Port Orchard, WA Real Estate News

By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Port Orchard WA 98366-98367 Homes Sold Market Report March 2013 Below are some market statistics for the Port Orchard / Manchester area  for the month of March 2013.  These homes are located in the 98366 and 98367 zip code areas and have a listed city of either Port Orchard or Manchester for their physical address.  Currently (April 11th) there are 356 homes available for sale in the Port Orchard / Manchester area of Kitsap County.  During the month of March 126 new listings became active in the NWMLS data base.  There were 87 homes that received offers and the seller and buyer came to terms and those homes are now pending inspection  pending back up, pending short sale or PENDING and headed to closing.  During March 59 homes that had been listed as pending closed and the change of owne...
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This 2 bedroom 3 bathroom home with scenic views for sale in Port Orchard is a beautiful custom home, which will certainly be very popular with a keen buying community. This 2 bedroom 3 bathroom home with scenic views for sale looks out with unobstructed views onto the Puget Sound, the glimmering Seattle skyline, brilliant Cascade mountains, and is privy to the dynamism of surrounding marine activities. Built in 2005, this 2 bedroom 3 bathroom home with scenic views for sale in Port Orchard is a one-story house that benefits from a fully finished basement. This 2 bedroom 3 bathroom home with scenic views for sale is a single-family home encompassing 3,024 sq. ft., and sits on a spacious well-cultivated parcel of .130 acres (5,663 sq. ft.). Lovely details can be found throughout this cu...
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Port Orchard WA 98366-98367 Homes Sold Market Report February 2013 Below are some market statistics for the Port Orchard / Manchester area  for the month of February 2013.  These homes are located in the 98366 and 98367 zip code areas and have a listed city of either Port Orchard or Manchester for their physical address.  Currently (March 15th) there are 314 homes available for sale in the Port Orchard / Manchester area of Kitsap County.  During the month of February 107 new listings became active in the NWMLS data base.  There were 71  homes that received offers and the seller and buyer came to terms and those homes are now pending inspection  pending back up, pending short sale or PENDING and headed to closing.  During February 50 homes that had been listed as pending closed and the c...
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By Stacia Whatley, StaciaSellsHomes Your Western WA Realtor®
(Hawkins-Poe Inc.)
Port Orchard Home PRICE REDUCTION! 12685 Burchard Dr. SW 98367 This great Port Orchard Home is waiting for its new buyer to enjoy all the amenities that the seller has already done for you. This home has new carpet throughout, tile backsplash in the kitchen with under cabinet lighting. One level living at its finest with approximately 2380 sq. ft. for your enjoyment. An open concept floor plan for entertaining and a formal dining room ready for your holiday meals. This Port Orchard home also offers storage galore. Large closets in every room. The laundry room is equipped with extra storage as well. Even the garage has extra storage! You will never have to rent another storage unit again. The back yard is immaculate and fully fenced with mature landscaping. You won’t believe it until you...
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Port Orchard WA 98366-98367 Homes Sold Market Report January 2013 Below are some market statistics for the Port Orchard / Manchester area  for the month of January 2013.  These homes are located in the 98366 and 98367 zip code areas and have a listed city of either Port Orchard or Manchester for their physical address.  Currently there are 293 homes available for sale in the Port Orchard / Manchester area of Kitsap County.  During the month of January 77 new listings became active in the NWMLS data base.  There were 67  homes that received offers and the seller and buyer came to terms and those homes are now pending inspection  pending back up, pending short sale or PENDING and headed to closing.  During January 34 homes that had been listed as pending closed and the change of ownership...
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Port Orchard WA Real Estate – Homes SOLD 2012 The greater Puget Sound area is experiencing some exciting news lately.  Seattle and King County have been boasting some increased activity with multiple offers and home sale prices rising.  As with every thing real estate the word local should be kept in mind.  The market in the Kitsap County area isn’t as robust.  Are we at the bottom in Port Orchard Real Estate?  I think, almost.  The area was mentioned in Forbes’ article  ”Cities Where Home Prices Are Still Tumbling”, is the area really still “tumbling”, I don’t think so but the area isn’t enjoying the start of a housing recovery like other parts of Puget Sound.  Olympia also made that list of the 25 cities still tumbling.  I’m not worried about the data. For the most part Port Orchard e...
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By Stacia Whatley, StaciaSellsHomes Your Western WA Realtor®
(Hawkins-Poe Inc.)
Port Orchard Open House Sunday January 13, 2013 Please join me and Lynn Jabs with Cobalt Mortgage MLO#117079 for this amazing Port Orchard Open House. This home has so many amenities that you won’t want to miss out on seeing all that this home has to offer. There is new carpet throughout the entire house. In the kitchen you will find maple cabinets, a tile backsplash, under cabinet lighting. The living room is very spacious and has vaulted ceilings and skylights. There is a Fenced back yard with a huge composite deck with solar lights. The mature landscaping gives you that park like setting. The master suite is large with a 5 piece bathroom and a walk-in closet that will please everyone. All the closets in this home were planned out to provide you with superb storage. The Kinetico water...
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By Stacia Whatley, StaciaSellsHomes Your Western WA Realtor®
(Hawkins-Poe Inc.)
New Port Orchard Listing! 12685 Burchard Dr. SW Port Orchard, WA  The care that has gone into this home is something I haven’t seen for sometime in any Port Orchard listing. From the custom paint colors to the landscaped yard. Every inch of this home was well thought out and designed for that perfectionist. Walk into the spacious entry way of this new listing and you will feel welcomed right away. The soothing paint choices and the  new carpet were picked with care. The formal Dining room is great to hold your holiday events or just have your neighbors over for dinner. Be sure to check out the wonderful chair rail and window treatments. The open floor plan is great for any gathering. The kitchen has maple cabinets and a tile back splash with under cabinet lighting. You will want to coo...
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Port Orchard Attic Bedrooms and the Mattress Solution I live in a 1941 Cape Cod Cottage style home.  I fell in love with its charm and old world character.  It was a “flip” back in 2006.  The home had only 2 owners, the family that built it and then the woman that lived in it from 1944 until 2006 when it was updated and sold.  The home is small looking from the outside but boasts a huge 2340 square feet on 3 different levels.   There is also a one car garage with shop area that isn’t included in the sq ft. The main level was most likely the only finished level when the home was built.  Luckily this home didn’t go through any remodels so the original home was just brought back to shiny with the flip.  The main level still boasts the original floors, hand-plastered walls, and window space...
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Port Orchard Military Home Ownership – Naval Base Kitsap 2013 BAH Rates. Look at your new BAH rate for 2013 with Dependent.   2013 BAH Rates If you are an E6 the new rate is $1410.00 per month tax fee! Is that enough to purchase a home in the Port Orchard area? I say yes it is.  Right now rates are low! If you can use your VA eligibility you can still qualify for a Zero Down home loan.  Today the VA rates were under 3.5%.  Please follow this link for questions on the VA Loan Program. With a VA home loan your BAH rate of $1410.00 could pay for a home listed up to around $240,000.  Do you know what $1400 gets you in rent?  Are you living in housing?  Why? Today, in Port Orchard there are  31 homes in the price range of $200,000 to $240,000 and that includes five (5) brand-new, never been ...
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Currently there are 275 residential homes for sale in Port Orchard. These are either single family homes or town homes. condos are not included in these figures. These homes all have the City of Port Orchard listed in their address. The lowest priced home is being offered for $57,900 and the highest priced home is listed at $1,500,000.00. The median list price is $264,950.        
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By Kendra Todd
(The Kendra Todd Group)
  10195 Laburnum Lane SE Port Orchard, WA 98367 4 bedroom home for sale Price : $320,000 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 2.25 Square Foot : 2,172 Lot Size : 108,900 County : Kitsap Property Type : Detached Year Built : 1980 MLS Number : 422912 4 bedroom home for sale in Port Orchard Washington Property Description: 4 bedroom home for sale in Port Orchard Washington. This home has incredible Value! it is privately situated on 2.5 Acres. This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bah home features a large kitchen with a gas range and Tile Counters. The whole room is warm and inviting.There is also gorgeous bamboo floors, living and family rooms, and an additional shop/bonus room that is detached. This should be plenty of room for any family to live and play in. There is Ample parking for an RV and many other items suc...
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By John Cameron, Real Estate Investing Seattle Tacoma
(VITUS Realty, LLC)
Houses for Sale and Real Market Estate Report For McCormickWoods Port Orchard, WA For May 2012       As of May 9th, 2012       There are currently 29 houses for sale in McCormick Woods Port Orchard, WA.    Averages:  Original List Price:  $407,780 Current List Price:  $404,123 $/Square Foot:  $149.11 Square Footage:  2797 Days on Market:  179       There have been 17 houses for sale in McCormick Woods that have SOLD in the last 6 months.  Averages:     Orig. List Price:  $360,260 List Price when Sold:  $339,163 SOLD Price:  $329,174 or 3.38% less than final list price $/Square Foot:  $132.41 Square Footage: 2496 Days on Market:  191    Highest Price Sale:  $540,000 Original List was $750,000  Lowest Price Sale:  $249,000       There are 23 houses for sale in McCormick Woods that have be...
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Homeowner Insurance: Getting the Best Quote Too many people will find the most obscure, no-name insurance companies in order to get the cheapest deal and find out later that the company doesn’t pay on insurance claims! Bottom Line: It’s a great idea to apply for online quotes from different companies, but before you move forward make sure you look up consumer opinions to make sure the company is legit! Don’t worry if you find a company with a couple of bad reviews/complaints… any insurance company that’s been around for a while will have a number of complaints. (They just won’t be nearly as many as the truly “bad” ones!) Tips To Help You Get The Best Possible Rate Pay attention to the following when you’re applying for quotes:  Try to put enough money aside so you can get a higher deduc...
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By John Cameron, Real Estate Investing Seattle Tacoma
(VITUS Realty, LLC)
    As of April 11, 2012   There are currently 33 houses for sale in McCormick Woods Port Orchard, WA.     Averages:   Original List Price:  $400,416   Current List Price:  $390,672 $/Square Foot:  $149.21 Square Footage:  2709 Days on Market:  174     There have been 13 houses for sale in McCormick Woods that have SOLD in the last 6 months.   Averages:    Orig. List Price:  $378,411 List Price when Sold:  $349,208   SOLD Price:  $335,346 or 3.56% less than final list price $/Square Foot:  $128.73 Square Footage: 2769 Days on Market:  195   Highest Price Sale:  $540,000 Original List was $750,000 Lowest Price Sale:  $217,000   There are 23 houses for sale in McCormick Woods that have been taken off the market in the last 6 months.   Averages: Original List Price:  $430,344 Last List Pri...
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By John Cameron, Real Estate Investing Seattle Tacoma
(VITUS Realty, LLC)
McCormick Woods Port Orchard, WA – Gorgeous Golf and Handsome Homes       Nestled between Tacoma, WA and Bremerton, WA down HWY 16 there lays the quiet little bedroom community of Port Orchard, WA, population as of March 2012 around 11,000.  The quality of life of Port Orchard is phenomenal, numerous lakes, pristine woods, and coast line, not to mention the Southworth Ferry that takes you to Seattle.  Port Orchard is truly a hidden gem, and the biggest little secret it boasts is some the best Golf in the state, with no less than 10 golf courses within 8 miles of the center of town, the most prestigious being McCormick Woods Golf Course.                                                                                                                       Photo by Dan McCormick Woods Golf...
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Buying and selling a home in this real estate market is not for the faint of heart! Buying and Selling a Home Buying and selling a home in this real estate market is not for the faint of heart! In today’s fluctuating financial climate, there are many areas that one needs to examine before they buy or sell a home. For instance, if you’re thinking of buying a foreclosed house, you must ask not only the price, but about the financing that is offered, and what shape the property is in. Often, but not always, the most recent owner has left the home in disrepair. But it is a reality and you must make an intelligent decision as to whether or not the home is worth fixing up. Foreclosed homes can be a bargain or a burden.
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Port Orchard, WA Homes For Sale Below you will see all homes for sale in Port Orchard that are currently listed in the NWMLS with a real estate company. We update this information daily so you can find any new listed home for sale instantly. Save your MLS Port Orchard home searches and your favorite houses with a FREE account. Also you may opt-in to receive email notification of new listings that meet your Port Orchard real estate search criteria. Contact us if we can help you buy or sell in Port Orchard or or any West or South Sound area.
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Port Orchard Real Estate | Homes Sold February 2012 During the month of February there were 34  homes that sold in Port Orchard, Washington. These homes all have the city listed as Port Orchard. If you would like to see stats for an individual neighborhood just fill out the form below and we can get the information to you. These Port Orchard WA homes actually had a transfer of home ownership. Contracts complete and Lender funds available. The home buyer and seller signed all of their documents prepared by escrow for the closing packages. Once all the I’s were dotted and the T’s crossed there where deeds recorded at the King County courthouse that transferred the property into the new home owner’s name! If you want to learn more about how we transfer property in Washington State a really...
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By Jo Olson, Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt
(HOMEFRONT Realty)
Port Orchard Real Estate | Homes Sold January 2012   During the month of January there were 37  homes that sold in Port Orchard, Washington. These homes all have the city listed as Port Orchard. If you would like to see stats for an individual neighborhood just fill out the form below and we can get the information to you. These Port Orchard WA homes actually had a transfer of home ownership. Contracts complete and Lender funds available. The home buyer and seller signed all of their documents prepared by escrow for the closing packages. Once all the I’s were dotted and the T’s crossed there where deeds recorded at the King County courthouse that transferred the property into the new home owner’s name! If you want to learn more about how we transfer property in Washington State a really...
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