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Buyer Fatigue Is Real

You might have heard of buyer fatigue, and it is real. Many home buyers have submitted offer after offer on homes only to be outbid by another buyer or trumped by a cash offer. Some homebuyers feel manipulated by sellers and are opting o...

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Selling your home

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

      If you are trying to decide if you should sell your home in Anacortes or Skagit County this year or wait, here are some things you should consider. Should I Stay or Should I Go?       ...

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Is it time to downsize?

People nowadays crave a simpler life. As Baby Boomers enter retirement they have disposable income and time, two things they have not experienced simultaneously before. They want to travel, spend time on hobbies, visit their grandkids, and work...

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2021: Buying A House Is Like Playing Musical Chairs

Due to increasing demand for homes for sale, record low inventory levels, and rapidly increasing prices, real estate has been in the headlines almost daily. We receive a lot of questions from our clients, and I thought this would be a good venu...

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Real Estate Market Shift?

When Covid hit, the business buzzword was "pivot." Life as we knew it came to a sudden halt, and consumer buying behavior changed instantly. By summer 2020, consumers were buying homes with the same frenzy they purchased toilet paper 3 months b...

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Sunshine & tranquility on this Skyline Home

Just listed in Anacortes, WA -  6153 Parkside Dr This ONE LEVEL home is perfectly located on a quiet culdesac corner. The multiple windows throughout allow natural light to illuminate this well-maintained home in the highly sought-after Sky...

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A Rare Waterfront Gem

A rare gem is now available in Anacortes 14869 Gibralter Rd, Anacortes WA: One of the last remaining low-bank waterfront acreage pieces available on Fidalgo Island! Approx. 200’ of easy access waterfront with 2.3 +/acres on the uplands + s...

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6 Qualities to look for in a listing agent

Gone are the times when you would depend on cycles in the real estate market to ensure that you get the most profitable returns when selling a property. With the current threat of COVID-19 becoming a major factor in overall market activity,...

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7 Tips to keep you warm at home this winter

When you’re living in any of the lovely towns in Skagit County, WA like La Conner and Anacortes, you have to be ready for extreme temperature drops, high winds, and more than the usual rainfall every winter season. It’s usually coldest ...

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Right Price of Home

Determine the Right Selling Price for Your Home

One of the challenges to selling one’s home is figuring out how much to sell it for. You’ll naturally want to profit from your investment; at the same time, you need to know the right pricing strategies to make sure you are selling at p...

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What to ask when buying your first home

Buying your first home can be a life-changing process and, perhaps, one of the most fulfilling periods of your life. However, there is much to understand and learn about this particular real estate transaction, so make sure you are prepared...

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Making a good offer to clients

Things To Do Before Making an Offer for a House

In your search for a new place to stay, you come upon The One from among the homes for sale in Anacortes that ticks all the boxes in your list of must-have amenities and is well within your budget. Now, it’s time to craft your offer for...

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Four projects that will increase your home’s value

There are times when you take a look at your home and decide that something needs to change. Perhaps it's time to pack up and move to a new home. Most times, however, your home just needs to freshen up with an improvement or two. Best of al...

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Real News- Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2021

Happy New Year! Our first newsletter of 2021 is here! Find out what happened in 2020 and what we can expect for 2021 in our local Skagit County real estate market. Whether you're looking to update your current home, buy a new home or sell...

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