Tag Archives: Island County Washington

It’s a busy weekend ahead! Holiday Events on Whidbey Island

There are lots of great activities this holiday season on Whidbey Island.  Get out and enjoy and support our local businesses while you are out there! Dec 2 & 3 – Big Brothers & Big Sisters Festival of Trees – Black … Continue reading

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Meerkerk Gardens approaching full bloom

Today was a great day to visit Meerkerk Gardens.  It was a sunny and warm day, so we headed to Meerkerk Gardens to take in the sights and enjoy the Mother’s Day Concert on the lawn.  Meerkerk Gardens is suffering … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island – Upcoming Events

Whidbey Island has all sorts of fun events, year around.  We aren’t just a summer destination!  Here are some of the fun and interesting events happening on Whidbey Island for February, March, and April, 2011: Jan 28 – Feb 13:  “The Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island – How do I get to the Beach?

Whidbey Island has miles of clean beaches that we islanders enjoy walking along and kayaking or surfing from.  But many visitors and newcomers to the Island think there are only a few places that allow public beach access around Whidbey … Continue reading

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2010 Whidbey Island Real Estate Wrap-Up (Part 2) – Foreclosures on Whidbey Island

One of the biggest factors affecting home prices throughout the country is the increasing tide of foreclosures.  Foreclosures are one of the ugly downsides of the real estate wave that hit the country in 2005-2007, and no market seems to … Continue reading

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2010 Whidbey Island Real Estate Wrap-up (Part 1)

The Official Statistics are in for 2010, and we can now say officially what we already suspected — that it was a slow year in real estate on Whidbey Island! We had 683 homes sold in 2010 on Whidbey Island, down from 754 in 2009, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year Everyone!   It will be a few days before we have the official count on home sales for 2010, but I have some preliminary statistics that will give us a good idea of how the market did here on … Continue reading

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Tour of South Whidbey

Mike McQuaide has followed up his Tour of North Whidbey, which was featured in last month’s Seattle Times, with an equally excellent article in yesterday’s Seattle Times.  His writing is really enjoyable to read: Winter winds, waves add drama to the … Continue reading

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