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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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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Records set on many fronts in NorthWest Crossing

In a year that the real estate market in Bend, Oregon, set records for median sales price, it probably shouldn’t be a surprise that the NorthWest Crossing neighborhood had the highest sales price of its existence, too. The median sales price of NorthWest Crossing homes in 2017 was $628,604. Never before had the median sales

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Median price in Bend rises slightly as year comes to close

A record-breaking year for real estate in Bend, Oregon, ended with higher prices in December than the month before. December’s median sales price was $394,535, an increase of 1.2 percent from $390,000 in November. The inventory of homes for sale and average days on the market also reflected a slight tilt toward sellers, the two

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