Sale

RV Barns for Sale in Bend

If you are looking for a little acreage, a home and an RV barn in Bend Oregon here is a great buy! This is a bank foreclosure and the bank must sell!  Private country retreat located on 5 acres! Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2.5 ...

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Feb. 4, 2010

Pending Home Sales Rise Above Last Years


 Pending Home Sales Stabilize, Remain Above Year-Ago Levels

Washington, February 02, 2010

Pending home sales have leveled from a market swing driven by response to the home buyer tax credit, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contracts ...

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Nov. 3, 2009

Home Sales Continue To Rise


 Up up and Away for Home Sales

 Pending Home Sales Rise for Record Eight Straight Months

Washington, November 02, 2009

Pending home sales rose again, marking eight consecutive monthly gains – the longest streak since measurement began in 2001, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

The Pending Home ...

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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. 29, 2009

Home Prices Rise For Third Straight Month

Home Prices

Home prices rose in August for the third straight month, a rapid pace of recovery that surprised economists and raised questions about how long the trend can last.

After a steep three-year descent, home prices rebounded this summer at an annualized pace of almost 7 percent, the ...

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