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The Jones Group Must- See Listings

The Jones Group Must- See Listings

Even though you may be busy with summer activities, it’s a great time to look into buying a home! We currently have some amazing listings all over Central Oregon that we know you will love. 56839- 7 Dancing Rock Loop- A fantastic floor plan & contemporary High...

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Must- Make Fresh Salsa Recipes

Must- Make Fresh Salsa Recipes

With summer here, and in full swing, there’s plenty of fresh fruits and veggies available at the local farmer’s markets, farm stands, your favorite local markets, not to mention, what you may be growing in your own backyard! If you have been wondering what to make...

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Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

The days are getting hotter here in Central Oregon, and with the extreme heat and dry conditions we face every summer, it’s important to be extra safe when outside enjoying all that Oregon has to offer. Here are some tips to keep in mind when out and about. Water-...

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Keeping Pets Safe this Fourth of July

Keeping Pets Safe this Fourth of July

Fourth of July is here! And while fireworks are prohibited in Bend this year, that doesn’t mean you, and your pets won’t hear them going off, and especially with the Pilot Butte firework show this evening, it’s important to keep them safe, and calm. Here are some...

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Fruits & Veggies In Season

Fruits & Veggies In Season

When it comes to growing, spring and summer provide some of the best, most favorited fruits and vegetables, and with the farmers markets in full swing all over Central Oregon, here is your guide to what is in season, and can be purchased locally from your favorite...

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Best Bird Baths

Best Bird Baths

Summer is just about here, and it’s definitely starting to feel like it with all the wild life out and about. One in particular is the birds. Robins, sparrows, nut hatches, and so much more. Here are the best bird baths of 2022, according to Better Homes &...

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Fun Activities For The Kids This Summer

Fun Activities For The Kids This Summer

It’s almost summer break here in Central Oregon, and even though that’s great for kids in school, it’s often more work for us parents, having to find things for them to do each day to keep them entertained, happy, and out of trouble. Here are some fun ideas around...

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Keeping Foods Fresh Longer

Keeping Foods Fresh Longer

It’s always disappointing when you go to cook dinner, or put together a salad, and the fresh produce you bought just a few days ago, is already going bad. With so many new ways to store food, and keep it fresh, we thought we would share our favorites, so you can keep...

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Median Home Prices Spring 2022

Median Home Prices Spring 2022

With the median home prices changing almost daily here in Central Oregon, we thought we would give you an update for: Bend, Sunriver, Redmond, Sisters, and more. Info provided by Zillow. Bend- The typical home value of homes in Bend is $752,556. This value is...

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