Brasada Ranch Real Estate Blog

NEW HOMESITES MARK SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE

As further indication that the demand for residential housing continues to escalate in Central Oregon, Brasada Ranch, a residential resort community located just outside Bend, recently...

BEND TOPS BEST SKI TOWNS FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTING

RealtyTrac sifted through housing and economic data for resort towns with some of the nation’s top ski resorts — as defined by extensive data analysis by its friends...

BEND FASTEST GROWING CITY IN OREGON

Our quaint little town of Bend Oregon hit another growth spurt last year, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. It grew by 2.9 percent between July 1, 2012 and July 1, 2013, making it...

APRIL 2014 MARKET UPDATE

In April, among Bend Single Family Home sales year-over-year:

  • Total sales volume ($55m = number of sales x media price) was up 14%
  • The median price ($281,000) was up 8%
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MARCH 2014 MARKET UPDATE

In March, among Bend Single Family Home sales year-over-year:

  • Total sales volume ($42m = number of sales x media price) was down 5%
  • The median price ($270,000)...

HOME BUILDING WITHIN THE RANCH ROARS INTO MARCH

Within Brasada Ranch, there are currently 18 homes under construction, 7 more about to start construction, and 2 more in review. No other Bend Oregon real estate community has this type of activity right now,...

FEBRUARY 2014 MARKET UPDATE

In February, the Bend Single Family Home Market realized considerably year-over-year gains:

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SALES PICK UP PACE WITHIN THE RANCH

  • 33 east side lot sales, a 43% increase, and the median price of $110,000 has jumped 24%
  • 29 west side lot sales, a 107% increase, and the median price of $40,000 has jumped 33%
  • 6 cabin sales (the...

BEND REAL ESTATE CLIMBS 37% in 2013

In 2013, the total sales volume (number of sales x media price) of single family real estate in Bend Oregon jumped 37%, on top of the 35% increase in 2012. The median price of a single family home in Bend Oregon increased...

DAYS ON MARKET HIT A LOW

In March and April of this year, the average single family home sold was on the market for 73 and 67 days respectively, making the lowest days on market since we started record keeping in September 2009. What does this mean?...

HOME PRICES CLIMB THE MOST SINCE MAY 2006

The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values in 20 cities rose 9.3 percent from February 2012, more than forecasted. Demand that’s rising while inventories remain tight has exerted upward pressure on home values. Price...

HERE COME THE ANGELINOS

It’s Official. American Airlines’ new direct daily non-stop service from LAX to RDM will start June 12, just in time for prime season. The purchasing power of the Angelinos is well documented, so get ready for a jump in...

BEND SINGLE FAMILY HOME MARKET UP 36%

The recovery continues in Bend Oregon. Among single family homes over the past 12 months, total sales volume is up 36%, the median price is up 18% and total number of sales is up 15%. If you are looking in Central Oregon, now is the...

REAL ESTATE SALES ARE OFF TO A RECORD START

Being named "Oregon’s Best Destination Resort" by The Oregonian has brought a lot of attention to The Ranch and we’re off to a record start to the year. Through March, total real estate sales are up 55%. The total...

2012 MARKS THE RECOVERY

Within The Ranch in 2012, versus 2011:

  • Total sales volume increased 62%, with home volume up 113%, lot volume up 13%, and cabin volume up 106%.
  • The total number of sales increased 26%, from 43 sales in 2011 to 54 total sales...

BEND REAL ESTATE CLIMBING HIGHER

How is the real estate market in Bend Oregon? Outstanding. Based on data from Bratton Appraisal Group through November 2012, versus the same period in 2011, the Bend, Oregon real estate market is climbing higher:

  • Total single family home...