The newest neighborhood addition in Bend is Summit West. Summit West begins on the western edge of River West and continues west on Shevlin Park Rd. through various new subdivisions all the way to Forest Service land and Shevlin Park, and from Awbrey Butte south to Century West. The majority of homes in this part […]

Published Aug. 20, 2018 at 06:01AM – Stephen Hamway, The Bulletin (Excerpted from The Bulletin) A community is currently being planned for “a 245-acre parcel situated between NorthWest Crossing and The Tree Farm on Bend’s west side. In January 2017, an entity managed by Brooks Resources Corp. bought 245 acres from the Miller family with […]

Bend, Oregon home values continue to rise. Compared to this time last year, the average sales price increased 9.25% to $495,369 and the median sales price increased 8.32% to $422,400. The most home sales occurred in the $300,000 – $399,999 price range with 430 closed transactions.

Yesterday was a gorgeous, sunny day so we went to Bend’s Whitewater Park to let my son try out his new kayak. As you would expect, it was crowded. Kids were splashing in the shallow water, kayakers and surfers were playing in the whitewater passage, and of course, folks on tubes, rafts, and all sorts of […]

According to the latest Census data, Bend is now the fastest-growing big city on the West Coast with a population of 91,122. Anyone who has lived in Bend for 10 years or more has seen it first hand, and the issues that go along with it, such as traffic and land-use. According to an OPB story, […]

Bend Real Estate Statistics Q1 2018 Welcome to our Bend Real Estate Market Update for the First Quarter of 2018. These statistics are for stick built homes on 1.0 acre or less in Bend zip codes 97701, 97702 and 97703 and do not include manufactured homes, condos, or townhomes. This report uses market data based […]

We attended the 2018 Bend Chamber of Commerce Real Estate Forecast Breakfast last week and the takeaway message was that for 2018, we can expect, well, more of the same. The keynote speaker this year was Paul Bishop, Vice President of Research at the National Association of Realtors (NAR). According to Dr. Bishop, nationally “prices […]