Topic: Real Estate

Merri Ann’s Lifestyle Video Series

Written on July 27, 2019 at 6:20 pm, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son checks in again with anoth­er in her San Juan Island Lifestyle Video series. This time, she’s throw­ing her­self under the bus…

Work Party for Home Trust

Written on July 25, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

On July 18th, thir­teen region­al and dis­trict man­agers of Wells Far­go Bank from around the state of Wash­ing­ton, descend­ed on San Juan Island for a day of vol­un­teer­ing at the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Home Trust’s Sun Rise II neigh­bor­hood. All wear­ing red Wells Far­go T Shirts, the group came ready to help wher­ev­er need­ed. The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Real Estate Update

Written on July 13, 2019 at 7:07 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son checks in with her 2nd Quar­ter, 2019 Real Estate Report… The sec­ond quar­ter results which com­plete the first half of the year for San Juan Island were sim­i­lar to the first quar­ter. Per the NWMLS, the dol­lar vol­ume on San Juan Island was $54,508,838 with a total of 81 trans­ac­tions. The num­bers  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Homeowner for the Home Trust

Written on July 12, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

The Home Trust has a new Home­own­er! Deb­bie Law­son, a long-time San Juan Islander pur­chased a home in the Sun Rise neigh­bor­hood this month. Say­ing that it has been quite a while since she had a prop­er kitchen, she now looks for­ward to her grand­daugh­ter being able to walk to “Nana’s” so that they may make  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Lifestyle Video Series

Written on July 9, 2019 at 5:41 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son shares anoth­er video in her San Juan Island Lifestyle series. This one is about how to cel­e­brate the 4th of July

Sen. Lovelett Visits Home Trust

Written on June 26, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

At the invi­ta­tion of David Gow, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Home Trust, Sen­a­tor Liz Lovelett, 40th LD, and her Leg­isla­tive Aide, Jor­dan Kro­nen vis­it­ed Home Trust prop­er­ties on June 14, 2019. They dis­cussed var­i­ous hur­dles in our state which impede rapid devel­op­ment of afford­able hous­ing and pos­si­ble reme­dies to those hur­dles. The Sen­a­tor  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Lifestyle Video Series

Written on June 24, 2019 at 5:40 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son shares the most recent video in her San Juan Islands Lifestyle video series. This one has tips on hold­ing a garage sale.

Real Estate News

Written on June 12, 2019 at 5:42 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son shares more Real Estate tips… Update to Our Inter­net Con­nec­tion Rock Island has been busy for the last 4 years installing the base struc­ture for our fiber and oth­er inter­net con­nec­tion options through­out the Coun­ty. I decid­ed to write this arti­cle as a layper­son so that the options for our Inter­net ser­vice  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Lifestyle Video Series

Written on May 24, 2019 at 5:40 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son checks in with anoth­er entry in her San Juan Island Lifestyle Video Series. She says shrimp­ing sea­son has opened, so if you are look­ing for some tips, this San Juan Island lifestyle video should help.

Rental Property Options

Written on May 16, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son checks in again with anoth­er Real Estate col­umn… San Juan Coun­ty cur­rent­ly has sev­er­al mech­a­nisms for legal­ly rent­ing a home in the Coun­ty. The infor­ma­tion below is meant for infor­ma­tion­al pur­pos­es only and does not incor­po­rate all the rules and reg­u­la­tions. It will how­ev­er pro­vide those who want to learn more about  Con­tin­ue Reading

Home Trust Outreach Ornaments and 11th Grade Community Projects

Written on May 14, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Home Trust mem­ber Char­lene (Chary) Caren was brain­storm­ing what to do for this year’s home trust out­reach when she hit upon the idea of lit­tle wood­en orna­ments in the shapes of their hous­es — 12 dif­fer­ent ones based on real homes in their 3 neigh­bor­hoods: Sun Rise I, Sun Rise II and Salal.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Lifestyle Video Series

Written on April 18, 2019 at 5:42 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son checks in again with anoth­er in her San Juan Island Lifestyle video series. Here’s what she has to say about this one… This lifet­syle video is about how much humor is involved in real estate sales. Our pro­fes­sion can be very inter­est­ing and challenging.

Real Estate with Merri Ann

Written on April 12, 2019 at 5:43 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son is back with anoth­er real estate arti­cle… San Juan Island Real Estate Mar­ket Sum­ma­ry The first quar­ter results for San Juan Island were very sim­i­lar to the first quar­ter results last year. San Juan Island’s dol­lar vol­ume for the quar­ter reflect­ed a decrease of 12.5% as com­pared to the same quar­ter in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Lifestyle Video Series

Written on March 31, 2019 at 9:58 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son is back with anoth­er San Juan Island Lifestyle video. This one shares win­ning the big pot in the St. Patrick’s Day San Juan Island Yacht Club spon­sored derby…

Real Estate Tips from Merri Ann

Written on March 29, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son shares some more real estate info with you… Wells on the Shore­line in San Juan Coun­ty Even though I have been in this busi­ness for 24 years, on almost every trans­ac­tion I learn some­thing new. Dur­ing 2018, I learned how dif­fi­cult it is to devel­op a res­i­den­tial home on water­front lot that is  Con­tin­ue Reading

2019 ADU LOTTERY WINNERS

Written on March 24, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

San Juan Coun­ty Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment (DCD) held a lot­tery for Acces­so­ry Dwelling Unit (ADU) per­mits on March 5, 2019. The results of the lot­tery are now avail­able on the SJC Web­site. Addi­tion­al Info…