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Buying Navigating the Property Management Industry Do you have a second home or investment property you are not using? Would you like to make an income through this property? It may be the time to become a landlord. In 2021, over one-third of households lived in rental properties. That means the demand for rental housing is high, while the need for […]
Buying Market Insights | April 2022 . April 2022 in Stanwood and Camano Island ended with a combined 170% increase in inventory over April of last year. This is one of the signs that our market has downshifted from a market that was extremely hot, to a more normal market similar to what we were experiencing pre-pandemic. This increase in inventory, […]
Buying Market Insights | March 2022 March 2022 in Stanwood and Camano Island looked different for our two markets. Generally, Stanwood and Camano Island mirror each other in many ways, but this month ended with the stats looking a little different in each area..New Listings: Camano Island added 20% fewer listings to the market in March, while Stanwood added a much-needed […]
Community Local Gyms and Golf Courses in Stanwood and Camano Island Whether you live in Stanwood or on Camano Island or you’re just stopping by for a PNW vacation, you should know where to go when you want to work out or have some time out on the course! If you’ve seen one too many hiking trails lately but want to stay active, keep reading for […]
Community Get Outside and Explore New experiences make life more exciting. There’s nothing wrong with having a cozy stay-at-home weekend, but going out to explore every now and then is what keeps us lively, curious, and full of that child-like wonder we all miss so much! There’s even some evidence that having new experiences and getting a change of scenery […]
Market Insights Market Insights | February 2022 February 2022 in Stanwood and Camano Island ended with a much-needed increase in listings. We are feeling optimistic about the housing market as pandemic-related restrictions ease, but also some hesitancy due to the global economic uncertainty around Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. . Our inventory increased by 66 new listings in the Stanwood Camano Island market […]
Market Insights Market Insights | January 2022 JANUARY 2022 in Stanwood and Camano Island ended slower than January 2021 in sales, pending sales and new listings. The only increase was in the average sale price, $681,807 in our combined market for January. Despite the slower January, we see signs of a busy spring market ahead. . “The year started off with more of […]
Community Local Coffee Stands in Stanwood & Camano Island From pharmacies and banks to fast food joints and coffee stands, drive-thrus make life more convenient. Drive-thru coffee shops have been around for decades, and one of the first coffee stands actually began in the PNW region一a place called Motor Moka, which was founded in Portland, Oregon in 1990.  . As coffee stands and drive-thrus […]
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Market Insights 2022 Market Forecast We were so honored to be joined by Matthew Gardener on January 21, 2022. Matthew gave insight into the 2022 housing market, giving his predictions both on the real estate industry as a whole and the future of our local market in the Stanwood Camano area. . Take a look at Matthews Slides from the […]
Market Insights Market Insights | December 2021 DECEMBER 2021 ended with severe shortages in inventory, historically low temperatures, and a blanket of snow, bringing the market to a new year slowdown. . The average sale prices in Stanwood and Camano Island rose 21% at the end of December compared to last year. The inventory levels did the opposite. There were 20% fewer listings […]
Buying Market Insights | November 2021 . NOVEMBER 2021 did not bring any downtime for buyers in our market! Usually, buyers tend to take a break as the holidays approach, but demand remained high last month. Our inventory is down 35% in Stanwood and 6% on Camano Island from one month ago, with only 39 active listings in our two zip […]
Living Animal Shelters in the Stanwood Camano Area All animals deserve a second chance, and thanks to the Stanwood and Camano Island animal shelters, this little corner of the Pacific Northwest is able to provide one for them. Keep reading to learn more about all of the good that these local animal shelters do and how you can get involved. The NOAH Center […]
Community Shop Local for the Holidays Huge corporations and commercial stores see a big jump in sales over the holiday season. While the deals they offer can be enticing, the products they carry aren’t all that unique, and they almost certainly don’t need your patronage as much as a local shop does. . After such an unexpected and difficult couple of […]
Buying Market Insights | October 2021 . OCTOBER 2021 showed signs of a seasonal slowdown in the Stanwood Camano Island market. There is historically a decline in listings as we head into the 4th quarter. This year, the work from home uncertainty from some employers, wetter weather and a very slight uptick in interest rates were probable factors for the slower listing […]
Community Restaurants in the Stanwood and Camano Island Area The Stanwood and Camano area is home to many incredible local restaurants. Why not give them a try while you’re in the area? You don’t have to travel far to get a great meal at these or any of our other hidden gems! Stanwood No matter what you’re craving, you’ll be able to find it […]
Community Parks in the Stanwood and Camano Island Area Parks in the Stanwood and Camano Island Area Lovers of the outdoors are sure to fall in love with the greenery that exists within the Stanwood and Camano Island area. Whether you’re taking your pooch for a walk, going for a jog, or biking with friends, you’ll find a park that’s close to home and […]
Buying Market Insights | September 2021 . SEPTEMBER 2021 insights sound a little bit like a broken record. The Stanwood and Camano Island markets continue to be driven by low-interest rates, pent-up Buyer demand, job and lifestyle changes, and inventory shortages. These all add up to a very active market..There were 92 new listings added in September in the 98282/98292 zip […]
DIY 5 DIY Home Renovation Ideas Getting tired of looking at the boring cupboards, basic light fixtures, and bare walls in your home? DIY projects are a great way of updating your space without spending a fortune. As a bonus, they’re also a lot of fun! Continue reading for five fun DIY renovation ideas that are sure to bring life back […]
Community The History of Stanwood, Washington Do you know how Stanwood got its name? Do you know why this town exists in the first place? Keep reading to learn all about the history of this special town in the Pacific Northwest. . From Centerville to Stanwood Stanwood was originally known as Centerville, which was established as a trading post on the […]
Community The Perfect Weekend on Camano Island For such a small place, Camano Island has a lot to offer. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway to this beautiful island or you just want to check it out as you’re passing by, keep reading to learn how to make your visit the best it can be. . Nature Reserves, State Parks, and Beaches一Oh […]