UGB: Growth pain relief years away in Bend Long process of expanding Bend is driving up real estate costs, panelists say By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Apr 30, 2015 at 12:01AM / Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 06:41AM The last time Bend expanded its urban growth boundary, Phil Donahue was still a popular talk-show host,
Stephen Reed Photography via CIRE via AP This $100 million estate is on the market in Dallas. Click to enlarge photo The rise of $100M homes • Wealthy buyers push the luxury market to a new threshold By Josh Boak / The Associated Press Published May 1, 2015 at 12:02AM WASHINGTON — The poshest of
Click to enlarge photo Hayden Homes plans 85-home subdivision in SE Bend Pricing aimed to appeal to first-time buyers By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Apr 29, 2015 at 12:01AM Hayden Homes is prepping nearly 22 acres in southeast Bend for an 85-home subdivision the company expects to begin marketing this summer. The project, called
Click to enlarge photo State sells Redmond subdivision Palmer Homes of Bend to get Forked Horn Butte development Bulletin staff report / Published Apr 15, 2015 at 12:01AM The State Land Board approved the sale Tuesday of a 36-acre Redmond subdivision with 63 ready-to-build lots to a Bend homebuilding company. Under the deal, Palmer Homes
Submitted photo This rendering from David E. Waldron and Associates shows a view from the Old Mill District of The Atrium at the Old Mill, a condominium development on SW Bluff Drive in Bend. Click to enlarge photo Developer to build condos in Old Mill Price for 1-bedroom to start at $500,000 By Joseph Ditzler / The
SOLD $309,250 Lovely newer quality built home located in Oakview Subdivision. One owner property used solely as a second home. It is impeccable, well maintained and in move in condition. Features stainless steel appliances, wood floors in kitchen and dining room, very large and open living space with high ceilings, gas fireplace, plus second floor
$85,000 Great quiet parcel in Oakview Subdivision. Lot is surrounded by newer, yet established craftsman style homes.
$215,000 Outstanding location in the heart of Sunriver. Walking or biking distance to Lodge, Sage Spring Spa, Village and the SHARC! Condo features 2 master suites and a large loft area for a third sleeping space. The master on the main can be locked off. There are three private decks for relaxation and entertaining. This
$215,000 Outstanding location in the heart of Sunriver, near the Lodge, Sage Spring Spa, Sunriver Village, & the SHARC. Condo features 2 master suites & large loft area for a third sleeping space. Property is sold furnished with handsome lodge / western style furnishings. Curl up on the leather couch and enjoy the wood burning
Fed to increase rates slowly By Binyamin Appelbaum / New York Times News Service Published Mar 28, 2015 at 12:02AM WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, said Friday that the Fed planned to raise interest rates more slowly than during past recoveries because of the unusually fragile condition of the U.S. economy. Fed
Deschutes County seventh fastest-growing metro area in U.S. Population grows the fastest among Oregon counties for the second year in a row By Ted Shorack / The Bulletin / @tjshorack Published Mar 26, 2015 at 12:01AM Deschutes County’s population grew to an estimated 170,388 people last year, making it the seventh-fastest-growing metro area in the country, according to
$1,800,000 Behind a private grand entrance lies an entertainer’s delight on this private 11 acre River Estate w/1514 feet of Little Deschutes River frontage. This custom ICF built 4801 sf home was meticulously designed & is adorned w/ old growth timber exposed beams, soaring ceiling, elegant chef’s kitchen w/ commercial grade appliances & two islands,
SOLD $585,000 Fresh breezy farmhouse environment captured in modern design with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, exposed beams, huge enclosed 3-season porch, kitchen to live in. Three of the bedrooms are on the main floor and upstairs space for recreating, hobbying, living. Attached oversized 3 car garage AND detached 1700 sq ft shop/garage with in floor
SOLD $165,000 Buildable 2.23 acres in private Vandevert Ranch. One of only 21 lots on 400 acres along the Little Deschutes River. Views of Mt. Bachelor, South Sister and Broken Top. Expansive open wetlands. Working ranch with equestrian facility, dog kennels, caretaker and homes above $1 million mark.
Who’s buying homes in Bend? Builders and brokers say it’s empty nesters, older buyers By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Mar 14, 2015 at 12:01AM Empty nesters, retirees and new arrivals are snatching up homes in Bend that builders thought would attract entry-level buyers, some brokers and builders say. “We noticed a shift in the
Bend’s commercial real estate improves Vacancy rates fell, lease rates increased in 2014, survey shows Bulletin staff report / Published Mar 7, 2015 at 12:01AM Bend’s commercial real estate market saw vacancy rates falling and lease rates increasing at the end of 2014, according to a quarterly summary by Compass Commercial Real Estate Services. The
Bend area ranks 10th for home-price increase Report shows prices up 11.25 percent year over year By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Mar 4, 2015 at 12:01AM The Bend area dropped to 10th place nationally in December on the list of metro areas with the greatest annual increases in home prices, according to the Federal
$385,000 Great north end location on very large private lot. The great room is open and spacious with soaring wood ceilings and river rock fireplace. There are extensive windows throughout making it a very bright sunny home. The great room has multiple access to large wrap around deck. Home boasts 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath with
Home price dips in Bend, jumps in Redmond Redmond’s median price increases 12 percent in November Bulletin staff report / Published Dec 27, 2014 at 12:01AM The median price for a single-family home dipped 1 percent in Bend last month, but jumped nearly 12 percent in Redmond, according to a report released in early December.