Geordie Romer's blog
Real estate has been in the national news of late. The National Association of Realtors recently announced that existing home sales are at the lowest point in 9 years.
Sounds like great news for buyers and real estate investors hoping to buy at a low point in the market. It would be, if it were true in Leavenworth and Lake Wenatchee.
Real estate in Leavenworth is heating up again after a lull this fall. Our phones and email accounts have been busy hearing from folks looking to buy property in Leavenworth, Lake Wenatchee and Cashmere. The buzz around the Leavenworth Windermere office has been really positive so I decided to see what the numbers look like.
Leavenworth and Cashmere residents will be caucusing this Saturday like the rest of the state to decide who will run as our presidential candidates for 2008.
I'm a long time political junkie having been raised in Olympia and gone to campaign events since I was about 6. When I was in high school, I even went down to the Capitol to heckle Ross Perot. However, this weekend will be my first caucus. In years past, the primaries and caucuses have been too little, too late for us in Washington State. This year, with tight races, we count.
Eagle Creek Road winds up through a narrow canyon along the meandering Eagle Creek. Just a few miles from downtown Leavenworth, residents and vacation home owners along Eagle Creek get the best of both worlds - close to town and yet a very quiet rural existence.
Three Condominiums sold in Leavenworth in January 2008.
9151 Icicle Road E
List price: $489,000 . Sold price: $360,000
Days on Market: 252. 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, 1450 sqft
Located on the Leavenworth Golf Course.
According to www.LakeWenatcheeInfo.com Lake Wenatchee has frozen from shore to shore. I have been seeing the local rivers freeze up and was wondering about the big lake. It has been below zero in the mornings at my house for the past week, though it's 10 degrees warmer now.
I have two suggestions for my readers.