What is Your Comfortable Payment? Many times a buyer will come to me and they will be pre-qualified for, let’s say $350,000. And they truly are qualified for that price point, but they really don’t want the payment of what every $350,000 home could be. Taxes Several things affect the actual payment that you’ll be […]
Showing Your Home During COVID-19 Pandemic
Water Tests – Does Your Agent Know?
La Pine is known for a lot of great outdoor activities and a beauty that many only dream of. The town motto is “The Outdoors at Your Front Door.” Most of the homes in La Pine have a domestic well for drinking water. The water in La Pine tastes like water many people buy. But […]
Riverfront Property in Central Oregon
Riverfront homes are one of the most sought after properties in Central Oregon. Central Oregon offers many choices of river front property. Pricing, style, age and type of home varies as much as the bends of the rivers. The Big Deschutes River The Big Deschutes River is navigational by motor boat, it is the widest […]
Manufactured Housing Could Be Your Solution
Manufactured homes are a large part of the Central Oregon real estate market. Some lenders tend to shy away from lending on them. Making the public think that they are not a good investment. The lenders that shy away are not generally the lender you want to work with anyway. These lenders do not have […]
What Area of Central Oregon Fits You?
Central Oregon Areas Broken Down Picking the Central Oregon area that fits you can be easy. Central Oregon has many diverse options and picking the area that fits your needs will help you in your home search. As a property or home buyer you have a lot of different terrains and locations to choose from […]
Vacation Homes & Second Homes
At one time second homes or vacation homes were the exclusive realm of the rich. In recent years many middle income families have purchased vacation homes. Sometimes it is a cabin in the woods and sometimes it is a luxury home. Buyers are lured by the thought of acquiring a home that not only provides an […]
Selling Your Central Oregon Home
So you are thinking of selling your home? It is only natural that you will want to obtain the very highest price that today’s real estate market will support. To achieve this goal it is very important that we start off on the right foot (although the left one is ok too). Pricing, presentation and […]
Bend Sellers You Deserve Better!
I am surprised more often than not at the lack of marketing done by agents on homes that failed to sell in the Bend market. I grew up in South County (Proud to say La Pine) and for years La Pine has been the area I mainly focused on. But life has changed and I […]
Conditional Use Permits May Be Needed For Taking Out Those Willows
Conditional use permits (CUP) are for more than just building. Deschutes County along with most counties in Oregon have specific rules and regulations concerning what can and can not be done to or on the land surrounding our waterways. The reasoning is for this is not only to protect the view along the water with […]