Ship Harbor is back on the market! One of the few remaining waterfront parcels available in Anacortes, this property has, in the past, been associated with attempts to develop a small hotel, surrounded by higher density condominiums. The developer went through a foreclosure and the current owners have decided to sell. The property is surrounded […]
Creating density is a big part of Seattle’s plan to house an additional 120,000 people in upcoming years. Seattle’s economy is growing along with job creation and the job of figuring out how it all works falls on Diane Sugimura, the head of the city’s new office of planning and community development. Sugimura says her new […]
In Skagit County and Anacortes in particular, to examine real estate sales, we have to look at where buyers are coming from…and that’s down south, from Snohomish and King counties. Both of these areas have strong job markets and what is turning into an extreme shortage of supply, both new construction and resale properties. Recent […]
John L Scott Anacortes and Skagit Valley held their annual award luncheon today at Nell Thorn (yum, yum!) in La Conner and as I was preparing the awards, it became clear quite quickly that our typical broker is setting new standards of excellence. 62% of our brokers are in the top 12% of all brokers selling in […]
Congratulations to all our incredible brokers for going above and beyond over the past year! Big round of applause to Bert Clay, Kyle Brown, Shalyce Pocock, Karin Peck, Janis McHarg, Jones Atterberry, Karen Petersen, Pam Baird, Danielle Baird-Russell, and Allen Workman.
The new Board of Directors was sworn in last night. Thank you to John L Scott brokers Bert Clay, Karin Peck, and Shalyce Pocock for your time and dedication to the Realtors Association.
September stats from the NWMLS are quite fantastic…closed sales are running 17% higher than last year and prices are up over 9%. And yet everyone is predicting a slowdown?? The ingredients to our continued housing recovery remain firmly in place…good job growth, low interest rates, scarce inventory. And until something changes, housing will continue to […]
There is a torrid market building in Seattle housing. Prices jumped 18.9% over the past year, with a very strong job market and inventory levels down to historic lows. “The frenzy market has returned and is in full bloom” said J. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L Scott Real Estate. “We are selling […]