Buyer Strategies: Q&A with Greg Millikan

Greg Millikan has represented more than 200 buyers in residential real estate transactions over the last five years in Bend. Describe the real estate market for a buyer right now. “It’s tough to be a buyer right now,” has become a standard response to questions about the real estate market in...

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May 2022 Market Trend Report for Bend, Oregon

Available Inventory Increases 47% in April   The number of homes for sale in Bend rose 47% last month, from 127 active listings in March to 187 in April. That’s a 73% increase over last year, when there were only 108 active home listings in April 2021. Our weekly data shows a continuation of...

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Earth Day 2022 in Bend

“Everyone accounted for, and everyone accountable.”   The theme of this year’s Earth Day—officially celebrated on Friday, April 22—is Invest In Our Planet, and invites people, businesses and governments around the world to “act boldly, innovate broadly and implement equitably.” Although we’ve...

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April 2022 Market Trends for Bend, Oregon

Despite Increase of New Listings, Available Inventory of Homes for Sale Tightens   Although new and active listings were up last month, pending transactions and home sales were up also, and the available inventory of homes for sale in Bend was down 25% in March. There were 267 new listings of...

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FAQs About the Bend Real Estate Market in 2022

How does an increase in the median home price affect the local real estate market? Median price is a worthwhile metric to look at over a span of time, but that’s really about the extent of its usefulness. While it makes for interesting headlines each month, the reality is that median home price...

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March 2022 Market Trends for Bend

Median Home Price Skyrockets to $773,000 We get it. Depending on your position in the local real estate market, when you see that the median home price is now $773,000—a 13% increase over January 2022, and a 30% increase over February 2021—it can be startling and raise questions about how and...

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Median Home Price in Bend Hits New High

February 2022 Market Trends for Bend Real Estate The median sales price of a home in Bend hit a new high of $686,000 last month, a 2% increase over December when it was $675,000. Compared with January 2021, when it was $577,500, the median home price is up 19%. Although the number of homes for...

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Greg Millikan Joins the Skjersaa Group

We are thrilled to welcome Greg Millikan to the Skjersaa Group as a full-time broker who specializes in assisting buyers. Greg grew up in a small town north of Seattle and has lived in every state along the west coast. He has a PhD in theology from Durham University in England and was a church...

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