Activity slows in November; median price down

Relatively few homes were active on the Bend, Oregon, real estate market in November, resulting in a fewer-than-normal number of sales. The market in November also experienced declines in the median sales price on a month-to-month and year-to-year basis. One hundred sixty-seven homes were sold in November. That’s the fewest in a November since 2015

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October prices are second-highest on record

The median price of a home in the Bend, Oregon, real estate market in October was the second-highest on record, trailing only the record set two months prior. The median of $471,250 was 7.1 percent more than the same figure in September and less than 1 percent below the record of $474,950 seen in August.

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After records, median price drops in September

The median price of a home in the Bend, Oregon, real estate market dipped in September off August’s record high, but the year-to-year median continued its nearly uninterrupted climb in a month that featured slightly more activity than in recent Septembers. September’s median price was $440,000. That’s 7.4 percent less than August’s $474,950, and the

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Median price sets another record in August

In August, for the second month in a row and the fourth time in five months, the median sales price of a home in the Bend, Oregon, real estate market reached an unprecedented level. The median price was $474,950, set in an environment of scarce inventory and rapid sales. August’s median sales figure was 1.1

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Demand remains strong in NorthWest Crossing

Days on the market are down, median price is up. Yes, the sales statistics from May emphasize the continued desirability of the NorthWest Crossing neighborhood of Bend. The average days on market for a NorthWest Crossing home sold in May was 61 days. That is the third-shortest time on record for that statistic (taking into

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The truth about “lies” real estate agents supposedly tell

Practically every profession nowadays has its detractors. It’s not hard to find articles from current or former “experts” in a particular field who profess to expose the inner workings of a line of work, all so the reader will feel more informed and empowered. An article titled “Top Lies Real Estate Agents Tell Home Sellers

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Record median sales price set even as buyers show discipline

The fundamental theme of Economics 101 – supply and demand – was evident in the Bend, Oregon, real estate market in April. The number of homes for sale was near a post-recession low, and the consistent push by buyers to be part of the Bend market continued apace, resulting in a record median sales price of

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