Vacation Rentals vs. Long-term Rentals in Bend Oregon

Real estate investors in Bend are fortunate to have a way to make money on their investment properties that isn’t available in many cities.  Because Bend, Oregon is well known as a vacation destination, investors can turn the properties they plan on holding long term into vacation rentals.  A good vacation rental in Central Oregon […]

Median Home Price Just One Indicator of Market Strength in Bend

How important is median price when it comes to determining the value of your home?  The answer is:  Not at all.  It is a good indicator of what is happening in the real estate market as a whole but not for your house specifically.  For most people a short article in the Bend Bulletin about […]

Investment and Vacation Home Sales on the Rise

The National Association of Realtors recently released results of their 2012 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey.  It was a voluntary survey of more than 2,200 home purchases completed in 2011.  The results show that sales of existing and new homes in 2011 for investment and second home purposes rose to the highest level since […]

Great Vacation Rental Just South of Sunriver Resort

  We just added a great vacation rental this week that is just a few miles south of Sunriver Resort.  Don’t fight the crowds and high rental prices in Sunriver this winter season.  You will be hard pressed to find a house this nice that is still available for the holidays and at this price ($125/night) I […]