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If you live in beautiful Methow Valley, and you have not yet paid your Okanogan County Property Taxes, here is a friendly reminder that in order to avoid late fees, the second half of your property taxes must be mailed out by tomorrow October 31, 2011. I cannot remember how many times I have forgotten to send in my property taxes. This is one of those tasks you could easily forget because you do not pay this tax each month, and it could end up way the heck down on your stack of bills and payments. So just a reminder in case (1 comments)
Mazama Community Bike Trail Late Fall - 10/29/11 03:57 PM
Even now late fall Methow Valley 2011 the bike trails are just spectacular. Layers are a wise commodity as you can get quite a range in temperatures as you pedal along. Once that sun sets BRRRRR and when you first start out it can be a bit nippy so having layers, gloves, and a hat under the bike helmet are all good ideas. However before you know it you may be stripping off those layers as you find a nice healthy sweat forming after pedaling up a few of the hills in the area. Here are some pictures of the trail itself, stay (5 comments)
Starting off first thing Saturday Morning is the Loup Loup Ski Swap at the Agriplex in Omak. This is a very cool place to get all kinds of recreational tools for ski adventures. Telemark, Cross Country, Snow Boards, and of course Alpine boots, skies, jackets, hats, gloves, and much more at a nice price. Doors typically open around 9:00 am, but they have tons of equipment so there is a hassel free shopping environment, What you want, (2 comments)
Winthrop Spring Creek Bridge in Winthrop Washington, Will it Open Tomorrow? - 10/26/11 06:28 PM
The new bridge in downtown Winthrop Washington in beautiful Methow Valley has been stated to have it's finish date tomorrow October 28, 2011 according to the Methow Valley News article of October 12, 2011 front page. The Winthrop Spring Creek Bridge was designed to fit in with the Old American West theme for Winthrop Washington. Fish friendly the bridge spans the entire river with no pilings in a cable-stayed design and self weathering steel for an old rustic look. The bridge is part of a larger vision to make our home town friendly to non motorized travel such as walking and cycling. It will be a much welcome (0 comments)
Methow Valley Real Estate Buyers and Sellers Going Green Never Looked so Cool. - 10/25/11 12:31 PM
Methow Valley home buyers and sellers check out these nifty new earth friendly home building products. Green never looked so good. The new technologies for home remodeling and building are impressive. This video provided by the National Association of REALTORS has some exciting products for your home. In addition to saving the planet, now you can save money and enjoy the beautiful results right here in Wiinthrop Washington. Can't you just iimagine a remodel or a new home utilizing these new products? I can see a gorgous ski trail home in Mazama, or a fantastic riverfront home in Winthrop incorporating these (1 comments)
Wondering What Fall 2011 in Methow Valley Looks Like? Gorgeous - 10/20/11 07:47 PM
That is right after buckets of unusually ginormous amounts of rain for the sunny dry slopes of the East Cascades of North Central Washington, the sun has returned, and all the fall colors came flying back with warm temperatures in the 70's. Layers are best for the dramatic range in temperatures in the unpredictable fall and spring weather of Methow Valley. Nights can be below 32 and mornings also a bit chilly. The wood stoves are getting fired up on a regular basis each night. Mornings can be a frosted wonder waiting for the sun to rise up over the mountains and bring on the warmth (0 comments)
How to Add Your Very Own Custom Charts to Your Blog - 10/19/11 01:58 PM
Are you creating blogs about market reports in your area? Here is a slick way to create your very own custom charts, and put them in your blogs. If you have Microsoft Office, and most Realtors do, then making your very own charts is a snap. First think of the information you wish to present, and how it will be most valuable and interesting to the reader. Next open Microsoft Excel, and create your very own data table. Once you create the data table save it as a template before entering your data. Bold the side and top Labels of your data (5 comments)
Methow Valley Real Estate SOLD Market Report for Fall 2011 - 10/16/11 06:34 PM
The much anticipated sales data for Methow Valley real estate is here. This information will help take the quess work out of your research. Below you will find the past month in review of Methow Valley real estate market data SOLD listings. This comprehensive report covers Winthrop Washington, Twisp Washington, Mazama Washington and all the beautiful Methow Valley. As you can see we did have a stronger year when we compare sales data for Methow Valley in 2011 to sales data in 2010 in just about every category. This decrease however is not dramatic enough to signal a steep decline by any means. Be (1 comments)
Methow Valley Real Estate Detailed Market Review Pending Sales Fall 2011 - 10/16/11 06:25 PM
Are you interested in what is happening in the Methow Valley real estate market? This information will help take the quess work out of your research. Below you will find the past month in review of Methow Valley real estate market data pending listings. This comprehensive report covers Winthrop Washington, Twisp Washington, Mazama Washington and all the beautiful Methow Valley. As you can see we did have a stronger year when we compare sales data for Methow Valley in 2011 to sales data in 2010 in just about every category. This decrease however is not dramatic enough to signal a steep decline by (0 comments)
Methow Valley Real Estate Detailed Market Review Active Listings - 10/16/11 06:18 PM
Are you interested in what is happening in the Methow Valley real estate market? This information will help take the quess work out of your research. Below you will find the past month in review of Methow Valley real estate market data active listings. This comprehensive report covers Winthrop Washington, Twisp Washington, Mazama Washington and all the beautiful Methow Valley. As you can see we did have a stronger year when we compare sales data for Methow Valley in 2011 to sales data in 2010 in just about every category. This decrease however is not dramatic enough to signal a steep decline (0 comments)
Hunting Season in Methow Valley Once Again Starts Tomorrow Early - 10/14/11 06:58 PM
Once again tomorrow early in the morning is the opening of the most popular hunting event in Methow Valley: Deer season. The RV's are pouring in and most campgrounds are full of the excited outdoor adventurists both locals and visitors alike. Wear bright orange if wandering into the wilderness areas over the next two weeks. This is especially important because as far as I can tell, even though you can hunt in all 39 counties of Washington State, the majority of hunters choose the Methow Valley as their prime destination! And can you blame them with the vast wild lands that surround the (0 comments)
Will my Earnest Money be Credited to the Home Purchase Price at Closing? - 10/03/11 12:31 PM
Whether you are a first time home buyer, or a second home buyer, a very common question before signing a purchase and sale agreement is "Once the Buyer is committed to the home sale, will the Buyer's earnest money be credited to the purchase price of the home, or will it be in addition to the purchase price? The answer is yes it will be credited to the purchase price for most home sales. That being said, there are numerous variables in a home purchase and sale agreement that can be negotiated. Thus if the buyer and seller agree in writing to other terms for how the earnest money shall be handled, then in (2 comments)
It is Raining on the East Side of the North Cascades - 10/01/11 03:09 PM
Wow, raining on the East side of the North Cascades in beautiful Winthrop Washington. What a treat. As I gaze out the window of the Mazama Windermere Real Estate Office, I can see the early signs that fall is here. The stunning purple of the walls of Flag mountain and Lucky Jim Bluff are accented by golden vegetation creating a striking backdrop to the main artery in and out of the Methow Valley, State Route 20. Soon the trees will turn golden, accented by reds, purples and oranges of the diverse ecosystem we enjoy here in beautiful Methow Valley. The Larch trees will begin to (1 comments)
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