Colleen Fischesser Managing Broker's Blog Posts

Clos Chavalle 5 BR Pool Home Just Sold

The journey towards homeownership in Chelan is different for everyone. And I am always grateful for the opportunity to help facilitate the process....from refining the wish list to finding the

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If you keep a close enough eye on the real estate market here in Chelan, you'll quickly find that the really good listings don't linger. In this case, cottage charm, an idyllic setting and a

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Beautifully Upgraded Klahanie Townhome Just Listed

Now available in the community of Skye Landing at Klahanie, this 2 Bedroom 2.5 bathroom Townhome has been meticulously maintained and extensively updated over the last several years. Charming

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Lake MoneySmith Farmhouse On Acreage Just Sold

Let's face it, selling a home in today's online-virtual tour-shop from home culture has required would-be home sellers to jump through many more hoops than they might have had to do even just 10

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Spooky Houses Dont Sell Well

I wrote this post nearly 10 years ago, and last time I checked, this home had been foreclosed on and was still owned by the bank.  I should have taken it as a sign when the listing agent told

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The Cost Of Not Paying PMI

The Cost of NOT Paying PMI Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer as median incomes, rents, and home prices all vary depending on where you live.There is

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What Does The Future Hold For Home Prices

What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices? Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation?  Will rising mortgage rates

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Lake Chelan Waterfront Estate Just Sold

21 Grace Lane Chelan WA Listed $1,850,000 Sold $1,775,000Amazing waterfront estate opportunity snapped up by savvy clients. Located on the South Shore of Lake Chelan, this 3000+ square foot home has

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Bidding Wars Still Alive And Strong

Buying This Summer? Be Prepared for Bidding Wars Monday July 2nd, 2018  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up BuyersSummer is

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Manson WA Lakeview Building Lot

Affordable Lake View properties are becoming more and more difficult to find. The gently sloped parcel is located on Loop Avenue in an area of nice existing homes as well as several new construction

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You May Be Surprised By How Much Equity You Have In Your Home

Are You Aware of How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? You May Be Surprised! Tuesday March 20th, 2018  For Sellers, Move-Up BuyersCoreLogic’s latest Equity Report

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Affordable Turnkey Vacation Rental 73 Of Waterfront On Lake Chelan

Hard to find Vacation Rentable Waterfront on Lake Chelan’s South Shore priced at $525,000This is one of those “coulda, shoulda, woulda” opportunities for investors interested in both the

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Chelan Vista Heights 20 Acres Sweeping Views

Chelan Vista Heights is a gated community of 20+ Acre parcels situated above the town of Chelan. This parcel, Lot 11, offers a 180 degree panoramic view of the orchards at Howard Flats and the

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Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed In 2018

Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed in 2018? The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate the greater the payment will

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Thinking Of Selling Why NOW Is The Perfect Time

Thinking of Selling? Now is the Perfect TimeIt is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes

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December NWMLS Market Snapshot

Infographic of market activity for the entire NWMLS region in the Month of December

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3642 I St SE Just Listed Cute And Affordable Colonial Style Townhome In Auburn

This charming 2 Bedroom townhome is a great alternative to renting. Offered at just $169,500, this two level home has a spacious floorplan that lives much larger than it's 1099 square feet. Located

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Age In Place New Construction Rambler In Crystal View Estates

More and more buyers are looking for the right place to use as a second home for now, until they retire. Finding quality permanent home options with all the amenities desired in a second home

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Dream Big On This 30 Acre Spread On The South Shore Above Lake Chelan

What's your dream?  Here at the BLT ranch, you're dreams are only limited by your imagination! Between the Main House, which boasts commanding views of the Lake, the Bunkhouse, Cantina and

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Spring Inventory Hitting The Market In Chelan Valley

Finally as the snow recedes, new listings are beginning to pop on the market which is making eager home buyers, hungry for new listings to consider, very happy! View New Single Family Homes

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US Housing Market Continues The Move Into Buy Territory

According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across

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Just Listed Chelan Hills Division 3 Community Waterfront On Lake Chelan

Custom built in 2001, this 2370 square foot Rambler is located in popular Division 3 of Chelan Hills. This community is located directly across from the Community Waterfront Willows Park with shady

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Pottery Barn Cute Condo Just Listed In Fairwood Area Of Renton

Super darling 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Single Level, first floor condo in the Cascade Park community in Renton, WA 98058. The owner has completely remodeled this unit with paint, hand-scraped bamboo,

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We Did It Again SOLD Maple Valleys Cedar Downs Community

The community waterfront neighborhood Cedar Downs in Maple Valley has long been a popular area for home buyers looking for larger lots, non-cookie cutter floor-plans and a variety of home styles.

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Another Home Story Guy Does Good

Another Home Sale Story we were lucky to be a part of....In the aftermath of all the bids and contractors and processor/underwriting hoops successfully jumped through, this first time homeowner

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Chelan Hills Big Lake View Home With RV Parking

Newly renovated 5bd home in the private Waterfront Community of Chelan Hills. Open floorplan upstairs w/ bamboo floors that accent the red tones of the wood beam ceiling. All new kitchen complements

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1929 Waterfront Bungalow In Renton WA 98059

Located on the shaded bank of Lake McDonald in the East Renton Highlands, this newly listed home oozes charm and Old World character. The home has been updated with granite counters and maple

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Renton Highlands Condos For Sale

Renton Highlands Condos for Sale in the 98059 Zip Code remind me of the hot TV item Wal-Mart offers on Black Friday. Here today, gone today! Inventory is very skinny in the East Renton

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SOLD Des Moines Sound View Condo

22831 30th Ave S #304, Des Moines 98198  Just SOLD for 103% of List price. This one bedroom, top floor unit in the Watermark Cove Condominium project featured vaulted ceilings, tile counters,

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Just Sold In Maple Valley

It was a pleasure helping our first time home buyer clients find their home here in WA State. We viewed quite a few condos, from Renton to Kent before finally settling on this darling 2 Bedroom zero

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Renton Highlands Condo Exception To The Rule

Renton Highlands Condos are not cheap. If you've been home shopping in the last few weeks, you know there are slim pickings out there. Especially in the markets closer to Seattle/Bellevue. 

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Another 5 Star Review

It's something we never get tired of....happy clients. Working with this couple was super fun! Here's the recent online review of their experience working with us:***** (5 Star) Highly

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5 Things To Know Before Buying A HUD Home

So you've begun your home search online, are finding some properties that you think are interesting in the area you'd like to live and BAM! Up pops a listing that seems to be very well priced. Yes,

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Seller Tips For Reviewing Multiple Offers

Low inventory and attractive interest rates are fueling multiple offer scenarios for many Home Sellers today.  Well priced listings attract buyers, even during the holiday season.So, 

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