Central Oregon boom is almost exclusive to Deschutes Economic data show Crook, Jefferson counties struggling By Taylor W. Anderson / The Bulletin / @taylorwanderson Published Dec 26, 2014 at 12:02AM After years of slogging back from a stubborn recession in Central Oregon, Crook County looks poised to have lost more jobs in 2014 than it gained. Continuing a
Housing affordability solutions on the table Bend 2030 and committee agree on immediate recommendations By Ted Shorack / The Bulletin / @tjshorack Published Dec 23, 2014 at 12:01AM Bend 2030 has laid out a wide-ranging list of recommendations aimed at the city of Bend for resolving the housing affordability crisis. While some of the suggestions could take years
Developer plans to build higher-end units for active adults Click to enlarge photo Bend apartment complex proposed Preliminary plan calls for 136 units on Empire Avenue By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Dec 13, 2014 at 12:01AM A developer has filed preliminary plans with the city of Bend to build a 136-unit apartment complex on
Bend needs 16,681 new residences by 2028. What kind? Balancing homes and apartments for the future By Tyler Leeds / The Bulletin Published Nov 24, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 06:01AM Anticipating Bend’s housing needs The city of Bend needs 16,681 new residences by 2028. As part of a 2010 request to expand Bend’s
Troy Field hits the market Property in downtown Bend for sale for $2.62 million By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Dec 11, 2014 at 12:01AM Troy Field, the 0.8-acre playing field on NW Bond Street and one of the last pieces of ground left undeveloped in downtown Bend, is officially for sale. Fratzke Commercial Real
Fannie to allow 3%-down loans By Clea Benson / Bloomberg News Published Dec 9, 2014 at 12:02AM WASHINGTON — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have set terms for letting borrowers put down as little as 3 percent of a home’s cost to get mortgages, a step criticized by Republican lawmakers as a return to
Central Oregon economy continues to improve Business index suggests increases in jobs, home sales, tourism By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Nov 30, 2014 at 12:01AM Editor’s note: The Bulletin has partnered with the University of Oregon’s College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Economics to produce the Central Oregon Business Index. The index
Construction starts on Bend apartment complex East-side apartments will serve low-income residents, veterans By Joseph Ditzler / The Bulletin / @josefditzler Published Oct 16, 2014 at 12:01AM A second phase of an affordable housing complex on Bend’s east side will provide 40 apartments to low-income people, with four units set aside for veterans and others transitioning out of
Planning Bend’s housing future Boomers, Millenials want housing Bend has little of By Mac McLean / The Bulletin / @agingbeat Published Oct 17, 2014 at 12:11AM Rick Brickner and his wife, Daria, were having dinner at a downtown Bend restaurant a couple of years ago when she asked him an interesting question: “Could you move here?” The Brickners,
SOLD $ 380,000 Large four-plex in NE Redmond. Each unit is 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, 1340 square feet with single attached garages. Landscaped. 100% occupied, professionally managed and maintained. Close to schools, shopping and all the City of Redmond has to offer. Don’t miss this investment opportunity in Central Oregon!
$495,000 SOLD This single-level bungalow by Salvesen Homes combines quality finishes with super livability. The offset great room w/ hardwood floor & gas fireplace extends to an island kitchen that provides plenty of elbow room for the cook plus stainless steel appliances. The master suite is separated from other BRs & includes a bath w/
$187,000 Hard to find beautiful 1/2 acre homesite in desirable Awbrey Park community in NW Bend. The well balanced lot has views from Mt. Jefferson to the northeast. Awbrey Park consists of quality custom homes and is adjacent to a city park and the Deschutes River Trail.
SOLD $220,000 This is the cabin you have been looking for on the Gorgeous Spring River with a private dock. Kick back and enjoy views from your deck, vaulted living rm with wood stove, dining area and updated kitchen. You can float to the Big Deschutes in just a few minutes and take in all
SOLD $185,000 – Full price! Enjoy the peace of the large treed back yard from your private deck and french doors. Over sized landscaped lot with plenty of room for all. This home lives comfortably with 3 full bedrooms, master bath includes an indoor hot tub, separate laundry room, great room layout, garage with storage
$1,250,000 First time on the market elegant, lodge style custom home in the celebrated Crosswater GC, situated on a .65 private acre w/ unobstructed views of the Golf Course, and water. Enduring design & extraordinary craftsmanship is evident from the massive great hall, soaring ceilings, wood beams & custom touches, handsome office/den w/ built-ins, lg.
SOLD and LISTED $639,000 Elegant custom one owner Sunriver property, situated on the celebrated Woodlands Golf Course w/ unobstructed views. Enduring design & extraordinary craftsmanship is evident from the elegant entry, soaring ceilings, extensive wood accents through-out, grand stair case & rock fireplace. Four bedrooms, open living space w/ over sized French doors, game room,
Median home prices continue to climb Bend’s median hit $325,000 last month; Redmond’s reached $210,000 Published Sep 24, 2014 at 12:01AM Area housing prices on rise Median prices for single-family homes in Bend and Redmond increased last month, 2.5 percent and nearly 4 percent, respectively, over July’s prices, according to the latest report from the
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin This home on NW Starview Drive on Awbrey Butte is on the market for $1.45 million. Sales of homes in Bend priced at $750,000 and above have increased. Click for image slideshow Higher-priced homes selling in Bend Sales of homes for $750,000 and up more than doubles since 2012
Home values rise in Deschutes County Prices increase 19 percent in second quarter, federal data show Published Aug 26, 2014 at 11:59AM / Updated Aug 26, 2014 at 12:52PM Deschutes County home prices continued to increase in value in the second quarter, rising 19 percent over the second quarter 2013, according to federal housing data