Holiday Wardrobe Advice with Rebecca Meade of Desperado in Bend, Oregon

Holiday Wardrobe Advice with Rebecca Meade of Desperado in Bend, Oregon - House Talk Episode 48 Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another edition of House Talk. I’m so excited to have Rebecca Meade from Desperado back on our…

7 Ways to Fit More People Around the Table During The Holidays

During the holidays, it’s not uncommon to have so many guests and dishes in the dining room that you run out of space at the table. Never fear! Here are 7 ways to maximize table space during the holidays: Clear the table space When the…
Cozy Home in Winter

7 Ways to Make Your House Cozy for Winter

With the shorter days and chilly temperatures of winter in Bend, Oregon, keeping your house cozy can be a challenge! Here are 7 of our favorite (and easy!) tips for keeping your home warm and welcoming. Tip #1 - Light with candles (traditional…

100 Things to Watch for in a Real Estate Transaction

For your Bend, Oregon real estate (or nearly any city/state!) transaction to go smoothly and close escrow on time, each of the parties involved in the process must play their role. Here are 100 things to watch for in a real estate transaction…

How Reverse 1031 Exchanges Work with Danielle Brock of 1031 Corp

Expert Danielle Brock of 1031 Corp Explains How Reverse 1031 Exchanges Work - House Talk Episode 47 Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with an edition of House Talk. And I'm so excited to have Danielle Brock back from 1031 Corp…
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…