As Home Equity Rises, So Does Your Wealth

Homeownership is still a crucial part of the American dream. For those people who own a home (and those looking to buy one), it’s clear that being a homeowner has considerable benefits both emotionally and financially. In addition to long-term stability, buying a home is one of the best ways to increase your net worth. This boost to your wealth comes in […]

111,285 Reasons You Should Buy a Home This Year

The financial benefits of buying a home versus renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner. According to the latest research from the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Homeownership is a key pathway to building wealth and narrowing the racial income and wealth […]

Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022?

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One of the major story lines over the last year is how well the residential real estate market performed. One key metric in the spotlight is home price appreciation. According to the latest indices, home prices are skyrocketing this year. Here are the latest percentages showing the year-over-year increase in home price appreciation: The House Price […]

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 […]