Make Sure Your Home has Curb Appeal

How to Give Your Home Curb Appeal in 8 Steps

It's time to sell your house, where should you begin? First step - make sure that it has curb appeal. Simply put, you need to make your house look as attractive as possible – from all angles – so that a potential buyer driving past the…

Building a Home? You Should Know About the Construction Permanent Program

House Talk Episode 46 - All about the Construction Permanent Program with Bruce Hardy Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another edition of House Talk. I'm so excited to have Bruce Hardy here. Bruce has been in the lending…

7 Things to Consider When Buying an Investment Property

Investment properties purchased wisely – homes, duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes and apartment buildings - can return a good monthly income, not only covering the monthly mortgage, but a profit as well. But before you move into the field…

How Do 1031 Exchanges Work?

House Talk Episode 45 - Wondering how 1031 exchanges work? Danielle Brock of 1031 Corp in Bend, Oregon explains. Karen Malanga: Hi This is Karen Malanga with another edition of House Talk. I'm so pleased to welcome Danielle Brock today.…

World Famous Architect Jim Satzinger on Bend, Oregon Home Design

House Talk Episode 44 - Architect Jim Satzinger Shares His Thoughts on Home Design in Bend, Oregon Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another edition of House Talk. Today, I'm really excited to welcome Jim Satzinger. Jim and…

Local Joes - The Best Place in Central Oregon to Buy Jeans!

House Talk Episode 43 - On Bend, Oregon's Local Joes, the Best Place in Central Oregon to Buy Jeans! Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another edition of House Talk. And today, I'm really, really happy to have AJ Cohen here.…
How to sell your home faster

5 Tips for Selling Your Home Faster

People often have feelings of doubt when selling their home: "Will my home sell for as much I want for it?," "Will it sell at all?" If you're selling your home, we're here to help make the process simple - click here to learn how. 5 Tips for…

How to Qualify for a Habitat for Humanity Home in Bend, Oregon

House Talk Episode 42 - How to Qualify for a Habitat for Humanity Home in Bend, Oregon with DeeDee Johnson, Director of Family Services for Bend Area Habitat for Humanity. Karen Malanga: Hey, this is Karen Malanga with another edition of…

Bend, Oregon ReStore is Adding 3,500 square feet of New Retail Space!

House Talk Episode 41 - Bend, Oregon ReStore Expansion - Adding 3,500 square feet of New Retail Space! Bend ReStore’s new addition scheduled to open this week! Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another edition of House…

Understanding Real Estate Carry Back Transactions with Melissa Riverman of Western Title

House Talk Episode 40 - How Real Estate Carry Back Transactions Work with Melissa Riverman of Western Title Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another episode of House Talk. Today, I invited Melissa Riverman, our go-to escrow…

All About the 2017 4 Peaks Music Festival in Bend, Oregon!

House Talk Episode 39 - Stacy Totland, owner and promotion manager for the 4 Peaks Music festival shares the inside scoop on: the new venue, band lineup and ticket information for the 2017 festival! Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga…

What Should You Wear to Summer Music Festivals? with Rebecca Meade of Desperado Boutique in Bend, Oregon

House Talk Episode 38 - Advice on Summer Music Festival Attire from Rebecca Meade, of Desperado Boutique in Bend, Oregon! Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another edition of House Talk. I’m so excited to welcome Rebecca…