Median price near all-time high in January

Winter is often regarded as a soft season for home sales, but that wasn’t the case for the Bend, Oregon, real estate market in January. The month ended with a median sales price of $448,500. Here is some context about that sales price: • It’s the second-highest on record for any month in the Bend

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January sales figures set record for that month

The January sales figures for the Bend, Oregon, real estate market make two things evident: The winter is no longer a “slow” time of year, and the market is divided into two portions – what might be loosely called “affordable” homes on one side and those that are at the boutique end of the market

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November’s median sales price falls, not unexpectedly

The pace of home sales and the median price dropped in November compared with the previous month. But the one-month snapshot comparing November’s numbers to October’s doesn’t capture the bigger picture of the Bend, Oregon, real estate market. November’s median sales price of $390,000 was 3.5 percent lower than October’s median of $404,250. A look

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Bend homes set third straight monthly record

The median sales price of Bend homes hit another record high in August — barely. It marked the third month in a row the median sales figure established a record. At $414,000, the median sales price in August was $1,500 (0.4 percent) higher than July’s amount. That’s an even smaller increase than we saw from

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Amid another record sales figure, buyers are pushing back

The median sales price of a home in Bend, Oregon, set another record in July, the second month in a row that figure has reached unprecedented levels. But along with the rising median sales price came evidence that the market is highly competitive and buyers are pushing back on overpriced homes. July’s median sales price

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Median sales price falls for second month in a row. What happened last time that occurred?

The housing market in Bend, Oregon, tapered slightly in May, as the median sales price fell for the second month in succession and the inventory of homes on the market rose compared with April. Still, the year-to-date median price remained steady at a price that represents a high for the 10-plus years for which we

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Median price drops in February amid overall mixed data

Looking solely at February’s median sales price of a home in Bend, Oregon, one might be struck by the decline from the previous month. But other data from the real estate market indicate the demand for homes remains strong. February’s median sales price was $354,853. That’s 4.3 percent lower than January 2017’s figure of $370,813.

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August median sales price shows further leveling off

By Jason Boone In my review of May’s home sales data in Bend, Oregon, I suggested that the market might have been reaching a peak. The figures for the three months since seem to support that theory. The median sales price of a home in August was $359,000. That represents the third month in succession that

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The Bungalows at NorthWest Crossing walkable, sustainable and beautiful

By Jason Boone The trend in real estate for years has been to build smaller, greener homes in walkable neighborhoods. In fact, in a recent Urban Land Institute survey a majority of Americans expressed a desire to live in compact and mixed-use communities and half of respondents listed walkability as among the key factors in

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Where Do I Start Looking To Buy A Home In Bend?

Simple Tips to Help You Find the Right Home for You BEND – Home buying can sometimes be a mix of excitement and frustration because, you know that it’s the right decision that you want to make for yourself and your family but you don’t know where to get started. In this post were going

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