Home Sales and Prices

June 21, 2020

Bend Real Estate Market Update

Bend Oregon Real Estate Market UpdatAs life around Oregon begins to take some degree of normalcy, I’m beginning to get questions from clients, family, and friends who are wondering about the state of the market. Prospective buyers want to know if now is a good time to purchase a home or investment property around Bend ...

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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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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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Dec. 26, 2015

Real Estate Homes Sales Slowing

Bend Oregon Real Estate Sales

Existing-home sales dropped off considerably in November to the slowest pace in 19 months, but some of the decrease was likely because of an apparent rise in closing time frames that may have pushed some transactions into December, according to the National Association of Realtors. All ...

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Nov. 29, 2014

Real Estate Sales October 2014

Real Estate Sales Brisk

Bend Oregon real estate sales continue at a brisk pace while existing-home sales in the West declined 5.0 percent to an annual rate of 1.14 million in October, and remain 3.4 percent below a year ago. The median price in the West was ...

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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 24, 2014

Real Estate Prices Up - Affordability Down

Bend Oregon Real Estate Prices

Most metropolitan areas continued to experience strong year-over-year price growth in the fourth quarter, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®. A companion metro area annual affordability report shows less favorable conditions, particularly in the West.

The median existing single-family ...

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Oct. 11, 2013

Bend Home Prices Reach Five Year High

Higher Prices for Bend

The Bend Bulletin reported today that home prices in Bend rose in September to its highest level in five years.  The median price of a single family home in Bend rose to $298,000.  That's up from $265,000 in August.  The ...

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June 28, 2013

Pending Residential Sales Highest Since 2006

Bend Oregon Home Sales

As of the date of this posting there are 546 residential pending residential real estate sales in Bend.  Pending home sales nationally rose in May to the highest level since late 2006, implying a possible spark as mortgage interest rates began to rise, according to ...

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March 21, 2013

Home Sales and Prices Continue to Climb

The number of existing home sales in Bend, Oregon was about the same in February 2012 vs. 2013.  However,  the average sales price was up 20% and the average sales price per square for was up from $121 to $143. (18%)

February existing-home sales and prices affirm a ...

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