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Bend Oregon Homes

by John and Sandy Kohlmoos on February 8, 2018

The Boom Continues in Bend for 2018 The  market for Bend Oregon homes continued to boom in 2017. We saw the sale of 2843 houses (single family residential on less than an acre)–that’s about on par with 2017. However, total dollar volume for Bend Oregon homes also bumped to $1,067,419,007 . . . an increase […]

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2017 . . . A Stellar Year For Real Estate In Bend

by John and Sandy Kohlmoos on January 23, 2018

Bend Real Estate It seems as though 2017 has simply flown by. Now, after eight consecutive months of 200 plus sales, we saw a rather scary number (only 149 pendings) in November . . . an aberration or a normal seasonal adjustment?  Fortunately, the Bend real estate market (single family residential on less than an  […]

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Christmas Lights in Bend Oregon

December 21, 2017
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Christmas Lights in Bend I am sorry about getting into an argument about putting up the Christmas lights. I guess that sometimes I feel like you are pushing me too hard when you want something. I realize that I was wrong and I am apologizing for being such a hard-headed guy. All I want is […]

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Punta de Mita vs. Bend Real Estate

November 22, 2017
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Punta de Mita (Nayarit Riviera) This is a very tough post to write as I sit suavely (my description only) on the wide terrace overlooking the infinity pool, the white sand beach, and the crystal clear waters of the Bay of Banderas on Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit. The air temperature is 86 degrees; the pool temperature […]

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Punta de Mita

November 21, 2017
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Punta de Mita Punta de Mita is a small fishing village situated between Puerta Vallarta and Sayulita in Nayarit state. It boasts some beautiful beaches, some outstanding restaurants, and a laid back back vibe. A cool place! Enjoy the photos . . . Punta de Mita Photos Sunset over the marina . . . Margarita […]

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Bend’s Median Now $418,000 . . . Market Update

October 12, 2017
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September 2017 Aside from some early (too early!) season snow, September was sort of a boring month in Bend. The real estate market seemed to take note as well; nothing too exciting as it continued to chug along on its merry way. Real Estate in Bend For the sixth straight month, we saw more than […]

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Snow, Smoke, The Eclipse

September 25, 2017
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Life in Bend . . . Snow, Smoke, The Eclipse It’s been an interesting year . . . as we moved into the latter days of August, I’m sure that some Bend denizens would say that the area possesses only three seasons–snowy season, smokey season, and eclipse season! The Bend Market Fortunately, the Bend real […]

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Oops! We did It Again . . . Bend’s Median Price Hits $412,000

August 29, 2017
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Oops! We did it Again . . . With apologies to Britney Spears, we did it again . . .  that is once more breaking the all-time record for highest median price . . . this time at $412,000 (up from $409,000 last month)! Where will it stop? July Data in Bend While some sniff […]

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Bend’s Median Price Tops $409,000 . . . All-Time High (Again!)

July 24, 2017
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Bend’s Median Price Hits All-time High (Again)! In May, Bend’s population reached an unfathomable 91,122. In June, it was Bend’s median price that hit the stratosphere at a lusty $409,900. I can remember blithely writing this pithy piece back in July of 2009 . . . the median price was $217,000 and there were 335 […]

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Bend’s Population Hits 91,122

June 28, 2017
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Bend’s Population Hits 91,122 Say it ain’t so! Despite our best efforts (Bend Sucks . . . Don’t Move Here!), Bend’s population topped 90,000 in May. Of course, I’m joking about our “best efforts” . . . our livelihood is dependent on growth and new arrivals. Bend Real Estate The non-stop in-migration seems to be […]

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Welcome to Bend!

May 23, 2017
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April in Bend The weather couldn’t decide what it wanted to do (and neither could we) . . . seventy-five degrees one day–incredible golf on the Fazio course at Pronghorn or a bit of standup paddling on the Deschutes (maybe both!). Just two days later, 10″ of blower pow at Mt. Bachelor. That’s Bend in […]

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