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by John and Sandy Kohlmoos on January 3, 2015

Recovery and Optimism in Bend for 2015 The  market for Bend Oregon homes recovered well in 2014. We saw the sale of 2242 houses–that’s down just a hair from 2013. However, total dollar volume for Bend Oregon homes bumped to $780,000,000 . . . an increase of almost 7.5%.  Median price went from $269,000 to […]

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Bend Real Estate . . . January 2015

by John and Sandy Kohlmoos on February 9, 2015

Bend Real Estate . . . Notable Sales One of the warmest and driest Januarys  on record; nevertheless, a stellar start for the Bend real estate market in 2015 . . . we cruised right into the new year with a couple of notable sales–again, they were notable because we made them! A beautiful Hampton’s […]

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Smacked By A Truck or Mackie’s Near Death Experience

February 5, 2015
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Normally, my writing runs more to the sublime–sometimes a light touch of irony or a subtle attempt at satire.    Elks Club of Bend    The Swans of Broken Top This post, however, is a bit different, as I, self-proclaimed “Top Dog of Central Oregon” and ultimate canine real estate guru, recently survived a near […]

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What Can You Get For A Million Dollars in Bend?

January 20, 2015
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What Can You Get For $1M? It’s pretty interesting to see what one million dollars will get you in Bend. With Oregon again being named the number one state for in-migration, we have the chance to talk to folks from all over the country. Those who come from states like Texas feel that Bend is […]

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How’s the Bend Real Estate Market? December 2014

January 15, 2015
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A Great Year in Bend Real Estate A great year of real estate in Bend Oregon limped though the holiday season with December numbers looking much like those of November. 169 Homes Purchased in Bend We saw the sale of 169 homes in Bend, with the upper end of the market suffering a bit . […]

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NorthWest Crossing . . . Craftsman With A Twist

December 31, 2014
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2648 NW Lemhi Pass Rd. 3/2.5, 2060 square feet Offered at $569,000 NorthWest Crossing The NorthWest Crossing  neighborhood in Bend seemed to weather the housing downturn better than any other community in town. Throughout the difficult years, product continued to sell and new homes were built. NorthWest Crossing offered homes by a variety of builders […]

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Thanksgiving In Bend . . . How’s The Market?

December 11, 2014
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November in Bend Don Mclean’s  1971 hit “Bye Bye, Miss American Pie” lamented “the day the music died,” a Wednesday in mid-November in Bend may be sadly remembered as the day when local favorite and craft brewer, “10 Barrel,” reached agreement with the world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch. A classic tale of “local boys make good” […]

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10 Barrel Sells (Out) to Anheuser-Busch

November 17, 2014
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10 Barrel Sells (Out) The big beer news broke last Wednesday morning . . . local favorite and  craft brewer 10 Barrel had reached an agreement to sell (out) to the world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch. The fallout in “Beervana” was immediate, even though the owners launched a jocular good ol’ boy video saying that nothing […]

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The Life of Riley in Bend Oregon!

November 17, 2014
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61048 Parrell Road, Bend OR 97702 MLS# 2011401492 Offered at $249,000 Just Imagine Imagine . . . sitting on your sunny private rear deck, sipping a cool one and enjoying the casual Central Oregon outdoor lifestyle as the world  (or the golfers) go by. It doesn’t get much better. Schedule a tour. 61048 Parrell Road […]

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Bend Oregon Market Report . . . October 2014

November 9, 2014
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The Giants Win The Pennant October . . . the month the Giants clinched the pennant, then went on to capture the World Series in most dramatic fashion.  Seems the Bend real estate market pretty much knocked it out to the park as well. Especially after a rather lackluster month of September. Nine Sales Over […]

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Bend Real Estate . . . Sales Dip in September

October 13, 2014
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 September . . . The Month of Change September in Bend always feels like the month of change. Most of the tourists are gone, we’ve got glorious Indian summer days and cool nights, sometimes we even see our first snow. Bend Real Estate Market The Bend real estate market waffled (a technical real estate term) […]

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