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Central Oregon Market Report - August 3, 2022

New Listing! 20951 Marsh Orchid Ct - Bend Today I'll be prepping one of my new listings in Terrango Glen: A charming, single level home in a desirable Bend neighborhood. Two partially separated living spaces, both with vaulted ceilings and their own on demand, gas fireplaces. Spacious kitchen with plenty of storage and a large island for entertaining. Attached mudroom/laundry for staying dry and warm in the Winters. Private back yard and covered front patio, surrounded by beautiful landscaping and greenery. This will not be live on the market until later this week, but call/text today for more pictures or a private showing!


Recent news and public attention these days has been circling around the discussion of recession. From my day to day conversations with clients, I know that for many homeowners or those looking to make a move, it can be concerning news. With such fast change over the last few months, uncertainty has caused many to pause and wait to see how things shake out. All in all, it’s important to understand that this is a natural rebalancing and most importantly that history proves an economic slowdown does not equal a housing crisis! Often times, it has proved the opposite - take a look at the chart below and keep in mind the contributing factors to 2008. Lastly, we received this month's Beacon reports and updated stats for our markets. Take a look at the graphs below and see how different Bend and Redmond are from one another. I'm not an economist and don't have a crystal ball, but I am an informed Realtor who will keep you up to speed on what I see in your local market, so stay tuned! -Greg

Mortgage Rate Updates


Thornburgh Resort withdrew an application to purchase ~ 400 acres Environmentalists claim victory in preserving public natural land, but the developer leasing it says Thornburgh, his proposed destination resort, is moving forward Full Article

Rising Interest Rates Challenge Investors — Here’s What Expert Lenders Suggest You Do Rising interest rates may be squeezing profit margins, but there are still deals that offer competitive returns, so the most experienced investors are forging ahead regardless. Full Article


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