RECENT BLOG POSTS
Anacortes Housing- Market Trends June 2012-May 2013There has been a lot of press about the U.S. housing market in the past few months. So I thought I would put together some data on what has been happening in the Anacortes housing market over the past 12 months. Number of Sales Vs Number of Homes...
06/04/2013
It was a common superstition among sailors that renaming a boat would condemn her to an early visit to the deep. This was the equivalent of removing her soul. However, as times have changed it has been found acceptable to accomplish this task as long as a strict regimen was followed that would ap...
06/04/2013
The Anacortes Island Hospital holds an Annual Health Fair each year in May. This is a FREE community health fair is for the entire family! Included health and wellness exhibits, healthy snacks, chair massage, free screenings, raffle prizes and more! So I went along to see what sort of screenings ...
06/03/2013
The Anacortes Farmers Market is held in the downtown area of Anacortes located in front of the Depot Arts center at 611 R Avenue.The Anacortes Farmers Market is held every Saturday from  9am-2pm, May -October & Wednesdays, 4pm-7pm, late June – August. The Farmers Market is one of the most popular...
05/31/2013
Market Report for Oak Harbor and North Whidbey Island- January 1st to April 30th. Since home sales are quite different for each price range, I thought I would show you what has happened up till the end of April and how the market is trending at the moment in each price category. Charts show - Num...
05/29/2013
This Market Report for Anacortes includes January 1st to April 30th.Since home sales are quite different for each price range, I thought I would show you what has happened up till the end of April and how the market is trending at the moment in each price category.Charts show - Number of Sales Vs...
05/29/2013
The Anacortes Trawler Fest had something for every Boat Owner. The Annual Trawler Fest Anacortes Boat Show was both a land and in-water event that featured a boat show with boat dealers displaying a wide variety of boats in-water including trawlers, yachts and cruisers.  The show was held at the ...
05/29/2013
 I had coffee with a friend the other day and she asked, "Can my Parents Make our Down Payment if we Get the Loan"?   Often it is difficult for potential HomeBuyers to raise enough money for a Down Payment.  The good news is any member of your immediate family is able to contribute to your Down P...
05/20/2013
Every year Anacortes hosts an Annual Garden Art Fair in the "downtown" area. This year’s event at the Depot showed Yard art and container gardens, Plants, bulbs and organic supplies were on sale as well.  Various groups gave gardening demonstrations on the main stage  of the Depot through the aft...
05/20/2013
"Thank You Thursdays" were introduced to encourage Anacortes residents and tourists to shop in the downtown area.   How Does it Work??Each Thursday if shoppers spend a minimum of $25 at a participating business they could win "Shop Anacortes Dollars" which are used as cash in participating busine...
05/20/2013