As Your Voice in Real Estate, the Central Oregon Association of REALTORS® is a tireless advocate for public policy that encourages residential and commercial property ownership to support communities. We represent you and your business on issues related to private property rights, land use, economic development and affordable housing in Central Oregon.

We work with mayors, city council members, county commissioners and other local leaders to ensure that laws and regulations that impact the real estate industry are as fair and effective as possible.


FAQ on new Bend short-term rental rules

The Bend City Council recently passed code changes related to short-term rentals in the city. The new rules take effect November 18, 2022, and most notably increase the current 250-foot buffer of separation between short-term rentals to 500 feet. For more information, download COAR’s FAQ on the new rules or the City of Bend’s fact sheet.