What type of area is Madras? Are the neighborhoods good? What can you tell me in regards to this area? RK

Asked by Rk, Madras, OR Wed Dec 22, 2010

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K Woodworth, Home Buyer, Culver, OR
Mon Jan 10, 2011
Living in Madras has it's challenges as does most small farming communities. IE: Unless your into AG, there is NO SHOPPING (other than grocerys, the nearest clothing/shoes or household goods are in redmond/bend ), the health care can be challenging, have to go to Redmond/Bend or other places for entertainment IE: Movie Theathers, or more than just fast food dining, or just to listen to music. If your looking for a safe place for school age childern, I would suggest Culver or Metlouis as the schools are much better there. I moved here from Forest Grove Oregon in 2001 and thought that I was getting the same small town community, I was very wrong. Madras is the in-between town. It's a small town with inner city issuses's with drugs/gangs and just NOTHING to do for our youth (again unless, your into AG programs. Which again are better in culver.) If you doubt just check out the Madras Pioneer
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Dave Sutton, Agent, Portland, OR
Thu Dec 23, 2010
I'm not the Realtor to help you in Madras, and I've never lived there. BUT, I have friends who have lived there and nearby and they tell me Madras is a nice "plain-Jane" kind of town. Not as commercial as Bend or Redmond - more rural oriented. If you like the climate and you want a small-town atmosphere, Madras will do that.
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Anna M Brocco, Agent, Williston Park, NY
Wed Dec 22, 2010
Since real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods, consider researching online, take the time and visit neighborhoods, drive around areas, possibly chat with locals, etc., then make a determination--will your comfort level be reached...also see links
http://www.city-data.com/city/Madras-Oregon.html
http://www.oregon.com/central_oregon_cities/madras
http://www.ci.madras.or.us/
http://www.all-oregon.com/madras.htm
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