Vacation Home Sales on the Rise and Closer to Home




Central Oregon has long been a premier vacation destination and by extension a desirable location to own a vacation home.  The climate and abundant outdoor activities have been drawing vacationers for decades.  In the late 1960’s and ’70s the construction of Sunriver, Seventh Mountain, and Black Butte Resorts provided the perfect platforms for people to buy vacation homes.  These vacation communities were […]




Investors and First Time Buyers Competing for Homes




  There are still a lot of great deals to be had in Bend. However, if you want a piece of the action then you need to come ready for it. Homes that are priced well don’t last long. On Friday we had some clients in town who were looking to buy a home that […]




Some Kind Words From Clients




  This week we had two clients write nice testimonials about Becky so I thought I would share them.  It is always nice to get a pat on the back. __________________ My husband and I were moving from Washington state this last winter and planned to rent. As there is no single system for renters […]




Destination Resort: Brasada Ranch




The newest resort in Central Oregon is Brasada Ranch.  Built buy Jeld-Wen Development, Inc. near Powell Butte in 2007, the ranch was originally intended as an exclusive luxury home and golf resort.  However, the economy didn’t cooperate and Jeld-Wen decided (or was forced) to sell the resort to Northview Hotel Group in November of 2010.  Northview […]