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Wenatchee Seeks Developers of Affordable Housing - 09/26/08 12:58 PM
Wenatchee is seeking developers to build Affordable Housing. They are willing to negotiate incentives and are looking for proposals on several city owned sites. This is a first pilot project for the City of Wenatchee and they want proposals by October 27, 2008. The City may offer density bonuses, parking reductions, fast track permitting, tax abatements, permit fee waivers/reductions and/or publicly financed infrastructure. For a copy of the RFP and more information, please go to the North Central Washington Real Estate blog here: Builders and Developers: The City of Wenatchee hopes to have an opportunity for you in Affordable Housing! (0 comments)
Could luxury houseboats come to Lake Chelan? - 09/26/08 12:52 PM
Houseboats have sure changed since last time I was on one! These ultra luxurious vessels often have 4 bedrooms, multiple full sized bathrooms, every conceivable entertainment gadget and can be 100 feet long! Vacation rentals of these vessels are popular on many lakes and waterways. Could they come to Lake Chelan? Apparently regulation on various waterways is what typically limits their size. Lake Chelan has moorage and launching challenges. But, money can be made renting multi-million dollar homes to vacation renters, so there might be pressure to solve such issues. I posted about this on the Chelan Real Estate Blog where you (0 comments)
Proposed Urban Growth Boundary for Manson Agreed upon - 09/22/08 06:07 PM
The Manson Sub Area group adopted an urban growth area and agreed to land use designations as well. There is still some discussion pending on wording and use charts for some of the zones in the Manson UGA. The group will forward the recommendations to the Manson Community Council. After that, the Chelan County Planning commission weighs in on the topic and finally, the Sub Area Plan goes before the Chelan County Commission for adoption. You can see what was adopted at the Chelan Real Estate Blog here: Proposed Manson UGA and Land use agreed at Sept 16 meeting. (0 comments)
Foreclosures Increasing in Lake Chelan area Market - 09/19/08 02:55 PM
Even in the picturesque Lake Chelan Market, there is an increase in foreclosures. Even so, the number is still very low compared to many parts of the country with 8 scheduled auctions as of this writing. However, that is the highest number of foreclosures I've seen in the area with 1 or 2 being typical. For all the details, go to the Chelan Real Estate Blog here: Foreclosure Auctions are increasing on Chelan Area Properties (0 comments)
August Residential Sales Numbers for Wenatchee - 09/19/08 02:50 PM
At the end of August, Wenatchee is down about 30% in closed residential transactions from 2007, but the average and median prices of homes remain the same as last year in the overall MLS. The number of homes listed year to date is down about 3% from last year. For all the details, click on this link at the North Central Washington Real Estate Blog: Wenatchee Sales Numbers for August (0 comments)
Shape the future of transportation in the Chelan Valley - 09/18/08 05:00 PM
The county of Chelan is inviting the public to an open house on the future of traffic in the Chelan County area. Meetings are being held in Wenatchee, Chelan and Leavenworth about future planning, priorities and improvements to local transportation infrastructure. Read about it at the Chelan Real Estate Blog here: You are Invited to Shape the Future of Transportation in Chelan County (0 comments)
Annual Home Tour and Art Sale - 09/09/08 02:49 PM
The Lake Chelan Community Hospital home tour and art show is September 20th. It showcases the quality of some of the new local home projects and local artists at an art show at Tsillan Cellars. It is a fun event and tickets are only $20. For all the information about it, read about it at the Chelan Real Estate Blog here: Lake Chelan Community Hospital Home Tour & Art Show!
Chelan Residential Sales Improve from July - 09/02/08 05:33 PM
After a dismal July performance that was only 21% of the 2007 number, August somewhat recovered to 85% of the residential closings of last year. The average sale price was down a bit, so the dollar volume was about 74% of 2007. For the whole story and my monthly report, go to the Chelan Real Estate Blog here: August Residential Sales Recover, mostly, from dismal July results (0 comments)
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