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By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 4
Lack of Inventory Triggering Escalating Sales Prices for Bend Oregon HomesThe figures are in for Bend single family home sales in March 2021. It has been a full year since Covid-19's impact on Bend home sales initially was felt and the resulting demand for Central Oregon homes began impacting our...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 2
Redmond  Home Sales Reflect Great Buyer DemandRedmond Oregon home sales have been in high demand over the past year.  Although not involving the high end homes that are now such a component of Bend real estate sales, Redmond real estate sales have been tremendously strong since the Covid-19 pande...

By Barbara Le Pine, Your agent for the Central Oregon Coast!
(Advantage Real Estate, serving Lincoln County)
Comments 2
What a gorgeous day at the Port Docks, City of Waldport, on popular Alsea Bay, Oregon!! Here is one of the brand new benches seen during construction. Hmmm, on closer inspection, it looks like there is something blowing around, stuck to the bench.... Lookie there!It appears our Mr. Crab knows how...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 8
According to the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) annual Priced-Out Estimates released earlier this month, 71.5% of Bend residents have been priced out of the Bend real estate market based on a median priced home of $409,281. The household income needed to qualify would be $102,710.  A...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 4
Winter hiking in snow has been a challenge for us this year since by the time we realized we needed snowshoes, they were sold out locally. Our winter hikes have involved more high desert locations with trips to Fort Rock, Whychus Canyon Preserve, Bessie Butte, Lake Billy Chinook, Blue Basin, and ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 4
Amazing Bend Home Sales in February 2021It has been a full year since the Covid-19 pandemic hit America and the resulting Stay at Home orders were implemented in most states. When the pandemic first came to the Bend real estate market, we thought that sales would be impacted negatively - and this...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 6
It has been several years since we last visited the Fort Rock area located 67.7 miles SE of Bend in Lake County. Fort Rock itself is a volcanic tuff ring located on an ice age lake bed. The ring is about 4,460 feet in diameter and stands about 200 feet high above the surrounding area. Its name is...

By Barbara Le Pine, Your agent for the Central Oregon Coast!
(Advantage Real Estate, serving Lincoln County)
Comments 3
The beginning of the dungeness crab season was delayed this year, but the home selling season never took a break! If you are searching for a home in Lincoln County on the Central Oregon Coast, I can help! The thrill of the hunt can be fun on your own, however, you may want a competent Buyer's Bro...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 1
Strong Home Sales in Bend Continued in January 2021If we were to use one phrase to summarize January 2021's Bend single family home sales on less than an acre, it would be "more of the same." The 2020 Bend home sale trends since getting over the initial shock of the Covid-19 pandemic have been mo...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 4
Lack of Inventory a Major Issue for High End Sales2020 was a year that will be remembered in the history books. In January and February 2020, real estate sales were great across the country with low interest rates leading the way enabling buyers to afford more than they could in the past. Low inv...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 2
Strong Real Estate Sales Were the Norm for Redmond Oregon in 2020Redmond, Oregon has often been thought as a more affordable option to Bend. And when we represent buyers looking to settle in Central Oregon, Redmond often becomes their choice when they discover what they can afford to purchase the...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 2
2020 Had Unexpected Results for Bend Single Family Home Sales Who would have thought when 2020 began that we would be hit with a world wide pandemic, recession, work from home orders, and a Bend real estate market that was unprecedented in its volume of sales, increase in home prices and lack of...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 3
Our first hike of 2021 was at the Whychus Canyon Preserve, a place we had never been before.  Located at the end of Goodrich Road off Cloverdale Road outside of Sisters, the preserve provides for 3 different hikes of varying difficulty and view. We took the Long Canyon Route which follows the can...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 5
With snow falling in the Cascades, it is becoming harder to find places to take a long hike in Central Oregon without snow shoes or cross country skies. Last Saturday we decided to re-hike the 1.4 mile, 500 foot elevation gain Bessie Butte trail located off China Hat and then take the Swamp Wells...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 10
We have heard about Chush Falls, located off the Three Creeks Lake road outside of Sisters, Oregon, for many years, but had never hiked it until last Saturday. Since it was the middle of December, but snowfall had been somewhat light, we believed we would be fine hiking in the 2 plus miles into t...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 7
Bend OR New Home Prices Expected to RiseThe demand for Bend Oregon housing over the past year has broken records. With less than a month supply of single family homes for sale, builders have been working hard to bring new product onto the market. However, the demand has not kept up with the suppl...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 5
Many Central Oregonians will spend time during the summer at Lake Billy Chinook enjoying the houseboats and recreational opportunities available at The Cove Palisades State Park. However, hiking during the summer can be very uncomfortable with high temperatures in the area the norm. But in mid De...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 6
A Tantalizing Wine Experience in Downtown BendWe were very excited to be able to try out this new little wine shop, tucked away in downtown Bend. It has only been open for about 6 weeks (what a time to open!), and Dave has done an incredible job of putting together a diverse portfolio of varietal...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 0
Bend Home Prices Up With Inventory Levels DownThe Bend real estate trends continued their 2020 pattern in November with prices up significantly over November 2019 and the inventory of available single family homes for sale down. The demand for Bend housing sometimes appears desperate with multipl...

By Barbara Le Pine, Your agent for the Central Oregon Coast!
(Advantage Real Estate, serving Lincoln County)
Comments 2
Ponder this...Sure, it might have been easier to rake 2 or 3 extra large piles of leaves, but certainly would not have been as fun to do.This circular pattern ended up being more efficient in the long run, provided a photo op as well!. Using a rake in each hand, I was able to move quickly, then f...

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