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2007 

After more than 25 years as a licensed real estate agent, I am amazed that every transaction continues to carry it's own uniqueness and even a few totally unexplainable surprises.Yesterday, I experienced one of those surprises.  In all of my years as a Wenatchee real estate agent, I have never ha...
Posted almost 7 years ago
As I get more heavily involved with out-of-town investors buying in the Wenatchee area, it is becoming obvious another Property Management company is needed in the area.I have one favorite Property Management company to whom I have referred all of my owner and tenant inquiries in the past.  Recen...
Posted almost 7 years ago
As I was talking with a potential investor this morning, he asked an interesting question I'd never given much thought to.  Wenatchee is in a valley, tucked up against the east edge of the Cascade Mountain range and he noticed how this will restrict the availability of land in the future.  As dem...
Posted almost 7 years ago
Do you live in a HOUSE or a HOME?  When I was a child, we were on a very tight budget (poor).  We, literally, lived in a structure that had been converted from a garage but it was our HOME.  It had a slab concrete floor with no floor coverings, hot water only in the bathroom, and there was no cei...
Posted almost 7 years ago
I've noticed, over the last several weeks, a trend toward more and more Sunday Open houses.  This week I count 48, which is a lot for our relatively small market area.  The least expensive home on this week's tour is a condo on Skyline Drive for $149,900.  The most expensive is a waterfront home ...
Posted almost 7 years ago
The Wenatchee housing market continues to sizzle.  According to the latest statistical information available from the Pacific Appraisal SNAPSHOT report, the median sales price of homes in Wenatchee is up 32% over this same time last year.    Here are the numbers:The median sales price of a home i...
Posted almost 7 years ago
For some unexplained astrological reason, I've had a number of challenging transactions lately.  When I first started in the real estate business over 25 years ago, professional home inspections were unheard of.  Now they are common practice. It's a rare transaction that does not involve a home i...
Posted almost 7 years ago
I've seen a number of posts and tributes to Mother's Day here on Active Rain today.  Here is a link to a list (and more links in the comments section.  I especially enjoyed this post. by Ann Guy of Allentown, Pennsylvania.  But, the intended purpose of my post today is to honor step-mothers. I ha...
Posted almost 7 years ago
Recently, in her blog, my virtual friend Kristal Kraft created a post to bounce around ideas for dealing with telemarketers.  Telemarketers can, truly, be a source of great irritation.  And, their uncanny ability to call at the most inconvenient times is unexplainable. My ongoing pet peeve is poo...
Posted almost 7 years ago
What has happened to customer service?  Is our economy so good companies don't have to offer decent customer service any more?  I am constantly amazed at the poor service people and companies offer... and still stay in business.   I call plumbers and they say they will do a job then never show at...
Posted almost 7 years ago
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Current news, info, trends, and pictures about Wenatchee, Washington real estate... and Carol's opinions on real estate issues in general.