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Once again Bend-Redmond ranked ‘best-performing’ small metro area

For the third year in a row, Bend and Redmond together as a ‘metro area’ (which is really all of Deschutes County) has been named the best-performing small metro area in the U.S. based on a variety of economic data. The Bulletin reports that “Bend-Redmond, an area that comprises all of Deschutes County, secured the […]

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Building continues after the harshest winter in years

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Central Oregon experienced record winter weather early this year which caused quite a few insurance claims, but newer homes built by updated codes did well. The Bend Bulletin reports: “Billy Staten, who works in Bend’s building safety division, said with the exception of the old Ray’s Food Place on Century Drive collapsing, the city hasn’t received […]

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Small homes are great homes

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It’s just been too busy of a summer to remember to post updates, but I recently received some pictures of a newly completed small home. Only 1532 sq. ft. and single level, it’s a great retirement home for it’s new occupant. Oh, and it also has an oversize garage that’s much bigger than it appears […]

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Redmond gets some attention too

As neat as it is to see all the positive reporting that Bend gets, it’s great to see Redmond get noticed for it’s merits as well. It’s being reported that TripAdvisor has scored Redmond a 4.17 out of 5 based on over 500 reviews. The site goes on to list several positives about the community, […]

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