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As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.



Usually, through the process of selling a home, my husband and I become friends with my clients.  That is just one of the things I love about my job.  After the closing, it's not uncommon for us to get together as a foursome and go out to dinner to celebrate the new home purchase.Always, of cours...
Yesterday I was contacted by a real estate investor from another state.  He had been offered an investment opportunity in a town about 100 miles south of me.  Price will be ONLY $187,000 but it's really worth $230,000 according to the comps.  "Lots of instant equity here" he was told. He was temp...
I work with a lot of  investors and am always on the look out for good opportunities for them in the Wenatchee area real estate market, including Chelan and Douglas counties.  As active as our market has been, with historic appreciation, sellers have been "testing the market" and pricing  their h...
 Yesterday I had someone ask me if Wenatchee real estate is going into a downturn?  I responded, "Absolutely not".  They responded with the comment that they are seeing a lot of "Price Reduced" signs popping up around town.Ah Yes... that is indeed true!With all our economic activity and national ...
This morning I decided to sneak away from work and take my husband out to breakfast.  We thought we'd try something different, so we went about 5 miles out of our way (10 miles round trip) to go to a small diner in East Wenatchee.   We've been there before but not for quite some time.  Once insid...
Yesterday I posted a market update on the condominium market in the Wenatchee area.  Today, on my primary Wenatchee real estate blog, I posted some single family housing market statistics for the first half of 2007 compared to the first half of 2006. Similarly to the condo trend:   Listings are u...
On my Wenatchee Condo News blog I have posted a year-over-year market summary of condo activity for the first six months of 2007 compared to the same period in 2006.  This summary includes statistics for the Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, and Leavenworth market areas.  Although there are 4 condos ava...


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