December 2018

January Commercial Marketing: January 4, 2019 at 7:30 AM
If you would like to submit a PDF flyer for the Bend Marketing Meeting please email a PDF flyer to cid@coar.com. All PDF flyers must be submitted the day prior to the meeting by NOON. Flyers must not be more than 3 pages to be added to the marketing meeting. If you submit a property to the marketing meeting you must attend the meeting. 

2018 Q3 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey
In Q3 2018, investment sales were up, sales volume rose by 1.6 percent on a yearly basis, and cap rates moved sideways. Low inventory remained the principal concern for REALTORS®, as a wide pricing gap between buyers and sellers affected over 20 percent of respondents. Prices grew 1.4 percent year-over-year. Leasing activity trended upward, as vacancies experienced upward pressures.


Bend City Council Approves Citywide Septic-to-Sewer Program 
At this week’s meeting, the Bend City Council approved a concept that would fund septic to sewer conversions via a $10 million up-front investment followed by $2.5 million annually. A COAR FAQ and other resources on the City’s plan for hooking up homes, as well as the rate impact on individuals and businesses, will soon be available - watch your inbox. 

Traffic counts added to RPR commercial reports
Commercial pros can use traffic count data to to evaluate locations suited for retail, restaurants, cell phone towers, billboards and more.

Getting started with RPR for Commercial real estate
Learn how to utalize the REALTORS Property Resource (RPR) to add value to your business and clients.
Introduction to RPR Commercial
RPR Mobile™ for Commercial Practitioners

Incomes are surging for Commercial REALTORS
It’s a good time to be in commercial real estate. REALTORS® specializing in commercial real estate are reporting an increase in gross income and sales volume, according to the 2018 Commercial Member Profile, published by the National Association of REALTORS®.