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Is the Market Cooling for Fall?

Is the Market Cooling for Fall?

Central Oregon's market update shows increases in median prices; more inventory for Bend
As the leaves continue to turn and create a smattering of fall colors across the landscape, there is plenty of chatter about changes in the real estate market. Is it cooling?

Maintenance for the Changing Season

Prepare with these simple tasks
Autumn has arrived, cooler temperatures are settling in, leaves are changing beautiful colors and the pumpkin spice scent in the air ushers out the warm summer days on the water. This is the time when Central Oregonians should prepare their homes for the changing seasons by performing a few simple maintenance items to help keep them warm, dry and also protect their investment. 

Selling a Home "As-Is"

What does that really mean in real estate?
What does "as-is" mean in real estate? We all know what the term infers when buying a used vehicle, but is it the same in real estate?

Successful Homebuying Journey

Home shopping and repair addendum
Our previous article discussed the primary steps to take in order to accomplish a home purchase. Once a tenacious and cohesive realtor and lender team is decided, it's time to move on to the most enjoyable part of the home purchase journey: house shopping. 

The Importance of Using a Local Lender

Does it really make a difference if the lender is in Chicago?
A lender is a lender, and it doesn't really make a difference if they are local, right? Wrong.

Successful Homebuying Journey

Laying the groundwork and building a team
In life people come to a place of wanting to settle down. The desire to put down roots begins to materialize and typically translates to dreams of homeownership.

What Happens if a Buyer Cannot Close Escrow On Time?

Does that mean game over?
The escrow process is moving along smoothly and then all of a sudden there is a bump, and it is looking like the buyer cannot close escrow on time. This can cause a host of problems; the primary issue being that the purchase contract contained a closing date upon acceptance and that purchase contract is legally binding.

Home Pricing Strategies

Setting realistic expectations when selling a home
The housing market has been on fire. With the exception of the "COVID speed bump" which slowed sales during the initial quarantine in late March of 2020, momentum picked up the pace again in May of 2020 and is just now showing signs of slowing.

Can I Change My Mind About Selling After Accepting an Offer?

Why that's not really an option
All the work in preparing the property to list for sale is done, the listing is live and the offers start rolling in. Things are looking great and the seller accepts a fantastic offer for the price and terms they were looking for.

Solar Possibilities

Powering your home is attainable + affordable
Central Oregon is blessed with abundant sunshine and long sunny summer days. It's one of the many lures that bring people here to relax on vacation and inspire many to consider relocating here.

Central Oregon Inventory Slowly Ticking Up

July 2021 Market Statistics
For the first time in over a year, the real estate inventory in Central Oregon increased—albeit a slight increase. Bend and Redmond hit close to a one-month inventory supply for the first time since July 2020.

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    • Greedy realtors will help you sell your house at the highest price possible.

    • on September 8, 2021

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