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There is good news and bad news. Let's start with the bad. We have until April 1, 2010 before the market begins the long process of a rebound to better days. No one wants to hear that, but let's face reality. We are in the worst economic slump, the worst real estate slump, the worst banking and m...
Everyone stand up and CHEER! In an industry marked by "we've always done it that way" insanity - not to mention dozens of people on Active Rain telling me recently that their calendar and magnet mailings still paid off - there is HOPE for the future! I'd like to award my first WELCOME TO THE FUTU...
Print newspapers are losing readers to the Internet, and there is a ongoing debate about how many years newspapers can last. The Internet is taking over their business in news and advertising. "After a century of continuous publication, The Christian Science Monitor will abandon its weekday print...
Building your Sequim or Port Angeles retirement home soon? There are a small number of luxury homes for sale in the area, but the sellers have been frustrated, because they've been unable to sell their homes in the upper price ranges, $500,000 to $900,000. If you are planning your retirement in S...
Sequim and Port Angeles homes for sale in the upper price ranges, say above $500,000, are almost impossible to sell right now. Why? There are two major reasons. Reason No. 1. In Sequim, and even more so in Port Angeles, the percentage of buyers represented in this price range above $500,000 is on...
Sequim and Port Angeles seem to be escaping some of the nasty winter blizzards in Western Washington, in large part because of the rain shadow that shields our area. The National Weather Service reports: A blizzard warning will shortly replace the current winter storm watch for the Western Strait...
Mastering Internet marketing today is almost a lifetime of education, experience, and hard work. Trying to market real estate listings is only one small aspect of what we do as Realtors. Check out this brief video.
Sequim has its own real estate blog with hundreds of articles, charts, market data, and tips for buying real estate in this market. Check out some of the latest articles: A Buyer’s Market in Sequim Not a Good Time to Sell 477 Days Until The Market Rebounds Sequim Foreclosures Sequim and Port Ange...
Buying a home? If you hire the agent who has the listing, you are falling into the trap of dual agency. Dual agency will double your agent's commission, but it could cost you a lot of money. Watch this short video on dual agency and the dangers.
What does the Sequim real estate market look like and how does it compare to previous years? Here is a graphic covering the past five years showing the total number of homes sold and the median sales prices. I've weighted the data to get more accurate results by eliminating very low and very high...

Chuck Marunde

Sequim Real Estate Broker
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