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 […]

Cultural Arts Abound in the Charming Town of Sisters, Oregon

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Sisters, Oregon may be a tiny town but its Cascade mountain backdrop is larger than life. So too are the many cultural opportunities residents enjoy year-round. Whether it’s the annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show or the widely-hailed Sisters Folk Festival, this small mountain town just northwest of Bend has so much to offer. ‍Don’t miss […]

A Guide to Northwest Crossing

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NorthWest Crossing (often abbreviated NWX) is a completely unique master-planned community in northwest Bend. Principal Broker David Quiros has been representing buyers and sellers in the community for more than 20 years. He was kind enough to talk with us about his history with the community, some of the things he finds special about it, […]