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DIY Gardening in the Pacific Northwest Whether you are an avid gardener, or a novice starting for the first time this summer, there are some key aspects to gardening in the Pacific Northwest to take note of.  Stanwood and Camano Island Growing Zones Many maps place the Stanwood and Camano Island areas in the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 8a. These zones […]
Buying Market Insights | May 2021 MAY 2021 was an active month in the Stanwood, Camano Island market. 95 residential listings were added in our zip codes 98282 and 98292. This is slightly fewer than May of 2020, when 104 new listings were added. However, 87 residential homes sold during the month of May with an average sale price of $686,681, […]
Press Releases Blue Ridge midcentury modern goes on the Seattle market for first time ever Built in 1959, only one family – the architect’s own – has ever lived here This Seattle midcentury modern is a time capsule of the most delightful nature. Designed and built by an architect for his own family in 1959, this is the first time 2425 N.W. Blue Ridge Drive has been on the market … ever. The classic […]
Buying Stanwood and Camano Island Rain Shadow Buying a new home should be an exciting and fulfilling experience, but it can be difficult to find a place that checks all of your boxes when you have to worry about everything from cost and location to climate and weather patterns.   If you’re looking to buy your next home or finally get the […]
Buying Market Insights | April 2021 APRIL 2021 produced a hint of good news for Buyers — sizeable increases in new listings in the Stanwood and Camano Island zip codes compared to a year ago. The new listings move into pending status so quickly that the active listing numbers do not always reflect the overall activity. Case in point. At the […]
Community Dick’s Food Truck A Success! On Tuesday, April 13th we hosted the Dick’s Food Truck at our Stanwood Office to raise money for the Stanwood-Camano YMCA and to bring a Seattle icon to our town for one night. We were joined by hundreds of community members and Dick’s sold 1,000 burgers! Customers were encouraged to “Round-Up” their purchases and donate […]
Buying Market Insights | March 2021 MARCH 2021 wrapped up with double digit price hikes in the Stanwood and Camano Island markets. Average prices rose 12% on Camano Island and 10% in Stanwood compared to a year ago. The average price for the 86 homes sold during March was $593,100, it was $538,300 last March. There were 72 pending sales in […]
Selling Increasing the Value of Your Home Every homeowner knows about the value of a home and how it affects its success on the market. If you plan to sell your home in the future, it is important to understand what a home’s value is and how to improve it to ensure you get the most out of your sale. Owning a […]
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Community Free swim lessons for local students will continue thanks to donations By Evan Caldwell  | March 30, 2021 Dick’s Drive-In burger truck coming to Stanwood to raise money for YMCA The pandemic delayed but didn’t stop youth swim lessons. The Make a Splash program, which started in 2018 in the Stanwood-Camano area, provides free swimming lessons at the Stanwood Camano YMCA to all third-grade students in […]
We Are Stanwood Camano A Day in the Life of a Real Estate Agent I wake up at 5:30 am and lay in bed thinking of what is pressing on me. It’s usually not the dog or the weighted blanket, but what I failed to get done the night before, and how to apologize. Guilt gets me up at 5:45 am. I make coffee and sit with my laptop […]
Community Stanwood Schools Stanwood is home to several amazing schools, each equally committed to educating and empowering your children. With multiple schools to choose from, it’s easy to find an environment that has your child’s best interests at heart. No matter where your child goes, you can trust that they will thrive in a small class setting with […]
Buying Market Insights | February 2021 FEBRUARY 2021 housing activity in the Stanwood and Camano Island market was not slowed down by the significant Valentine’s Day weekend snowfall.  There were 56 homes added to our inventory in February and 57 pending sales. February wrapped up with historically low inventory, 18 active residential listings at the end of the month (9 listings […]
Community 10 Things to Do in Stanwood: Spring Edition Stanwood, Washington, is an amazing city with plenty to do. Whether you’re visiting for a few days or you’ve just moved to the area, there is a long list of activities for you to enjoy. Combining Washington’s beautiful landscape with a welcoming town, Stanwood is an excellent place to go, especially in the springtime. Here […]
Community The Great Northwest Glass Quest 2021 Clue #1. . Be Safe. Have Fun. Dream Big . Clue #2. . Real Mans Darts . Clue #3. . Gentlemen, Start Your Engines. Let’s Go to Derby Downs. . Clue #4. . “A Date That Will Live In Infamy”. . Clue #5. . Bare Hyggelig . Clue #6. . Rain Garden . Clue #7. […]
Buying Market Insights | January 2021 . . . JANUARY 2021 kicked off the new year with 50% more homes sold in the Stanwood Camano Island area than January 2020. There were 38 homes sold on Camano Island and 46 sold in Stanwood last month, compared to 22 and 36 sold in January 2020. . . Stanwood and Camano Island are […]
Buying 10 Predictions for the 2021 Housing Market by Windermere’s Matthew Gardner . Top 10 Things to Look Out for in 2021 . . 1. Economic growth will pick up – but not until the summer. I am expecting solid employment gains in 2021, but growth is likely to start in earnest in the second half of the year once the vaccine has been more widely distributed. […]
Buying Market Insights | December 2020 . . . DECEMBER 2020 was not our typical December. The Camano Island and Stanwood zip codes sustained unusually strong home sales before, during, and after the holidays. . In Camano Island and Stanwood, 53 new listings were added to inventory during December, a hefty 25% increase over the same month a year ago. Last month’s addition fell short of meeting demand as 58 […]
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 […]