Tag Archives: Real Estate

Nine Tips for Making Home Buying Negotiations Go Smoothly

When you’re in the market for a new home, there’s nothing quite like the search for the perfect property. It’s exciting, addicting, and fun. But, once you finally settle on a property, that’s when the real work begins. This is … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO MORTGAGE RATE IN 2017?

This week the Feds raised the interest rate for the first time in 2016 and it was a cautious increase. The question is where are the rates expected to go and how will buyers and sellers react? SOME KEY TAKEAWAYS … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT WINTER HOME MAINTENANCE CHORES

Winter has hit our town pretty hard over the last week. Not too long ago we were walking around in shorts and sandals and now we find ourselves stomping through the snow and driving carefully. Regardless of the changing seasons … Continue reading

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Personality Traits of a Successful Realtor®

Have you ever wondered what are the the personality traits that separate a successful realtor from a mediocre realtor.  Here are the top four traits that are extremely important, and that are worth looking for when deciding on the realtor that … Continue reading

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BEND OREGON NEWS FOR JUNE 2016

Changes are all around us. The temperatures go up and down as summer finally finds its place at our back door, and here we are with another morning full of sunshine in central Oregon. While changes happen all around us … Continue reading

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Tax Time Approaches…

Two months ago winter was in full force and though we knew tax time was approaching, it was still February – there was plenty of time. Today the first week of April is nearly gone, and though the early birds … Continue reading

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Why is it important to have a Home Inspection?

  Why is it important to have a Home Inspection? In your excitement to buy a home, it’s easy to miss a small crack in the foundation, some leaky pipes under the house, or a roof that needs to be … Continue reading

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Time To Spring Ahead

This weekend is a time to spring ahead as we set our clocks ahead by an hour on Saturday night. Yes, we basically lose an hour of sleep but this change ushers in more daylight hours. We wake to the … Continue reading

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Deschutes County in Top 20 Fastest Growing House Price Markets

Credit : Pt Chevalier, Westmere, Grey Lynn, Auckland Last week the Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (HPI) was released along with a plethora of statistics on the housing market nationally as well as locally. The Deschutes Country metro … Continue reading

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Your Real Estate Agent is More Than A Service Provider – They are Your Friend

There are many blogs on why using a Real Estate agent is the best choice when it comes to your property deals. A real estate transaction is riddled with disclosures and piles of paperwork combined with negotiations through out the … Continue reading

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