2014 Real Estate market – What Buyers Don’t Want To See In A Home

Are you thinking about selling your Bend Oregon home? Before listing your home on the 2014 Real Estate market it’s important to know what are the biggest turn offs that home buyers don’t like to see when they are house hunting. Overpricing Overpricing your home is the top mistake that you can make because, in

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Most Lenders Still Not Excited About QM Rules

Back in January 2014 the Qualified Mortgage Rule (QM) was put into place and it’s phase one of two rules from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that’s expected to strengthen the housing market and protect consumers. How Will It Protect Consumers? The Qualified Mortgage Rule will protect more consumers across the

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The Latest Statistics for the Real Estate Market

Home prices continue to rise across the United States and homeowners are excited especially since at the start of this year it was expected that home prices would start to decline due to the Federal Reserve tapering but that has not happened yet. Year-Over-Year Gains Home prices showed some significant gains year over year In

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What Hidden Gems Should You Be Searching For In A Home?

What are the “hidden gems” in Real Estate? If you ask any home buyer they will tell you that the hidden gems are: updated kitchens, spacious bathrooms or open floor plans but the reality is that there really are more hidden gems in Real Estate than every home buyer realizes. Awesome View In a recent

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New Home Construction in Bend Oregon – Is It the Right Choice for You?

New home construction in Bend Oregon has been booming over the last year and for good reason because there’s been a huge demand for homes. If you’re thinking about investing in new home construction in Bend Oregon but are wondering if it’s the right choice for you this post will provide you with key details

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Housing Starts In Bend Oregon Down For February

Housing starts in Bend Oregon, and nationwide, dipped slightly in February by as much as 0.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 907,000, but the good news is that more building permits have been approved nationwide and they increased by 7.7 percent in February. What Caused Housing Starts To Decline In February? One of

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More Millennials Feel That Home Buying Is an Important Part of the American Dream

There’s no denying that the Bend Oregon Real Estate Market is back on track and home buying here has been fueled by Millennials (Americans born after 1980). Why are more Millennials buying homes in 2014? It could be that they feel more optimistic about the economy than other age groups and are not willing to

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Realtor.com Confirms That Home Listings Rose In February

The January 2014 Bend Oregon Real Estate market was “cooler” than usual but thankfully it picked up in February, following the same pattern as the rest of the country. Thanks to a recent report from Realtor.com we know that inventories of homes for sale across the United States actually rose by 10% in February 2014,

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Why Do Most Home Owners Fail When Trying To Sell Their Homes Themselves?

With home values continuing to improve in Bend and across Central Oregon many home owners are considering selling their homes themselves. Although the average homeowner might think that for sale by owner (FSBO) is the easy way for them to sell their home, and save money, it’s far from easy and the average homeowner in

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