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Market Conditions in Oak Harbor : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Nov 4, 2013
Dan Tabit answered:
Jennifer,
Without addressing any specific property, rent rates go up or down depending on the desirability of a home and area. If a home is in a nice area, convenient to work and play it will receive high demand and rent may go up. If a once nice neighborhood becomes a not so nice area, jobs go away and the area is poorly kept, crime rises etc., the ability to attract a renter at a high rate will go down, so rent may go down.
One related note, if you see a very low rent for a property here, on craigslist or other online sites, tread very carefully. Do not send money hoping to get keys by mail. There are a number of scams online, please don't fall for them.
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Thu May 5, 2011
Gerry Oliver answered:
i think the market has been steady..... your thoughts?
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Tue Jun 10, 2008
Gail Pierce answered:
If you look at pending sales it is clearly a buyers market on Whidbey, inventory and options available to buyers have increased and many sellers have made price reductions. I think it's a great time to buy-sellers are motivated and interest rates are bound to increase later this year. ... more
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