Baker City Real Estate – homes for sale in Baker City

Baker City Real Estate

Welcome to our Baker County Real Estate and Grant County Real Estate web site.  Our local Baker City Realtors have the experience and knowledge to assist you throughout the purchase or sale of your Real Estate needs in Eastern Oregon.  They have knowledge of the changing market conditions and know the communities well.  When purchasing a home, it is always recommended to have a home inspection from a licensed home inspector.  Our Realtors have a good understanding of the home inspection process and negotiation repairs with both buyers and sellers.  We are here to help you negotiate the purchased of your home, working with your lender and the title companies.  We also can help give you ideas to better prepare your home to the market place.  A more presentable home and getting your home show ready will bring a higher price and quicker sale.

Baker County offers great baker city real estate investments for residential, multi-units, commercial, acreage, farm and ranch properties. Baker City is the largest community in Baker County that is rich in history and has a vibrate downtown with exceptional wide streets.  The Miners Jubilee event has a parade and a flee market.

In the heart of downtown Baker City Real Estate stands the Geiser Hotel that was remodeled serval years ago. The downtown offers shopping opportunities and restaurants. Baker City hosts numerous events such as cycling the backroads of Baker County.  This event is growing in popularity and is being discovered by many cyclist in Oregon and throughout the northwest.  It’s a popular 3 day race.  Locals enjoy the riding the back roads in Baker and Grant Counties. It’s a very enjoyable ride to take in the country side landscape.

The surrounding communities:

The Communities in Baker County are Richland, Haines, Sumpter, Halfway, Huntington, Granite and Durkee. Each has their own unique history. Haines is a former railroad town and is now attracts visitors with the Haines Steakhouse. The former gold mining town of Sumpter is nestled in the Elkhorn Mountains and is a popular place to enjoy winter recreational activities. Richland has a small community with a rural setting, RV park and great access to the Snake River. Halfway in the hay day had a large mill and the downtown if vibrate. Halfway is a short drive to the Snake River. Durkee is a former mining and railroad town.  You can also find La Grande Real Estate in Union County.  La Grande, the largest community in Union County is about a 45 minute drive from Baker City.  Other communities in Union County are Island City, North Powder, Union, Cove, Imbler, Summerville and Elgin.  If your making the drive to find Pendleton Real Estate, it’s about a 90 minute drive.   In Grant County,  the communities are John Day, Prairie City, Canyon City, Mt Vernon, Monument, Dayville and Long Creek.

Baker County Economy:

The local economy in Baker County has strong agriculture, cattle, logging, and tourism sector.  Ranchers from all over in Oregon meet in Baker City to create the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association.  Agriculture makes up a good part of the local economy.  Farmers grow and bale alfalfa for the cattle.  Some of the hay is exported out of the county.  Wheat and seed potato’s make up a large production in the farming community.  Baker city features a nationally recognized historic shopping district, museums, art galleries, fine dining, unique coffee houses, and a national award winning brew pub. There is many ways to enjoy the great outdoors with the Anthony Lakes Ski Resort, the Elkhorn Mountains to the east, and Hells Canyon to the west.  Baker County offers great recreational opportunities whether it is skiing, fishing, camping, or hunting.  Residents and visitors enjoy the great outdoors in Eastern Oregon.

Our Baker County Realtors have helped relocate buyers to purchase Baker City Real Estate over the years that have been job transfers or those looking to retire to the Baker county area. Residents enjoy the shopping opportunities, the rural life style that many of the local residents enjoy and great health care provided by Saint Alphonsus and Saint Luke’s.

Baker City Real Estate – Recreation Opportunities in Baker County:

In a short drive, you can be enjoying the mountains for hiking, skiing, snowmobiling or picking huckleberries in the summer. Phillips Lake, a 30 minute drive from Baker City and is home to the state park which offers great camping opportunities.  The lake offers boating facilities for those wanting to fishing to just go boating. A drive to the Hells Canyon and Snake River is about an hour’s drive.

Residents who own Baker City Real Estate enjoy the drive along the HWY 86 drive are the communities of Richland and Halfway. Richland has quick access to fishing on the arm of the Snake River and to some of the best Chukar hunting in Eastern Oregon.

Anthony Lakes Ski is about a 40 minute drive from Baker City and about an hour drive from La Grande.  Anthony Lake has one ski lift and numerous ski runs, cross country ski area and snowmobiling access.  The lodge offer two restaurants and ski rentals.

Baker County Schools:

Baker County offers public and private schools.  Most of the private schools are in Baker City.  The school year begins around Labor day weekend and continues to mid June.  Summertime is given to Little League Baseball and the John Day Swim Team.

Looking to become a volunteer in Baker County.  There are many ways to contribute to the community.  Becoming a volunteer can be a very rewarding experience.  A community thrives by people volunteering their time to make a community a better place to live.

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Baker County Volunteers:

Looking to become a volunteer in Baker County.  There are many ways to contribute to the community.  Becoming a volunteer can be a very rewarding experience.  A community thrives by people volunteering their time to make a community a better place to live.

Grant County:

Grant County Real Estate offers a rural life style with the majority of the communities located in the John Day Valley. The largest community in Grant County is John Day which offers the majority of employment, shopping opportunities and parks.  There are many recreational opportunities in John Day and Grant County to enjoy.  The Malheur Nation Forest Headquarters is located in John Day and is one of the larger employers in the county.  The Malheur Lumber mill has been a long term employer and is supported by many small businesses. If you’re looking for John Day Real Estate, there are a good selection in the city limits and the surrounding area.

The John Day/Grant County airport provides services to local pilots and the US Forest Service.  The forest service built their new terminal in 2010.  The John Day/Grant County Industrial park is located next to the airport.

The surrounding communities of John Day are Canyon City, home of the Grant County seat located along HWY 395, Prairie City located along the John Day River with an attractive downtown and great school system offers a great rural life style. Mt Vernon is the next community East of John Day located along HWY 26 and HWY 395. Dayville is located along the John Day River on the West side of the John Day Valley. Long Creek is located on the high plateau along HWY 395.

 

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