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Realtors pitch in

August 4, 2014

Realtors have a vested interest in the well-being of a community, both sociall and economically. A thriving town means more business, more jobs, more local investment and more development and buying/selling of real estate. Below is a recent news article published in the Baker City Herald that shows the great involvement of the Baker County…

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Baker City Realty welcomes outdoor enthusiasts, area natives to its team

July 20, 2014

News release: Baker City Realty adds outdoor enthusiasts, area natives to its team For more information: Andrew Bryan, 208-484-5835, andrew@bakercityrealty.com Bethany Micka, 541-519-7791, bethany@bakercityrealty.com Chelsea McLagan, 541-403-2808, chelsea@bakercityrealty.com Baker City Realty has hired two outdoor sports enthusiasts who are also Oregon natives, one as a Realtor and the other as an office manager in training…

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The real thing: An Old West gold mine for sale

May 20, 2014

Every now and then, we come across something truly unusual. Here we have a real, actual Western gold mine on almost 89 acres for $550,000. The Olive Creek mines are on private property in Baker County and were last mined around 1909. These are patented mines with valid claims and anyone buying this property would…

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Featured home is rich in Baker history

May 9, 2014

For many decades in the 1800s the Oregon Trail led explorers, mountain men and emigrants through Eastern Oregon, with a stop in the Baker Valley for grass, fresh water and local game. In 1861, the discovery of gold brought miners and enterprising souls to the small mining settlements in and around the Baker Valley. Baker…

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Baker City Realty continues to support local causes

April 7, 2014

For over 50 years – since it was founded in 1961 – Baker City Realty has been a proud member of the community and current owner Andrew Bryan is honored to carry that tradition forward. Here are worthy local causes BCR supported in 2013 – please find a way in your heart to support them…

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Historic building with restaurant poised for downtown opportunity

March 30, 2014

Baker City property owners and the city are known for reinvesting in historic downtown. There are lots of restaurants, art galleries, gift stores and other businesses in a classic Main Street setting and regular festivals and events downtown. It’s satisfying for us when we can list some of these historic properties. Right now, there’s a…

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Welcome to our latest agent!

March 16, 2014

News release: Baker City Realty hires outdoor recreationist and MBA as its latest Realtor For more information: Andrew Bryan,  208-484-5835 Aaron Harrell, 541-519-2738 Baker City Realty has hired an outdoor sports enthusiast and MBA as a Realtor, bringing the company’s total number of agents to five. Aaron Harrell, a Seattle native who has lived in Baker…

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Douglas K Ranch keeps it real for Baker County

February 28, 2014

Some of our former clients are doing amazing things. The Douglas K Ranch provides great horseback touring and gives visitors a way to experience traditional American ranching. The working ranch offers horseback riding, pack trips and an authentic taste of the American West. As it turns out, Baker City Realty handled the transaction and listing…

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A plan for the Baker City Grocery Company

February 12, 2014

Baker County has an active entrepreneur community and Baker City Realty owner Andrew Bryan is one of the movers in this area. He’s started a number of successful ventures in education, retail and real estate and, for the past few years, Andrew and his Baker City Realty colleague Ann Mehaffy have had a dream to…

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Dual agency real estate gives buyers, sellers advantages

January 31, 2014

Traditionally, a Realtor could only represent a buyer or seller. In Oregon and a few other states, however, a Realtor can represent both the buyer and the seller. This presents some benefits and risks for all parties involved but we at Baker City Realty have successfully served as dual agents in  many transactions since 2003.…

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