Bend Real Estate Weathering COVID-19

Weekly and Monthly Market Trends Through May 17, 2020, Show Some Signs of Weathering the Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on local real estate activity over the last couple of months, the Bend real estate market continues to show signs of weathering the storm. While there were fewer listings, […]

Unoccupied Homes Offer Ideal Opportunities for Showings

If you’ve listed a home for sale, you know it’s typically ideal for a homeowner to occupy their home while it’s being shown, and if that’s not possible, to have it staged with furniture and home decor. This conventional wisdom among real estate professionals is that a furnished home helps potential buyers appreciate the livability […]

Current Real Estate Activity in Bend Through May 10, 2020

If you’ve seen some of our recent blogs and email updates, you know that we’ve been tracking weekly real estate activity in Bend during the COVID-19 pandemic to help us understand how the local market is being affected during this unprecedented time. We are currently tabulating data for the month of April, and wanted to […]

New Weekly Data for the Bend Real Estate Market

Real estate activity in Bend picked up last week after a relatively quiet week prior based on the data we are gathering and analyzing weekly during the COVID-19 quarantine. Last week’s increased activity helped level some of the downward trends of residential real estate activity we have seen over the past eight weeks. Compared to […]

Weekly Trends for the Bend Real Estate Market

As many of you know, we’ve been zooming in on weekly measurements of residential real estate activity in Bend because we felt the monthly data wasn’t keeping up with the speed of the COVID-19 pandemic and its affect on the local real estate market. We now have six weeks of weekly trends, including the most […]

Virtual Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2020 in Bend

This Wednesday, April 22, is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, an annual event celebrated around the world to demonstrate our collective support for environmental protection initiatives. This year, Earth Day feels especially poignant in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. One silver lining of the global health crisis is that pollution levels have plummeted world-wide due to […]

How We’re Adapting Our Business Procedures During COVID-19

I hope you and your family are doing as well as possible during this surreal, unprecedented time. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our lives is profound, and many of us are adjusting to the “new normal” of working from home, supporting our school-age kids as they navigate distance learning, and staying connected virtually […]

Resources for Small Business Owners, Workers and Families During Coronavirus

The impact of the coronavirus quarantine on Bend workers, families and local business owners has been sudden, and for many, financially devastating. Fortunately, our community and local government is providing many resources to help those impacted the most right now. If your income has been affected by the coronavirus quarantine, we encourage you to investigate and […]

April 2020 Market Trends

First of all, thank you for your calls and emails with questions about the Bend real estate market during this unprecedented time. As many of you know, we’ve ramped up our analysis of the local real estate market by tracking weekly data, which is helping us spot trends even more quickly than we usually do […]

Weekly Trends for the Bend Real Estate Market

We have just received the newest weekly data on the Bend real estate market and wanted to provide you with a quick analysis. As expected, most real estate activity has declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the local real estate market is not at a stand-still. Understandably, there are fewer new listings and fewer homes […]