Central Oregon’s Just Around the Bend Blog (incorporating Sisters, Redmond & Tumalo, too)

Real Estate Agent - Alpine Real Estate
Central Oregon real estate sales & information resource: horse properties in Sisters; horse properties in Tumalo; horse properties in Redmond; horse properties in Bend. Resort properties for sale in Central Oregon. Rural properties for sale in Central Oregon. First-time home buyers, real estate investing in Central Oregon.



All you visitors who've been in Central Oregon for the past seven or eight days and have seen nothing but gray clouds and rain: don't fret. This is not typical. This is, in fact, quite unusual. We really do only get 12 or so inches of rain per year. I promise. The reason I'm bringing this up toda...
Posted almost 6 years ago
        Well, it wasn't exactly a grand opening -- the weather, after all, was lousy, especially for a holiday weekend (rainy and chilly off-and-on all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday) -- and the list of vendors was pretty small (not quite a dozen), but the Sisters Farmers' Market was a welcome ...
Posted almost 6 years ago
So here it is, Memorial Day weekend, and in a good year (i.e., one in which much of the snow has melted by May), many folks would be thinking about taking a day trip along the popular 82-mile-loop known as the McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway. The McKenzie Pass, the western leg of the bywa...
Posted almost 6 years ago
Type: Residential with acreageLot size: 70.62 acresLocation: Mt. Vernon, ORPrice: $850,000MLS No.: 2804311 If you're in the market for a picture-perfect Oregon getaway, look no further. This very special spot, which is completely self-sufficient (it's solar-powered with two developed springs) co...
Posted almost 6 years ago
Summer is approaching, and in Sisters, Ore., folks are gearing up for the town's busiest season. That means that hardly a weekend goes by without some sort of cultural event coming to town -- often, more than one. Sure, because of Sisters' Western ambiance (downtown buildings all sport 1880s faca...
Posted almost 6 years ago
Quote for the day, courtesy of Woody Allen by way of Danielle Kennedy (who hosted a three-hour seminar yesterday in Bend, sponsored by my local association):                                                        "Eighty percent of success is showing up." Kennedy's topic was "Gearing up in a Turn...
Posted almost 6 years ago
Uh-oh. It's happened again. As I was driving to work Friday, I noticed yet another For Sale sign on one of my favorite streets. It's the fourth new sign to grace this scenic quarter-mile stretch of rural properties in the past couple of weeks. And these four aren't alone -- they've joined another...
Posted almost 6 years ago
                                                                           Once upon a time, Central Oregon was defined by its destination resorts. In fact, some would say that Central Oregon's emergence as a destination location can be attributed in large part to the popularity of its destinatio...
Posted almost 6 years ago

Lisa Broadwater

GRI, CDPE, Central Oregon Real Estate - Sisters, T
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Random thoughts on life in Central Oregon; news & views on the local real estate market, horse community, arts scene & other stuff.