market reports: Camas Home Sales - August Report 2019 - 08/15/19 08:25 AM
 
 
Camas home sales remain strong in August of 2019. It's no wonder too. Charming Camas has captured the attention of relocation buyers - singles, couples, and families. Surrounded by nature, but also close to city amenities and services all without the traffic jams!
 
You'll find rural homes, bungalows in downtown Camas, homes on lakes, rivers, and ponds, homes in gated neighborhoods, homes with views, you name it, we've likely got it. The Camas Schools district is highly rated and families appreciate knowing their children will attend award winning schools. 
 
The historic town of Camas is always hopping with fun and activities. An active and creative Downtown Association … (12 comments)

market reports: Clark County WA Waterfront Home Sales, August 2019 - 08/09/19 08:50 AM
Clark County Waterfront Homes.  Clark County, WA has many natural assets, including a variety of water ways. Whether it's a river, bay, creek or pond, waterfront provides year round enjoyment. Some buyers want easy access to boating and active water sports. And others just want a peaceful place to enjoy the relaxed, meditative environment.
With summer in full swing, waterfront property is a great place for fun and escape from the heat. It's a great way for kids to spend their summer days, and adults love the water, too! During winter months, waterfront can be a great source of reflection and natural solace … (5 comments)

market reports: July MultiGen Home Sales for Clark County WA - 07/25/19 08:48 AM

 
July MultiGen Home Sales for Clark County WA. We specialize in multigenerational home sales - two or more generations living under one roof. These are not typical family units of parent(s) raising their children. In fact, "multigen" is where adult family members decide to move back in together. Often, this is to care for the elderly, or share in child-rearing responsibilities.
 
Our multigen homes are often located on acreage or large lots. They have "elbow room for the soul", which provides lots of room and privacy.
 
Find MultiGen Homes for SaleSince we live in a multigen household, we know how to find multigen … (11 comments)

market reports: April Market Report - Home Sales in Washougal, WA - 04/26/19 08:13 AM
Washougal Home Sales - Nature As Neighbors If you are considering a home in Washougal WA, you'll want the latest Market Report for home sales. Washougal is in a rural part of Clark County, so many homes are on acreage, have panoramic views, or are waterfront properties.
Washougal is Chinook for "Rushing Water" Its namesake, the Washougal River, Chinook for "Rushing Water", is one of the most pristine rivers in the West. Because of its rural location, the small town of Washougal has all the benefits of "nature as neighbors." It has the peaceful environs of the country, yet easy access … (11 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County - March Market Report for MultiGen Homes - 03/15/19 10:49 AM
Multigen Homes with Nature as NeighborsWe specialize in view homes on acreage or large lots with "elbow room for the soul". This not only provides homes with plenty of privacy, but also homes that are well-suited for multigenerational living - households with different generations living together. Studies have long-documented this trend in housing which is a projected to continue as our population ages.
Some homes come with separate living quarters, some need to be modified to provide that space. We live in a multigen home, so we know how to find homes that fit this need.

ViewHomes™ March Market Report for MultiGen Homes
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market reports: March Market Report - Clark County Waterfront Homes - 03/12/19 10:00 AM
Nature as Neighbors - Waterfront Property
As Spring approaches, we will spend more time in the great outdoors - especially on the water. Some folks want easy access to boating and active water sports, while others just want a peaceful place to enjoy the relaxed, meditative environment. Water activities here are so popular, many buyers decide they want to live year-round on a river, bay, creek or pond.  Whatever venue they choose, waterfront homes have a built-in natural asset that provides years of enjoyment and adds greatly to its resale value.
 
Market Report for March - Waterfront Properties
 
 
Full ViewHomes™ Waterfront Market Report
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market reports: Is The Market Cooling in Clark County, WA? - 03/01/19 08:49 AM
We regularly post Market Reports to show the home sales activity in different towns in Clark County. We tend to report more frequently on the areas where we concentrate our efforts - East County - Camas, Hockinson, and Washougal.  We use a pictograph to show Active, Pending, and Recent Sales, including Average Price, SQFT, and $/SQFT:

At the end of the chart, we note the "Annual Increase in Sales Price" - which is derived from the RMLS "AVG Price % Change" numbers for that month.  
The RMLS defines this indicator as the average sales price for the last 12 months compared to the same average 12 months prior.  The RMLS monthly report … (12 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County - Market Report Felida, January 2019 - 01/30/19 10:14 AM
View Homes in Felida, WA with Nature as NeighborsFelida is a town in Clark County, WA that lies northwest of downtown Vancouver along the Columbia River.  Many of the homes in Felida feature views of Vancouver Lake, The Columbia River, Salmon Creek, or peaceful territorial vistas. One of its prominent natural features is the  Salmon Creek Greenway, a scenic trail in a natural preserve of streams and wetlands. It offers runners, walkers, and bicyclists sightings of deer, rabbits, raccoons and all types of migratory birds.  Here is a January Market Report for Felida:
Here is the Full ViewHomes™ Market Report for Felida
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market reports: View Homes of Clark County - Market Report Hockinson January, 2019 - 01/27/19 11:00 AM
Nature as Neighbors in Brush Prairie/Hockinson
 Buyers are looking for homes in the country surrounded by nature, but still close to shopping, services, and good schools. Brush Prairie/Hockinson is a great area where we regularly find homes that meet this criteria. Combine privacy with the diversity of views, and you have a very popular area for homes with "Nature as Neighbors."
Hockinson is known for its highly rated schools, therefore, it's a popular choice for families. The area is also dotted with a number of equestrian estates and the high school even has an equestrian team.   
 
January Market Report for View Homes in Hockinson:
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market reports: View Homes of Clark County - January Market Report for MultiGen Homes - 01/09/19 09:30 AM
Multigen Homes with Nature as NeighborsWe specialize in view homes on acreage with "elbow room for the soul". Homes where you thrive in soothing environments. Science has shown simply looking at scenes of nature is good for what ails us - physically and emotionally. 
We also specialize in ViewHomes with multigenerational living options. After all, a multi-gen family has the same needs as any family - perhaps, even more of a need for space and privacy. 
A suitable view home comes with separate living quarters, a separate structure, or sometimes they need to be modified. We live in a multigen home, so we get it!  We … (12 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County - Market Report for Hockinson, October 2018 - 10/29/18 09:59 AM
You Can Find Nature as Neighbors in Brush Prairie/HockinsonMany buyers are looking for homes in the country surrounded by nature, but still close to shopping, services, and good schools. Brush Prairie/Hockinson is a great area where we regularly find homes that meet this criteria.
Hockinson has the amenities of a rural area - rolling hillsides, tracts of timber land, and large horse pastures. Yet, it is within easy driving distance of metropolitan amenities, including Portland International Airport right across the Columbia River. Combine privacy with the diversity of views, and you have a very popular area for homes with "Nature as Neighbors."

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market reports: View Homes of Clark County - July Market Report for Waterfront Homes - 07/27/18 08:22 AM
Market Report - Waterfront Home SalesThese days, more folks are heading out to lakes, rivers and natural swimming sites to beat the record soaring temperatures.  After spending a blistering afternoon in cooling water, home buyers start dreaming about year-round living on waterfront.  Some want easy access to boating and active water sports, while others want a peaceful place to enjoy a relaxed, meditative environment. Whether it's a river, bay, creek or pond, waterfront homes have a built-in natural asset many buyers are seeking.
 
Environmental regulations, and limited inventory, make this a specialized market.  Buyers - and sellers - of waterfront properties should work with an experienced broker who understands the … (14 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County - Market Report for MultiGen Homes July 2018 - 07/17/18 08:50 AM
MultiGen Living With Nature as NeighborsMultigenerational living, "multigen" for short, is on the rise in the U.S. It has long been a tradition in other countries, but in 2014 the Pew Research Center reported that a record 60.6 million Americans, or 20%, now live in multigen households. This trend continues today as the housing market responds to the demand for multigen homes.
Finding a Multigen Home Requires ExpertiseIt's no coincidence that our specialty - view homes with "elbow room for the soul" - is well-suited for multigen homes, too.  Sometimes they come with separate living quarters, sometimes they need to be modified. We understand … (9 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County: Market Report for Waterfront Homes - 02/05/18 08:42 AM
Market Report - Waterfront Home SalesWhether it's a river, bay, creek or pond, waterfront properties have a built-in natural asset many buyers want. Some want easy access to boating and active water sports. Others just want a peaceful place to enjoy the relaxed, meditative environment. During summer months waterfront property is a great source of activity and escape from the heat.  During winter months, it can be a source of reflection and solace.
Buying or Selling Homes on WaterfrontWhile Clark County offers opportunities for waterfront living, the challenges of regulations, market demand, and a limited inventory have made this a limited, and specialized market. Regulations designed … (10 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County: Market Report for Washougal - 12/19/17 07:26 AM
Find Nature As Neighbors in WashougalClark County, WA has many fine areas where you can find homes with acreage and "nature as neighbors", yet still have easy access to city amenities. Washougal is one of those popular areas where you can find privacy on a little acreage with "elbow room for the soul."  You can also find properties right along the water, which is always a bonus.
Washougal is Chinook For "Rushing Water"The town's namesake, the Washougal River, starts its 33-mile run from Gifford Pinchot National Forest in the Cascade Mountains and flows into the Columbia River through the towns of Camas … (8 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County: Market Report for Multigen Homes - 12/07/17 09:05 AM
 MultiGen Living is a Major TrendMultigenerational living, "multigen" for short, is on the rise in the U.S. It has long been a tradition in other countries, but in 2014 the Pew Research Center reported that a record 60.6 million Americans now live in multigen households. That is nearly one in 5 households. This trend continues today as the housing market responds to the demand for multigen homes.
Finding a Multigen Home Requires ExpertiseIt's no coincidence that our specialty - view homes with "elbow room for the soul" - works well for multigen homes, too.  Sometimes they come with separate living quarters, sometimes they … (6 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County: Waterfront Market Report - 11/20/17 07:24 AM
Living On Waterfront is Rewarding Year-RoundWhether it's a river, bay, creek or pond, waterfront properties have a built-in natural asset many buyers desire. Some want easy access to boating and active water sports. Others just want a peaceful place to enjoy the relaxed, meditative environment. During summer months waterfront property is a great source of activity and escape from the heat.  During winter months, it can be a source of reflection and solace.
Waterfront Properties Are a Limited CommodityWhile Clark County offers opportunities for waterfront living, the challenges of regulations, market demand, and a limited inventory have made this a limited, and specialized market. Regulations designed … (5 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County: MultiGen Market Report October - 10/09/17 08:41 AM

Multigenerational living, "multigen" for short, is on the rise in the U.S. It has been a tradition in other countries, but in 2014 the Pew Research Center reported that a record 60.6 million Americans now live in multigen households. That is nearly one in 5 households. This trend continues today as the housing market responds to the demand for multigen homes.
It's no coincidence that our specialty - view homes with "elbow room for the soul" - works well for multigen homes, too.  Sometimes they come with separate living quarters, sometimes they need to be modified. We understand and live the lifestyle, so … (10 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County: Market Report for Hockinson, WA - 10/02/17 08:53 AM

 
Remember the Baby Boomer "downsizing" trend? Well, recently we've noticed a bit of a reversal.  Those same buyers are coming back and now want more space! So what happened? The biggest reason they give is "Room for grand kids to come and visit!"  That 1800 SqFt single-level works fine for just the two of them, but add overnight visitors, and there is too much chaos and lack of privacy - especially with kids. So they need more space where friends and family can come and stay, which means an extra bedroom or two, and at least another full bath.
Some of these … (5 comments)

market reports: View Homes of Clark County: Ridgefield Market Report September - 09/27/17 08:10 AM
 
If you are looking for a home with some acreage, and a view, you should consider homes in Ridgefield, Clark County, WA. Ridgefield has an inviting small town atmosphere. An easy stroll downtown gives you access to historic landmarks, charming shops, restaurants, a community library and beautiful parks.  The city is finishing a recreational loop system of pathways to connect downtown with neighborhoods, parks, schools, and the waterfront.
Recreation is plentiful in Ridgefield where the National Wildlife Refuge serves as the city's backyard and is a haven for wildlife and nature lovers. You can tour via kayak or canoe along a 21-mile water … (13 comments)

 
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Camas, WA

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Debb Janes and Bernie Stea have been a real estate team for over a decade in Clark County, WA, where they specialize in ViewHomes™, family estates, multi-generational living, and homes with large lots or acreage.


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