How to Determine your Mortgage Rate

If you are considering buying a home you probably have been learning about or hearing about interest rates, and you will want to secure the lowest rate possible for your home purchase. Over the last couple of years it was easy to obtain a low rate as we saw record-low mortgage rates, but this year,…

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Schillings Garden Market – Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins! Looking for another festive October activity? Look no further! Schillings Garden Market Pumpkin Patch is open the whole month of October! There is a hay maze for your littles to enjoy,  donkeys, goats, chickens, a natural play area and a market stocked with local goodies! Open during normal business hours. Check out…

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Larkspur Park

Larkspur Park is one of kids’ favorite spots in Bend. With 3 separate playgrounds, there is something for any age. There is a toddler section safe for littles, or a larger playground with rock climbing walls and bars. This park is also adjacent to the Larkspur Senior Center where our family enjoys a heated pool…

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Smith Rock Ranch

Fall in Central Oregon is my favorite season here! And October is the month for Pumpkins! Smith Rock Ranch is known for its themed corn Maize, huge u-pick pumpkin patch, and various family activities: petting zoo, face painting, pony rides, train ride, pumpkin cannons and more! Open Tuesday – Saturday, hours vary per day. Tokens…

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Northpointe Park

New 2.7 acre neighborhood park on the north side of Cooley Road in the Northpointe subdivision. Park features include open lawn, picnic and gathering spaces, child’s play areas, sport court, paved loop path, and natural soft surface trails. The best feature is that the playsets are COVERED! Littles can avoid burning themselves in the summer…

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