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Out of Reach 2017 Report for Oregon

Out of Reach 2017 Report for Oregon

The National Low Income Housing Coalition's "Out of Reach" Report for 2017 shows that the median rental household in most Oregon counties cannot comfortably afford a two-bedroom apartment.

Real Estate Statistics for May 2017

According to the most recent Beacon report, closed sales in Bend for the month of May 2017 decreased by 4 transactions over April 2017 for a total of 216 sales as compared to 220 for April 2017.

Getting a Zero Down Payment Mortgage

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In these days of escalating rents in which rent payments can be more than a mortgage payment, many people are unable to save any money for a down payment.

Fannie Mae Initiative for Affordable Multifamily Housing

Fannie Mae has recently announced its Healthy Housing Rewards Initiative.

Why Aren't There More Starter Level Homes Built?

While we are feeling the effects of the national entry level housing shortage in Bend, we aren't seeing builders jumping onboard in big numbers to build starter level homes.

Real Estate Statistics for April 2017

The Beacon Report, based on real estate statistics from our local MLS, released its report of the April 2017 figures—which allows some interesting comparisons to last year's Bend single family residence sales of 1 acre or less. According to the report, closed sales in Bend for the month of April 2017 increased by 50 transactions over March 2017 for a total of 220 sales.

Insight on Causes of the Housing Shortage

The Oregon Office of Economic Analysis puts out some interesting information and insights, and a recent blog addressed the housing shortage.

The Struggle With Low Housing Inventory

According to the April 18 financial release by Freddie Mac, the low inventory levels are continuing to push prices up and there's concern because the rise is outpacing job income growth. They reported that for the month of March, higher home prices combined with higher interest rates decreased affordability.

Real Estate Statistics for March 2017

The Beacon Report, which is based on real estate statistics from our local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) released its reports of the March 2017 figures, which allows some interesting comparisons to last year's Bend single family residence sales of 1 acre or less.

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