Monthly Archives: February 2009

Amazing Opportunities at Shevlin Reserve – Modern Townhomes (3 Now Pending)

Shevlin Reserve, which features 12 sleek and sophisticated  modern, single-level townhomes in NW Bend, now has 4 bank-owned townhomes available ranging from $350,000 to $595,000. That’s great news for buyers but bad news for owners that paid nearly $900,000. Modern design typically strives to integrate the indoor and outdoor environments and Shevlin Reserve does just that. The single level […]

Help for Homeowners Through Loan Modification & Payment Reduction

Yesterday President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law. After a quick scan of the Executive Summary and Q&A, I think it looks great and it could be a very positive thing for the housing market and economy in general. Some of the highlights include:

Details of the $8000 Tax Credit For First Time Home Buyers

You must have heard by now that the house and senate passed a modified version of the stimulus bill that includes a tax credit for first time home buyers. The final version of the bill that passed includes the following: 1. A tax credit of 10% of the purchase price up to $8000. 2. Only […]

Newport Landing Reinvented

Newport Landing has undergone a makeover. While I loved the vision that Diamond Built Homes had and that GGL Architecture designed, it became evident that there isn’t enough demand for 42 modern homes. Diamond Built Homes sent Sean Cochran back to the drawing board if you will and he gave Newport Landing a fresh new look. Buyers can now […]

Bend’s Best Buys – Bank Owned Mill Quarter Townhome

Located in the heart of Bend between downtown and The Old Mill District. This bank owned Mill Quarter townhome is listed at $479,900. With a mix of contemporary and industrial styling, this home features granite counters, cork flooring, central vac, and Viking appliances. The townhome is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath with 2400 square feet. Square […]

Bend Real Estate Statistics January 2009

78 homes sold in January (compared to 77 in December), 126 are pending, 65 are contingent, and 1830 are currently for sale. Surprisingly there are more homes on the market than there were in December. None of the three homes that are pending in the higher price range are newly pending. In the $950,000 – $999,999 […]