Activity slows in November; median price down

Relatively few homes were active on the Bend, Oregon, real estate market in November, resulting in a fewer-than-normal number of sales. The market in November also experienced declines in the median sales price on a month-to-month and year-to-year basis. One hundred sixty-seven homes were sold in November. That’s the fewest in a November since 2015

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October prices are second-highest on record

The median price of a home in the Bend, Oregon, real estate market in October was the second-highest on record, trailing only the record set two months prior. The median of $471,250 was 7.1 percent more than the same figure in September and less than 1 percent below the record of $474,950 seen in August.

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The truth about “lies” real estate agents supposedly tell

Practically every profession nowadays has its detractors. It’s not hard to find articles from current or former “experts” in a particular field who profess to expose the inner workings of a line of work, all so the reader will feel more informed and empowered. An article titled “Top Lies Real Estate Agents Tell Home Sellers

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Record median sales price set even as buyers show discipline

The fundamental theme of Economics 101 – supply and demand – was evident in the Bend, Oregon, real estate market in April. The number of homes for sale was near a post-recession low, and the consistent push by buyers to be part of the Bend market continued apace, resulting in a record median sales price of

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Bend sees a rebound in volume and price in March

A considerable month-over-month increase in homes sold in March was accompanied by an increase in the median sales price, and those were only two of the data points providing evidence that the Bend, Oregon, real estate market remains attractive to buyers and in an overall robust state. The median sales price in March was $444,900.

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Prices down month-over-month, up year-over-year

The median sales price of a home in Bend, Oregon, declined in February from the previous month but still registered a 4.9 percent year-over-year increase. February’s median price was $430,000, 4.1 percent less than the $448,500 seen in January. History shows that a January-to-February decline isn’t unusual: It has happened in three of the last

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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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