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2021 Spring Home Prices – Leavenworth Washington

At the risk of sounding like a broken record player, the Leavenworth real estate market has not ceased to astound all observers.  The second quarter of 2021 broke all sorts of new ground, driven by buyer demand that continues to radically outpace supply. While the average consumer might gasp at the increase in Leavenworth home prices, the statistic that grabs us is the record …

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How much should I offer over asking price on a Leavenw...

With record low inventory in the Leavenworth real estate market and extremely high demand, bidding wars are becoming commonplace. Many buyers are asking what they need to do to compete right now. How much should I offer over asking price on a Leavenworth house in 2021? As of June 2021, 59 single family homes have sold in the Leavenworth zip code. Five of these …

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Leavenworth Home Prices 2021

A year ago we had just started our coronavirus lockdown and everyone was filled with uncertainty. Plans for almost everything were canceled or put on hold indefinitely.  Thankfully in 2021, we are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. In April of 2020, we had no idea what effect the pandemic would have on real estate. I don’t think anyone …

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Careful of Your Heat Pump After a Power Outage

The following is a guest post from Don Hester of NCW Inspections Heat pumps are very common in North Central Washington towns like Leavenworth because of the need for air conditioning. Heat pumps combined with our lower energy rates can create a very low cost of operation for heating needs during the winter. Photo courtesy of Chan Bliss on Flickr One thing that we …

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Can Heat Tape Cause a Fire?

Guest Post by Don Hester of NCW Home Inspections, LLC a Licensed Washington State Home Inspection service located in Wenatchee Washington A recent house fire in Leavenworth has numerous homeowners wondering “Can heat tape cause a fire?” A very common artifact of living with snow in the Leavenworth or Lake Wenatchee area is the use of heat tape to help manage snow and ice on roofs and …

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2020 Leavenworth Home Prices

2020 was an unexpected and unprecedented year in every way imaginable.  No part of our lives or the economy was left unchanged from 2019 and real estate, especially in Leavenworth, was no different.  Massive demand led to a huge increase in 2020 Leavenworth home prices. In the early spring months of March and April, we assumed that lockdowns and stay at home orders would …

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Leavenworth Home Prices Summer 2020

When we wrote our spring market update for the Leavenworth real estate market, our fear was that inventory might not be able to meet the extremely strong buyer demand.  It seemed likely that Leavenworth home prices would climb in the summer of 2020, but without any properties to sell the number of homes sold might come to a halt. Luckily, the number of new …

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Leavenworth Condo Update – 2020 Mid Year

Earlier in the spring we documented the struggles that many condo sellers were having in the Leavenworth real estate market.  At that time, buyer demand for condos appeared low and inventory was starting to increase. Looking back at the first six months of 2020, it looks like demand for condos has returned and inventory is quite low again. While the number of closed sales …

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Leavenworth Home Prices Spring 2020 Leavenworth Real E...

When we wrote our first quarter report back in April we had only been in the first month or so of the coronavirus pandemic and we knew that it would have some unpredictable effects on real estate, both globally and locally. There were some predictions that WFH (work from home) trends would allow some folks to move to the mountains and countryside away from …

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Leavenworth Condos in 2020

In early March of 2020 it became apparent that the coronavirus could likely have massive effects on the world economy including real estate markets in the United States.  By the end of March, Washington State was under a “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order from the governor. Real estate was soon dubbed an “essential service” and limited real estate activities would be allowed with new …

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