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    May 2024 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon

    By David Keyte | May 10, 2024

    May 2024 Beacon Report: Central Oregon Market Trends​ Home buying season is warming up with seasonal trends. The weather has been all over the map, but we’re getting into sixty-degree days, and warming market conditions. Last month Bend and Redmond SFR markets had a significant increase in closings and the days on the market in... Read More

    February 2024 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon

    By David Keyte | February 14, 2024

    While the start of a new year often signifies new changes, the February 2024 Beacon Report for Bend and Redmond shows little difference this month. However, it is clear that from the data the market is getting primed for the spring season in real estate. Get all the details about the February 2024 Housing Market... Read More

    January 2024 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon

    By David Keyte | January 11, 2024

    Central Oregon SFR markets ended the 2023 year with positive price trend gains overall. Inventory levels declined slightly in Bend and Redmond in December. The Bend SFR market began 2023 with a median sale price of $685 and set a record high in July 2023 at $800k. Since July, the median sale price settled around... Read More

    December 2023 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon

    By David Keyte | December 12, 2023

    As Central Oregon begins to see its first flurries of the season, everyone seems to be getting into the holiday cheer. But snow isn’t the only frozen thing around here, with 2023 being the year of the market freeze. Could 2024 possibly be the “thaw” the housing market needs? Take a look at the December... Read More

    Bend’s Ultimate Mountain Biking Haven

    By David Keyte | November 14, 2023

    Amid the breathtaking landscapes of Central Oregon, Bend is a city that beckons outdoor enthusiasts with its promise of adventure and unbridled natural beauty. Known for its stunning scenery, vibrant community, and limitless opportunities for outdoor recreation, has firmly established itself as a haven for mountain biking enthusiasts. Adventure knows no bounds. We’re about to... Read More

    Must Try Bend Coffee Shops this Fall

    By David Keyte | November 14, 2023

    Are you a coffee aficionado or simply in search of the perfect cup to kick-start your day in Bend? As the crisp air of autumn settles in, there’s nothing quite like cozying up with a warm cup of coffee. In Bend, we take our coffee seriously, and our cafes are a testament to that passion.... Read More

    November 2023 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon

    By David Keyte | November 10, 2023

    While winter moves into Central Oregon, real estate hawks expect the housing market to slow down, which it is doing—but there’s good news for buyers and sellers. Mortgage Rates took a fall last week and now winter is taking on a different tone.  The November 2023 Beacon Report for Central Oregon shows that aside from... Read More

    October 2023 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon

    By David Keyte | October 13, 2023

    The Central Oregon housing market remains fairly neutral as the weather cools down. In dissecting the September 2023 Beacon Report data for Central Oregon, we are seeing seasonally expected transaction patterns as the market starts to simmer down. Additionally, it is evident that the market is strong as median prices continue to rise. Dive into... Read More

    September 2023 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon

    By David Keyte | September 12, 2023

    The summer temperatures may still be with us, but schools are back in session, the lines have died down at the coffee shops, and the river is no longer covered in colorful tubers. Autumn is coming to Bend and with it we see some seasonal softening of the real estate market, particularly above the $1M... Read More

    August 2023 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon

    By David Keyte | August 17, 2023

    Autumn is just around the corner, and the housing market is looking at significant changes. In correlation to the August 2023 Beacon Report data for Central Oregon, there is an overall decrease in days on market, and an increase in median price, although there’s more than meets the eye with these headline numbers. Watch Video:... Read More