Local Resources Tiptoe through Tulip Town Tulip Town It’s that time of year again when the Skagit Valley transforms into a colorful, picturesque landscape and we wanted to give a shout out to one of our favorite tulip growers, Tulip Town! We are so thankful this farm has been able to weather the storm over the last few years and is […]
Local Resources Dining at A’town Bistro A’town Bistro With its swanky atmosphere and fresh farm-to-table style fare, A’town Bistro has established itself as one of Anacortes’ premier restaurants. You will love the vibe of this place, which offers more of an experience then just another night dining out. The staff are savvy and enjoyable to interact with. From the time you walk […]
Local Resources Getting to Know Fidalgo Island: Campbell Lake Settled beneath the iconic Mt. Erie, the Campbell Lake area consists of sprawling hill side estates and lake front homes. This is a great spot on Fidalgo Island if you want to have your own farm or garden, there are plenty of properties to accommodate this. Many homes on Campbell Lake and Lake Erie have […]
Local Resources Getting to Know Fidalgo Island: Oakes Ave. Oakes Ave. On the North side of Fidalgo Island along Oakes Ave, sits a variety of neighborhoods overlooking the Guemes Channel. Clearidge offers more modest homes, while 48 degree north offers newer construction. Across the street sits San Juan Passage with its cape cod style homes and soothing views of the San Juan Ferries coming […]
Local Resources Getting to Know Fidalgo Island: Skyline Community Skyline Located on the west side of Fidalgo Island within the Anacortes city limits, The Skyline community offers a more communal neighborhood lifestyle with lots of amenities for their members to enjoy. These include beaches, parks, tennis courts, a cabana and community social events. This neighborhood offers single family homes and condos. Many homes are […]
Anacortes Market Data The Latest Market Update for Anacortes Anacortes Home Sales Overall Anacortes saw a 27% increase on home sale prices compared to a year ago. Average days on market increased from 26 days in January 2021 to 37 days in January 2022. Inventory remains low with only 16 homes listed for sale in January. See below for a more in depth market update for […]
Local Resources Getting to Know Fidalgo Island: Del Mar Del Mar is a unique community along the western shore of Fidalgo Island outside the Anacortes city limits. Most properties in this community are apart of the Del Mar Community Service, Inc., which was incorporated for the purpose of providing water service and recreational facilities to its members. One of the most desirable aspects of being […]
Western WA Data Trends The Q4 2021 Western Washington Gardner Report By Matthew Gardner The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere Real […]
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Featured Properties Featured Listing: 5114 Kingsway FEATURED LISTING $829,000 | 3 bed | 4 bath | 1,980 SQ FT Lovely craftsman home located in the heart of Skyline. Enjoy panoramic sunset views of Burrows Bay while watching boats drift through Skyline Marina. Amenities include walls of glass bathing the home in natural light, vaulted ceilings, beautiful Venetian plaster walls, and travertine […]
Anacortes Market Data The Latest Market Update for Anacortes Anacortes Home Sales Overall Anacortes saw a 37% increase on home sale prices compared to a year ago. Average days on market decreased from 40 days in December 2020 to 26 days in December 2021. Inventory remains low with only 19 homes listed for sale at the end of 2021. See below for a more in depth […]
Local Resources Exploring Mt. Baker Ski Area Mt. Baker Ski Area As much as we all love the Pacific Northwest, the winter months can be tough without a recreational outlet. A day in the snow is the perfect cure to break up the rainy months while spending time outdoors. Famous for its world-record snowfall, endless powder days, and accessible backcountry; the Mt. […]
Local Resources Getting to Know Fidalgo Island: Old Town Anacortes Old Town The oldest neighborhood in Anacortes, Old Town and Cap Sante boast a variety of charming craftsman style houses putting you amongst the history and culture of the city. Old Town provides great waterfront properties with views of the Guemes Channel, while Cap Sante gives you panoramic vista views of the city and Fidalgo […]
Market Knowledge Maximizing Your Home Sale Price Pricing your home accurately is one of the single most important decisions you can make as a seller. An overpriced home will receive less interest and experience longer days on market leading to price reductions and ultimately a lower final sale price. The market value of any given property is directly correlated to a series […]
Market Knowledge Navigating Your Way in the Current Real Estate Market Bidding wars, offer review dates, and not a cash buyer…why even try? If this inner dialogue sounds familiar, you are not alone. After missing out on several properties, it is common for buyer fatigue to set in. Positioning yourself for success takes understanding the current market conditions. These conditions present a complex series of decisions […]
Western WA Data Trends Western Washington Real Estate Trends Windermere Real Estate has released the fourth quarter of the 2016 Gardner Report. Published by our Chief Economist Matthew Gardner, this report delivers a snapshot of Western Washington real estate trends. In Skagit County, there was a 16.8% growth in home sales. The number of available listings continues to remain well below historic averages (total # […]