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By Marcus & Connie Schwing, Sunriver Oregon
(Sunriver Realty)
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It's been a while since I have sat down to write in ourblog.  It could have something to do with the fact that we have been spending a lot of time outside shoveling the snow from our driveway.  It seems that as soon as we finish the driveway, it slides off our roof and onto the deck - and back ou...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 6
Sunriver owners are getting ready to vote on the land purchase for the Village at Sunriver.  In the past I have tried to stay somewhat natural and see both sides of this controversial subject.  The mall certainly needs help, retail space stands vacant, and businesses come and go. Tonight I read t...

By Gloria Smith
(Sunriver Realty)
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                       Big Plans for Sunriver in 2008             Sunriver Resort Never ending improvements for you!  The resort has now focused itself on the improvements of The Marina and Stable facilities.  Come visit the new welcome center at the Stables and in addition The Marina will almost...

By Marcus & Connie Schwing, Sunriver Oregon
(Sunriver Realty)
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Sunriver at Thanksgiving---A great place to be!For those of you who haven't spent a Thanksgiving in Sunriver, you might want to seriously consider it this year.  The spirit of the season flourishes, usually enveloped in a coating of fresh snow.  Gather the whole family around the fireplace after ...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
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It is not often we have the opportunity to see a comet, over the next couple weeks you will be able to see The Holmes comet. Earlier in the week you would have needed a telescope to see it. Now you can view it without a telescope.According to Lynn Carroll of the Sunriver Nature Center & Observato...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 9
One of the biggest topics of discussion in Sunriver is the new plans and development for the old Village Mall. Home owners have worries, business owners are concerned and yet there seems to be an underlying excitement.Meetings are being scheduled, zoning is changing, retail space is being condens...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 9
Caldera Springs is one of Central Oregon's newest resorts. There are still a few lots under $300,000 with great incentives for the buyer. Including a few lots that have an owner carry for 3 years.Crosswater is located across the street and one of the wonderful incentives is a discounted Crosswate...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 8
Buyers in a resort area often times are curious about timeshares or shared ownership. Many times they do not understand the difference. Marcus and Connie Schwing of Sunriver Realty recently wrote an article about shared ownership in Sunriver. Shared ownership is a common sale in Sunriver, but the...

By Marcus & Connie Schwing, Sunriver Oregon
(Sunriver Realty)
Comments 1
With the Baby Boomers looking to buy second homes at an amazing rate (inspite of the real estate slowdown) fractional share ownershipis gaining in popularity.  Fractional ownership is going strong in many resort towns, such as Sunriver and Caldera Springs.  What is fractional share ownership, you...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 5
Sunriver Real Estate is sometimes on the outdated side. The resort was founded in 1968 and homes were built sold, resold and enjoyed by all. Now some of them are aging and who wants to say a home needs updating? Well now it's not outdated it is vintage, that is the newest saying with real estate ...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
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When you purchase a Sunriver vacation property often times it will come furnished. Generally this is the norm and it is just assumed to be acceptable. However this can cause issues with your loan or appraisal. All furnishings are considered personal property, a mortgage is on real property not pe...

By Marcus & Connie Schwing, Sunriver Oregon
(Sunriver Realty)
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Now that we have completed the third quarter of 2007, we thought that it would be a good time to provide some statistics pertaining to the "state of Sunriver's real estate market".  Many are worried that with the downturn in the real estate market, that now is not a good time to invest in propert...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
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Several months ago I wrote a post called Don't Ask Me To Help YOU Put Your License On The Line in that post I talked about agents from other areas of Oregon attempting to represent their clients in an area they have no clue about. These agents often times are being greedy and think that real esta...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 9
I received a great call from a concerned citizen regarding the mall update at Sunriver - what many of us have known as the Village Mall will most likely undergo some major changes. The Mall sold last year to a group of home owners and Sunriver visitors which formed an LLC called SilverStar, LLC t...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 8
Now that school is in session and Sunriver is in what we call the "off season" (after school starts and before the snow flys) it is the prefect time to buy your vacation home. Most of the rental companies are running specials that allow for 3 nights for the price of 2.The greatest thing about vie...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 17
Sunriver is a great place for your second home or vacation home and many people do choose to make Sunriver their full time residence. Although there are several upper end homes for sale in Sunriver, we do have almost 40 properties under $400,000 - now is the time to buy in Sunriver.Prices have co...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
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Success can be defined in many ways but I certainly think that for the golfers, spectators and people that worked at the Jeld-Wen Traditions golf tournament in Crosswater this last week success is simply defined as job well done.Sunriver and Crosswater are no strangers to big golf tournaments but...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 16
In my last post I told you about the new Village at Sunriver. As is typical when you have public opinion and changes there are always people that are in agreement and those that do not agree with a change. The memories that have been created at the old Village Mall are shared by many; I remember ...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
Comments 10
Changes are coming to the Sunriver Mall; it is already being referred to as the new name, The Village at Sunriver. SilverStar Destinations, LLC has purchased the Village Mall and has started to make plans for a full renovation and upgrade of this well known landmark.The new plan has between 90,00...

By Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon
(Fred Real Estate Group)
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It is important to understand the Sunriver Design Rules whether you are buying a home in Sunriver, own a home or are thinking about buying in Sunriver. Sunriver is a place of natural beauty and one of the reasons it has remained so is because of the design rules. According to the Design Review Co...

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