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By Donald Hester, NCW Home Inspections, LLC
(NCW Home Inspections, LLC)
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Wenatchee Home Inspector and weighing in on the Subject! Well so I was looking for what could be hiding under the sink- chemicals, abandoned body parts, old socks, scrubbing utensils or is it the Infamous SCALE! We all look at this horror of a device from time to time to see how we slipped throug...

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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Today all the news is about how the national home market dropped by 27%. But, is that a big surprise in your area? Not in ours. Here's Wenatchee sales information for July: Wenatchee area home sales fell 30% in Wenatchee and 42% in the MLS for July as compared to one year ago. Year to date, sales...

By Geordie Romer, Serving Leavenworth, Lake Wenatchee, and Plain
(Windermere Real Estate / NCW)
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It should finally be sunny by Thursday so you'll want to come by and cool down after work with a glass of wine or a cold beer, appetizers, and good company at the Nothing But Networking event at Peoples Bank in Wenatchee. Drop in from 5-7 PM, bring some business cards because they'll have some do...

By Geordie Romer, Serving Leavenworth, Lake Wenatchee, and Plain
(Windermere Real Estate / NCW)
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Tom Goldsmith of Cobalt Mortgages is hosting a networking event tonight for business owners in the Wenatchee Valley. (Yep, he's buying drinks and appetizers!) Details: Fuel Sports Bar, 212 S. Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 on Wed. June 9th. From 5:00-7:00 Are you a Wenatchee Valley business o...

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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This is a pretty interesting report and includes graphs of sales information that go back 14 years! Home sales for December rose 53% and were reported to be a count of 49 vs 32 last year. 43 of those sales ranged between $108,000 and $350,000, while 6 were between $351,000 and $840,000. The overa...

By J Perrin Cornell, Broker, ABR, VAMRES
(Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate)
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Last week was a beautiful fall week weather wise. Great, spectacular weather is something we experience in Central Washington (entirely different from the West side i.e.Seattle). Sky was blue, air was clear and foliage was in full color. Just time for a quick walk along the Banks of the Columbia ...

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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Here's the new Pacific Appraisal Wenatchee Snapshot Report.  Things are holding fairly steady in Wenatchee, below last year but not bad compared to most of the world. Check it out!

By J Perrin Cornell, Broker, ABR, VAMRES
(Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate)
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You see and hear lots of people pushing Twitter as a sales tool. Is it really? Is it just a sales tool or do you need to use it in other ways too and gain sales through the back door? Lots to consider and there are many approaches an none are 100% correct.  If you live in North Central Washington...

By J Perrin Cornell, Broker, ABR, VAMRES
(Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate)
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I blog on the Wenatchee World about events in the past in Wenatchee. Some are current but many are historical. My intent is to give a flavor about the community, our roots and help us understand where we are going. There is some humor, some tears and a few just stories. Perhaps it si something th...

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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The Wenatchee market continues it's relatively healthy level of 25 to 30% down from a year ago.  It has held around there for 6 months of so! Snapshot report for March is out, and the sales are continuing their approximate levels of the last six months or so.  You can also see the quickest and sl...

By J Perrin Cornell, Broker, ABR, VAMRES
(Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate)
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For a bit of perspective on what it is like (was?) to live in Wenatchee and to get a feel for the people and places you may want to check out my blog (and others at the same place) on Living in Wenatchee  http://blogs.wenatcheeworld.com/author/pcornell/ Nothing fancy but it is fun and it does pro...

By J Perrin Cornell, Broker, ABR, VAMRES
(Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate)
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In January of '09 I wrote about an event that was put together by the community for budding musicians. An opportunity for professionals and students to meet and work together (http://activerain.com/blogsview/887356/Wenatchee-Should-be-Proud). Last week a similar event happened but this was not ex...

By Erin Davidson
(The Davidson Team - Premier One Properties)
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What’s the first thing you notice when you walk into a home? Most people know within the first couple of minutes if it feels like home… or if it doesn’t. And people who fall in love with your home when they first walk in are much more likely to buy it at a fair price. Here are some helpful ways t...

By Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
(Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.)
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Willinger Real Estate has dramatically expanded our Wenatchee Property Management Services, and getting rave reviews.  Our priorities are good communication, being responsive to tenant needs, controlling costs AND maximizing returns to property owners.  One owner told us we are increasing his cas...

By J Perrin Cornell, Broker, ABR, VAMRES
(Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate)
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Last night I attended a Jazz Concert at the Performing Arts Center. There were six musicians from the LA area. All were friends and soon going on a tour. All seemed to have, Doc S, The Tonight Show and NBC in common, judging from the Bios. And they were excellent. Their performance was in conjunc...

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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I received the Snapshot Report from Pacific Appraisals.  Wenatchee is truly an incredible market.  While other markets have stalled or slowed dramatically this fall, Wenatchee continues steadily albeit it around 30% be...

By Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
(Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.)
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The resiliency of the Wenatchee real estate market through what the media reports as a national crisis in the real estate industry is pretty amazing.  I am not denying there is a real estate crisis, but I am amazed at how well Wenatchee has been able to weather this unprecedented storm.Have you l...

By Erin Davidson
(The Davidson Team - Premier One Properties)
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When you start looking for a home, it’s important to consider factors outside the home that can enhance or detract from your lifestyle. Here are some things to consider: * Is there a playground, pool or park nearby? Are the fees affordable? * How close is the home to a hospital, police or fire de...

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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The September residential sales numbers in Wenatchee, WA show surprising stablility in the market where both average sale price and median sale price have held steady since about February.  Sales volume, while down about 30% from last year has also remained relatively stable. However, inventory c...

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee together are inviting citizens interested in municipal sewer in the Olds Station and Sunnyslope areas to a public open house.  Both the City and County have information to share and will be available for questions regarding sewer service north of the Wenatc...

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