Oak Harbor Real Estate Blog

Buyers Rush to Meet Tax-Credit Deadline

Buyers Rush to Meet Tax-Credit Deadline

As the federal tax credits come to an end, home buyers everywhere are hurrying to get in under the wire. But in California the rush has turned into something of a stampede as some would-be buyers try to qualify for…

Will the End of the Tax Credit Hurt Real Estate Business

Will the End of the Tax Credit Hurt Real Estate Business

Q: Will the expiration of Home Buyer Tax Credits have a major impact on the homebuyers? Or will the ending of Home Buyer Tax Credit unlikely to deter real estate buyers? A; I don’t think there is any doubt the…

Community Concert

Community Concert

The Whidbey Community Chorus presents its annual spring concert this weekend. There are two performances. Both are performed at the Oak Harbor 1st Methodist Church on Ireland Street in Oak Harbor. The music performed includes some songs from “Cold Mountain”,…

Gil Daigle Attends Specialized Real Estate Course

Gil Daigle Attends Specialized Real Estate Course

Gil Daigle, of Coldwell Banker Koetje Real Estate, has completed a highly specialized course in the new skills involved in obtaining and servicing real estate listings, conducted by the Council Of Residential Specialists of the National Association Of Realtors. The…

Perfect Summer on Whidbey Island

Perfect Summer on Whidbey Island

We are having a fantastic summer here on Whidbey Island, though some may say it is to hot. The days have been in the ’80s and the evenings in the 60s. Sounds perfect to me. The glorious sunsets and the…

Buy High Sell Low

Buy High Sell Low

In 1967 I sat in an Economics 101 class at Bryant College in Providence Rhode Island. After the usual introductions some of first words out of my professor’s mouth were “Buy low and sell high”. He had just taught economics…