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    The February Update

    By Mark Garcia | February 8, 2024

    As we enter the month of love, the real estate market is heating up. Our days have been busy working with multiple homebuyers while preparing for our upcoming listings. With limited inventory, homebuyers are having to be decisive because houses that they like this week are typically not available next week.   This month we want... Read More

    The January Update

    By Mark Garcia | January 15, 2024

    Greetings! We finally got snow in Bend! This is great news for our ski resorts and the businesses within Central Oregon. In the video above I talk about the uptick in buyers that we’ve seen since the new year started as well as my thoughts about what to expect in the Bend Real Estate market... Read More

    December Update | Mark Garcia and Team

    By Mark Garcia | December 12, 2023

    Mark’s Market Update – Bend, OR Real Estate Mortgage rates are at a 3-month low. Despite limited inventory, there remain opportunities for buyers and sellers. We are witnessing a growing number of inquiries from buyers expressing interest in properties in Bend. For sellers, strategically listing your property during these winter months can enhance its positioning,... Read More

    Mark’s Market Update – November

    By Mark Garcia | November 9, 2023

    As we head into the season of gratitude I want to thank you for your referrals and for being a part of my community. Here is my perspective on what is going on in Bend, Oregon’s real estate market right now: Maintaining Realistic Expectations. In the current real estate market here in Bend, setting a... Read More

    October Real Estate Touchdown

    By Mark Garcia | October 9, 2023

    It is officially Fall, our favorite time of year. The leaves are changing colors and football season is in full swing. Mark played football for THE Ohio State University back in the day so it is safe to say the Garcia family are big fans. We had our 5th game against an undefeated team this... Read More

    Mark Garcia | September Edition

    By Mark Garcia | September 14, 2023

    September and October have always been our favorite months in Central Oregon because we have warm days, beautiful fall colors, and kids are back in school! With summer slowly winding down and cooler, crisp mornings beginning to set in, it’s time to bring you the latest real estate updates for Bend, Oregon. No movement in... Read More

    July 2023 Newsletter – The 3 P’s

    By Mark Garcia | July 18, 2023

    I hope your summer is progressing nicely. An exciting event for me was when Bend Golf Club won the 2023 Deschutes Cup. The Deschutes Cup is a competition between several of our local golf clubs. This marks my 3rd victory in a row as team captain and 9 overall titles in the event’s history. Congrats... Read More

    Bend Homes Now Recommends Garden Centers

    By Mark Garcia | June 20, 2023

    Bend Homes Now Recommends Garden Centers Happy 1st Day of Summer! It’s time to get out there in your garden and plant some flowers.  Here are our favorite local garden centers.   Mark’s Pick: Eastside Gardens – 61780 SE 27th St Bend, OR 97702 Why it’s great: Conveniently located on 27th Street, you can’t miss the giant... Read More

    Mark’s Market Update | June 2023

    By Mark Garcia | June 13, 2023

    Mark’s Market Update | June 2023 Greetings, residents and real estate enthusiasts of Bend, Oregon! We hope this email finds you well as we delve into the latest developments and trends in the local real estate market. An important upcoming change for the Bend, Oregon real estate market is the home energy score report card... Read More

    Bend Homes Now Update for May 2023

    By Mark Garcia | May 8, 2023

    Happy May! We hope your Spring is off to a great start. The Bend Homes Now team has been busy over the last month. The Garcia remodel is in full swing. We are finally picking out and installing the fun stuff. Exterior paint has been completed, tile installation in the bathrooms is happening, and cabinets... Read More

    Mark Garcia | August 2023 Edition

    By Mark Garcia | August 11, 2023

    Welcome to the August edition of the Bend Homes Now monthly email update. Above are photos from this year’s Deschutes County Fair. It’s an annual tradition for us to take our daughter there for her birthday. We didn’t capture a photo of our older daughter as she was having fun with friends and avoiding her... Read More

    Redmond Visitors Guide

    By Mark Garcia | August 11, 2023

    Have you ever wondered what makes Redmond, OR so special? As long-time residents and real estate agents, we have some thoughts on the subject. That’s why we created our Redmond Visitors Guide which includes our favorite places and things to do around town. To download the full guide, click here. We hope you enjoy!! To hear... Read More

    Bend Homes Now Recommends Places In and Around The Old Mill

    By Mark Garcia | July 18, 2023

    Bend Homes Now Recommends Places in and around The Old Mill This summer celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of Bend’s iconic mill sites, Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Co. Mill B. Check out this newsletter by The Deschutes Historical Society which has an interesting article about the history of the lumber mills in Bend. In honor of the Old... Read More

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