Sales data continue to show strong demand for homes in Bend

2018 ended with December showing a 7.9 percent year-over-year increase in the median sales price of a home in Bend, Oregon. The final month of the year was also characterized by continued signs of a housing market fueled by demand from prospective home buyers. December’s median sales price of $425,700 was 1.7 percent lower than

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Home sales expected to increase in Bend, nationally

Given the Bend, Oregon, real estate market – characterized by six consecutive months of a median sales price of at least $425,000, an inventory of homes for sale that tilts toward sellers, and an average sales price to list price that rarely dips below 99 percent – it might seem surprising that the housing market

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Listings scarce in Bend market’s pricing ‘sweet spot’

August has recently been a month of consolidation in the median sales price in the Bend, Oregon, real estate market. The eighth month of 2018 followed that trend, with the median sales price falling 1.5 percent from July. The median sales price in August was $430,500, after it registered at $437,000 in July. August’s figure

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Another busy April in NorthWest Crossing

April in 2018 followed the pattern of previous years for real estate activity in the NorthWest Crossing neighborhood in Bend, Oregon, which remains among the most desirable areas of town. Ten single-family NorthWest Crossing homes were sold in April, traditionally one of the busier months of the year. Only once in an April (2013 –

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Activity picks up in April

Activity in the Bend, Oregon, real estate market increased in April, setting calendar-year bests for active listings and average days on market. The median sales figure dropped from the month before – as has happened in previous Aprils – but was 6.5 percent more than in April 2017. April’s median sales figure was $415,250. That

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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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