Since the beginning of 2015 there have been whispers that the Federal Reserve (Fed) was going to increase interest rates. This will be the first interest rate increase in nearly a decade. The last increase occurred in 2006. After 2006, the Fed lowered interest rates downward due to the economic downturn that occurred during the
I have been selling homes for the last 25 years, and have many things happened to prevent buyer’s from getting to close and move into their new home. A big temptation for buyers after finding a home and getting an offer accepted is to make a large purchase prior to closing on their new home.
Over the years I have heard many requests from buyers wanting to find a home on the West Side of Bend. Many buyers have flocked to the Westside due to its proximity to down town and other Bend, Oregon attractions. However after searching options, many times these buyers ended up purchasing a larger newer home
We are moving my in-laws again for the second time in 12 months. The moving is never a fun one, but moving out in-laws adds a whole new family dynamic to the process. First, I would like to say that I truly love my in-laws; they are kindhearted and wonderful people. But my in-laws
If you ever considered owning a residential rental and you live in Bend, now is the time. During the boom of 2002 to 2006 Bend had a vacancy rate of 5%. This means that 5% of the properties for rent were vacant at any given time. In 2007 the crash hit and hit hard, many
Many potential buyers are still rebounding from the credit ramifications of the real estate fall in 2009. These buyers may have excellent jobs, a down payment and an ability to make sizable monthly payments towards a mortgage. However, due to credit woes they are unable to qualify for a home. Sellers may be able to
Amazing Waterfront Views 55991 Wood Duck Dr, Bend OR 97707 $315,000 Beautiful triple-wide manufactured home located near the Big Deschutes River, with waterfront access. Experience amazing waterfront views while enjoying outdoor amenities including: a hot tub, greenhouse, barn/storage shed, and landscaped yard with sprinkler system. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house, 2720 square foot home