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The Beginner’s Guide to Bend: 5 Steps to a Successful Relocation

People relocate to Bend, Oregon for a variety of reasons. There’s the world-class recreation, 300+ days of sunshine per year, pristine mountain air, laid-back but active vibe, and much more. Most of the people who live here wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. If you’re reading this article, perhaps you’ve already felt the pull. Maybe …

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Looking for Affordable Housing in Bend or Eugene? Here’s the Bad News and Some Good News.

Affordable housing in Bend and Eugene is hard to come by. As of the morning of September 17, there were only 14 sub-$300,000 single-family homes listed for sale in Bend’s city limits. If we’re talking sub-$250,000 listings, that number drops to a whopping one. The situation in Eugene is a bit less dire. More than …

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Why People Across the Country are Moving to Bend, Oregon

It’s not exactly news: people are moving to Oregon from all across the United States. As of the beginning of 2018, Oregon is the country’s number 2 relocation destination. But if you’re thinking about moving to Oregon, then we need to get more specific. It’s a big place. So which Oregon are we talking about here? Is …

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The Definitive Guide to Fall Events in Bend, 2018

Bend, like a lot of places in the mountains, has two distinct personalities. There’s summer Bend, with floats down the Deschutes River, festivals, beer, glorious sun, hiking, rock climbing, more beer, et cetera. Then there’s winter Bend, when the siren’s song of fresh powder at Mount Bachelor often proves irresistable. Throughout the year, there’s a …

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Are Eugene and Bend Oregon Headed for a Housing Bubble? Why Signs Point to No.

We’re sure you’re familiar with the common saying “What goes up must come down.” Housing markets, common wisdom goes, can be pretty volatile. They might spend years inflating, inflating, inflating–and then all of a sudden, when all the conditions are right, the housing price bubble pops, leaving a big wreck behind. That, of course, is what …

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