Monthly Archives: March 2010

(SOLD 5/14/10) Bend’s Best Buys – $154,800 bank owned, west side

(SOLD 5/14/10 – $150,000) Are you looking for a charming west side Bend cottage but don’t want a fixer? This home in The Cottages is a great option. This home was built in 2002 and is 1016 sq. ft. with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, plus an upstairs bonus room. This is a house but the […]

Bank of America will offer loan principal reduction

Up until  now, an underwater homeowner’s only options for modifying their loan included interest rate reduction and suspended or lowered monthly payments, usually with the unpaid principal being added to the loan balance. Bank of America recently unveiled the mortgage industry’s first large-scale principal forgiveness program, potentially involving up to 45,000 underwater borrowers and $3 […]

Cheri Smith Earns NAR Short Sales and Foreclosure Certification

Bend, Oregon 3/23/2010 — Cheri Smith with Total Property Resources has earned the nationally recognized Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource certification. The National Association of REALTORS® offers the SFR certification to REALTORS® who want to help both buyers and sellers navigate these complicated transactions, as demand for professional expertise with distressed sales grows. According to […]

(Contingent on 4/9/10) Bend’s Best Buys – 407 NW Staats $189,000

(Contingent on 4/9/10) This 2 bedroom/1 bath, 803 sq. ft. cottage sits on a corner lot in the heart of Bend’s historic district near Drake Park, McMenamin’s, downtown and the Old Mill District. According to the National Register of Historic Places, this is the Harry Danielson House built in 1920 and is 1 of only […]

(Now Pending) Bend’s Best Buys – 475 Dekalb $89,000

(Pending on 3/18/10) This charming cottage sits on an RM zoned corner lot near Juniper Park and Bend High. The home  has loads of recent updates including a new roof, cedar siding, blown-in insulation, and new front deck. The large RM zoned lot allows for the addition of a second single family home, subject to […]

TechSpace Coworking Facility Now Open

From http://www.techspacebend.com:  “There is widespread agreement among the Bend technology and entrepreneurial communities that a co-working facility would be a valuable community asset.  This value comes not just in the form of much needed low-budget office space for very early-stage startups, but also in the exposure these startups have to other like-minded entrepreneurs and to […]

(PENDING) Bend’s Best Buys – $185,000 405 NW Florida Ave.

(Pending on 3/12/10) This home sits on a huge RM zoned corner lot between the Old Mill District and downtown Bend. The house needs quite a bit of TLC but I think the real value is in the lot. There’s plenty of room to build an additional unit or add a studio above the existing 2 […]