Lake Chelan Washington Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Criterion Properties
News, Information and Opinions regarding real estate and development information in North Central Washington

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2008 

The September residential sales numbers in Wenatchee, WA show surprising stablility in the market where both average sale price and median sale price have held steady since about February.  Sales volume, while down about 30% from last year has also remained relatively stable. However, inventory c...
10/23/2008
And everyone was there!  Yesterday, from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. the Tuscan Development group held an open house showcasing their proposed development and team.  The development sits on 270 acres along what they call the "Golden Mile: along the south shore of Lake Chelan. The proposal is for an envi...
10/23/2008
Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee together are inviting citizens interested in municipal sewer in the Olds Station and Sunnyslope areas to a public open house.  Both the City and County have information to share and will be available for questions regarding sewer service north of the Wenatc...
10/16/2008
The Shoreline Master Planning program currently underway with Chelan County, the cities of Chelan, Cashmere, Entiat, Leavenworth and Wenatchee is looking for public input.  They have a series of public workshops scheduled throughout the county.  Also, available here, is the Draft Shoreline Invent...
10/16/2008
Since we received new property valuations back in May there has been continuous activity in our area on several fronts on property tax issues.  There is a local group working on property tax reform.  They are in contact with a group from the west side that is actively working on a ballot initiati...
10/16/2008
The Chelan Planning commission discussed "Green & Sensitive" development, which is one of the city council's desires to begin undertaking in 2009.  The state's Growth Management Act is also requiring certain aspects of green development in its latest iterations. For further information on this, o...
10/16/2008
There is a proposed development on the south shore of Lake Chelan called the Tuscan Village.  It is is a mixed use resort including working vineyards and orchards, two wineries and an organic food center, retail, community center, hotel, recreational activities, and residential components, situat...
10/16/2008
Shoreline development has become a controversial issue at Lake Chelan.  Chelan County and the City of Chelan are in the process of a "watershed" study to determine the development and regulations that are needed to keep Lake Chelan clean and desirable in the future. On October 21, at the Chelan C...
10/06/2008
A new neighborhood in Chelan has teamed up with an efficient builder to offer homes in Chelan for as little as $75 per square foot plus the lots!  A lack of affordable housing has become an issue in the Lake Chelan area the last few years.  However, in Whisper View Estates 3 bedroom, 2 bath homes...
10/06/2008
The Wenatchee Market continues to hold its own on pricing, with little measurable decline, while volumes are running below last year in sales by about 30%.  Wenatchee is still a desireable place to live, work or retire for many from other areas of the state and country. For the complete report an...
10/02/2008
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