Farm, Ranch & Vineyard

Cascade Sotheby’s Brokers Field Trip to Learn More About Off-Grid Living

CSIR Brokers at Three Rivers

Three Rivers Recreation Area at Lake Billy Chinook

On a beautiful fall day in Central Oregon, a dozen of our Cascade Sotheby's International Realty brokers ventured North to visit Three Rivers Recreation Area at Lake Billy Chinook. The trip, inspired by Meg Cummings and Kent Crook, was set up to educate our brokers about the community and the Off-Grid lifestyle that it represents. After touring several homes with Meg, the team was enlightened by a Solar Power educational seminar conducted by Kent who is very knowledgeable...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters, Tips


Open Your Mind to Creative Living Spaces

Unique Properties

BEND, OREGON – In many ways, the space in which we choose to reside often defines us. Yes, we decorate our humble abodes in ways which reflect our personal style and translate our personality through furnishings, art and color. But, in what one ultimately views as a literal money pit with the only solution being serious demolition, others are able to visualize the inner beauty of unlimited potential. There’s a special something about the inherent charm of something man-made,...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland, Sisters, Southwest Washington, Sunriver, The Pearl, Vancouver, What to Do


First Impression Curb Appeal Tips for Fall

Curb Appeal Fall 2018

BEND, OR – Though, many lament the dwindling days of summer, most of us are open to turning the page with great anticipation of falling leaves, 24/7 football and best of all, pumpkin-spice overdose. Most climates do, however, experience an unfortunate limited window of opportunity to thoroughly immerse themselves in the autumn spirit. For homeowners, the mere thought of raking leaves, yard work and maintenance rekindles memories of lower back pain, but for others, it’s time...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland, Sisters, Southwest Washington, Sunriver, The Pearl, Tips, Vancouver


Tour the Best of Tumalo Luxury Homes

Tumalo Open House Tour

TUMALO, OR – Tumalo, it’s quite a special place where you’ll find tranquility, diverse landscapes, postcard worthy views and abundant wildlife. In addition, this high desert oasis hovers on the outskirts of Bend, a short drive from downtown, and some of the finest homes in the area. One can see why this area has become such a sought-after place to live. Historically, Tumalo has been known primarily as a farming community. In the early 1900’s, the area held potential...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters


How to Choose a Farm for Homesteading in Oregon

Oregon is a great state for homesteading. The land is beautiful, fertile, and well-suited for a variety of crops, orchards, and livestock. You can easily produce enough to feed your family, and then sell whatever you don't use at a local farmers' market—even in winter. There's also a lot of variety in climate and geography, from rainy and flat to arid and mountainous, so you can choose a place that best fits your idea of self-sufficient living. With so much variety and potential,...

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters


Goodbye, City Life… Green Acres is the Place for Me!

OREGON/SW WASHINGTON – Just a few lines into the classic ‘60’s sitcom Green Acres, and your mindset is pretty easily transformed from “never in a million years,” to “well… maybe.” “Farm livin' is the life for me; Land spreadin' out so far and wide; Keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside.” What was once a popular idealistic movement away from the stresses associated with city culture, has returned – with the help of modern technology. While there is...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters


Homes For Sale in Oregon with Acreage

R&B Ranch Sisters OR

Many acreage properties in Oregon feature amazing views, privacy, and facilities for farming, horses, or just your own space for enjoying the beautiful Pacific NW outdoor scene. Although there are less homes with acreage for sale, you'll usually find quite a few properties that might live up to your expectations because of the many beautiful locations and features that Oregon offers. If you do decide to purchase a place with acreage in Oregon, there is a good chance you'll enjoy...

categorized in Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Portland


Ron Davis, Central Oregon Real Estate Fixture Will be Missed

BEND, OR – This past week saw the passing of longtime fixture of the Central Oregon real estate community, Ron Davis. A Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty for over 10 years, Davis passed away early Thursday morning, July 19, 2018. Ron was a top producing ranch broker for over 25 years, receiving multiple awards for his work and dedication to the real estate business, even being inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame prior to joining CSIR. Deb...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters, Sunriver


Real Estate and Equestrian Passions Support At-Risk Youth

LAKE OSWEGO, OR – Riding horses since only 7-years old, Laura Piccard, a broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, Lake Oswego, realizes how fortunate she has been to be able to combine her two greatest passions – horses and real estate. Inheriting her mother’s love of riding, Laura claims that it’s in her blood. Taking care of the horses and cleaning stalls fueled her appetite to ride, as she began competing at an early age. Now, as an adult, Laura maintains...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland, Sisters, Southwest Washington, Sunriver, The Pearl, Vancouver, What to Do


Broker Spotlight – Jake Moorhead and Dan Fox: Farm, Ranch & Vineyard Specialists

CENTRAL OREGON – With a lifetime of experience in agriculture and construction to draw from, the JD Real Estate Group offers regional knowledge and expertise in farm, ranch and vineyard properties. Specializing in rural properties, including residential and new developments, the team is accomplished in the representation of both buyers and sellers. Jake Moorhead, a Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Farm, Ranch & Vineyard Division, provides over twenty-years...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard


Cascade Sotheby’s Brokers Field Trip to Learn More About Off-Grid Living

CSIR Brokers at Three Rivers

Three Rivers Recreation Area at Lake Billy Chinook

On a beautiful fall day in Central Oregon, a dozen of our Cascade Sotheby's International Realty brokers ventured North to visit Three Rivers Recreation Area at Lake Billy Chinook. The trip, inspired by Meg Cummings and Kent Crook, was set up to educate our brokers about the community and the Off-Grid lifestyle that it represents. After touring several homes with Meg, the team was enlightened by a Solar Power educational seminar conducted by Kent who is very knowledgeable...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters, Tips


Open Your Mind to Creative Living Spaces

Unique Properties

BEND, OREGON – In many ways, the space in which we choose to reside often defines us. Yes, we decorate our humble abodes in ways which reflect our personal style and translate our personality through furnishings, art and color. But, in what one ultimately views as a literal money pit with the only solution being serious demolition, others are able to visualize the inner beauty of unlimited potential. There’s a special something about the inherent charm of something man-made,...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland, Sisters, Southwest Washington, Sunriver, The Pearl, Vancouver, What to Do


First Impression Curb Appeal Tips for Fall

Curb Appeal Fall 2018

BEND, OR – Though, many lament the dwindling days of summer, most of us are open to turning the page with great anticipation of falling leaves, 24/7 football and best of all, pumpkin-spice overdose. Most climates do, however, experience an unfortunate limited window of opportunity to thoroughly immerse themselves in the autumn spirit. For homeowners, the mere thought of raking leaves, yard work and maintenance rekindles memories of lower back pain, but for others, it’s time...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland, Sisters, Southwest Washington, Sunriver, The Pearl, Tips, Vancouver


Tour the Best of Tumalo Luxury Homes

Tumalo Open House Tour

TUMALO, OR – Tumalo, it’s quite a special place where you’ll find tranquility, diverse landscapes, postcard worthy views and abundant wildlife. In addition, this high desert oasis hovers on the outskirts of Bend, a short drive from downtown, and some of the finest homes in the area. One can see why this area has become such a sought-after place to live. Historically, Tumalo has been known primarily as a farming community. In the early 1900’s, the area held potential...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters


How to Choose a Farm for Homesteading in Oregon

Oregon is a great state for homesteading. The land is beautiful, fertile, and well-suited for a variety of crops, orchards, and livestock. You can easily produce enough to feed your family, and then sell whatever you don't use at a local farmers' market—even in winter. There's also a lot of variety in climate and geography, from rainy and flat to arid and mountainous, so you can choose a place that best fits your idea of self-sufficient living. With so much variety and potential,...

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters


Goodbye, City Life… Green Acres is the Place for Me!

OREGON/SW WASHINGTON – Just a few lines into the classic ‘60’s sitcom Green Acres, and your mindset is pretty easily transformed from “never in a million years,” to “well… maybe.” “Farm livin' is the life for me; Land spreadin' out so far and wide; Keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside.” What was once a popular idealistic movement away from the stresses associated with city culture, has returned – with the help of modern technology. While there is...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters


Homes For Sale in Oregon with Acreage

R&B Ranch Sisters OR

Many acreage properties in Oregon feature amazing views, privacy, and facilities for farming, horses, or just your own space for enjoying the beautiful Pacific NW outdoor scene. Although there are less homes with acreage for sale, you'll usually find quite a few properties that might live up to your expectations because of the many beautiful locations and features that Oregon offers. If you do decide to purchase a place with acreage in Oregon, there is a good chance you'll enjoy...

categorized in Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Portland


Ron Davis, Central Oregon Real Estate Fixture Will be Missed

BEND, OR – This past week saw the passing of longtime fixture of the Central Oregon real estate community, Ron Davis. A Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty for over 10 years, Davis passed away early Thursday morning, July 19, 2018. Ron was a top producing ranch broker for over 25 years, receiving multiple awards for his work and dedication to the real estate business, even being inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame prior to joining CSIR. Deb...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Sisters, Sunriver


Real Estate and Equestrian Passions Support At-Risk Youth

LAKE OSWEGO, OR – Riding horses since only 7-years old, Laura Piccard, a broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, Lake Oswego, realizes how fortunate she has been to be able to combine her two greatest passions – horses and real estate. Inheriting her mother’s love of riding, Laura claims that it’s in her blood. Taking care of the horses and cleaning stalls fueled her appetite to ride, as she began competing at an early age. Now, as an adult, Laura maintains...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Oregon Coast, Portland, Sisters, Southwest Washington, Sunriver, The Pearl, Vancouver, What to Do


Broker Spotlight – Jake Moorhead and Dan Fox: Farm, Ranch & Vineyard Specialists

CENTRAL OREGON – With a lifetime of experience in agriculture and construction to draw from, the JD Real Estate Group offers regional knowledge and expertise in farm, ranch and vineyard properties. Specializing in rural properties, including residential and new developments, the team is accomplished in the representation of both buyers and sellers. Jake Moorhead, a Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Farm, Ranch & Vineyard Division, provides over twenty-years...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard


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