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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


Camp Tamarack Teaches Kids to ‘Live More’!

SISTERS, OR ­– With common mantras such as ‘Discover More’, ‘Inspire More’, ‘Dream More’, and especially ‘Live More’, Camp Tamarack could possibly be the Shangri-La of kids’ summer camps – and, well, it may be just that. This local camp was founded over 80 years ago on Dark Lake, just up the road from Suttle Lake. It was originally operated as a horse camp for girls from the Portland area, who traveled there to spend their entire summers in the woods along...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


The Bend Food Project and Cascade Sotheby’s Partner to Feed Central Oregonians in Need

BEND, OR – A recent company email addressed to ‘Everyone’ read, “It's that time again, and collections are needed as people typically donate less during the summer, while need increases. Please let me know if you could take a bag or two. I can bring by your office and will be delivering the filled bags week of August 8th.” Myra Girod, a Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, is passionate about giving back. One cause that she is a strong advocate...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


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


Riverfront Living on McKenzie Bridge

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, OR – Much of the conversation about riverfront living in Central Oregon generally involves being perched somewhere along the Deschutes. But, on the other hand, heading down picturesque Route 126 on the way to Eugene, where the trees seem to practically form an arbor around the road, you begin to see a long trail of homes and cottages that dot the shoreline of the rushing McKenzie River. Along these banks, are where families and friends have gathered for...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Portland, Sisters


Cascade Sothebys International Realty Gets Ready for Summer Festival!

BEND, OREGON – The thermostat in Bend is finally heating up, and so are the events, including the 28th Annual First Interstate Bank Summer Festival, which takes over the streets of Downtown Bend the weekend of July 13-15. Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty is, once again, a proud sponsor of the seasonal tradition. This year, the Bend-based brokerage is kicking things up a notch, by adding professionally stage lounge spaces to both of their booths on Minnesota Avenue. The...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver, What to Do


Cascade Sotheby’s Reports Milepost 1 Neighborhood Approaching 50% Sold

Bend, OR –  Less than a year after breaking ground on Milepost 1, a special collection of two dozen townhomes and single-family homes on the West side of Bend, Arrowood Development, LLC achieved two significant mileposts of its own:  the opening of the model home and the sale of the neighborhood’s ninth home. “We couldn’t be more excited with the progress and activity we are seeing at Milepost 1,” said John Lietz, President of Arrowood Development. “The weather this...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


Brewing a Baby in Bend: A Guide for Mammas-to-Be in Central Oregon

BEND, OREGON – Anyone who lives in Bend, Oregon understands it’s a town that caters to an outdoor lifestyle. After a day of skiing or hiking, an afternoon enjoying local beer is often a common pastime. So, when I discovered that I was expecting my first baby this summer, I thought my active lifestyle would change dramatically – I was so wrong! Fortunately, Bend, Oregon is a wonderful place to stay active (and social) during your pregnancy, not to mention an amazing place...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver, Tips, What to Do


Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Supports the Sisters Rodeo

SISTERS, OR ­– Since 1940, “The Biggest Little Show in the World”, the annual Sisters Rodeo has provided cowboys with the stage, not to mention the picturesque backdrop of the snow-capped Cascades, to showcase their western skillsets, including calf roping and barrel racing, as well as, bull and bronc riding. What began as a nearly all-volunteer production, a tradition that has not changed much over the years, has continually attracted the best in the business from the...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, 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


Camp Tamarack Teaches Kids to ‘Live More’!

SISTERS, OR ­– With common mantras such as ‘Discover More’, ‘Inspire More’, ‘Dream More’, and especially ‘Live More’, Camp Tamarack could possibly be the Shangri-La of kids’ summer camps – and, well, it may be just that. This local camp was founded over 80 years ago on Dark Lake, just up the road from Suttle Lake. It was originally operated as a horse camp for girls from the Portland area, who traveled there to spend their entire summers in the woods along...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


The Bend Food Project and Cascade Sotheby’s Partner to Feed Central Oregonians in Need

BEND, OR – A recent company email addressed to ‘Everyone’ read, “It's that time again, and collections are needed as people typically donate less during the summer, while need increases. Please let me know if you could take a bag or two. I can bring by your office and will be delivering the filled bags week of August 8th.” Myra Girod, a Principal Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, is passionate about giving back. One cause that she is a strong advocate...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


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


Riverfront Living on McKenzie Bridge

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, OR – Much of the conversation about riverfront living in Central Oregon generally involves being perched somewhere along the Deschutes. But, on the other hand, heading down picturesque Route 126 on the way to Eugene, where the trees seem to practically form an arbor around the road, you begin to see a long trail of homes and cottages that dot the shoreline of the rushing McKenzie River. Along these banks, are where families and friends have gathered for...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Portland, Sisters


Cascade Sothebys International Realty Gets Ready for Summer Festival!

BEND, OREGON – The thermostat in Bend is finally heating up, and so are the events, including the 28th Annual First Interstate Bank Summer Festival, which takes over the streets of Downtown Bend the weekend of July 13-15. Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty is, once again, a proud sponsor of the seasonal tradition. This year, the Bend-based brokerage is kicking things up a notch, by adding professionally stage lounge spaces to both of their booths on Minnesota Avenue. The...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver, What to Do


Cascade Sotheby’s Reports Milepost 1 Neighborhood Approaching 50% Sold

Bend, OR –  Less than a year after breaking ground on Milepost 1, a special collection of two dozen townhomes and single-family homes on the West side of Bend, Arrowood Development, LLC achieved two significant mileposts of its own:  the opening of the model home and the sale of the neighborhood’s ninth home. “We couldn’t be more excited with the progress and activity we are seeing at Milepost 1,” said John Lietz, President of Arrowood Development. “The weather this...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver


Brewing a Baby in Bend: A Guide for Mammas-to-Be in Central Oregon

BEND, OREGON – Anyone who lives in Bend, Oregon understands it’s a town that caters to an outdoor lifestyle. After a day of skiing or hiking, an afternoon enjoying local beer is often a common pastime. So, when I discovered that I was expecting my first baby this summer, I thought my active lifestyle would change dramatically – I was so wrong! Fortunately, Bend, Oregon is a wonderful place to stay active (and social) during your pregnancy, not to mention an amazing place...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters, Sunriver, Tips, What to Do


Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Supports the Sisters Rodeo

SISTERS, OR ­– Since 1940, “The Biggest Little Show in the World”, the annual Sisters Rodeo has provided cowboys with the stage, not to mention the picturesque backdrop of the snow-capped Cascades, to showcase their western skillsets, including calf roping and barrel racing, as well as, bull and bronc riding. What began as a nearly all-volunteer production, a tradition that has not changed much over the years, has continually attracted the best in the business from the...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters


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