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Understanding the Local Market

In the world of real estate, knowledge is power. For sellers looking to make a successful transaction, understanding the intricate dynamics of their local market can be the difference between a smooth sale and a frustrating experience. While ma...

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When your loved one can no longer live alone

After my mother had fallen in her home a couple of times, it was time to have the difficult conversation about how we would keep her safe, providing the best quality of life as she aged; it was obvious she could no longer live alone. Getting R...

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Estate Planning for Pets

If you are like us, pets are more than pets, they are part of the family, we sometimes even customize our Anacortes homes to make them more pet friendly! We want to enjoy them and give them the best life possible but, have you ever thought ...

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Life is not forever…if not now, when?

Housing patterns are fascinating to watch as each generation tends to move based on lifestyle changes that have many similarities. Baby Boomers are facing the impact of the "life is not forever” realization, which the Pandemic magnified. That...

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The Only Thing for Sure is Death, Taxes and Change

Once again, we see changes in home buying patterns as the number of vaccinated people increases. The real estate industry saw a shift in buyer patterns from cities to more rural areas in 2019 and 2020. Due to many companies switching to the ...

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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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