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I write about Central Oregon and Bend Oregon Real Estate. I know Bend, having lived in the city over 30 years. My blog goals are to pass on information pertinent to Bend Oregon Real Estate and the real estate profession in general.
High Interest Rates Impacting the Buying Power of Bend Oregon HomebuyersAlthough the 30 year interest rate has moderated a bit from its high of 7.08% hit November 10, 2022, the rapid increase in mortgage interest rates we have seen since the beginning of 2022 has greatly impacted our buyer's purc...
I gave this short speech at the October 6, 2022 Oregon Realtors Fall Convention Board of Directors Meeting, which was held in Seaside, Oregon on the beautiful Oregon coast.  I was asked to provide the Moment of Inspiration at the start of the meeting. I selected "gratitude" as my topic.  Here is ...
There are Many Questions With Bend Home SalesAs we published last month, the Bend real estate market is in transition. The steep rise in mortgage rates and continued home price increase has impacted Bend homebuyers to the point where home sales have slowed beyond normal seasonal levels.  It is as...
Magical Time at Green Lakes in the Three Sisters WildernessWe have hiked to Green Lakes many times over the years, with each visit unique and special.  However, the hike we experienced 10-29-22 has to have been among the very best, something we would call magical. The first snow of the season had...
Wear a hat and have good shoes if you decide to hike to Little Belknap Crater. With little shade, summertime temperatures can be high, so a fall hike is recommended. This was the second time we hiked to Little Belknap, so we knew what to expect.  We took this hike on October 15, 2022, the last da...
Bend Oregon Real Estate | September 2022 TrendsAsk any real estate agent across the country about the current state of the market, they will tell you things have changed dramatically since earlier in the year.  Ask a Bend Premier Real Estate Broker about the local market, they will tell you that ...
The Number of Bend Homes for Sale is DownWe have been tracking Bend single family home sales for many years, looking at the trends, how home prices rise or fall, what the changes are in price per square foot, median and average sales price, months of inventory and days on market.  We have consist...
Great Central Oregon Hike in the Mt. Jefferson WildernessHiking to Three Fingered Jack via Jack Lake and Canyon Meadow Loop is an annual event for us. Located in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness, access to the trailhead is outside of Camp Sherman off Hwy 20 via several paved and dirt roads. But once ...
The hardest tickets to get in Bend are not to the great acts at the Hayden Homes Amphitheater,  but rather the trail pass required to hike the Green Lakes trail. These tickets literally sell out in 60 seconds once posted on the Forest Service website. The trail largely runs alongside Fall Creek, ...
Bend Oregon Real Estate Sales Trends in Transition.As we have been writing for several months now, the Bend Oregon real estate market is definitely changing. Mortgage interest rates have risen impacting the buying power of would-be homeowners, especially first time home buyers. The buying frenzy ...

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