Buying

Buying Market Insights | November 2020 NOVEMBER 2020 statistics indicate unusually high activity as we head into the holiday season. We administered a short survey of our Brokers and realized we are working with over 200+ Buyers in the Stanwood/Camano Island area. At the time this report was published, Stanwood and Camano Island had a combined total of only 49 active residential […]
Buying Market Insights | October 2020 OCTOBER 2020 reflected a continuation of the summer market into autumn, putting sellers in a great position. With less than one month’s supply of inventory in the Stanwood and Camano Island markets, buyers must be ready to compete. The trends are leading us to believe that we may skip the typical winter slowdown this year. […]
Buying Market Insights | September 2020   . SEPTEMBER 2020 remained a strong Seller’s market with record low inventory in the Stanwood and Camano Island markets. Camano Island inventory is down 46% from this time last year, Stanwood is down 40% Homes Sold YTD on Camano Island is down 13%, but up 8% in Stanwood Average Sales Price is up in […]
Buying Market Insights | August 2020   August 2020 Market Insights Subscribe to Market Insights here!     . Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here in Stanwood and Camano Island. That’s why I prepare […]
Buying Market Insights | July 2020   July 2020 Market Insights Subscribe to Market Insights here!   View Stanwood Report View Camano Island Report . . With buyers continuing to leave the city for a suburban/rural lifestyle, we are seeing record low inventory in Stanwood and Camano Island. Currently, in Stanwood, we have 129 pending sales and 47 active listings, creating […]
Buying Market Insights | June 2020   Subscribe to Market Insights here!   June 2020 Market Insights   If I could sum up the month of June in two words they would be Multiple Offers! While this isn’t the case in every listing, we are seeing a much higher percentage than recent history. This could be attributed to the low inventory […]
Buying Market Insights | May 2020   Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano […]
Buying Market Insights | April 2020   Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano […]
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Buying Market Insights | March 2020 Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano Island […]
Buying Vacation Home or Income-Producing Investment   This post originally appeared on Windermere.com   Whether you’re a skier who loves the mountain slopes of Colorado, a lover of the beaches of Southern California, or a potential retiree seeking to escape the snow-laden Northeast for the wide-open, sunny lands of Arizona, there are homes available to meet a wide range of budgets. […]
Buying Market Insights | February 2020   Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano […]
Buying Is it time to downsize? Image Source: Shutterstock    Choosing less space often has to do with a desire to live a life that’s simpler. Whether you’re retiring, want an eco-friendly, low-maintenance lifestyle or your children have moved away, downsizing might be the best option for you. Here are the advantages and disadvantages to consider before making the move and questions […]
Buying A Guide to a few of the Puget Sound’s Unique Island Communities Seattle is the beating heart of the Puget Sound area. An explosive regional economy backed by some of the world’s largest tech companies has brought an array of big-city benefits to the once sleepy city. World-class culture, cuisine and sporting events are at the fingertips of those in the city. However, like many large cities, […]
Buying Market Insights | January 2020   Our local real estate market is unique and we know that we can’t depend on Seattle real estate news to have a thorough understanding of what’s going on and what to expect here. That’s why Marla Heagle, owner and REALTOR®, prepares a hyperlocal report every month. This in-depth look at the Stanwood and Camano […]
Buying Buying Puget Sound Waterfront? Top Tips You Can’t Miss There is an unmistakable beauty to the waters of our Puget Sound. That unmatched feeling one gets from seeing the sun glisten off the salt water, the white caps be whipped up by a winter storm, or seeing our children play on the beach.    While “new” waterfront property hasn’t been made for thousands of […]
Buying Broker’s Perspective – Love it or List it? Windermere Stanwood-Camano Real Estate Brokers are deeply connected to the issues that face local home-buyers and sellers. In this series of blogs, The Broker’s Perspective, Windermere Stanwood-Camano Brokers provide insight into current Real Estate market trends and topics. This week we take a look at the popular topic of “Should I move or remodel?” Nancy McClure, a […]
Buying Market Stats February 2019 Every month, Windermere Stanwood-Camano publishes a snapshot of the local real estate market. Our Brokers use this data to help determine listing prices, realistic offers, and tailored advice for their clients. We also like to make this information public, to help you with your real estate journey. Market Stats are provided courtesy of Marla Heagle.  February 2019 […]
Buying Should I Move or Remodel? There are a number of things that can trigger the decision to remodel or move to a new home. Perhaps you have outgrown your current space, you might be tired of struggling with ancient plumbing or wiring systems, or maybe your home just feels out of date. The question is: Should you stay or should […]
Buying Market turnaround? King County home prices take biggest one-month jump ever. Originally published March 6, 2019 at 4:22 pm Seattletimes.com For months, there’s been one question in Seattle-area real estate: How low can prices go?       We may have found our answer. King County home prices had dropped $116,000 since last spring, falling to a two-year low in January. But in February, home prices bounced back as […]
Buying Seattle Area Home Price Cool-Down, Outlying Areas Price Increase? From Tacoma to Spokane, the housing market is hottest where homes are the cheapest, and downright cool in expensive areas like Seattle and Bellevue. (Source Seattle Times Newspaper February 26th, 2019). As the Seattle-area real estate market has slowed over the past year, it’s clear things have gotten better for buyers of the region’s priciest […]