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BUYERS ARE RETURNING TO THE BEND REAL ESTATE MARKET. ARE SELLERS READY? 

Bend Homes for Sale

In mid-March, the housing market saw a steep decline in buyer traffic and showings. This rapid shift in the business caused great uncertainty about what the near future would look like for Central Oregon real estate. However in recent weeks, we have seen initial positive signs that buyers are returning to the market and in need of listings to view. And while we’ll continue to monitor these early indicators, it forecasts good news for the market.

According to a report from Zillow, web traffic to for-sale listings online has risen to levels comparable to past spring markets. While this may seem like an obvious result of people staying at home and browsing

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Keys to Selling Your House Virtually

Keys to Selling Your House Virtually | MyKCM

In a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they’re generally willing to allow their agent and some potential buyers inside if done under the right conditions. They’re less comfortable, however, hosting an open house. This is understandable, given the health concerns associated with social contact these days. The question is, if you need to sell your house now, what virtual practices should you use to make sure you, your family, and potential buyers stay safe in the process?

In today’s rapidly changing market, it’s more important than ever to make sure you have a digital game plan and an effective online marketing strategy when selling your house. One of the ways

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Bend Premier Real Estate's Matterport 3D Tours Are the Most Popular Way to See Bend Oregon Real Estate Today

How Technology is Helping Buyers Navigate the Home Search Process [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights:

  • A recent realtor.com survey revealed that buyers are still considering moving forward with the homebuying process, even if they can’t see the home in-person.
  • While they still prefer to physically see a home, virtual home tours and accurate listing information top the list of tech specs buyers find most helpful in today’s process.
  • Let’s connect today to determine how technology can help power your home search.
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Central Oregon Appraisers are Very Busy

AppraisalsBend Premier Real Estate is fortunate to have Erik Chapin, one of our Premier Brokers who is also a  licensed appraiser, as an expert on the appraisal business in Central Oregon. According to Erik, Covid-19 has had a dramatic impact on appraisals locally.

Erik typically operates with a lead time of 4 weeks to complete an appraisal.  At this time in 2019, he averaged twelve appraisals a month.  Last week over a three day period, he received ten appraisals on top of fifteen he already had. He is working six to seven days a week and is having a hard time keeping up. There are a number of reasons why there is such a backlog:

Why Are Central Oregon Appraisals Backlogged?

1) Low interest rates have encouraged

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Bend Oregon Home Sellers Have OptionsMatterport Dollhouse

In this never before seen world with the coronavirus pandemic changing how we live our lives, having options on how buyers can tour a home is invaluable. At Bend Premier Real Estate, we invested as a brokerage in Matterport 3D two years ago. We currently own two cameras complete with all the set ups required and have two videographers trained to film these tours. 

For our sellers, the benefit of having buyers virtually walking through their home enables us to screen through buyers for whom the house may not work - all without physically being there. For buyers, the opportunity to view the home in 3D can help them determine if that property makes their top list and eliminates time and work in viewing homes which

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Bend Premier Real Estate Announces 2020 Top Producers

2020 Bend Premier Real Estate Awards Luncheon

At a recent luncheon, all Bend Premier Real Estate brokers were honored with additional acknowledgment provided to those who stood out with their real estate sales in 2019:

  • #1 Top Producer - Dana Furlan
  • #1 Top Team - Rachel Greenwald Rhoads and Kacey Taylor
  • #1 Individual Sale - Laura Curry
  • #1 Rising Star - Denny Osborn

The Pattie & Megan Serbus team was also acknowledged as a top producer.

Recognition was also given to the top 10 in total sales in 2020:

  • Sherry Ortega
  • Cate Cushman
  • Danielle Gates
  • Eric Andrews
  • Tina Roberts
  • Laura Curry
  • Stephanie Edgerly
  • Kathy Hovermale
  • Rob Lindberg & Jacque Martini Roberts (tie)

Brokers who had sales in

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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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June 2019 Spotlight on Local Business

first interstate bank spotlight on local business

Bend Premier Real Estate is thrilled to be named First Interstate Bank in Downtown Bend's featured local business for June 2019.  When visiting the bank at the corner of Greenwood and Wall Street, be sure to check out our display! And say hello to all the friendly people who work at First Interstate Bank.

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