Sequim real estate is a hot topic among many retirees from California to New York and from Florida to Alaska. Sequim, Washington has been a favorite getaway for retirees because of its mild climate without temperature extremes (mostly between 50 and 70 throughout the year), with only 16 inches of rain compared to Seattle’s 45 inches, and Sequim is nestled between the gorgeous Strait of Juan de Fuca and the stunning Olympic Mountains.
Sequim Real Estate Books
This is why 25 year resident, attorney (ret.), and real estate broker Chuck Marunde creates so much content on the Internet for buyers. And among his many books for buyers, you might enjoy his latest entitled Sequim Real Estate For Buyers: Free Ebook Updates Forever.
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Sequim Real Estate Market
There’s a lot to know when you’re shopping for Sequim real estate. Every real estate market has its unique issues of concern. Sequim has incredibly pure water from private wells, but there is a Water Management Area in which the amount of water drawn from the wells has limitations. If you buy land and plan to build a home of your own, you need to know not all lots will be approved for a conventional septic system, which may require one of 24 different kinds of septic systems that can cost upwards of $24,000. If you build a home outside the city limits of Sequim in the County, you can save about $20,000 in fees and taxes. Water drainage and erosion tend to live in certain areas. Home inspectors are not all the same, and escrow companies are not all the same. There’s a lot to know at the local level, and these issues (and many more) are topics you need to research in advance to avoid a nightmare scenario later.
My online resources and books help you with honest answers to your questions, and if you hire me as your Sequim real estate buyer’s agent, you get a lifetime of knowledge and experience at no extra cost. I love that, don’t you? Meanwhile, may I suggest my book, Sequim Real Estate For Buyers: Free Ebook Updates Forever.
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