Leavenworth Home Prices Summer 2014

Leavenworth had a good summer of home sales and Leavenworth home prices are mostly stable, although we did see a small drop in the average home price this quarter. The number of homes that sold in Leavenworth in the 3rd quarter is up 16% from 2013.  42 homes sold compared to only 36 last year.  Year over year we are mostly on par with 2013. 93 homes sold last year and 91 have sold in the first 3 quarters of 2014. Home prices are much improved from the bottom of the market in 2009 and mostly the same as 2013. (Much depends on whether you think the average/ mean price is more indicative of trends or if you think the median sales price is the more important number.) The average home price is down this summer from $409,000 to $362,000. For the first three quarters of 2014, the average sales price is down 7% from $376,000 to $344,000. Median home prices are more stable. This summer's median price is down from $355,000 to $338,000.  For all of 2014, year-to-date, the median is slightly down from $329,000 to $326,000.     Leavenworth home prices 2014 Both home buyers and sellers in the Leavenworth real estate market would be well advised to study the differences in the left side of this chart and the right side. Leavenworth home sellers should realize that while demand has improved, it's not yet at the huge levels of 2006. (As indicated in the size of the green bar.) Likewise, home buyers should realize that the market is much improved from 2009 and few of the bargain basement prices that existed then still do. As we have said often this year, low inventory in Leavenworth continues to be a problem. One interesting observation is that we saw more closed sales (16) in September than we did new listings (12). This is usually something we see at the very end of the year.       ********************************************************************************************************** Required Disclaimer NOTE: This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by the North Central Washington Association of Realtors or its Multiple Listing Service. Neither the Association nor its MLS guarantees or are in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by the Association or its MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the Market.  

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Allyson and Geordie Romer

Leavenworth real estate agents - Allyson and Geordie Romer

For over a decade, Allyson and Geordie have been serving clients in the Leavenworth-area real estate market. Together, they work tirelessly to stay on top of the regional market and present the most relevant opportunities to their clientele.

When not in the office, they can be found exploring the endless recreation opportunities of the area in all of its seasons.

 

Testimonials

 

Geordie provided excellent real estate representation! We appreciated his detailed knowledge of the market, his up front and honest approach, and his negotiation skills.
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- Laura Anderson

 

 

As “west siders” looking for a getaway near Leavenworth, Geordie provided insight … his knowledge of design features important in a “snowy winter wonderland” was appreciated. Thanks Geordie!
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- Jean Stern

 

 

Geordie made this somewhat complicated transition easier for us…going above and beyond to help us work through issues that came up during the sale of our parents home. We appreciated his knowledge, attentiveness to details and his willing spirit.
Our family is grateful for Geordie!
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- Terry Foster

 

 

Geordie was great in every way. We have been looking in the Leavenworth area for some time, and Geordie was absolutely the best for local knowledge, history and depth on neighborhoods, developments and the local market trends. He was very quick to respond (even when he was on his vacation) and worked very diligently to get all of our questions answered in a very timely fashion. We would recommend him highly to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. Very friendly, and helped us navigate all of the local options before we made an offer on the property that we purchased. Thank you, Geordie!

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- Ryan Olsen

 

 

It was such a pleasure to work with Geordie and his wife, Allyson on our cabin purchase. They showed us a variety of locations, listened to what we wanted and helped us find the perfect match. Everything was smooth and not stressful, just relaxed and easy. We would definitely recommend Geordie and use him again if the need arises!

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- Cammie Schlosser

 

Moving to Leavenworth?

Are you looking for a cabin or a condo in Leavenworth that your family can use as a home base when climbing, skiing or hiking around Leavenworth or Lake Wenatchee?

Maybe you rent a house here and have decided to stay, surprised how a summer of rafting somehow turned into seven years.

Maybe it’s time to escape the hustle of the big city (and its rain) and move to Leavenworth with its four seasons.

Maybe you bought a condo years ago, don’t seem to use as much, and it’s time to sell.

Whatever your motivation, we are here to help. If you are buying a home, the best place to start is with our Homebuyer’s Guide to Leavenworth.