Compared to April 2014, the Bend SFR (single family residential) median sale price increased about 10% in April 2015.  The number of sales increased about 5%.   There were 88 detached SFR building permits last month, which is an increase of 14% compared to April 2014!  According to our records (provided by Beacon Appraisal Group), last month’s building permits were the highest since July 2006. 
The number of sales in the $250 to $300 range price range last month was compared to April 2014 and there was about a 29% increase.
April 2014 $250k to $300k 364 sales
April 2015 $250k to $300k 468 sales  


Redmond SFR shows about a 6% increase in median sale price and the number of sales last month was the same as in April 2014.  The number of new detached SFR building permits was about 66% more than in April 2014. 
Compared to April 2014, the number of sales in the $150k to $200k price range increased about 23% last month.  About a 64% increase in the number of sales in the $250 to $300 was noted between April 2014 and April 2015.

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