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Ways to Get a Home Energy Assessment

Ways to Get a Home Energy Assessment

Energy savings uncovered
The recent cold snap across the area and shorter winter days mean Central Oregonians are more reliant on heating sources, lighting and electronics. With the shift in the weather, people become more aware of energy usage and are susceptible to higher utility bills.

Looking to Buy a Home in the Winter Months?

The advantages of purchasing when most people aren't
Shorter days, the crisp air with twinges of bitterness, traces of white appearing in the Cascades and the barren trees are the annual indications that winter is tiptoeing its way into Central Oregon. Before long, as in its usual fashion, winter will no longer hold off its arrival and Central Oregon will be in full swing of the season, complete with the opening of Mt. Bachelor.

Home Energy Score

Proposed mandate would shine a light on home energy use
The City of Bend's Climate Action Steering Committee has been diligently working on the Community Climate Action Plan, which will help guide the City—and the community—in pursuit of goals to reduce fossil fuel use by 40 percent by the year 2030 and by 70 percent by the year 2050. The Bend City Council will soon vote on its adoption.

Thinking About Investment Properties?

Things to consider when looking at buying income properties
Many have heard that owning investment property is a great way to build wealth. There is truth to that statement; however, having investment property isn't like trying a new food.

Millennials on the Move

Tips for the younger generation of homebuyers
The millennial generation is defined as individuals born between 1981 and 1996. This group has represented the largest share of the homebuying market for the past five years in a row, with the 2018 share at 36%, according to Anna DeSimone, housing advocate and author of "Housing Finance 2020."

Truth in Real Estate

To tell or not to tell?
Every property has idiosyncrasies, and certainly, every home is not perfect. It's highly likely at some point during homeownership something has occurred that will need to be disclosed when selling the property.

The Perfect Home

Refining the Home Search
Autumn is truly a spectacle in Central Oregon. One could easily get lost gazing at the sea of trees responding to shorter days and cooler nights with yellows, oranges and brilliant reds.

Redmond: The Heart of Central Oregon

The rising star of housing affordability
Redmond exudes affordability in the Central Oregon real estate market. Deschutes County as a whole has seen and continues to experience tremendous population growth; which in turn has spurred growth in the employment sector, household formation and the real estate market in general.

Winterizing the Home

Cold weather doesn't have to mean higher energy bills
The arrival of snow in September had Central Oregonians thinking about cold winter and firing up the furnace. Even though there are a couple more months of fall, it's prime time to start getting homes ready for winter.

1031 Exchange: The Basics

A tool for real estate investors, explaining 1031 Exchange Tax Deferral
So often when dealing with investment property, brokers are asked about a 1031 Exchange. I work with many clients who own investment property and take advantage of the 1031 Exchange Tax Deferral.

2019 Green Tour of Homes

Your chance to see how it all works
"You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending."

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