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Realtor’s Corner Harvard University: Echo Boomers to Drive Recovery The report projected the impact of these echo boomers over the next two decades: The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University just Over the next 10 years… released their annual State of the Nation’s Housing 2012. In the report, “… the most important drivers of household growth are the Harvard explained that, starting this year and continuing over the size and age structure of the adult population. Assuming next twenty years, the echo boomers (born in the late 1970s and early the economic recovery is sustained in the next few years, 1980s) will drive the housing market. the growth and aging of the current population alone— including the entrance of the echo boomers into adulthood— “After several false starts, there is reason to believe that 2012 will should support the addition of about 1.0 million new mark the beginning of a true housing market recovery.” households per year over the next decade.” As we reported in our InfoGraphic on Friday, adults under the age of 35 have decided to stay at home with their parents instead of Over the next 20 years… purchase their own home. As the Harvard report states, it is not “Over the next 20 years, the echo boomers have the because they don’t believe in the value of homeownership: potential to spur new home demand to an even greater extent than their parents did beginning in the 1970s. “Although young households have increasingly opted to rent in The good news for housing production is that this new recent years, most still aspire to homeownership. The late-2011 generation already outnumbers that of the baby boomers at Fannie Mae National Housing Survey found that 86 percent of the same ages. With even a modest lift from immigration, the renters aged 18–34 believe they will ultimately own homes. In echo-boom generation will grow even larger as its members addition, close to 70 percent of respondents to both the Fannie move into the prime household formation years.” Mae survey and the University of Michigan Survey of Consumer Attitudes felt that it was a good time to buy. In fact, the monthly As housing affordability reaches historic lows, we believe mortgage payments for the typical home currently compare more more and more of the echo boomers will take the plunge into favorably to rents than at any time since the early 1970s.” homeownership.

by The KCM Crew on June 25, 2012

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$174,900 515 Hawthorne Open Sun. 12-1:30                             Century 21 Exclusively DeAnn Compton 670-9966

$299,900

212 Pennsylvania Open Sun. 2-3:30 Classic 1916 Home waiting to reclaim its beauty. Original woodwork and windows, fabulous front porch! Directions: Second Street to Pennsylvania. Century 21 Exclusively Dawn Wiser 387-1827

$177,900 1045 Kittitas Street Open Sun. 2:30-4:30 Super Cute, Impeccable 1,892 sq. ft. Cottage, 3 Bedroom, 1.75 Bath. Alley, 2 car garage, extra parking. Updates and a really Nice Yard with Covered patio. Directions: South on Miller, left on Red Apple, left on Kittitas St. Premier One Properties Steven Schwind 421-1150 $197,300

32 Harrison Open Sun. 1-3 Location! Pristine home with basement apartment/bonus family area. One of Wenatchee’s most desirable neighborhoods. Walk to Washington Park, potential secondary income. A Must See! Directions: Miller to West on Washington, right on Harrison. Coldwell Banker LaVigne Tom LaVigne 860-9998

$202,900 380 Abby Lane Open Sun. 1-3 Just listed! Located on private drive, 1,380 sq. ft., professional landscaping, rear yard fence and storage shed. Vaulted living, dining and kitchen with island, stainless appliances. .23 acre lot. Directions: South on Methow from Crawford, left on Abby. Premier One Properties Rich Rimbach 670-5843 $209,900

1335 S. Miller Open Sun. 1:30-3:30                           Century 21 Exclusively Bitsi George 670-8555

$229,000

1020 Monroe St. Open Sun. 1-3                             Coldwell Banker LaVigne Laurie Carlson 393-9010

$255,000 2619 Indy Lane Open Sun. 2-3:30                                           Laura Mounter Real Estate & Co. Cindy Smith 664-6278 $260,000 212 Brandi Lane Open Sun. 1-3 3 bedroom, 2 bath rambler in excellent condition. Great neighborhood. Directions: Washington to Brandi Lane Century 21 Exclusively RJ Wallis 670-2007 $275,000

2321 Riter Open Sun. 1-3 Just listed! Updated, 4+ bedroom home with in-ground pool. Directions: 5th Street to WestKnoll, to Riter. John L. Scott Wenatchee Karie Rolen 860-2700

Sunnyslope

Wenatchee

$95,000

3705 Iroquois Lane Open Sun. 1-3                                        Premier One Properties Steve Bishop 679-7004

1217 Red Apple Rd. Open Sun. 12:30-2 Country Life In Town. This 2 bed, 2 bath home has that back country feel right here in town! End of drive privacy on over ½ acre. Back yard pool surrounded by landscaping, backs to irrigation canal. Directions: South on Miller, right on Red Apple Rd. Premier One Properties Steven Schwind 421-1150

$309,900

406 S Elliot Open Sun. 11:30-1                                   Century 21 Exclusively Betsy Loomis 669-6464

East Wenatchee

$260,000

2754 N. Breckenridge Dr. Open Sun. 12-2                                         Laura Mounter Real Estate & Co. Laura Mounter 670-3303

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$349,000 191 N Lyle Open Sun. 2-3:30 Immaculate rambler. 3 bed, 2 bath, additional guest quarters. Lots of privacy, large back deck, irrigation water, 3 car garage. Directions: Grant Road, North on Lyle. Century 21 Exclusively DeAnn Compton 670-9966

East Wenatchee $30,000

455 NE 9th St. #33 Open Sun. 2:30-4                                            Coldwell Banker LaVigne Debbie Chase 630-0235

$329,900-$399,900 2116-2109 Yarrow Rd. Open Sun. 1:30-3:30 $199,500

                                 Century 21 Exclusively Betsy Loomis 669-6464

$339,950 2164 WEST Honeysett Rd.

Open Sun. 1-4 EXCEPTIONAL, 3 bed, loft-study, 2.5 bath, family room, river/mtn. views, nearly new, nicely upgraded everywhere, close-in location, Sunnyslope School, landscaped, irrigated, play park. Directions: West on Horselake Rd., right on West Honeysett to end. Coldwell Banker LaVigne Suzanne Jahns 881-0063

$359,950 2141 W. Honeysett Rd. Open Sun. 1-3 Sharp 3000+ Sq. Ft. home with lots of upgrades. Hardwoods, fenced backyard. Directions: Horselake Rd. to W. Honeysett. John L. Scott Wenatchee Susan Kim 393-1955

1420 Bel Air Drive Open Sun. 12-1:30 NEW PRICE - 4 bedroom, 2.75 bath home centrally located. Many updates including paint, tiled shower, carpet, service panel, window coverings, deck! Fenced backyard and irrigation water. Directions: East on 9th, left on Jennifer, right on Bel Air. Laura Mounter Real Estate & Co. Cindy Smith 664-6278

$239,500 124 Ironwood Place Open Sun. 1-3 Back on market! Easy care yard, valley views, across from Golf & Country Club. Directions: North on Baker to Ironwood Pl. John L. Scott Wenatchee Anne Conway 885-0845 $239,950 1441 Copper Loop Open Sun. 12:30-3 Tour our model home or call for a showing. 3 bedroom rambler. Stop by and let’s talk about a pre-sale. Ramblers, Tri-Levels, and 2 Stories. Timberwood Homes, Wenatchee’s Premiere Builder. Directions: SE 4th Street to Kansas Windermere Real Estate/NCW Julie Jessup 670-6637 $269,900 2178 Blackstone Court

1223 Jefferson Open Sun. 12-2 Wow! 3 bed, 1.75 bath, bonus room over 2 car garage, RV parking! Directions: Washington to Princeton, to Jefferson. John L. Scott Wenatchee Carol Kavanaugh 670-6762

Open Sun. 1-3 2012 4 bed, 2.5 bath home in newer development. Custom cabinets, granite counter tops and hardwoods adorn the custom kitchen. Master features 2 closets with built-ins. Directions: North on Baker, right on 21st, left on Blackstone Ct. Century 21 Exclusively Gene Palmquist 393-9820

$379,900

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$375,000

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281 Lilly Lane Open Sun. 12:30-2 New Home Finished! Beautiful exterior appeal and wonderful newer neighborhood. All living on main plus bonus room over garage. Great kitchen with breakfast bar, great room/formal dining. Directions: West on Easy, right on School, left on Knowles. Laura Mounter Real Estate & Co. NormaJean Jessup 670-8340

1414 Benoy Open Sun. 12-1:30 Meticulously cared for home on private lot. 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths plus formal living and dining room. Bonus family room is open to the kitchen/breakfast nook. 2 car garage + shop 1.21 acres. Directions: Mulberry to Benoy. Century 21 Exclusively Dawn Wiser 387-1827

1931 NW Cascade Open Sun. 2:30-4                                       Laura Mounter Real Estate & Co. NormaJean Jessup 670-8340

$399,500 2415 No. 1 Canyon Rd Open Sun. 1-2:30 New Price! 4,780 sq. ft. daylight rambler. Views, 1.5 acres, 7 beds, 3.5 baths, commercial kitchen, double laundry, attached apartment. 10 acre parcel included in sale gives option to sell or build. Directions: West on 5th to #1 Canyon, past Lars. Windermere Real Estate/NCW Jerry Paine 860-7696

Starting at $309,950 Rivervue Open Sun. 12-4 Model homes from 1965-2814 Sq. Ft. Impressive designs, ramblers, two story, daylights, complete with landscaping. Starting at $309,950. Directions: RIVERVUE: Corner of 8th and Lyle. Premier One Properties Heidi Favor 741-2548

$350,000 661 Briarwood Terrace Open Sun. 12-3                                         Premier One Properties Jeff Benson 630-6859 $399,900 466 Lower Daniels Dr. Open Sun. 1-3                      John L. Scott Wenatchee Rebecca Hackworth 421-2007 

                                          

$429,900 2830 Blue Heron Lane Open Sun. 1-3 Live on the Columbia River! Breathtaking views, water access, over 3200 sq. ft. Beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath home. Directions: South on Hwy 28 past Hydro Park (3 miles South of Fred Meyer) right on Perry St, to Blue Heron. Century 21 Exclusively Annette Johnson 630-6107 $649,000 947 Briarwood Drive Open Sun. 12-1:30 SHE can have her CASTLE, HE can have his MAN-CAVE. Luxury Rambler with stunning panoramic views, all the best features, detailed man-cave, covered patios, waterfall! Directions: North on Eastmont, right into Briarwood, left on Briarwood to top. Laura Mounter Real Estate & Co. Jody Campbell 630-0722

Cashmere $325,000 7550 Brender Canyon Open Sun. 11-1 Beautiful one level view home on 4 acres with irrigation. Directions: West on Pioneer, turns into Brender Canyon. John L. Scott Wenatchee Tracy Franklin 670-1165

Entiat $174,900 14602 Pearl Ct. Open Sun. 12-2 Newer 3 bed, 1 level home. Excellent condition, well maintained corner lot. Directions: Hwy 97A to Entiat, West on Howe. John L. Scott Wenatchee Harold Jones 699-1214

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135 N. Mission Wenatchee, WA • 509-662-2100

$259,900...................WENATCHEE

1124 HIGHLAND DRIVE - WENATCHEE Charming home with fenced yard, room for a garden and single car garage with workshop. Two plus bedrooms could be used as three. Family room and separate laundry. Hidden stairwell to basement area that’s great for storage. $152,900. Please call WAYNE LORANGER @ 669-3202 For more information.

$259,900...................... SUN COVE

2935 CASCADE RIDGE - EAST WENATCHEE

$240,000.......................... DUPLEX

Classic 2 story home with an absolutely incredible setting! This home has it all, formal living and dining, family room with cathedral ceilings, gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances, four bedrooms, nearly 1/2 acre fully landscaped lot with in-ground pool, RV parking, and a fantastic location with a view. A must see property that feels like an estate! $324,900. Pleae Contact PAUL MARES @ 670-2119 For more information. MLS# 697679

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Stylish house great location! 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths+ bonus room. Hardwoods, fresh paint, new carpet. Great room fireplace, vaulted ceilings, bright windows, formal sitting/dining. Fenced back yard & barbecue patio. MLS# 698647 Jamie Wallace 670-3305

124 SOUTH FRANKLIN - WENATCHEE Historic Wenatchee home that’s loaded with vintage features and character! Spacious living w/fireplace flows into the large dining room and fantastic sun room! Four large bedrooms with wood floors plus an extra room. Tile floors in baths. Lots of cabinets in the kitchen. Detached garage/shop and huge basement for storage. $270,000. Please Contact PAUL MARES @ 670-2119 For more information. MLS# 697565

1395 MOUNTAIN VISTA RD - WENATCHEE ONE OF THE LAST LOTS…In Sunnyslope’s prime Westridge Subdivision! Horses are allowed on this lot. Spectacular views of the Monitor valley, Wenatchee River and Cascades. $124,900. Contact JEANNIE KING @ 679-5151 for more information. MLS # 694115

www.premierone.biz 925 Fifth St., Wenatchee • 662-3491

Really a great vacation or second home! 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2,475 sq ft, Columbia River access, new appliances, awesome views, wrap around deck. Years of family fun or great investment property! MLS# 698318 Jamie Wallace 670-3305

Excellent Strong Wenatchee Location! Situated with great view of pool area and wide open green space. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and 1,794 sq ft in each unit. Don’t miss this great investment opportunity! MLS# 698605 Jolly Seyster 670-2500

$194,500.....................PESHASTIN Beautiful creek front mountain retreat! Updated 3 bedroom 2 bath home. 150 ft of water frontage, large lot, private back yard, newer snow roof, covered decks, community pond and playground. MLS# 698609 Geoff Ford 860-0554

$135,000...................WENATCHEE Adorable cottage! 2 bedrooms + office. painted wood floors, updated wiring, vinyl windows, lots of storage, unfinished basement, fenced yard. Just a block from Washington Park. MLS# 698644 Cindy Seyster 670-6466

$69,500.................... WENATCHEE New price! Just shy 1/4 acre lot with irrigation water and a great view in established Wenatchee neighborhood! Owner has house plans available and is ready for an offer! MLS# 697793 Becky Long 741-0287

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