Why We Love Manzanita * Kay:  When Walt and I rolled into town in 1987 on our search for a small town to call home, we knew that Manzanita was a special place.  The main street running straight down to the ocean was a grand sight and we were charmed.  Two years later we bought

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After suffering through several grueling years of the real estate downturn, we have not only regained our balance but 2014 will be a record year for home sales.  Our previous high was in 2002 with 72 homes sales.  This year will end with 76 sales.  We expect 2015 to be just as robust or possibly

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This is shaping up to be a record year for home and condo sales in Manzanita/Neahkahnie.  Our previous home/condo sale record was in 2002 with 72 sales.  This year there have been 74 sales with another 5 that are sale pending that should close by the end of the year.  Although we are seeing record

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It rains a lot here at the coast.  And I know where my water is.  California is in one of its worst droughts in decades.  Water restrictions are in place everywhere.  Some cities are having to truck in their water.  Phoenix is looking for more water.  Las Vegas is looking for more water.  Eastern Oregon

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Greetings from downtown Manzanita.  Kay and I hope all is well with you this fall season.  Let’s take a look at how the real estate market is trending going into the fourth quarter of the year.  2014 is looking to be a very good year for home sales.  In looking back at previous year’s sales

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Seventy-five percent of the homes in Manzanita and Neahkahnie are second homes.  One of the questions you have to ask yourself when you decide to sell your home at the beach is “what am I going to do with all of my stuff?”  Well, let’s divide your stuff into three convenient categories with some examples:

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there are currently 58 parcels of vacant land for sale in Manzanita and Neahkahnie.  Prices range from $82,900.00 for a lot in Pine Ridge to $649,000.00 for ocean front in Manzanita.  In the past 12 months, 15 lots have sold.  That leaves us with a very large inventory of lots to choose from.  As the

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What makes this area of the country so special to everyone who lives and visits here?  For one thing, it is the weather.  We live in a rain forest where the weather can be brutal with rain falling in sheets and the wind blowing at 100 miles per hour.  On many days, however, we have

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Although we sell properties year round, our traditional selling season is from July 4th to the end of October.  The weather is good, graduation and weddings are over and people are ready to enjoy life at the beach.  With 54 homes and condos for sale and more coming on the market, now is an excellent

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Our market has shown the positive signs of becoming a more balanced market.  As of today, there are forty-one homes and condos for sale in Manzanita and Neahkahnie.  Two years ago, there were eighty.  With sales increasing and inventory decreasing, prices are bound to rise and we have already seen it.  Our friendly competitors across

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