New Home Next Year – Yes, you can make it happen in this market – with a plan

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As a prospective first-time homebuyer, the idea of purchasing a home may seem daunting, especially in the current real estate market. However, with proper planning and preparation, you can make your dream of owning a home a reality. Is Now the Right Time to Buy? Many potential buyers are concerned about the current market conditions,

Real Estate Risks: Why Playing the Waiting Game May Cost You

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The real estate market, like any other market, is cyclical in nature. It goes through periods of highs and lows, and it can be tempting for both buyers and sellers to try and time the market perfectly. However, “waiting it out” carries its own set of risks that individuals should carefully consider. Real estate, historically,

Will Artificial Intelligence Affect Your Next Home Sale or Purchase?

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How AI is disrupting the real estate industry Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to touch every part of our lives—including the ways in which we shop for, buy, and sell homes. In fact, your local real estate broker may already be using AI as you work together listing your home, finding your next investment

Big Win: City of Bend Awarded $25 million for the Hawthorne Overcrossing

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A pivotal point in the city’s urban evolution Late last month, the City of Bend announced that it had been awarded nearly $25 million in state and federal funds for the planned Hawthorne Overcrossing, the pedestrian bridge designed to connect the east and west sides of Bend across Hwy 97. Far more than a routine

Moving To Bend? Important things to consider as you plan to relocate

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Bend offers an idyllic combination of small town charm and outdoor adventure. Its location along the Deschutes River and at the eastern edge of the Cascade Range provides breathtaking landscapes and countless outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, fishing and skiing. Furthermore, the city boasts a robust cultural scene with breweries, restaurants, festivals and art