Strong signs that now is a good time to buy

Median home prices are near an all-time high in Bend. The inventory of homes for sale skews strongly toward a “seller’s market.” Interest rates have risen from their historic lows of recent years. It seems as if there might be some credible arguments for why now is not the right time to buy a home

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May sales prices 9 percent higher than in previous year

The median sales price of a home in Bend, Oregon, remained virtually unchanged in May from the month prior even as other data indicates the market might be tightening. May’s median price of $415,000 was less than one-tenth of 1 percent less than April’s figure of $415,250. Every month this calendar year has had a

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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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