Real Estate Today

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home this year this article gives a wealth of information on the how different demographic groups search to find a home and much more.

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Many experts are forecasting 2016 to be a sellers market. I am in total agreement. With continuing low inventory creating increased competition between buyers and homeowners, many sellers are not as motivated to sell and are negotiating harder, so buyers will need to move more quickly than in the past to secure a home that […]

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SEVEN GREAT REASONS TO VISIT FIRST, and THEN COME LIVE THE WHIDBEY LIFE If you live here now, congratulations! This will remind you of some of the special things that we have here on this island. ANNUAL FESTIVALS such as the Penn Cove Mussel Festival, The Maxwelton 4th of July Parade, and Langley’s Mystery weekend […]

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FEMA flood zone maps are a subject of vital importance to every owner and resident of beach property on Whidbey Island. In April 2016, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will issue new Flood Zone Maps for Whidbey Island. Those new maps may have a significant impact on you if you live in a beach […]

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2014 Home Sales – South & Central Whidbey 2014 showed a strong return of the real estate market on South & Central Whidbey Island. Below is a summary of home sales on South & Central Whidbey from 2011-2014, plus a tally of the YTD sales in 2015.  The total number of homes sold in 2014 […]

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This Report presents the most recent and relevant data that is available for the Districts of the 113th Congress as related to housing. The 2012 data should be published soon and we will have a comparable. I am looking forward to the 2013 data early next year because I am sure it is going to […]

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My Dad and Mom both sold real estate when I was young and lived at home. It was a very different business then. One page contracts, with short and to the point conditions written in agreements, such as;  “John Brown agrees to purchase Mary Blue’s home at xxxx Elm Street for $ 100,000 on or […]

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