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17605 Vandevert Road Bend OregonCommercial Real Estate in Central Oregon

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Bend Premier Real Estate Brokers Rachel Greenwald Rhoads and Kacey Taylors' new listing at 17605 Vandevert Road is 98.68 acres of prime development land bordering Caldera, with amazing access to the Cascade Lakes Highway. The property has been up-zoned to F2 with a Resort overlay allowing for a multitude of options, including but not limited to a zip-line park, water park, small house clusters, campground and RV

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Bend Oregon Home Prices Up

Bend Oregon Real Estate Trends

The Bend real estate market continues to be impacted by a limited supply of inventory, rising prices and changing seasons. August 2019 was a strong month for Bend home sales and we believe the lack of summer forest fires may have impacted our market positively.

When August 2019 is compared with August 2018 for Bend single family residential sales on less than an acre, the following trends can be noted:

  • Homes for sale down 5.5% to 585
  • Homes sold down 5% to 248
  • Homes pended up 4.1% to 229
  • Average price per square foot up 4.3% to $266
  • Average days on market down 4.4% to 86
  • Sold/original listing price difference is 0
  • Average active home price is up 2.9% to $681,000
  • Average sold price is up 7.1%
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Jefferson ParkWhitewater Creek Trail Open

Jefferson Park, located on the north side of Mt. Jefferson, Oregon's second tallest Cascade mountain, is a hidden gem with stunning views, pristine alpine lakes, and beautiful meadows full of wildflowers during the mid summer months. Two years after the lighting caused Whitewater fire closed the most popular access trail to Jefferson Park, the Whitewater Creek trail opened this month. Last Saturday we hiked the trail to this popular destination.  

The Whitewater Creek trail head is at the end of a 7.4 mile gravel road off Hwy 22 ten miles east of Detroit. The area was burned during the fire and while loggers have removed much of the dead trees around the parking lot, there are still slash piles which impact the number of

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Bocce Ball TournamentUp for Bocce Ball?

The Bend Premier Real Estate team made up of Lisa Wettstein, Debbie Walsh, Colleen Dillingham and Diane Lozito participated August 22, 2019 in Amerititle's 8th annual Bocce Ball Tournament. Over 48 teams were there representing the real estate industry throughout Central Oregon. Although they didn't win, the Bend Premier "alley cats" had fun and thousands of dollars were raised for Central Oregon charities. 

Congratulations on a well played tournament and thanks to Amerititle for this fun, annual event.

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Bend Home Prices Keep Rising

Bend Home Prices Up

The July 2019 figures are out and Bend single family home prices continue to go up while closings are down.  However, homes in pending contracts have had a huge increase over the year before.  When July 2019 is compared with July 2018 for Bend single family homes on less than an acre, the following changes can be seen:

  • Homes for sale down 6.1% to 604*
  • Homes sold down 1.6% to 239
  • Homes pended up 28.3% to 263
  • The average price per square foot for sold homes up 4% to $261
  • The average days on market down 5.3% to 90
  • The sold/original listing price difference is unchanged at 98%
  • The average active price is up 4.9% to $686,000
  • The average sold price is up 9.2% to $544,000
  • The months of inventory
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Real Estate Trends in Bend, Redmond, Sunriver and Prineville

Bend Oregon Real Estate TrendsWe focus a lot on the real estate market trends for Bend and Redmond, but Central Oregon also encompasses many other towns and areas, all with their own charm and unique lifestyle. Housing prices and types of homes vary in these towns and it is interesting to see how each community compares with the next. While Bend has seen the bulk of growth over the last 3 years, Redmond was the fastest growing town in Central Oregon in the second quarter 2019 according to the multiple listing service. Sunriver, Central Oregon's most known resort community, has maintained a relatively stable real estate market over the last 3 years, and Prineville, one of the most hard hit towns during the recession, is

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Redmond Home Sales Strong

Redmond Oregon Real Estate TrendsWhile the upward trends for Bend single family home sales have slowed over the past few months, Redmond home sales have remained strong. Redmond, located just 17 miles north of Bend, has long been known as a great place to live, with homes priced well below that of Bend. People relocating to Central Oregon have discovered Redmond's value and home sales in this great town have taken off.

When June 2019 is compared with June 2018, the following changes can be noted for Redmond single family home sales on less than an acre:

  • Homes for sale down 2.5% to 230*
  • Homes sold up 8.2% to 106
  • Homes pended up 7.6% to 99
  • Average price per square foot up 4.3% to $195
  • Average days on market down 3.8% to 101
  • Sold to
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Bend Real Estate Market Showing Mixed Results

Bend OR Real Estate TrendsThe June 2019 figures for Bend Oregon real estate trends have been published and the results are mixed. While June had a surge in new listings, the numbers were similar to the year before. And while we are entering our summer peak selling season, in some categories the trends point down.

When June 2019 is compared with June 2018 for Bend single family home sales on less than an acre, the following data are seen:

  • Homes listed for sale down .3% from 607 to 605
  • Homes sold down 10.9% to 266
  • Homes pended down 4.5% to 233
  • Average price per square foot up 4.8% to $261
  • Average days on market down 5.6% to 89
  • Sold to original price difference down 1% to 98%
  • Average active price up 4.6% to
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Bend Luxury Homes Sales Growing

Bend Luxury Homes

Bend's high end real estate market has been trending upward for several years. Almost unheard of less than 10 years ago, the sale of million dollar homes in Bend has become common and the construction of million dollar spec homes the norm in several Bend neighborhoods.

From July 2018 through June, 2019, 67 Bend homes priced between $1,000,000 and $1,299,999 have sold, a figure that is up 11.7% over the previous 12 months. For homes priced $1,300,000 to $1,599,999, 29 Bend homes have sold, up 11.5% over the same period a year before. Homes priced between $1,600,000 and $1,999,999, the figure is 13 homes, up 30% and for the very high end, the $2,000,000 or more price point, the figure is 7, which is up 75% over that

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