washougal: Pending - Columbia River View Home in Washougal - 12/06/18 08:16 AM

Once again, we are so happy for our wonderful clients. Their offer was accepted for the purchase of this lovely ViewHome™ in Washougal. They are both so excited. The sellers are meeting with them tomorrow to explain the nuances about the home. Also, to show them how they feed the resident deer. Talk about Nature As Neighbors! 
As you can see in the above photo, they'll also enjoy elbow room for the soul.  The 4 bedroom, 3068 sq. foot hill-side home sits on .37 acres. They have the ease of convenience to services, but plenty of privacy. Mrs. is especially excited about the well-appointed kitchen - and both are simply … (21 comments)

washougal: View Homes of Clark County: Washougal Market Report - 10/04/17 08:37 AM

Clark 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 homes right along the water, which is always a bonus.
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 and Washougal. About 63% of its watershed is forested, which accounts … (13 comments)

washougal: View Homes of Washougal - A Market Summary 9/2017 - 08/30/17 10:50 AM

Clark County, WA has many fine neighborhoods with great schools and amenities – close to shopping, services, and recreation. In addition, there are many area where you can find homes with acreage and “nature as neighbors”, yet still have easy access to those amenities. Washougal is one of those great area if you are looking for privacy on a little acreage with “elbow room for the soul.”
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 and Washougal. About 63% of … (12 comments)

washougal: Washougal River Waterfront Home - Coming Soon - 04/28/17 07:28 AM

We have another waterfront listing hitting the market in a matter of days. It's the perfect time of year too, when our thoughts turn to summer days spent near the water. This one is especially exciting for us as it has the potential to be a multigenerational home. The owners have built an enormous 3-bay garage and shop with a 750 square foot space on the upper expanse. It's finished with wood wrapped windows, hardwood floors, and open-beamed ceilings. In short, it's a gorgeous space and just waiting for your imagination. 
In the main home, cedar-wrapped walls and ceilings create a warm and inviting retreat … (18 comments)

washougal: Looking for a Log Home in Washougal? We found it for you. - 08/07/16 02:51 AM

Washougal Log Home for Sale
Log homes have warmth and character. If you're a fan, you're likely a fanatic. This beauty sits on 5.4 secluded acres with "Nature As Neighbors."™The 3300 sq.ft., 4 bedroom, 3.1 bath home  also has a garden area, shop, and spring fed creek. Luxurious and rustic, we think you'll want to see more of this stunning log home in Washougal. Want to see the inside? Call us today for a tour. 

washougal: ViewHomes of Washougal with Elbow Room for the Soul - March 2016 - 03/22/16 01:00 AM

Homes with "elbow room for the soul,"™ in Washougal.
Washougal has bragging rights regarding location. The small city sits on the banks above the Columbia River and on the east side, it borders the spectacular Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.The name Washougal is a Chinook word for "rushing water." The Washougal River, which joins the Columbia River here, is noted for its excellent fishing. Lacamas Lake Park, north of Camas, gives residents access to hiking trails, boating, fishing, and picnic sites.
Washougal is about 15-20 minutes from the Portland International Airport and there is a small local airport, which serves private pilots. Be … (15 comments)

washougal: News of Clark County - Hearth Bistro Satisfied Multiple Tastes - 03/17/16 01:22 AM

The Challenge of Satisfying Every-body's Taste Buds
We feel fortunate to live surrounded by nature, yet in close proximity to the amenities of a big city, especially great restaurants. Now that East County is growing, there are more choices for excellent dining experiences nearby. Our recent venture to Hearth Wood Oven Bistro in Washougal was no exception.  Our multi-generational family has a wide range of tastes from traditional to the eclectic - and all were satisfied.
The Hearth Bistro in Washougal 
Located in the newly-revitalized downtown Washougal on Main street, the interior exudes a mix of modern flash with homey warmth.  The red brick oven centerpiece sets the tone and provides … (10 comments)

washougal: Almost Wordless Wednesday - Taking Time To Listen - 01/27/16 03:03 AM
Some days we all find ourselves scurrying here and there. We don't always take time to notice what nature is trying to offer.  Recently, we were a bit early for a listing appointment near Dougan Falls.  We decided to take the time to look and listen to the winter sounds.
If you want to learn more about ViewHomes of Clark County and Nature As Neighbors, contact us at Harcourts USA -The Carl Group.  You can begin your search here.

washougal: Home Prices Still Climbing in Clark County WA - 10/18/14 12:11 AM
Slight Dip in Sales, But East Clark County Prices Continue to Climb

Clark County overall saw a slight dip in sales due to seasonal adjustments, but Average and Median Sale Prices still rose over last year. The average sale price for the first nine months of the year was $272,400, an increase of 9.0% from last year. The median price was $240,000, or 6.7% increase for the year.
East County - Great Place to Buy – Or Sell - A Home

This chart shows how prices in East County - Fishers Landing, Camas, and Washougal … (17 comments)

washougal: What SUP? Paddleboarding in Washougal WA - 08/25/14 11:50 PM
Paddleboarding in Washougal - Fun for Whole Family
Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP, has really caught on in the Pacific Northwest.  An off-shoot of surfing, the activity has been around for many years in the South Pacific. Instead of waiting for a wave, the boards are propelled with a paddle, either standing up or kneeling.  Because it is relatively easy to learn how to maneuver, they are particularly popular with families – everyone can participate.
Last summer, we had a great time at a family picnic on a mountain lake in the Cascades.  We all took turns on the boards … (33 comments)

washougal: View Homes on Acreage with a Master-on-the-Main in Clark County, WA - 07/20/14 02:54 AM
View Homes on Acreage with a Master on the Main in Clark County,WA

A relocation client is looking for a home in Clark County, WA with specific requirements. She wants at least a third of an acre, a master-on-the-main, plenty of room for visiting children and grandchildren, and a stunning view.
In our area, the stunning view likely means a river, lake or mountain view. Occasionally, all three. The tough part of this equation is the Master-on-the-Main and the larger acreage with a budget under $700,000. 
There are just 39 properties in the neighborhoods where she’s interested in purchasing her next … (16 comments)

washougal: Clark County May Market Report: Good News & Better News - 06/17/14 12:45 AM
Inventory in Clark County is Up, Sales Continue Upwards
May was another strong month in Clark County with more homes entering the market, adding 24.9% to the new listings. But Sale prices were not diluted as Days on Market stayed low. Sales prices showed 7.4% increase over this time last year. Average Prices in Clark County continued to rise at a steady rate to $261,700 and Median Price rose to $233,500.

Clark County Home Prices 
Distressed Sales in Clark County Are Down 
According to RealyTrac®, foreclosure filings in May were down 5% from the previous month and down 26% percent … (12 comments)

washougal: Homes for Sale in Washougal, WA - August 2012 - 08/20/12 09:40 AM
Homes for sale in Washougal, Washington - August 2012 If you’re considering the purchase of a new home in Washougal, Washington you have a number of options. You’ll find homes available in a variety of price ranges too. As of August 2012, there are 289 Active listings in the market.
Real Estate for sale in Washougal Washington - August 2012
 If you’re looking for a house with a view, some of the most popular spots in Washougal are Lookout Ridge, Sunset Ridge, Granite Highlands and River View Terrace.  Some of the homes in these neighborhoods feature stunning vistas of Mt. … (12 comments)

washougal: Camas-Washougal Mayors to host a " Weight of the Nation" event. - 07/09/12 01:37 AM
Camas and Washougal Mayors will host a screening of Weight of the Nation.

The mayors of Camas and Washougal are throwing their weight behind an HBO documentary. Organizers of the “Camas and Washougal on a Diet” will co-sponsor the film called, “Weight of the Nation,”  and a subsequent discussion. The event features one segment of the four-part documentary on obesity in America. Attendees will be given tips and materials for managing a healthy lifestyle. The screening is July 11th, 2012 from 5 - 7:30 PM at Liberty Theatre in Camas. Camas and Washougal on a Diet is a year … (15 comments)

washougal: Green Homes in Clark County - 02/22/12 02:08 AM
Green homes in Clark County come is all shapes and sizes and vary dramatically in price. There are currently 257 Green Homes listed for sale in Clark County, Washington. They range in price from a low of $135,200 to a high of $1,799,900.
The highest priced Green home is a 6968 Sq. Ft. beauty built by Tamarack Homes. It's a 2009 Parade of Homes entry, and is located on a 1.67 acre lot in a gated community in Battleground.
The lowest priced listing an attached 1405 Sq. Ft. Energy Star rated home built by Aho Construction. It's located in Covington Village … (17 comments)

washougal: Washougal, Washington January 2012 Market Report - 01/22/12 11:25 AM
It may be winter, but detached homes in Washougal, Washington are still moving, albeit at a somewhat slower pace in comparison to other areas in Clark County. However, in the last 30 days, 15 detached homes have sold between a price point of $109,000 to $850,000. The average sold price is $261,650.

The average time to sell a home in Washougal, Washington is between 3 to 4 months. Sellers, on average, are getting 82.02 % of the original list price. That figure increases to 97.43% for the current list price.
There are currently, 229 detached homes for sale … (5 comments)

washougal: I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas - What are the Odds in Camas, Washougal and Fisher's Landing? - 11/30/11 10:28 AM
Last week, after a few days of rain, the skies cleared showing snow covered hills and mountains in the distance. It's one of my favorite scenes in our Northwest landscape and I find myself dreaming - of skiing, sleigh rides and a White Christmas. In the United States, the definition of a "White Christmas," means the ground is covered with at least an inch of snow on the morning of December 25th.
The odds of a White Christmas in Camas, Washougal, Fisher's Landing and the rest of Clark County, are slim to none. According to the books, which started being … (14 comments)

washougal: Life in Camas, Washougal and Fisher's Landing - Its allure - 11/18/11 04:58 AM
Life in Camas, Washougal and Fisher’s Landing represents a great blend of small town charm, sophisticated industry and business, plus all the amenities you need, balanced with outdoor beauty and recreation. Can you tell I’m a fan of its allure? Not only am I a fan, but I live, work and play in the area as well. East County has been my home for about five years. Prior to that, I lived in the Lakeshore area, also a good place to call home, but East County kept tempting me with its allure. Please take a minute, actually a minute and 56 … (22 comments)

washougal: Custom Built Homes in Camas, Fishers Landing and Washougal Washington-$500,000Plus November 5, 2011 - 11/05/11 04:18 AM
Custom built homes in Camas, Fishers Landing and Washougal, Washington. $500,000 Plus - November 5, 2011 Custom is a term normally used to defined anything made or modified to personal taste. Builders often use the term “custom - built”  to define a home that has high end finishes and amenities.  Custom-built homes are not necessarily designed with a specific person in mind, but rather a specific demographic of buyers. Buyers who are looking for something a little out of the ordinary, a home with a bit more pizzaz.  The Camas, Fishers Landing and Washougal $500,000 plus custom-built home market remains competitive, … (7 comments)

washougal: Washougal, Washington - In Search of a Great (Pumpkin) House - 10/20/11 03:44 AM
Are you searching for a Great Pumpkin House in Washougal, Washington? Good news, the housing market is prime for the picking. You can find your dream pumpkin house at such a great value that it's almost spooky.  Don't delay, because the best pumpkins houses are always the first to go! Don't miss out on your chance to get the top pick of the patch. 
Prices have softened since September of 2010, but the market statistics look surprisingly familiar. In fact, there were 244 active listings, 63 pending listings, and 28 solds last year in September. There's not much of a … (29 comments)

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REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Camas, WA

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ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors

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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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