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Redmond Real Estate Sales Strong

Redmond Oregon Real EstateSingle family residential home sales in Redmond Oregon have been very strong so far in 2018. The number of homes offered for sale has grown, but so have the numbers sold and pended. But unlike Bend, home prices have not escalated and Central Oregonians continue to find Redmond an affordable option to Bend.

For June 2018 compared with June 2017, the data on Redmond Or single family home sales show the following:

  • Homes for sale up 12.3% to 237
  • Homes sold up 6.7% to 95
  • Homes pended up 14.6% to 94
  • Average price per square foot on sold homes up 6.9% to $187,000
  • Months of inventory based on closed sales up 4.2% to 2.5
  • Average active price up 1.2% to $413,000
  • Average sold price unchanged at
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Bend Real Estate Trends Up

Bend Real Estate Prices Still Going Up

The June 2018 data is out and the upward trends for Bend OR real estate sales continue. When June 2018 is compared with June 2017, the following can be noted with Bend single family home sales on less than an acre:

  • The number of homes for sale are up 1.5% to 607
  • The number of homes sold is up 2.4% to 259
  • The number of homes pended is up 10.8% to 256
  • The months of inventory based on closed sales is down to 2.3
  • The days on market is down 1.1% to 89
  • The sold/original listing price difference is up 1% to 99%
  • The average price per square foot sold is up 6.9% to $249
  • The average active price is up .05% to $659,000
  • The average sold price is up 8% to $522,000*

For this last figure,

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100 Acres of Bend's Gopher Gulch Ranch Sold

Gopher Gulch Ranch Bend Oregon

Bend Premier Real Estate Brokers Jen Chapman and Robert Curzon represented the buyers of 100 acres of Bend's Gopher Gulch Ranch which closed on June 29, 2018 for $4,000,000. Gopher Gulch Ranch, located north of Bend's city limits off of OB Riley Road offers outstanding mountain views, rock outcroppings, juniper and ponderosa trees and has approximately 2478 lineal feet of rim line overlooking the Deschutes River. The convergence of the Deschutes River with Tumalo Creek can be seen from the northwest corner of the property. Bordered on the south by the Riley Ranch Nature Reserve and the west by the Deschutes River canyon area, the 100 acres offer amazing views, abundant wildlife and a peaceful setting.

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Bend's Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration Tomorrow

Bend Oregon 4th of JulySince the 1930's, celebration of the 4th of July has been a big deal in Bend. Starting early with the annual Lion's Club pancake breakfast followed by the "not to be missed" Bend Park & Recreation Pet Parade which over the years has including everything from ponies and llamas to dogs elevated by helium balloons, to stuffed animals pulled in wagons, the event draws thousands of people from all over Central Oregon. Following the pet parade, Park and Rec sponsors the Old Fashioned 4th of July in Drake Park. The event, which runs from 11 am to 4 pm, includes live music, local artisans and lots of food and family friendly activities such as 3-legged races, gunny sack races, parachute play, water balloon

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Bend Premier Real Estate to be Title Sponsor for 2019 Bite of Bend!

The Brokers with Bend Premier Real Estate had a fabulous experience meeting some of the tens of thousands of people who attended this year's Bite of Bend in Downtown Bend. While enjoying the music, the food and the many activities, Bend Premier Brokers had opportunities to talk with hundreds of people and share information about Central Oregon real estate. We hope that all the attendees enjoyed themselves as much as we did. Hope to see more people at the 2019 Bite of Bend!

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How High Can Bend Real Estate Prices Go?Bend Real Estate Trends

The demand for Bend single family homes has not dropped off and the data from May, 2018 shows that home prices continue to rise. Homes priced well are often experiencing multiple offers which drive the price up. While new homes are being built, they are also being sold quickly and the average days on market has dropped.  The following shows the figures comparing Bend single family homes from May 2018 with May 2017:

  • Average days on market down 3.9% to 98
  • Number of homes for sale up 10.2% to 542
  • Number of homes sold down 0.9% to 220
  • Number of homes pended up 6.9% to 249
  • Average price per square foot up 4.3% to $240
  • Months of inventory based on closed sales up 13.5% to 2.5
  • Average active
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Bend Premier Real Estate Bite of Bend June 15-17

Bend Premier Real Estate Bite of Bend

Bite of Bend is an established Bend festival which welcomes in the summer each June. It combines cuisine and culture by offering such activities as bites from local chefs, the Mixology Showcase where the final bartenders battle in the Bartender Brawl. There is the The Beer Run,  Little Hopper Root Beer Run,  Top Chef Competitions & cocktail classes as well. Chefs, bartenders, brewers, cooks, and food enthusiasts from all over come and enjoy the event. Last year there were over  40 food vendors to sample from.

Besides all the food related events, there will be amazing music in the evening and vendors filling Downtown Bend for the 3 day event.  Be sure to stop by one or more of our 2 locations in

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Bend Luxury HomesBend Oregon Luxury Home Sales Growing

The trends are showing that the number of luxury homes in Bend are growing with strong figures in almost all categories. Since coming out of the recession, home prices in Bend have gained each year, but now more of the Bend real estate market is reflected in the million dollar or more price point than ever before.

The last 12 months reflect 35.8% more million dollar single family homes were sold in Bend than the year before, which was up 41.8% over sales in 2016. At the same time, new listings were up 25.7% in 2017 (171) and 54.4% in 2018 (264).*

 

April 2018 Bend Luxury Home Sales

In contrast to the added growth in sales in the million dollar plus Bend home, the months of inventory are dropping, reflecting that the homes which hit the

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Bend Real Estate In Spring Selling Season

Bend real estate trends

The April figures are out and the spring selling season has hit! Buyers are offering on the existing inventory and multiple offers on well priced homes are the norm rather than the exception. The trends are also showing a strong market for Bend homes for sale and home sales continue to rise.

The figures for April 2018 on Bend single family homes on less than an acre compared with April 2017 are as follows:

  • Homes for sale up 7.7% to 459
  • Homes sold up 3.9% to 554
  • Homes pending up 4.5% to 672
  • The average price per square foot for sold homes up 8.2% to $238
  • The average active price is down 4.7% to $650,000
  • The average sold price is up 6.5% to $494,000
  • The months of inventory based on
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Get Your Bend Oregon Listing Shown in 3D!

Awbrey Point 3DBend Premier Real Estate is thrilled to announce having purchased the Matterport 3D virtual imaging program. Bend Premier Brokers can now offer this fabulous system to our sellers which enables buyers to tour our listings virtually anywhere in the world 24 hours a day.

Unlike traditional 2D photography, the 3D virtual tour allows prospective buyers to "tour" the home, by virtually walking through the property, stopping to "look" at features of interest and zooming in to catch more detail. Outside of touring the home in person, it is the next best thing to being there.

Get More Buyers to See Your Bend Oregon Real Estate

In a seller's market where it may be difficult for the best out of town buyer or

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