April 2018

Found 3 blog entries for April 2018.

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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Bend Real Estate TrendsBend Or Real Estate Sales Remain Strong

We sound like a broken record, but the trends for Bend single family home sales continue their upward tract.  When 1st quarter 2018 statistics are compared with 1st quarter 2017, the following data is seen:

  • Homes for sale up 23.3% to 444
  • Homes sold up 14% to 506
  • Homes pended up 6.7% to 620
  • Average price per square foot up 9.5% to $235.75
  • Average days on market down 8.5% to 118
  • Average active price up 2.2% tp $646,00
  • Average sold price up 10.8% to $484,000
  • Months of inventory based on closed sales up 8.6% to 2.5*

Bend Continues Strong Sellers' Market

Part of the increase in sales during 1st quarter 2018 compared with 1st quarter 2017 has to be attributed to our relatively mild

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Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart Did Not Live in Bend

But her husband, George Putnam, did. George moved to Bend in 1909 and quickly become a city mover and a shaker. He was the editor and publisher of the Bend Bulletin and married Dorothy Binney (heiress of Crayola Crayons) in 1911 and became the town's youngest mayor in 1912. George later became a war correspondent and he worked in politics in Salem.

In 1919 George sold his Bend home and his interests in the Bend Bulletin and left Oregon, moving to New York where he worked in his family's publishing business (Putnam books), including publishing the autobiography of Charles Lindberg. It was here he also met Amelia Earhart, eventually becoming her publicist.

George and Dorothy divorced in 1929 following her affair

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