Cozy Anacortes Home Near Downtown, Shops & Schools

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Built in 1920, this cozy home at 2517 17th St. (MLS 1179750) is located in a fantastic neighborhood near downtown Anacortes, local shops and acclaimed Anacortes schools.

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Priced at $265,000 with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths and approximately 1,236 sf, the home has an ample living room with a gas fireplace, great sized eat-in kitchen, utility/mud room, large fenced yard with fruit trees and raised garden beds on the side patio. There is also a detached outbuilding/studio in back with electricity.

Zoned R2, there is also room for improvements to be made by a savvy investor or it could make an excellent starter home.

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Located in Old Town Anacortes at 809 7th St., Jean Groesbeck & Assoc. LLC is available daily for all of your real estate needs.  Contact Team Groesbeck at (360) 941-3734 or Jean@JeanGroesbeck.com today!

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Can’t Qualify for a Home Mortgage Because You’re Self-Employed?

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We all know the challenges that self-employed individuals have when it comes time to qualify for a home loan. Being self-employed, you have the opportunity to write off as many expenses as you can, which helps you show a lower net income and pay less federal income taxes.

Unfortunately, that works against you when it comes time to qualify for a home loan.

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Top 5 Reasons People Fear Running their Credit Report

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As a mortgage provider, we must run a credit report in order to have an accurate picture of how you might qualify for a home loan. Every now and then, I run into someone who is concerned about having their credit run. They want me to give them an idea of how they might qualify, but they don’t want me to pull their credit report. However, without it, anything we say is purely conjecture.

It’s just like going to see your doctor for an illness. She will want to have have a thorough evaluation (blood pressure, pulse, lab work) in order to provide an accurate analysis. Without that information, it’s malpractice.

The concerns that I see most people have about having their credit report ran can be summarized in 5 general categories.

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15717 Yokeko Dr. – A Serene Waterfront Cabin

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15717 Yokeko Dr. (MLS 1161476) in the Gibralter area of Anacortes is the perfect place to relax.  A serene and private setting, enjoy views of the Cascades, Bay, soaring eagles and excellent fishing are all just out your back door.

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This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom cabin home sits on approximately 1/3 acre with 140± feet of waterfront, a detached garage plus a shop.

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The fireplace, quaint knotty pine accents and trail to the water make this home a great island home getaway.

Contact Jean Groesbeck & Assoc. LLC today for additional information or to view this charming property at (360) 941-3734 or (360) 899-5027, at Jean@JeanGroesbeck.com or stop by our Old Town Anacortes office at 809 7th St.  We look forward to working for you!

Lovely Views & One-Level Living at 2015 Creekside Cr.

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Enjoy stunning views of majestic Mt. Baker and the Anacortes Harbor from your living room at 2015 Creekside Circle in Anacortes (MLS #1150683).

This spacious one-level living home features 3 bedrooms total, including a large master suite, and 2 total baths with an attached 2 car garage.

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Tall ceilings and an open floor plan let light flood throughout this home, strategically located to maximize privacy and view, or enjoy the outdoors from your private deck!

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For more information about this property, contact Anacortes-based Jean Groesbeck & Assoc. LLC.  Team Groesbeck is available daily for your real estate needs at (360) 941-3734, (360) 899-5027 or at Jean@JeanGroesbeck.com.

 

Custom Timber Frame Home on Nearly 5 Acres

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13854 Marihugh Rd. in Mt. Vernon (MLS 1094358) features extraordinary design and was built using the finest natural materials, such as rich birchwood and fir.

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Set on nearly 5 picturesque acres, this stunning custom home has gorgeous soaring ceilings and light-filled rooms, concrete floors and main-level living among 2,970 SF and 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths.

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Additionally, the marvelous great room has a beautiful fireplace, there are multiple decks to enjoy the lovely views, there is a fantastic outdoor living area with a gourmet kitchen and outdoor fireplace, as well as a 3 car attached garage, multiple outbuildings, covered RV parking and HUGE shop!

The property also has approximately 2 acres of private trails and quick access to I-5.

For more information or to schedule a private showing of this home, contact Jean Groesbeck & Assoc. LLC in Old Town Anacortes at (360) 941-3734, (360) 899-5027 or Jean@JeanGroesbeck.com – 7 days a week!

Custom Home in Gated Community with Sound Views!

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Located in a gated community of estate sized properties, 6953 San Juan Hill Lane (MLS #1155143) in Anacortes is a nearly 3,000 SF custom home with an open floor plan, which provides sweeping views of Puget Sound that flood through the expansive walls of windows.

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The rooms are spacious and the kitchen has abundant counter space and storage.  Built with quality craftsmanship throughout, there are 3 bedrooms and bathrooms in addition to a luxurious master suite, an extremely private setting with large level yard, RV parking, direct access to Anacortes Forest Lands, patio with fountain, 2 large decks, and beautiful landscaping.

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Contact Jean Groesbeck & Assoc. LLC today for additional information or to view this gorgeous property at (360) 941-3734 or (360) 899-5027, at Jean@JeanGroesbeck.com or stop by our Old Town Anacortes office at 809 7th St.  We look forward to working for you!

OPEN HOUSE: Sat., July 8 – 4933 Heather Dr.

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Join Team Groesbeck this Saturday in Anacortes for an open house of 4933 Heather Dr. (MLS #1155736) in Skyline from 12 to 3 p.m.!

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This very rare, unobstructed and sought after view is one you must see to appreciate! The home is close to the water and offers an expansive panoramic view of the islands, Skyline marina, bay, the Olympic Mountains.

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Remodeled and updated, there is an open main level living floor plan among 2,314 SF, 2 master suites on the main level, contemporary architectural details, 3rd bedroom & 2 flex rooms on the lower level, which also has a view!

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Relax on the spacious deck, park your RV at home, and enjoy the fully fenced and beautifully landscaped back yard with fruit trees and berries.

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For more information about this property, contact Anacortes-based Jean Groesbeck & Assoc. LLC.  Team Groesbeck is available daily for your real estate needs at (360) 941-3734, (360) 899-5027 or at Jean@JeanGroesbeck.com.

Homeownership: A savings lifeline

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With home prices rising to all-time highs, many potential buyers may imagine drowning in a sea of monthly payments stretching across many years.

Naysayers bob to the surface with harrowing tales of home-buying gone wrong. If the down payment doesn’t get you – well the property taxes, maintenance and insurance surely will!

These so-called “savvy” investors say renters who dutifully put all money not spent on housing into stable investments – like mutual funds – may get a greater rate of return.

Criticism of home ownership as an instrument of wealth-building has understandably become louder in the last decade, after a Housing Bust that put more than 10 million homeowners upside-down, and 4 million more into foreclosure.

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