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    Are We Headed For Another Housing Crisis?

    By Andrew Ellis | November 30, 2020

    Because of the events of 2020, there has been a lot of buzz about a downturn in the housing market or even another “foreclosure crisis”. Is this likely to happen? The answer is: not likely.  There are several factors that make real estate in 2020 different from real estate in 2008.  For starters, homeowners have... Read More

    Bend Comes in Second for Fastest Growing City in America

    By Andrew Ellis | November 2, 2020

    In a report from WalletHub, Bend was named the nation’s second fastest growing city overall and the fastest growing in the midsize city category. This determination is based upon a city’s sociodemographic and job/economy status. A variety of factors contributed to Bend’s ranking as number two fastest growing city, but chief among them are job... Read More

    How to Stay Sane at Home This Winter

    By Andrew Ellis | October 2, 2020

    Without knowing what the next few months will look like, planning ahead can be a challenge; however, one thing we can probably count on is a lot of time at home. With cooler temps in the forecast, now is a great time to start preparing for a cozy winter indoors. If you’re not in the... Read More

    Team Birtola is Move Safe Certified

    By Andrew Ellis | June 3, 2020

    We’re proud to share that we’re Move Safe Certified with HomeLight! Our team is using the best tools and practices including meeting with clients virtually, practicing safety protocol for showings, and using an e-sign platform for the transfer and signature of documents. We’re here to help buyers and sellers navigate through these challenging times. If... Read More

    Resources and Information During the COVID-19 Crisis

    By Andrew Ellis | March 18, 2020

    If you’ve been online, turned on the tv, or gone outside at all in the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard mention of the Coronavirus (now known as COVID-19) only about every other word. With so much information going around from just about every source imaginable and a lot of us feeling uncertain of what... Read More

    Interest Rate Update

    By Andrew Ellis | February 28, 2020

    There has been a lot of buzz recently in the Real Estate world regarding the economy and its impact on current mortgage interest rates. If you’ve been a part of the conversation or seen the headlines and are curious as to what exactly it means for you as a buyer or seller, we are breaking... Read More

    Why Now Is a Great Time to Invest in Real Estate

    By Andrew Ellis | January 10, 2020

    2019 was a year filled with uncertainty for our nation’s economy. If you were one of the many who began to slow down your investing and speed up your savings in preparation for an economic storm, you are not alone.  We had several predictions of an impending recession in 2020, while other economists projected a... Read More

    Tips for Holiday Hosting

    By Andrew Ellis | December 10, 2019

    If you’re housing friends and family at your place for the Holidays, here are a few easy ways you can cut down on the stress of hosting and ensure everyone has an enjoyable holiday experience – yourself included!  Deck the Halls – Put on a pot of cider and your favorite Christmas tunes and get... Read More

    Tips for a Successful Winter Home Sale

    By Andrew Ellis | October 19, 2019

    No one likes the idea of selling in the winter. You would probably rather be snuggled up under a blanket in front of the fire with a NY Times best selling novel than trying to navigate the colder weather during a move. However, things don’t always go as planned, and if you find yourself in... Read More

    How to Stay Organized During a Move

    By Andrew Ellis | September 26, 2019

    Planning a move but don’t know where to start? Whether you are moving across the country or just down the street, this step-by-step guide will help you stay organized and efficient during your big move! Plan ahead – reserve your truck and movers in advance and let your utility companies know you’re moving. The last... Read More

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