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Excellence in High-End Real Estate

John L Scott has a tradition of superior marketing for high-end, luxury properties. Through it’s Exceptional Homes program, John L Scott markets using a variety of industry-leading partners, including, LuxuryHomes magazine,, and many more. Brokers use tools such as aerial photography, 3D walkthroughs, customized websites and online partnerships to strategically position properties to […]

Mortgage Rates May Be Headed for Record Low | Realtor Magazine

“Mortgage rates are going down again, and it’s good for borrowers, but is it really good for the housing market and the broader economy? The answer is no.” The industry has been concerned about higher mortgage rates in 2016, but so far, rates have been low. And they may even head into record-low territory soon, […]

Lack of Inventory “A Game Changer” For Home Buyers

PRTables_Jan16News Release KIRKLAND, Washington (February 4, 2016) – Depleted inventory is contributing to “overwhelming” traffic at open houses, shifts in strategies for both buyers and sellers, and escalating prices, according to officials with the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Dick Beeson, a former chairman of the MLS board, said the lack of inventory in almost every […]

Skagit County Market Update JAN 2016

January stats, provided by the NWMLS, show Skagit county continuing the trend of increasing prices and lower inventory. Market pundits are claiming sales will slow because of the tight supply, but we are not seeing any signs of that yet. Buyers are clamoring for newly listed properties, with multiple offers and many homes selling within the first 30 […]

Ship Harbor property for sale again

Ship Harbor is back on the market! One of the few remaining waterfront parcels available in Anacortes, this property has, in the past, been associated with attempts to develop a small hotel, surrounded by higher density condominiums. The developer went through a foreclosure and the current owners have decided to sell. The property is surrounded […]