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Virtual Reality – Interactive 3D Virtual Tours are Here!

January 25th, 2017 by Hal Hovey

Virtual Reality is Here! Wouldn’t you love to experience a home in person, without ever having to get out of your pajamas?  The 3D Matterport Virtual Tours are the next best thing to walking through a house in person, and you can experience them from the comfort of your home, office, or the train during […]

2016 has been a Great Year for Home Prices on Whidbey Island!

January 23rd, 2017 by Hal Hovey

Home prices on North Whidbey Island reached record levels in 2016, signalling the end of a long journey back to the peak prices we achieved over 10 years ago.  Home values on Central and South Whidbey Island have not yet reached back to their previous heights, but indications are that 2017 may be the best […]

How do prices compare between Whidbey Island and Anacortes and Fidalgo Island?

February 6th, 2015 by Hal Hovey

I frequently have home buyers visit Whidbey Island who are looking throughout the Puget Sound area for homes.  I sell homes throughout Whidbey Island and Anacortes on Fidalgo Island, and my buyers are frequently surprised by how varied the prices are between the areas.  Whidbey Island consists of three somewhat distinct areas, each with its […]

Looking ahead to 2015!

January 2nd, 2015 by Hal Hovey

Home sales are up over 60% in the last two years, and are at their highest rate in over 8 years. If you are thinking of selling a home on Whidbey Island, now may be the right time.  Give me a call or send me an email, let’s talk about your plans and see if […]

It’s almost Tulip Time!

March 26th, 2013 by Hal Hovey

If you are heading to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival to look at the tulips and daffodils, you’ll find this map invaluable. It shows which fields and what types of flowers are in bloom in real-time, taking all the guesswork out of your trip:

Welcome to Hal Hovey’s Real Estate Website!

February 28th, 2013 by Hal Hovey

Hello Everyone, and welcome to Hal Hovey’s new website!  This website is powered by Zillow, so in addition to having all the latest homes for sale the moment they hit the market, I will be able to offer other information about the real estate market on Whidbey Island and throughout our area. If there is anything […]