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

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2009 

In the Lake Chelan area, we've been very fortunate and seen few foreclosures.  But, we are seeing a trickle now and they are causing some disruption in the market.  I have been talking with some folks who are worried about the ability to sell their homes with the competition from foreclosures.Fea...
Posted over 4 years ago
Beginning this fall, Chelan County PUD is planning to offer customers cash rebates for energy conservation steps such as adding home insulation and replacing old doors and windows. The new program will replace a weatherization loan program that is almost 30 years old. Participation has been stead...
Posted over 4 years ago
Growth management has created high costs for real estate in Washington.  With a less robust employment market, and the potential migration of large employers like Boeing (can Microsoft be far behind?) out of state, we could be in for some slow times in Washington State.  But, we've gotten the gov...
Posted over 4 years ago
While the U.S. government ponders its supposed exit strategy from the interventions it has made in the private sector, it is important to consider what an actual exit strategy should be for any of your investments and particularly your real estate holdings. Why do you need an exit strategy? Every...
Posted over 4 years ago
This home, at 15102 S Lakeshore Road, Chelan, WA is a very fun Lake Chelan waterfront home for sale!  It is on a nice sized lot, .34 acre, with 110′ of waterfront.  The waterfront is cool, with a large "T" shaped dock and a sloped, but with very few stairs, walk to the beach. Landscaping is great...
Posted over 4 years ago
Here's a guest post (part 1 of 2) from real estate investment connoisseur Jeff "Bawld Guy" Brown.   Jeff spends his days helping people invest in real estate as a road to retirement (something everyone is having a harder time reaching these days.) I think Jeff is probably right in his thinking. T...
Posted over 4 years ago
We have the largest inventory of Lake Chelan waterfront homes available this year since, well, possibly ever!  There isn't any more lakefront land being made either and there are deals at nearly every price point!A cute 3 bedroom, 2 bath Lake Chelan watefront home on .15 acres near Willow Point P...
Posted over 4 years ago
From the Lake Chelan Real Estate Residential Sales Report, here are the homes that sold in June!  All homes in the MLS that sold are included, except those from "South Chelan County" (Wenatchee, etc.), fractional shares and those classified as "other."  There were 11 sales reported in June:    80...
Posted almost 5 years ago
In 2009, 11 home sales were closed in June, compared with 13 in 2008.  The sales dollar volume was almost 91% of  last year's volume in June as well.  While that may not sound all that great, it is an improvement over the first 5 months of this year.  Average Sale Price for the year is down to $3...
Posted almost 5 years ago
If you are in Chelan, you may have seen the activity going on at BC McDonalds.  I did not realize just how exciting the project was until I met with Brent McDonald, the owner, and Ron Coulter, the architect, for a tour of the project.  All that activity is over a dozen luxury hotel rooms right i...
Posted almost 5 years ago
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