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Thought I'd give a quick update on our market stats from one year ago until now. Sometimes we can't see the forrest for the trees, if you know what I mean... We are most certainly doing better than one year ago--that fact is indisputable, despite a drop in price. That had to happen eventually any...
11/12/2009
I should have written this post early Sunday morning, but hey, we all needed a day to recover from the pure joy and elation derived from the University of Oregon's BIG WIN against the fiersome Trojans of USC. Can I just say, BEATDOWN? Wow. I had no idea we could crush them with the strength of ou...
11/02/2009
New Home Buyer Credit: It's ALIVE! Maybe. According to the Wall Street Journal this morning the First Time Home Buyers Credit is alive and kicking again. The provisions will extend the credit until July 1, 2010, with an additional credit becoming available to current home owners who have lived in...
10/29/2009
Friends from California continue to barrage me with stories of home buying hell---20 offers on the first day! In a massive price war with 13 other couples! Doesn't California always have all the fun?! Thankfully, we here in the Northwest aren't seeing quite that much scuffle. I have been in many ...
10/27/2009
A Cold Halloween Tale of House-Hunting Horror It was a dark and dreary afternoon; freezing rain made driving treacherous.  The prospective Buyers met their agent at her office. The young couple, Carrie and Jason, huddled together for warmth, holding Styrofoam cups of coffee in their pale hands. T...
10/20/2009
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For those of you wishing to know the latest and greatest on High End properties around Oregon--- keep checking in with me, just use a new address/name! High End Bend is now High End Oregon! Http://twitter.com/highendoregon www.highendoregon.com and Alisha@highendoregon.com   Can't wait to keep up...
10/09/2009
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Just thought I'd blog about a few awesome listings in Bend, Oregon. Yeah, yeah, I know I'll get all kinds of comments about "over-pricing"---but I'm telling you, the market has heated up and the good stuff is GOING GOING GONE. And what's left? You gotta pick through it if you know what you are lo...
09/10/2009
I admit it, I slacked off! My last statistical report was done through May of this year--however, here comes your new stats! In summary, they look much better than in May. Some segments of our market changed significantly. As expected, the low-end continued to grow. In the first category (50,000-...
07/07/2009
Bend, Oregon is a small mountain town built on loggers, mill workers, cowboys and tourists. We have all the natural beauty a 'lil town could ever want, and then some. We Bendites are trying very hard to work through the tough times, keep our heads down, noses to the grindstone--because isn't that...
06/01/2009
May 2009 Bend Oregon MLS Real Estate Statistics   Residential Properties (stick-built/ plus acreage)   $50,000-250,000 There are currently 598 homes for sale. An average of 61 homes sell per month. There are approximately 9.8 months of sellers in line to sell. Approximately 10% of sellers are lik...
05/10/2009
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