Washougal, Washington - In Search of a Great (Pumpkin) House

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Real Estate Agent with The Carl Group, LLC
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Are you searching for a Great Pumpkin House in Washougal, Washington? Good news, the housing market is prime for the picking. You can find your dream pumpkin house at such a great value that it's almost spooky.  Don't delay, because the best pumpkins houses are always the first to go! Don't miss out on your chance to get the top pick of the patch. 

Washougal Washington - Great Pumpkin House DealsPrices have softened since September of 2010, but the market statistics look surprisingly familiar. In fact, there were 244 active listings, 63 pending listings, and 28 solds last year in September. There's not much of a change.


What has changed in Washougal's housing market is the pricing. The average price of a house sold last year was $290,480. Compare that to this year's average price of $197,434 and you can see it's a buyer's market in this Gateway to the Gorge community.  The number of foreclosures and short sales has contributed to the pricing decline. However, this situation
won't last forever and prices will eventually start creeping up once again.


If you're in search of a great pumpkin house in Washougal, Washington - now is the perfect time to buy. Remember, just like pumpkins, the best houses are always the first to go. 

Ready to explore your options? Let's get started. 

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Debb,

What a wonderful way to share your market report, seasonal and brilliant.  I love seeing  explosions of creativity that make statistics so much fun.  Thanks for the smile, also. A

October 20, 2011 01:13 PM
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Ok, I'll join the choruses and say FANTASTIC!!!!!  Really a good job, and very understandable for a really boring subject.  SO PROUD OF YOU!!!!!!

October 20, 2011 02:26 PM
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Debb, Very clever using a pumpkin graph for a market report.  Next month will it be Turkeys?

October 20, 2011 02:41 PM
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Great post Debb, I've been meaning to make time to take my grandkids to the pumpkin patch near us.

October 20, 2011 03:47 PM
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I like your creativity in this post Debb and the information is exactly what consumers need to see to help make an informed real estate decision.

 

October 20, 2011 04:27 PM
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I love the Halloween themed report and it made me smile even though I know what those numbers represent compared to just a few years ago.

 

October 20, 2011 06:47 PM
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Hey Debb ~ I loved this very interesting and amusing market report!  Way to whet our appetite for all things 'Fall' and 'Washougal, Washington!'

October 20, 2011 10:11 PM
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Believe in the Great Pumpkin! :)

 

October 20, 2011 11:46 PM
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Bob - Thanks - nice of you to say.

Mary - I appreciate it - market reports are important, so it's worth it to make them a bit fun.

Thanks all - I've got family coming into town and am limited - but sure appreciate all of your kind words and I'm happy you appreciate the effort to be creative with this...thanks alot for the "suggested" from those of you who tried. I appreciate it.

October 21, 2011 08:00 AM
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It is a wonderful time for home buyers to take advantage of the attractive prices and the very low mortgage interest rates.

Have a great day and an outstanding weekend.  Be sure to have your camera in hand to capture those special moments.

IMG_5876 Life is good!

The Dahlia Show at Brookside Gardens in Montgomery County, MD

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October 21, 2011 09:29 AM
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Cute pumpkin housing report Debb, and like your creativity!   Have a great weekend!

October 21, 2011 09:43 AM
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Hey Debb...Ditto on the great creativity!  Even though the information is important, the average housing report doesn't actually inspire people to click on it.  Your Halloween theme is definitely a treat!

October 21, 2011 11:50 AM
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Pumpkins tell ALL! (Especially when they are sculpted by YOU) (^^)

October 21, 2011 08:50 PM
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I'm back, sweet friend.  Let's set aside some time soon to talk.  I have some things I would like your opinion on.  Hope you are well.

October 21, 2011 10:47 PM
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A really neat presentation, Debb, and so original. Great job!

October 22, 2011 08:15 AM
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Debb - this is my favorite market report bar none - you are so creative my friend and can even make a market report interesting and fun - now that's a gift! Hope you are well and having a great, fun filled weekend!

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October 24, 2011 09:35 AM
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Debb--you "done it again, girl"...made a silk purse out of a sow's ear!  You could write great copy about ANYTHING I think. I sure love how your mind thinks. (I personally have a really hard time with these and since my market is so teensy, I just bypass it altogether).

 

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Debb, I agree with Gayle. I just was thinking that there has to be a clever way to do market reports and I was wondering what it was....well here it is. How amazing you are. I just love it. It is so wonderful to be inspired. I think I'm ready to work on some market reports. I just have not been able to make myself. Thank you! Have a beautiful evening!

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Thanks all for the kind words - I really appreciate each and every comment and read through them carefully. I am going to post reply comments on your blogs.

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