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By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 7
I have been fortunate to be interviewed periodically on real estate trends and issues in Central Oregon. Two days ago a local reporter asked me on camera what was happening with Covid and Bend Oregon real estate. Here is the link to the interview:  Interview of Central Oregon - Bend Real Estate M...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 8
Lack of Inventory Impacting High End Home Sales in Bend As is the case in all of Bend real estate, Bend luxury homes are also suffering from a lack of inventory. Since our last post in July, 2020 exclusively looking at the high end market, Bend homes sales over $1,000,000 on less than an acre ha...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 8
If you are planning on seeing one of Oregon's most popular state parks, be sure to get there early.  Smith Rock, located north of Redmond and just east of Terrebonne, is an extremely popular destination for most visitors to Central Oregon as well as those locals just looking to recreate, hike, o...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 5
Bend Continues to Lack Homes to SellThis summer has seen some of the biggest increases in Bend home values coupled with the greatest demand. Multiple offers driving home prices up, far more buyers than available properties, and low interest rates have all contributed to our current Bend real esta...

By Duane West
(3R's Construction Management LLC)
Comments 2
Get Started Now on Remodeling Your BathroomThe weather is about to turn, and we will all be confined indoors again making now the perfect time to remodel or add a bathroom to your home. Here are five ways to save big on a bathroom remodel, don’t miss the bonus suggestion at the end…  Plan Ahead: ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 16
South Sister in Oregon's Cascades is a Challenge! Probably one of the most hiked mountains in the Cascades, South Sister, while not a technical hike, is a challenge. In roughly 5.5 miles, hikers climb 5000 feet to the summit of Oregon's third highest peak at 10,358 feet. In the 35 years we have ...

By Duane West
(3R's Construction Management LLC)
Comments 1
What’s HOT in Kitchen Cabinets A great way to give your kitchen new life is to update your cabinets! Whether you do a complete overhaul or resurface your existing cabinets, these fabulous trends for 2020 provide an abundance of inspiration!3Rs visited the International Builders Show  (IBS and KBI...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 5
Tumalo Falls is a Popular Visitor AttractionTumalo Falls has always been a destination for people visiting Central Oregon. The short drive out of Bend followed by a short walk can give tourists the opportunity to see a beautiful local waterfall and the location of roughly 1/2 of Bend's water supp...

By Duane West
(3R's Construction Management LLC)
Comments 2
You've Been Through Enough When it comes time to file an insurance claim many people discover their insurance company is in the business of collecting premiums, not paying for claims. You have faithfully paid your Insurance premiums and it is reasonable to expect them to deliver on what they prom...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 10
The Obsidian Trail is Available Only by Paid PermitWe had heard about the Obsidian Trail for years, and how hard it is to reserve a time to hike it. Located in the Willamette National Forest off Hwy 242 (McKenzie Pass), access to the Obsidian Trail is limited - first due to Hwy 242's annual closu...

By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Comments 0
Top Tips for Home Buyers in Salem, OregonCheck out Multiple LendersOne of the best ways to get a good deal for your home is by inquiring with multiple mortgage companies. The home loan industry is quite competitive, and you'll find that lenders are quite flexible with their rates, especially if y...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 2
Bend Home Sales Are Breaking RecordsThe Bend single family residential sales trends that we saw in July continued into August with record breaking prices, low inventory levels, and a large uptick in pending sales contracts greatly impacting the Bend real estate market.  Lack of inventory remains ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 1
Last Saturday, August 29th, we decided to take an easier hike to Sisters Mirror Lake.  Located just south of Devil's Lake off South Century Drive, the Sisters Mirror Lake trail head has limited parking space, but we easily found a spot on the highway.  The 3 plus mile hike into Sisters Mirror Lak...

By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
(Kelly Right Real Estate)
Comments 5
Happy National Dog Day!Every Day is Dog Day! Heading back from a hike with Mt Hood in the mirror. Every day is a ball day, or a frisbee day, or a hike day, or some combination; a day with my dog.Or sunset at the waterfront in Hood RiverLet's see a picture of your dog(s)

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 2
Luxury Home Buyers Have Found Bend Oregon We have been tracking Bend real estate sales for decades, but the summer of 2020 has provided for high end home sales that have never been seen before in the Bend market. High end homes have been part of Bend real estate since the early part of last centu...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 9
 For those who have never hiked in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness, the feeling of the forest is different than that of the 3 Sisters Wilderness. And the hike to the east side of 3 Fingered Jack through Canyon Creek Meadow is a lot of fun.  The Canyon Creek Meadow hike, which can be done on its own, ...

By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Comments 0
How to Effectively and Safely Sanitize Your Salem HomeThe Covid-19 VirusThe Corona Virus pandemic has drastically shifted the way people live their lives. You must learn about the virus so that you can adequately protect yourself and your family. Covid-19 is an envelope-type virus that's transmit...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 7
Bend Home Sales in July AmazingWe have been involved with Central Oregon real estate sales since 2000, and despite the boom and bust years, 2020 has proven, year to date, to be among the most phenomenal years we have ever seen - with July the pinnacle so far.Ask any Bend real estate agent what is...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 3
We have hiked to Tam McArthur Rim in the past and we have hiked to Broken Top in the past, but we had never hiked to Broken Top from Tam McArthur Rim until last week. The hike starts at Three Creeks Lake located off Forest Road 16 (Elm Street in Sisters turns into this as you drive out of the cit...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Comments 2
We have lived in Central Oregon since 1985, but during this entire time we have never hiked to Camp Lake.  The start of this hike is located just outside Sisters off McKenzie Hwy on Forest Road 15 at the Pole Creek Trailhead. The hike into Camp Lake covers 7.1 miles (14.2 miles round trip), the f...

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