Showing Homes Etiquette
Please be sure to abide by the showing instructions for homes you wish to show. If the listings says to call listing agent you must do that before showing even if it is vacant. Your adherence to this would be greatly appreciated by all.
Bend Tour Time Change
Please be advised that the Bend Tour on Tuesday mornings has been moved to 9:00am. The COAR MLS Executive Committee reviewed the results of a membership-wide survey which overwhelmingly indicated that the membership would attend if the meetings were held at 9:00am.
Legal Hotline Question
Properly Paying Vendors from your Team-Q: I have just taken a high end listing. The seller has an ad person doing work from California and an upper end broker from a large company along with myself (local person in the small town that will do all the showings), working as a team. Can you recommend a way to make this all work out legally? The ad guy can't be paid a commission since they are not licensed and the seller won't pay them unless the property sells. What do we do when the ad guy wants to get paid out of closing?
More Jobs Are Heading West
The Western region is leading the United States in job growth, benefiting from a strengthening housing market and bustling energy and technology sectors, according to IHS Global Insight. Seven of the 10 states with the fastest growing job markets this...
Bend, Oregon in National News Outlet!
Bend receives 2014 Travel Award from Outside Magazine for best SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) getaway, which was featured on the TODAY Show on March 27, 2014.
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