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Changes In SE Bend

Caldera High and Alpenglow Park are among this neighborhood's new features
I wanted to take a quick break from the typical article about the changes in the local real estate market and talk a little about the changes happening in Bend. I spend quite a bit of time driving around various parts of Bend, so one thing that I do notice is how things seem to be constantly changing.

The Return of Inventory

In the ever-shifting real estate market, a return to more "normal"
Some interesting things are starting to happen in the Bend real estate market as we head full speed into the typical "busy season." This year we have seen a massive shift as the year has gone along from frenzied to busy.

What's Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?

It's important to understand the context beyond the headlines
A topic that's on most people's minds today: mortgage rates. That's understandable.

What is a 1031 Exchange?

A basic primer of a complex tax rule for investment property purchases
While the term "1031 exchange" is common among real estate brokers, it may be less common outside the real estate industry. So, what is a 1031 exchange, and how does it work?

Is The Real Estate Market Finally Stabilizing?

What today's indicators mean for buyers
By now, you've likely seen headlines indicating a change is taking place in the real estate market, both nationally and locally. It's true.

Appraisals in Today's Market

Adjusting for shifts in the market
This week I wanted to discuss some changes we are starting to see in our local real estate market with regards to appraisals. Quickly, an appraisal is an unbiased professional opinion on a home's value, used whenever financing is involved.

Pricing Your Home to Sell

How to get it right in a challenging market
Deciding to sell your home can be exciting, stressful and confusing, especially when it comes to the list price. You might be cashing out on equity for retirement, downsizing, upsizing or looking for land.

Time in the Market Beats Timing the Market

Weighing options in today's market
Working with folks looking to purchase a home in Bend has been tough for a few years now. Between COVID, low inventory and fierce competition, it seems like buyers have been unable to catch a break.

How to Choose the Right Broker in Today's Market

With all the complexities and changes, an experienced professional should be on your team
Today's real estate market has many complexities, timelines and constant changes. It's hard to stay on top of it all.

Doing Your Due Diligence

Taking some simple steps
When moving into a "new" home there are many uncertainties, many of which cannot be realized until paperwork has been signed and the move is complete. Nobody knows you and your preferences better than you do.


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