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Comments and advice on the Real Estate market in Washington State and the housing market in and around Wenatchee, East Wenatchee and the Wenatchee Valley.
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I got in a discussion the other day with another agent. I wanted to use the words "and assigns" following a persons name. The reason being the individual was in the process of forming a couple business entities and was unsure, without talking with their tax person, whether or not to take title in...
04/03/2007
There is a hidden jewel in Wenatchee. Anyone interested in locating to Wenatchee or already living here should take the time to get acquainted with The Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee.Built about 5 years ago for approximately $7MMin public and private funds it is a treasure to the local commu...
03/31/2007
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Recently, on one of my blogs, someone mentioned "niche marketing".  As the market is getting bigger, rules are getting more complex and clients are demanding more, there has been a growth in the so call niche marketing adherents. A few years ago we would simply have called someone a specialist. O...
03/29/2007
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Finance Today's 50-plus adults account for: More than $2 trillion in incomeOver 50% of discretionary spending power - 2.5 times average per capita80% of personal wealth in financial institutions50% of all discretionary income - $13,286 per householdIn addition, the 50-plus: Own over 70% of the fi...
03/29/2007
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First I am a bit of an anachronism. Also more than a little traditional. With that said, my question is do we, or should we dress for success?I think the old saying "the clothes make the man (or now woman)" still has validity. Our business we are meeting strangers and first impressions are import...
03/28/2007
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Good question. I guess under it all I grew up here. But I have lived a lot of other places and keep coming back.Could be the weather. With 360 days of sun (according to the CofC and I think some of those days the sun needs to be caught with a stop watch) moderate temps, low rain fall it is an are...
03/26/2007
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Met a young agent today (less than one year) who had just had a $675,000 all cash, quick close (under 10 days) blow up over a last minute property inspection. He was more than a little bummed. Couple comments started me to thinking. The first was "they said they could close in five days" and the ...
03/25/2007
I was curious about how much land there was and what the impact on availability and costs would be. In the State of Washington 32.8% of total land is owned by the Federal Government, 9.1% is owned by the State and 4.9 % is owned by the Tribes. That amounts to 46.8% of the land. However 35.9% is d...
03/25/2007
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Seems like all the news of late is about sub-prime. There has been a decided shift away from the infamous "bubble" I wonder where the sky will fall next? I am not sitting here with blinders but I do believe that each "major" story will fall into the "this too shall pass" category. The problem as ...
03/23/2007
Since 1/1/07 our office has 18% of the listings, 30% of the pendings and 28% of the sold sales in our MLS. If we add in our Leavenworth office the numbers get even better. A lot of credit goes to the work of our broker in hearding this group of chickens around. But mostly just hard work by an out...
03/21/2007
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Comments and advice on the Real Estate market in Washington State and the housing market in and around Wenatchee, East Wenatchee and the Wenatchee Valley.