The Best Neighborhoods For a Fun Halloween in Bend

Halloween in Bend, Oregon is one of the most fun times to enjoy your neighborhood. From decorations to parties and trick-or-treating it’s a festive night for families to see their neighbors and have some fun. If you are a Halloween lover on the hunt for a new home, you might want to consider how festive […]

RE/MAX Key Properties Announces Purchase of New Bend Headquarters at 42 Greenwood Avenue

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RE/MAX Key Properties is excited to announce the purchase of their new Bend headquarters at 42 Greenwood Avenue. The 9,468 square-foot site, formerly home to Cascadia Vehicle Tents, will nearly double the operational space of RE/MAX Key Properties’ current location on Franklin Avenue. When complete, the state-of-the-art facility will provide an elevated experience for brokers […]

A Guide to Green Homes & Features

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More Americans are interested in green homes and features. And in Central Oregon, homes with energy efficient features such as solar panels continue to see high demand. Even small upgrades can make a big difference for the earth and for your home’s value. While there is a lot to learn about what exactly a green […]

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home?

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There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment. In fact, a recent survey by Lending Tree asks what is keeping consumers from purchasing a home. For over half of those surveyed, the ability to afford a down payment is the biggest hurdle. That […]

Early October is the Sweet Spot for Buyers

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Are you looking to buy a home? If so, we’ve got good news for you. While there’s no denying the housing market is having a great year, many of the headlines are focused on the perks for sellers. But what about buyers today? As a buyer, you’re likely braving bidding wars and weighing low mortgage rates versus price appreciation as you search for […]