Topic: Real Estate

HomeTrust’s Sunrise II Neighborhood Finished

Written on July 25, 2020 at 7:06 am, by

The San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Home Trust is pleased to announce the com­ple­tion of its twelfth and final house in the Sun Rise II neigh­bor­hood. This home, known as “Stew­art,” is the only one of the hous­es not barged over from Vic­to­ria, B.C.. Instead, the house was donat­ed by the DuPar fam­i­ly from Decatur Island and  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Rental Spaces in Town

Written on July 18, 2020 at 5:43 am, by

By Louise Dus­trude Two liv­ing spaces intend­ed as vaca­tion rentals have become year-round res­i­dences instead because of Covid 19, and two oth­ers have become com­mer­cial spaces, accord­ing to Lynn Dana­her, the own­er. Ryan Ben­nett, Lynn’s son and co-own­er, has been remod­el­ing and upgrad­ing the four units at the cor­ner of Argyle Avenue and Web Street, for­mer­ly  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Real Estate Market Summary

Written on July 6, 2020 at 2:49 pm, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son checks in with a Sec­ond Quar­ter Real Estate sum­ma­ry… The sec­ond quar­ter results, which com­plete the first half of the year, in San Juan Coun­ty were extreme­ly good when con­sid­er­ing the virus impact.   Per the NWMLS, the dol­lar vol­ume in San Juan Coun­ty was $118,381,567 with a total of 201 trans­ac­tions. The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Video Series

Written on July 1, 2020 at 7:24 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son has a new entry in her San Juan Island Lifestyle Video series. This one is about San Juan Island Real Estate and COVID

San Juan County Announces 2020 Funding Round for Home Fund Program

Written on June 19, 2020 at 8:06 am, by

San Juan Coun­ty Health & Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices wish­es to announce to eli­gi­ble orga­ni­za­tions the County’s inten­tion to release a Notice of Funds Avail­able (NOFA) for a 2020 fund­ing round for the Home Fund pro­gram. The Coun­ty intends to release this NOFA on July 1, 2020 with respons­es being accept­ed through August 5, 2020. Appli­ca­tions will be  Con­tin­ue Reading

Self Directed Retirement Accounts For Real Estate

Written on June 16, 2020 at 9:51 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son checks in with anoth­er Real Estate tips col­umn… Do you real­ize that you may use all or a por­tion of your retire­ment funds to invest in real estate?   Retire­ment accounts are basi­cal­ly Trust accounts for your ben­e­fit when you retire.  In the 1970s, the IRS approved real estate as an invest­ment option  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJCHT Says Thanks!

Written on June 8, 2020 at 1:35 pm, by

San Juan islanders, you are the best! The Board and Staff of the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Home Trust want to thank you for your great response to our recent Appeal. This was made in order to set up an Emer­gency Fund for our home own­ers, who have had hours cut back or have lost jobs  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s SJI Information Source Video

Written on June 3, 2020 at 11:38 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son is back with anoth­er San Juan Island infor­ma­tion source video. This one pro­vides you with a quick real estate mar­ket update.