Category Moving to Bend

Bend-La Pine Schools Adopts New Bend-area Elementary School Attendance Areas

http://www.bend.k12.or.us January 29, 2019 – (Updated 2/13/19) Bend-La Pine Schools Superintendent Shay Mikalson approved the adoption of new Bend-area elementary school attendance areas, set to take effect in the fall of 2019. “These new elementary school attendance areas will balance enrollment and reduce pressure felt at the district’s overcrowded elementary schools while providing an attendance […]

Hottest Housing Markets of 2019

Press release January 15, 2019/PRNewswire – Zillow announced its predictions for the hottest housing markets in 2019 and San Jose, CA claimed the top spot for the second year in a row. To find the hottest housing markets, Zillow looked for places where they expect home values and rents will outpace the nation in 2019, […]

Bend Real Estate Market Update – 2018 Recap

Compared to this time last year, the average sales price increased 7.89% to $501,486 and the median sales price increased 7% to $427,000. While we do see signs that the rate of appreciation is slowing, home values are still increasing.

Bend Real Estate Market Update Q3 2018

Bend, Oregon home values continue to rise. Compared to this time last year, the average sales price increased 6.76% to $496,610 and the median sales price increased 6.52% to $425,000.

BEST NEIGHBORHOODS IN BEND, OR – SUMMIT WEST

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 […]

New Community Planned for NW Bend – Discovery West

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 Real Estate Market Update Q2 2018

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.

Tips For Safely Floating the Deschutes River in Bend, OR

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 […]

Bend, OR is fastest growing city in the west

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 Market Update Q1 2018

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 […]

2018 Real Estate Forecast for Bend, OR

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 […]

Which Neighborhoods Are Closest To Mountain Bike Trails?

Bend, Oregon is well known for its mountain bike trails. The Visit Bend website reports over 277 miles of singletrack with more being built every day. It makes sense that if you’re moving to Bend to enjoy the abundant outdoor recreation, you’d want to live close to it. Just which neighborhoods are closest to the […]

Bend, Oregon Named Best Multi-Sport Town by Outside Magazine

I just received the 40th Anniversary “Best Towns” issue of Outside Magazine and before opening it up, I asked my husband, “Where will Bend be?” It’s not even a question of will Bend, OR be on the list anymore, it’s where in the list will it be and for what reason? This year, Bend, Oregon […]

Navigating Bend, OR Like a Local with Locals Compass

To help homebuyers familiarize themselves with Bend, Oregon before the big move, The Brundage Smith real estate team at Total Property Resources is collaborating with Bend-based travel marketplace Locals Compass. The company connects travelers with locals for personalized travel itineraries and is offering readers a free 1-day itinerary to better acquaint themselves to the area. […]

Summer Fun in Bend, Oregon 2017

We’ve had several days in a row of temps in the 80’s and we are giddy about it! In case you hadn’t heard, we had an unusually harsh winter. All this sunshine has us thinking about summertime in Bend. We’ve rounded up a list of festivals, concerts, and events taking place this summer in and […]