Skip To Content

Category: Relocation

    January 2023 Housing Report for Central Oregon

    By Shelby Little | January 12, 2023

    January 2023 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon The first 2023 Housing Market Report for Central Oregon sheds light on the current real estate trends in Bend and surrounding areas. For all the hoopla and topsy-turvy turns of the market over the last year, one fact remains: December 2023 median home prices were slightly higher... Read More

    Teaming Up To Give Back

    By Shelby Little | December 15, 2022

    Bend Relo's annual giving not only feels good, but is good for our community, too. With over $20,000 in charitable donations for 2021 alone we wanted to highlight some of the nonprofits we partner with, and our pay-it-forward philosophy. Read More

    Central Oregon Real Estate Market Update October 2022

    By Shelby Little | October 12, 2022

    Welcome back to our monthly market update! This month, the push-pull between buyers and sellers might be creating some exciting friction and property competition. We’ve pulled the latest stats from the Central Oregon Beacon Report and the Bend, Oregon MLS data to bring you up to date with the Bend Housing Market Report October 2022. Read More

    Lower Your Mortgage Interest Rate

    By Shelby Little | September 30, 2022

    Lower mortgage interest rates — that’s what any homebuyer wants, right? And with the Fed’s recent interest rate hikes, which are an attempt to lower inflation, many prospective home buyers are asking the question, “How can I pay the lowest interest rate on a house?” Well, good news: we’ve got a few insights and strategies that we can share from our recent client activity and home transactions. Read More

    New to Gardening in Central Oregon? Myths and Tips to Get You Growing

    By Shelby Little | September 23, 2022

    No one who lives in the High Desert will tell you with a straight face that growing a beautiful, bountiful garden in Bend, Oregon is easy. But every local gardener will agree, the rewards of seeing your garden boom are beyond compare. If you’re relocating to Central Oregon and are eager to start digging, we're here with some of the myths and truths of gardening in your new home. Read More

    The Bidding War: Build a Winning Strategy with These 5 Tools

    By Shelby Little | September 10, 2022

    We understand how disappointing it can be to miss out on a property due to a bidding war, and are here to say, Hang in there! As for any other competition, it pays to have the right equipment, and stamina is your secret weapon. Here are five options for taking your offer to the finish line. Read More

    Readers Voted Stormy Clark and West + Main Best of Central Oregon

    By Shelby Little | September 8, 2022

    THANK YOU to our clients for voting us the best in real estate brokerage in the Best of Central Oregon 2022 Read More

    What are Seller Concessions?

    By David Keyte | August 9, 2022

    With the recent real estate market shifts in favor of buyers, you may be wondering “What are seller concessions?” To answer that question, you first need to understand closing costs. Read More

    6 Tips to Get Your Bend, OR Home Ready to Sell

    By Shelby Little | July 18, 2022

    Here at Bend Relo, we know that making a home ready for its close-up is a team effort, with a payoff that’s well worth the effort you put into it. But where to begin? The following are six tips on how to make sure your home looks its most appealing to potential buyers. Read More

    Appraisal Contingency: Waive It or Leave It?

    By Shelby Little | July 9, 2022

    A seller’s market had made the appraisal contingency a hot topic for spring home buyers in Bend and throughout Central Oregon. Waiving it can make a buyer's offer more attractive to a seller who is swimming in offers. So, should they? Read More