Monthly Archives: October 2013

Bend named Best City In Oregon by Movoto Real Estate

The 10 Best Cities in Oregon By Movoto Real Estate – Natalie Grigson, Big Time Contributor Oregon is easily one of the most naturally beautiful, unique, diverse, and livable states in our country. It spurred the show “Portlandia”; it is the namesake of the best computer game ever, “Oregon Trail”; and the state motto is […]

JettStream Inc. seeks parents of children with severe asthma for further device testing

My husband Matt Smith is Co-Founder of JettStream, Inc., a medical device startup company in Bend, Oregon that specializes in products and information to help treat childhood asthma. Their first product, the JettPak, is the first and only product that is designed to help administer nebulizer treatments to children while they are sleeping. JettPak has been […]

Bend Real Estate Statistics – Q3 2013

Bend, Oregon home prices in Q3 2013. Here are the Bend real estate market statistics for the third quarter of 2013. There are currently 628 single family homes for sale in Bend, Oregon, 284 pending sales, and 646 homes sold during the months of July, August, and September. Through the 3rd quarter of 2013, 1709 homes […]

Oregon foreclosure filings drop in September as new rules take effect

…foreclosures in the state’s largest seven counties have fallen by 42 percent from a year ago and 80 percent from a month earlier month.

Trunk or Treat Event In Bend, OR

No, that’s not a typo. Trunk or Treat is a Halloween event that is often church or community sponsored. People gather and park their cars in a large parking lot, then they open the backs or trunks and decorate them. They pass out candy from their trunks. The event provides a safe family environment for trick or […]

Bicycle Safety in Bend, OR

By Branden Andersen / The Bulletin Published: October 08. 2013 4:00AM PST Bend is on its way to becoming a more bike-friendly and bike-safe community, said Commute Options educational director Brian Potwin. Potwin does everything from coordinating Bend’s Safe Routes to School to the city’s bicycle diversion program, and he believes the next step in Bend bicycle safety is underway. […]