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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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Sunrise in Wenatchee, Monday August 20, 2007 Wenatchee, Washington has literally been one of the hottest real estate markets in the nation for quite some time.  Are we seeing a bit of a slowdown?  Well, sort of  but it's not what you might think.Demand is absolutely not waning for property and ho...

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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"There is a list for everything... and, if it's good, Wenatchee is probably on it!" -Carol Williams  This post was originally published on August 11, 2007.  Since I retired from active listing and selling and property management in 2011, I decided I need to remove old contact links, remove links ...

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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Briarwood is a popular neighborhood in East Wenatchee, Washington.  My recent search revealed there are currently four homes for sale in Briarwood:854 Briarwood Drive  $569,000   (5 bed, 3 bath, 3654 sq.ft.)837 Briarwood Drive  $670,000   (4 bed, 3 bath, 3068 sq.ft.)1557 Holly Lane  $419,900  (4 ...

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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TopPropertiesRealEstate.com is now offering full service professional Property Management.   Our service fee is 10% of the gross rent per month for outside clients.  For our investor clients who purchase properties from us, our fee is 7% per month.  Our primary focus will be single family homes. ...

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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This is big news for the greater Wenatchee area.  Money has been secured to go forward with the construction of the multi-events center at the riverfront.  Now the only question seems to be the completion date. Here is the article from today's edition of the local newspaper, The Wenatchee World. ...

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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There are currently 3 homes for sale in the Broadview subdivision2003 Broadway North @ $519,0002067 Broadcrest @ $565,0002078 Maiden Lane @ $595,000Since the first of the year (2007), there have been 2 closed home sales in Broadview:2059 Broadleaf @ $550,0002010 Maiden Lane @ 579,000In the calend...

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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Dear Carol:I own a condo at Washington West in Wenatchee, and bought it for 84,000 about 9 months ago.  I have recently received an offer for 115,000 and I am not sure if I should sell now and buy a house, or hope that my condo continues to go up, and buy a more expensive house in the future.  Pl...

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 Stoney Court condo project has moved into the second of seven phases.  The siding has been put on the first building and the foundation has been poured for the second building (foreground). Even though I have reservations on two condos in this next building, for liability (insurance) reasons,...

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 Supply and Demand Report Summary for the price range of $200,000 - $300,000.  This is the "meat" of our market activity right now.  This covers the market areas of Wenatchee and East Wenatchee only and no outlying areas:In Wenatchee we have:82 active listings25 sold in the last 30 days...

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 information below is a Supply and Demand Report for the price range of $600,000 - $750,000.    This covers the market areas of Wenatchee and East Wenatchee only and no outlying areas.  This is a report I compiled today for a listing client to show him we are not missing any buyer activity.   ...

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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As agents, we have one click access to the "24 Hour Hot Sheet".  This is a synopsis of all market activity in the last 24 hours.  This includes new listings of homes, and land as well as a report of newly "pended" sales, "closed" sales, "price reductions", and homes brought "back on market", and ...

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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My assistant, Shelley, and I got out (as we almost always do) for the weekly (Wednesday) agent tour of homes.  The Wenatchee side tour is from 9:00 - 11:00.  The East Wenatchee side from 10:00 - 12:00.  With our increasing number of homes on tour, it's difficult to get to see them all in the allo...

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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If you're looking for a great home inspector in the Wenatchee area, we have one more choice... Star Appraisal & Home Inspection service, owned and operated by Wayne Gerald. Wayne has owned and operated his inspection and appraisal business since 1985, but has recently moved from the "dark side".....

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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A recent Associated Press article is a bit misleading as to the strength of the Wenatchee economy.   Here is an excerpt from that article.  My thoughts follow:Bob Seltzer, a local real estate agent, said the boom there is being fueled by an influx of retirees from rain-plagued Seattle who are loo...

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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Usually, through the process of selling a home, my husband and I become friends with my clients.  That is just one of the things I love about my job.  After the closing, it's not uncommon for us to get together as a foursome and go out to dinner to celebrate the new home purchase.Always, of cours...

By Erin Davidson
(The Davidson Team - Premier One Properties)
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This week's Featured Local Business of the Week is LeMaster Daniels, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors. Visit their website at:http://www.lemasterdaniels.com/wenatchee.aspWe're featuring LeMaster Daniels because The Davidson Team is a very satisfied client. We take advantage of accounting...

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 work with a lot of  investors and am always on the look out for good opportunities for them in the Wenatchee area real estate market, including Chelan and Douglas counties.  As active as our market has been, with historic appreciation, sellers have been "testing the market" and pricing  their h...

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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 Yesterday I had someone ask me if Wenatchee real estate is going into a downturn?  I responded, "Absolutely not".  They responded with the comment that they are seeing a lot of "Price Reduced" signs popping up around town.Ah Yes... that is indeed true!With all our economic activity and national ...

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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Yesterday I posted a market update on the condominium market in the Wenatchee area.  Today, on my primary Wenatchee real estate blog, I posted some single family housing market statistics for the first half of 2007 compared to the first half of 2006. Similarly to the condo trend:   Listings are u...

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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On my Wenatchee Condo News blog I have posted a year-over-year market summary of condo activity for the first six months of 2007 compared to the same period in 2006.  This summary includes statistics for the Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, and Leavenworth market areas.  Although there are 4 condos ava...

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