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Real Estate News
James Ogen with First American Exchange is our “go to” 1031 Exchange expert. The following information is reprinted from “The Exchange Update” newsletter. 1031 Exchange Misconceptions Like-kind means I must exchange the same type of property, such as apartment building for apartment building. All real property is like-kind to other real property, but personal property… Read More
Reprinted from article by Nathan Borchelt, Washington Post | I hate Bend, Ore. I came to this realization standing outside Crux Fermentation Project, the city’s newest brewery. The setting sun painted the sky in brilliant reds, colors like the inside of a ripe blood orange, the horizon sliced by the sharp, snow-covered Three Sisters Mountains… Read More
Reprinted from article by Bruce Schoenfeld, Entrepreneur Magazine | Not so long ago, what is now the most entrepreneurial city in America was nearly a ghost town. The timber industry had crashed, and it was the only industry that Bend, Ore., had. “Two of the biggest pine mills in the world, and one had closed and… Read More
According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and First American Improving Markets Index (IMI), the number of improving housing markets across the country rose to 99 in September, up from 80 metros that were listed as improving in August. Bend, Oregon was added to the list in September. The IMI is designed to track… Read More
Pooch Paradise Bend, Oregon makes another Top 10 list. This time, Bend is named the 2012 DogTown USA by DOG FANCY magazine. Below is a copy of the article from DogChannel.com: Postcards from Bend, DogTown USA 2012 By Ernie Slone | Posted:Aug. 10, 2012 2:30 p.m. It’s 10 a.m. on a bright August morning, and… Read More
One of Bend’s most popular summer traditions is the fabulous classic car show in Drake Park. Also known as the Flashback Cruz, over 400 colorful, restored vehicles 1974 and older with registration are on display throughout Drake Park. JP and the Soul Searchers Band was the featured band on Friday night in Drake Park Pavilion…. Read More
The Northwest Community Balloons Over Bend presented by PacificSource and Children’s Festival is a beautiful event, bringing together the community in a celebration that has something for every generation to enjoy. The Children’s Festival benefits Saving Grace.
The housing market is up across the nation. Bend, Oregon home prices and sales continue to rise. Housing market report from REAL Trends video. Good news!
By Les Christie @CNNMoney May 9, 2012: 1:27 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Ten hard-hit housing markets will record double-digit price increases through 2013, according to a report Wednesday. And with mortgage rates low, many house hunters have already started to pounce on bargains, said David Stiff, chief economist at Fiserv, a financial analytics… Read More
By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin Published: April 13. 2012 4:00AM PST The competition for Central Oregon rental properties is getting fiercer, as available properties dwindle and homes on the rental market consistently see multiple applicants. That competition means many rental homes cost 20 percent more today than just a year ago. Former homeowners who… Read More
Rent Prices Increase as Market Tightens Rental properties are getting harder to find in Central Oregon. At the start of 2009, 12.4 percent of the region’s rental properties were vacant, available immediately for prospective renters, according to an annual survey by the Central Oregon Rental Owners Association of roughly 4,000 rentals in the area…. Read More
Recorded at CNBC | Mon 27 Feb 12 | 06:00 AM ET TRANSCRIPT: MR. BUFFETT: I would say that single family homes are cheap now, too. CNBC: You would? MR. BUFFETT: If I had a way of buying a couple hundred thousand single family homes and had a way of managing them … I would… Read More