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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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2020 Leavenworth Home Prices | 1st Quarter Market Repo...

Leavenworth’s real estate market in the first quarter of 2020 began with the common theme of high buyer demand and low inventory.  This is very typical of the Leavenworth area where many sellers take their homes off the market for the winter months and re-list in the spring. While challenging to quantify, we have anecdotal evidence that motivated buyers and their brokers were scouring …

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2019 Leavenworth Home Prices

2019 was another strong year for real estate sales in Leavenworth, Washington. High demand and low inventory continue to push both median and average prices higher for single family homes.  The number of total home sales is up year-over-year, but has stayed fairly consistent for the past five years. The average home price in the the Leavenworth area has climbed to a record $542,000 …

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Leavenworth Washington Condominium Sales in 2019

When reviewing the 2019 real estate trends for Leavenworth, the large number of condo sales really sticks out. 2019 was the year of the condo re-sales. 32 condominiums sold in Leavenworth in 2019 with an average sales price of $349,000.  We are also proud to share that Geordie Romer listed and sold more condos in Leavenworth in 2019 than any other broker. Leavenworth condo …

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Leavenworth Washington Real Estate | Record Number of ...

Bucking rumors and worries of a possible recession, the Leavenworth real estate market continues to break records in 2019. While many folks might be impressed by the ever increasing prices, what caught our eye the most is the incredible number of sold homes in the 3rd quarter of 2019. As you can see, 69 homes sold between July and September which is dramatically more …

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Leavenworth Washington Home Prices Spring 2019

Spring home sales in Leavenworth remained strong this year, despite a late appearance by Old Man Winter in February.  The number of closed sales was nearly identical to the same period in 2018 and both median and average home prices increased dramatically.  The average sold price for a single family home during this 3 month period climbed to $580,000 for a home in the …

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2019 Leavenworth Home Sales Delayed by February Snow

For some reason, we like to think of the first quarter of the year as Spring, but that isn’t really the case is it? Only the last week and a half is Spring, but the rest is Winter on everyone’s calendar.   This was certainly the case in Leavenworth this year, with February delivering a series of storms and snow flurries that were sure to …

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Is the Leavenworth real estate market slowing down in ...

Buyers, sellers, real estate brokers, and appraisers all find themselves asking the same question. Is the real estate market in Leavenworth slowing down? We read reports in the Seattle papers about their market cooling off and wonder if the same thing is happening here. Are we headed to a more balanced market with more options for buyers or a systemic crash like we experienced …

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Leavenworth Real Estate 2018 Spring Report

Looking back at the second quarter Leavenworth real estate statistics for 2018, we see a familiar theme.  Buyers continue to struggle with very limited choices in the Leavenworth market. More homes always get listed for sale in the spring, but it’s just not enough this year. While there were nearly 100 newly listed homes for sale, too many are at price ranges that are …

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Hirst Decision Fixed

 On January 19, 2018 Governor Inslee signed the Hirst fix legislation passed by the state legislature as SB 6091. This fixes the very troubling 2016 Washington State Supreme Court ruling known as the Hirst decision. The Hirst decision caused chaos by adding uncertainty whether rural property owners would be able to prove water availability and get building permits for new construction. There was a lot of confusion and …

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