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    June Real Estate Market Update

    By Brian Ladd | June 19, 2024

    As we near mid-year, school is out, summer is here, and Bend is seeing more vacationers. The housing market shows rising prices, but recent months have seen increased inventory and fewer sales. What does this mean for real estate during the busy tourist season? Let’s explore. Read More

    Growth and Impact in Bend with Erin and Chris Van der Velde

    By Brian Ladd | May 27, 2024

    In this episode, Brian Ladd sits down with Chris & Erin van der Velde, the visionary developers behind Tetherow. Dive into the story of Tetherow, a 700-acre resort on Bend’s west side featuring a boutique hotel, golf course, restaurants, and more. Discover how Tetherow has shaped the community with its environmentally conscious development and learn about the van der Veldes' journey in Bend. Read More

    May Real Estate Market Update

    By Brian Ladd | May 16, 2024

    The spring market has been puzzling. Median prices have fluctuated, days on market have dropped sharply, and inventory has increased. As we approach summer, let's examine the data for insights. Read More

    Featured Luxury Case Study – 19118 Currier Drive

    By Brian Ladd | May 15, 2024

    Discover a Cozy Modern Retreat in Tetherow's Tranquil Corner. With the owners moving out of state, we collaborated closely to enhance the home for a heartfelt sale. Racing against time, our shared efforts brought about repairs, staging, and thoughtful marketing. Read More

    April Real Estate Market Update

    By Brian Ladd | April 22, 2024

    Another month has passed with data indicating a persistently robust market, though signs of ongoing stabilization are evident. Read More

    BendBeat welcomes City of Bend Housing Director, Lynne McConnell

    By Brian Ladd | April 6, 2024

    Welcome to our next episode of the BendBeat where Brian Ladd and Lynne McConnell delve deep into the heart of Bend, Oregon’s evolving landscape of affordable housing. Read More

    March Market Update

    By Brian Ladd | March 20, 2024

    As spring approaches, the real estate market is picking up pace, driven by recent weather shifts. While data reveals past trends, our conversations with buyers and sellers offer insight into future market dynamics. Let's analyze data trends and glean insights to navigate the current market landscape. Read More

    Standing at the Crossroads of Growth – Phil Chang

    By Brian Ladd | March 6, 2024

    Phil Chang, Deschutes County Commissioner, talks to Brian about decisions we face for how the city of Bend will grow. Read More

    State of the Market 9th Edition

    By Brian Ladd | February 28, 2024

    The Ladd Group has released it's 9th edition market analysis which provides a comprehensive breakdown on what's happening in Bend, Oregon real estate. Read More

    February Market Update

    By Brian Ladd | February 20, 2024

    As we step into the new year, real estate activity has shown some fluctuations. While initial signs were promising, the arrival of ice and snow cooled the market. Now, as we approach spring, typically a time of increased activity, let's analyze what the data indicates for the future. Read More

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