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Contact info:Maria Peace | Morgan & Associates Realty Bend | 541-350-2314 Immaculate and Private Home-MLS # 201408605 60903 Amethyst St, Bend, OR 97702 $295,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1978Sq Footage: 1658 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsFloors: 1Parking: 2 Garage | Guest parkingLaundry: I...
08/29/2014
A lot of people do not realize the math and how much they could save by owning vs renting their home due to additional tax writeoffs of home ownership. Below is a typical scenario for Central Oregon that is simplified and hopefully is easily understandable. You can use the same process to adjust ...
04/10/2013
I don't know about your area, but I feel like there has been a holdback on foreclosures and although prices are often half of what they were during market high, they are still going down and there honestly is no foreseeable end in the near future.  I feel like it is temporarily stabilizing prices...
09/24/2011
I just attended a very informative HUD webinar class about what seems to be an awesome way to create some affordable homebuying and selling opportunities for buyers and realtors.  By attending this class, I am qualified/certified to write deals under this program.. For Deschutes County, there wil...
08/23/2011
One of my interests is self sustainable living and my goal is to be self sustainable in the near future.  I got the idea from clients who are looking for properties off the grid and coupled with our bad economy, I came to like the idea and decided it is the only way to be free.  I have been pract...
08/16/2011
http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/11845# Warren Buffet recently wrote an editorial in the NY Times entitled "Stop Coddling the Rich"  Interesting coming from a weathly and successful businessman who is definitely one of the top taxpayers and generously shares his knowledge.  This intervie...
08/15/2011
As some of you know, I have a retirement goal of being in the mountains, but still having a decent growing season so I can be self sustainable and one of the areas I was looking at is outside of Tucson.  I see Tucson is the sickest city according to this article and now hope I can save up some mo...
08/06/2011
Before I became a realtor, I sold my own homes and it was pretty easy having the background in the industry and because times were good.  Having become a realtor, I realize the difference that comes from exposure to MLS.  It is like the saying you get what you pay for:  a better attorney, account...
08/05/2011
http://www.alternet.org/story/151851/10_kinkiest_cities_in_america/ I came across this article while reading economic and political news on alternet and thought it would amuse those of you who live in these cities.  Usually we like articles about economies getting better or the market improving i...
08/05/2011
Just found out about this magazine called Oregon Business and thought I'd share it for people who might be interested in relocating to Bend and for those who are already here.  The news in the article link is not good for our local housing industry, but it does show that regardless of the economy...
06/29/2011
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