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.



Unlike much of Central Oregon, traditional sales continue to dominate the Sisters real estate market. Here's the latest breakdown, as of Jan. 26, 2010: Of the 171 Active Residential listings (including townhomes, condominiums, single family residences, and homes on acreage), 82 percent are tradit...
Posted about 4 years ago
Lately, I've been thinking a lot about first-time homebuyers. (What with all the industry and media attention focused on the impending deadline of the First time Homebuyer Tax Credit, it's hard not to.) First-time buyers are the ones who, even in a traditional market, often need the most help ne...
Posted about 4 years ago
Next time your computer bites the dust, whatever you do, don't simply dump it in the trash. That's now illegal in Oregon. On January 1st, the Oregon Electronics Recycling Law's disposal ban went into effect. Back in 2007, the Oregon legislature passed the recycling law, making it illegal for cons...
Posted about 4 years ago
 Original photograph taken at Detroit Lake State Recreation Area on Christmas Day, 2009, by Lisa Broadwater, Broker, GRI; RE/MAX Town & Country Realty, 178 S. Elm, Sisters, OR, 97759. 541-549-3333. All rights reserved and may not be reproduced or reprinted without express written permission For ...
Posted about 4 years ago
Tumalo ended the year on a positive note: by once again making headway toward a more balanced market, with decreases across the board. Once again, the number of Active Residential with Acreage listings shrank (from 76 in November to 61 in December). Similarly, the supply decreased, from a 21-mont...
Posted over 4 years ago
At the end of 2009, Sisters had begun to make some decent headway in reducing its inventory (from 176 Active listings in November to 147 in December and a 2009 high of 219 in July). That helped bring the overall supply down from 18 months to 14 months for Single Family Residences and from 34 mont...
Posted over 4 years ago

Lisa Broadwater

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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.