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Explore Beautiful and Amazing Deception Pass

Beautiful Pristine Lakes

Considered a top destination for tourists as well as those who live in the area, Deception Pass State Park is a Marine and camping area that boasts over 4000 acres. The park also includes over 77,000 feet of saltwater shoreline. Along with saltwater shorelines there are also freshwater shorelines of nearly 34,000 feet. This is found on three beautiful pristine lakes located in the immediate area.

One-Of-A-Kind Old-Growth Forests

Deception Pass State Park is most notable for its breathtaking rugged cliffs that offer shear drop-offs into turbulent and colorful waters of famous Deception Pass. Even more impressive is the beautiful and one-of-a-kind old-growth forests and a wide variety of abundant wildlife found throughout the park. Breathtaking views and miles of nature trails for unlimited hiking round out this truly amazing State Park.

Samish And The Swinomish Indian Tribes

The park has a history that dates back thousands of years. When first settled, deception Pass was known as Bowman Bay, Coronet Bay and other titles of the time such as Rosario. Over time the area was settled by the Samish and the Swinomish Indian tribes. One of the first explorers to map the area was Captain George Vancouver who was a European on a northwest coastal expedition. He was responsible for the name that still stands today, Deception Pass.

Multiple Hiking Locations

Other advantages of visiting Deception Pass include a wide array of camping opportunities. With over 160-tent sites and multiple hiking locations as well as facilities such as showers and restrooms, the area is perfect for a family outing. In addition, there is a park store and a full array of boating opportunities. For example, open all winter is the Coronet Bay boat launch as well as multiple other freshwater and saltwater boat ramps.

Explore The Great Outdoors

There is a variety of other nearby parks that can also be enjoyed when visiting the area. This includes everything from Hope Island State Park to the Skagit Island State Park in the Bayview State Park. Over on Camano Island there was Cama Beach State Park and in other areas tourists and locals alike will enjoy for Casey State Park and James Island State Park. With so much to offer it is clear to see what Deception Pass and all of Western Washington is the number one destination for those wishing to explore the great outdoors. Contact Nicole Haun today to learn about Oak Harbor real estate opportunities for investors as well as those simply looking for a place to call home.

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Excellent Real Estate Market outlook for 2017

Realestateinanacortes.com recently came across an informative special report on the 2017 real estate industry outlook.

The report was derived from a survey of respondents that included some of the industry’s most respected top executives. A synopsis of that report is included here:

1.    About half of the survey respondents believe that unit sales will go up in 2017, and 75% of those surveyed think that prices will increase.

2.    Over 70% of the surveyed respondents said they have definite plans to expand their real estate business in 2017.

3.    Over 50% of the surveyed respondents expect the new administration to have a clearly positive effect on the nation’s housing market.

4.    Overall, according to the surveyed respondents, there is solid optimism with regard to the housing market as 2017 rapidly approaches. In fact, nearly 28% of surveyed respondents agree that there is “extreme” optimism heading into 2017.

In summation, the report expects the 2017 real estate market to respond quickly to market changes. It points to successful realtors being the ones that are nimble and that keep clients well informed.

The full report can be viewed here

Realestateinanacortes.com is excited about this optimistic outlook for the real estate market in 2017. The Anacortes real estate market as well as the Oak Harbor real estate markets are both thriving, lending further proof that the report is likely quite accurate in its assessment of the up coming new year.

Nicole Haun is a reliable and trusted source for experienced Anacortes and Oak Harbor real estate services. Contact our offices today to learn more about the many investment opportunities available to those in search of single-family homes as well as buyers looking for commercial real estate or investment properties in one of Washington State’s most beautiful and affordable regions. Call today! We are happy to share with you the latest MLS listings or schedule a property viewing.

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