Explore Wenatchee, WA

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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The Wenatchee Market continues to hold its own on pricing, with little measurable decline, while volumes are running below last year in sales by about 30%.  Wenatchee is still a desireable place to live, work or retire for many from other areas of the state and country. For the complete report an...

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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The City of Wenatchee has released a request for proposal for development of affordable housing.  The available sites for the project are on land currently used as public parking.  The City is offering to discuss incentives such as density bonuses, required parking reductions, fast track permitti...

By Erin Davidson
(The Davidson Team - Premier One Properties)
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Buying a home is a lengthy and sometimes stressful process, not to mention a significant financial commitment for most people. And even as the ink dries on the last document, you face the additional hassles of packing and moving into your new home. Here are some ideas to help you manage your move...

By Al Lorenz
(Criterion Properties)
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Here is a link to the residential sales numbers for the Wenatchee area through July.  July 2008 sales showed a decrease of 26% from July of 2007.  While YTD Average Sale numbers are still 2% above 2007, the median sale price has declines 3% to 4% depending on if you look at Wenatchee or the entir...

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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 WhooHoo... after much ado Shelley Granger and I are very happy to announce the opening of our new Wenatchee real estate office.  Thursday, August 14th was our first official day.  As is apparent from the logo at left, the name of our new company is Willinger Real Estate, a result of combining ou...

By Jamie Wallace, ReHab Specialist
(Windermere Real Estate/NCW)
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I am in full support of this program and many other localized grant programs. The cost of housing in our Washington State and more locally Wenatchee area market has far exceeded the increases in wages and income. That compounded by the increases we all have had in the current cost of living is ma...

By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Robert Paul Properties Falmouth MA
(http://www.CapeGroup.com & http://www.REindex.com)
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Wenatchee WA real estate, Spokane WA real estate, and Longview WA real estate were 3 of the top 20 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) in the United States real estate market.  According to an 88 page report from the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO), Washington real estate ...

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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Today through Sunday comprises the BIGGEST week-end of the year in Wenatchee, Washington.  It is the final week-end of the Annual Washington State Apple Blossom Festival.  There are lots of events going on, the grandest of them all being the Grand Parade starting tomorrow morning at 11:00 a/m at ...

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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Here is the list of scheduled events for tomorrow (Wednesday 4/30/2008)Entertainment at Memorial Park: Food Fair: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. EHS Jazz Band: Noon EJHS Choirs, 12:45 p.m.EJHS Jazz Band: 1:30 p.m. WV Ram Belles Dance Team: 4:30 p.m.Fabulous Feet: 5 p.m. Academy of Dance & Performing Arts: 5:3...

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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Ken Blodgett, a major figure in the evolution of the Wenatchee riverfront development planning has put 4.7 acres up for sale for 3.5 million dollars.   This is property that was slated for condos.Blodgett's listing agent, Ron Stephenson of Premier One Properties, was quoted as saying: "The reason...

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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Today's Activities:Entertainment at Memorial Park:Food Fair: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Wenatchee Youth Fiddlers: 5 p.m. Drew Jaeger: 5:30 p.m., Wenatchee Apollo Club: 6:15 p.m. WVC Hepcats: 7 p.m.Outta Line Dancers: 7:30 p.m.Riverfront Park:Carnival (Pay One Price day): 5 p.m., Tuesday's upcoming activiti...

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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Below is a list of the upcoming Apple Blossom events for tomorrow (Sunday, April 27th), as reported in the Wenatchee World.   Here is a link to complete coverage of the Festival from the Wenatchee World.   This lawn below the Chelan County Courthouse in downtown Wenatchee is known as "Memorial Pa...

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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Here is a group of additional Youth Parade photos from this mornings event.  The police cars and fire trucks always lead off the Parade. This years theme was "A Slice of Paradise" which, of course, is a combination of honoring the apple industry and a play on words for the way we feel about life ...

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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One of the really fun events for the kids at Apple Blossom time in Wenatchee is the parade just for kids... the Youth Parade.  It's all things kids.  The schools have bands, and floats and other kid related businesses have entries as well, or the kids can just walk along the route.  Here are some...

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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It's that time of year again... the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival !  Plans for this years event have been in the works since the day after last years event ended!  This picture is of one of last years floats, and we can hardly wait to see what is in store for us this year.  Tonight, on ...

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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I was looking at the latest housing statistics for our Wenatchee real estate market the other day and got to wondering what "median money" bought in other markets across the country.  Our median price as of this month is $248,500 (up from $224,000 last year at this time)Here is a link to a few "m...

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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Well, it's not exactly an OSCAR, but it's a pretty big deal.  Wenatchee has been placed #1 on the Office of Federal Housing Oversight's Housing Price Index for the fourth consecutive quarter.  In spite of a national downturn, Wenatchee remains stong!More commentary and a link to the complete arti...

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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I have continued to tout a healthy level of sales activity for Wenatchee real estate, in spite of significant negative publicity nationwide.  An article in today's Wenatchee World newspaper confirms my impression.Defying a state and national trend, homes sales in the last quarter of 2007 were up ...

By Darel Ansley
(Peoples Bank)
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This weekend is the 5th Annual NCHBA Home Show in Wenatchee. NCHBA is the North Central Homebuilders Association; so the show is all about construction, remodeling ideas, doors, flooring, decks , windows etc.  And of course I am there to help people finance their construction or remodel project. ...

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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2007 was a very good year for real estate in the Wenatchee area.  In spite of a national downturn, our home sales remained active... with some slowing in sales activity creating a much needed pricing stabilization.  The slowdown was actually a welcome reprieve from the frenzy of the last couple y...

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