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Are there new Chelan County short term rental rules?

In a previous post we outlined Leavenworth vacation rental rules for those interested in a short term rental in the city limits of Leavenworth. This article will follow up with an overview about Chelan County short term rental rules for properties in unincorporated areas outside of Leavenworth. Vacation rentals are known as short term rentals or STRS or even “nightly / weekly rentals.” Any …

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How to Calculate Months of Supply

We use the term “months of supply” in real estate to tell us how much inventory of homes for sale we have on the market.  The months of supply is the time it would take for all the current inventory to sell if it all sold at the current rate without new inventory coming on the market. What does supply mean in real estate? …

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Leavenworth Real Estate Update Spring 2022

 As most folks have heard, the Leavenworth real estate market has changed dramatically in recent months. Mike Simonsen, a real estate analytics expert at Altos Research, declared on May 30th  “the pandemic real estate frenzy is over.” Simply put, inventory is increasing, demand has slowed and prices are not increasing at the astronomic rates that we have seen in recent years. However, real estate …

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Leavenworth Forest Fire Insurance

Guest Post by Eric Kossian of Leavenworth Insurance The areas surrounding the towns of Leavenworth, Cle Elum, Twisp, Chelan, Entiat, Winthrop and parts of Wenatchee are some of the most fire prone areas in Washington, where there are large numbers of homeowners at risk. From year to year the wildland fuels, level of drought, temperature and weather combine to make a moderate to severe …

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Leavenworth Vacation Rental Rules

Many homebuyers buying a vacation home in Leavenworth Washington often consider renting the home as an Airbnb, VRBO or short term rental when the house is not in use. But what are the Leavenworth vacation rental rules? One of the most common questions we receive as Leavenworth real estate agents is.. Are Airbnb allowed in Leavenworth? Airbnb are allowed in commercial areas within the …

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Easy to Drive Your Electric Car to Leavenworth

Updated June 2022 In 2011, The Department of Commerce and the Washington State Department of Transportation announced plans to make the Stevens Pass Greenway the first electric vehicle-friendly National Scenic Byway route including new Leavenworth car charging stations. With Federal Recovery Act funding through the State Energy Program, and promised that the state would install two to three electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations …

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Leavenworth Forest Fires, Wildfire Smoke and Indoor Ai...

Thanks to Don Hester of NCW Home Inspections for sharing with us his thoughts on wildfire smoke and indoor air quality. As most of us in Leavenworth and Wenatchee have seen, breathed and muddled through, fire season and the related wildfire smoke has been more severe in the last several years. When air quality reaches “Hazardous levels” it is recommended to stay indoors. What is …

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Lake Wenatchee Real Estate

Real Estate at Lake Wenatchee and Fish Lake has really taken off in the last decade. Lake Wenatchee’s popularity comes from the wealth of recreational opportunities (boating, fishing, windsurfing, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing, golfing) and its proximity to the Seattle area. I wrote about Fish Lake real estate in a previous post, so this article will be mostly about Lake Wenatchee. There are two roads …

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2022 Leavenworth Home Prices – First Quarter Rep...

All real estate is local and while global events grab the headlines in the newspaper, sometimes a big local event can have a lasting impact too. In early January, a massive snowstorm walloped Central Washington that was actually worthy of the “snowpocalypse” hype. In 1919, Leavenworth received 38 inches over a 48 hour period but in 2022, that record was shattered. An unbelievable 56 …

Home Prices Apr 08, 2022 0 Continue Reading
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2021 Leavenworth Home Prices

Leavenworth home prices continued their ascent in 2021 fueled by the same factors that we saw in 2020, though perhaps at not quite as dramatic a pace.  Buyer demand remained very strong and limited inventory caused prices to climb. The number of homes sold in the Leavenworth area dropped from 193 to 171, which is very similar to 2019’s number.  Demand continued to be …

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