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It's coming!!! The Grand Opening of Breckenridge is July 26 --- don't miss this opportunity to view Bend Oregon's best new subdivision AND listen to Bobby Simms live. The concert will be held right in front of our model home: 2330 NE Atherton, Bend OR 97701. All are welcome to partake in the cate...
07/14/2008
The Bend area Luxury Property Network is actively recruiting new Realtor Members who specialize in the sales and marketing of luxury homes. This group meets twice a week and is the ideal forum to discuss and market upscale properties. If you are interested in joining the Bend Network, a letter of...
07/14/2008
I'm putting a call out there to all Realtors: Now is the time to take a close look at your listings and BE HONEST. Some of them are just plain ugly---and you know it. Fake flowers from 1987? Seriously, folks--those date everything!!! It's high time you walk through some of the houses you have lis...
06/26/2008
I believe open houses absolutely sell homes. Just today I took a couple through a home they had been watching for months and they said it all, "The pictures just don't do it justice." Actually being IN the home sold it to them. Raised in the building industry, I tend to have a unique perspective ...
06/16/2008
The Luxury Property Network is hosting their first Home Tour this Saturday, June 14, 12-5 pm. A list of participating brokers and Million-Dollar-Plus Home on Show is available by emailing me at: aalway@sunriverrealty.com. If you have the hard-to-please buyer, please take a look at the tour brochu...
06/12/2008
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Aspen Lakes Golf Course and Estate properties are VERY memorable. Just outside Sisters, Oregon in the High Desert of Central Oregon, sits a quiet, private little community of million dollar plus homes and a golf course with unbelievable Cascade Mountain Views. The sand traps are filled with red-s...
06/04/2008
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It's an interesting position to be in---married to a builder and active in our development business, AND a real estate professional juggling paperwork and marketing ideas. You have to wear two completely different hats. On one hand, I see the costs of business rising unrelentlessly---more than I ...
06/04/2008
Recently, Bend Oregon was hailed the new 'Boulder, Colorado' by USA Today. It's interesting to see how far this little mill town has come in 20-odd years.  A group of Realtors from nearly every office in Bend recently came together to begin a new group: the Luxury Property Network---concentrating...
05/29/2008
Hello May! Usually we see Memorial Day hopping with prospective buyers & sunny weather, contracts & construction. This month was abnormally wet... yet quite possibly the best weather in which to clean out that garage. It seems there are equal numbers of negative and positive reports on our econom...
05/28/2008
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