Monthly Archives: October 2009

SOLD: Bend’s Best Buys – West side cottage $144,750

(Pending after 3 days on the market, Sold for full price) This 2 bed/1 bath, 980 sq. ft. cottage was just listed. The address is 64 NW Portland Ave., near downtown, the river trail, Pioneer Park, and one block from the river. It has a great floor plan with a front office/dining room, large living room […]

3rd Quarter Homes Sales Highest Since 2007

According to a recent article in The Bulletin, the Central Oregon housing market showed signs of improvement in the third quarter. Home sales were the highest they’ve been since 2007. The increased activity can be attributed to several factors; the $8000 first time buyer tax credit, historically low interest rates, government sponsored financing options, and […]

3rd Quarter YTD Statistics Available For Bend

Each quarter the MLS compiles year to date sales statistics that compare the current market to previous years. The 3rd quarter statistics have been released. The MLS breaks the statistics into groups including single family homes, townhomes/condos, manufactured homes, single family homes on acreage, manufactured homes on acreage, and bare land/lots. For this post, I […]

Bend’s Best Buys – Pronghorn Estate Home $800,000 (Now Contingent)

This Italian inspired home in the exclusive, gated golf community of Pronghorn was originally listed at $2,695,000 in May 2008. It features a gourmet kitchen with Amarillo Pearl granite, off-white cabinetry, bronze fixtures, travertine tile, wine storage and an adjacent formal dining room. The great room has exposed beams, a gas fireplace with adjacent built-ins, […]

Beautiful West Hills Home w/Unique Style

Typically I don’t use my blog to post listings unless they’re a “Best Buy” but there was a price reduction today on one of my favorite homes in Bend. As a real estate agent, I see tons of houses every day and after awhile, they usually start to blend together. In my opinion, we went […]

Bend Real Estate Statistics September 2009

For the month of September, homes that sold in the first 30 days after being listed sold on average for 104% of the list price. Yes, you read that correctly. On average, homes that sold within 30 days of being listed sold for more than the list price.