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Prepare for Wildfire Season in Central Oregon

Curious how to prepare for wildfire season in Central Oregon?Wildfires are a way of life in the Western United States, but it could save lives to be prepared for wildfire season in Central Oregon. We’ve got tips here from local fire experts on how to prepare for and prevent destructive wildfires in our community. May…

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Central Oregon Utilities

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June Bend Relo Market Update

The June Beacon Report is in. And the bottom line is that it’s now possible to win on the sell AND buy side. To give you the full story of what is really happening in the market, we have pulled information from three sources. One- the Beacon Report. This gives us information on the homes…

Native Plants for the Central Oregon Garden

Which native plants belong in a Central Oregon Garden? Good question! As the days grow warmer and longer here in Central Oregon it is time to think about what should go in the garden this summer. In recent years, many have turned to plants native to give their home a sense of place.  Aside from…

Farmers’ Market Season in Central Oregon

Farmers’ market season has arrived in Central Oregon! A regular trip to a farmers’ market is one of the best ways to connect with where your food comes from and the community that grows it. Additionally, food bought at the farmers’ market is the freshest, tastiest, and reflects the truest flavors. What’s not to love…

May 2022 Beacon Report for Central Oregon

Changing Real Estate Market Conditions in Central Oregon? The May Beacon Report for Central Oregon is in, but is it telling the full story? Not quite, according to Bend Relo’s Team Lead, David Keyte. “We have a fast moving market in Central Oregon which is not reflected in the April closing data. That’s because the…

April 2022 Beacon Report for Central Oregon

Basketball wasn’t the only thing seeing some high jumps in March — the April Beacon Report for Central Oregon proves, yet again, that it’s still a sellers market. Bend is showing another leap in prices, with a low inventory trend. Redmond’s market is remaining highly competitive, and had its highest priced month yet. Let’s take…

March 2022 Beacon Report for Central Oregon Real Estate

The March Beacon Report for Central Oregon is here and yet again, it’s a HOT sellers market. Bend is showing a steadily low inventory trend, with soaring prices. Redmond’s market remains strong and fast, while also low on inventory. Let’s take a closer look at the details and the other communities. The median home price…

February 2022 Beacon Report: Central Oregon Market Trends

No surprises, here: The Central Oregon Beacon Report for February 2022 shows that Bend is low on inventory and median home prices are ticking up. Fifteen minutes up the road in Redmond, prices are significantly increasing, and also low on home inventory. Let’s dive into the details and the other communities. In Bend, the median…

2022 Central Oregon Real Estate Market Predictions

If there’s anything the past two years have taught us it’s how lucky we are to call Central Oregon home, AND how hard it is to make predictions about the local real estate market. However, we can confidently say that if 2022 is anything like 2021, buckle up. The median home values and price per…

Five Reasons To Sell Your Home In the Winter

Here are five reasons to sell your home in the winter, and why selling your home in the cold weather season may be the right choice for you. Sure, spring and summer are the most popular times to buy and sell a home in Central Oregon, but that’s not to say that winter should be…

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