Puget Sound and Washington State Waterfront Real Estate Blog

FEMA Flood Insurance Changes 2021

FEMA Flood Insurance Changes 2021

Starting October 1, 2021, FEMA, The Federal Emergency Management Agency of the US Department of Homeland Security, is making its first substantial change to flood insurance policies since its inception in 1978. Right now, homeowners are required to ...

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Waterfront Market Update - August 4, 2021

Waterfront Market Update - August 4, 2021

Greater Puget Sound waterfront real estate market continues to be a hot commodity as we move into August and summer is in full swing! We keep an eye on several data points that we feel are pertinent to understanding the waterfront market and how to ...

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2020 Waterfront Market in Review

2020 Waterfront Market in Review

The waterfront real estate market in the greater Puget Sound experienced an extraordinary year in 2020. The first quarter gave us a hint of the competitive landscape that was forthcoming, but the demand for waterfront properties as a result of ...

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First Quarter 2020 Waterfront Report

First Quarter 2020 Waterfront Report

At the end of every quarter, we conduct an analysis of waterfront single-family property sales. We are proud to contribute this analysis to Coldwell Banker Bain's quarterly market report and we hope you find this information valuable in your search ...

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Cardinal Direction View Perspectives

Cardinal Direction View Perspectives

Washington State is located between approximately the 46th parallel and the 49th parallel. During the summer months, the sun will generally move directly overhead from sunup to sundown. During the winter months, on the other hand, the sun will ...

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Top Boating Communities of the Puget Sound

Top Boating Communities of the Puget Sound

Whether it’s island-hopping in the San Juans or touring the countless coves, passages and lakes of the south Puget Sound—western Washington offers a myriad of options when it comes to exploration on the water. The inlets, islands and ...

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Deception Pass State Park

Deception Pass State Park

Deception Pass is another one of the most beautiful parks in all of Washington, set at the edge of the dazzling waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca at the north end of Whidbey Island. The state's most visited 4,134-acre marine park spans a ...

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Lake Sammamish State Park

Lake Sammamish State Park

Lake Sammamish is a beautiful freshwater lake located 15 miles east of Seattle and just a few miles west of Issaquah. If you're looking for a peaceful, secluded lake that is more tranquil than those closer to the big city, Lake Sammamish is ideal....

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Discovery Park

Discovery Park

Seattle's largest park is a massive 534 acres set upon the shores of Puget Sound rising up to Magnolia Bluff overlooking the glistening waters. Magnificent views of the Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges as well as nearly 12 miles of walking ...

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Sequim Bay State Park

Sequim Bay State Park

Sequim Bay State Park can be found on the eastern end of Sequim on the northern coast of the Olympic Peninsula. This year-round marine camping park offers 92-acres of forested sites as well as nearly 5,000 feet of saltwater coast at the edge of a ...

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Kalaloch Campground

Kalaloch Campground

Kalaloch Campground can be found in southwest corner of Olympic National Park, set on the edge of a bluff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. This is the only campground on the south coast of Washington State that offers direct beach access. It ...

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5 Must Visit Lighthouses

5 Must Visit Lighthouses

There are 18 active lighthouses in the state of Washington as well as several still standing inactive lights and one serving as a museum. Washington's coast is home to some of the most interesting and beautiful lighthouses in the country. These ...

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