Low wages aren’t only hurdle to affordable housing

The affordability of housing in the Bend, Oregon, area has the attention of government leaders, local media and the general public. The rising price of homes and the scarcity of rental housing have produced what is regularly referred to as a housing crisis. The lifestyle Bend offers is one source of the high demand for

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ARM vs. fixed-rate loan: Which is right for you?

Even though interest rates for traditional 30-year mortgages are near the lowest on record, some home buyers in Bend, Oregon, take on adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs. These loans start, for a predetermined time, with an interest rate even lower than that of a traditional 30-year loan, after which the rate adjusts – and payments can

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Buy Now Or Later? Learn the Real Cost Of Waiting to Buy a Home in Bend

Learn more about the real cost of waiting to buy a home By Jason Boone When it comes to buying a home it’s easy for many people to wait on buying a home for another 6 months to 1 year. Why? Most buyers feel they aren’t ready for the commitment but what’s the real cost

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