By Ken Stern 

July Skagit home sales down slightly


September 6, 2023

Man installing real estate sign

Ken Stern

HOMES ABOVE FOR SALE – Last month this sign went up at Maple Avenue and Hill Street for the two homes under construction in what is being marketed as the La Conner Heights development. The list price is in the $1.4 million range for the four- and five-bedroom houses.

The median price of the 126 homes that closed in Skagit County in July was $545,000, slightly down in the five months since March. Anacortes home prices continue to influence values county wide. The median sold home price in that market was down considerably from June and July 2022, over $100,000 and $150,000 respectively.

Nine of the 10 homes sold in the La Conner market were in Shelter Bay or on the Fidalgo peninsula. Homes are generally selling at or within 10% of the list price, either above or below, each dependent, typically, on the condition of the structure and the lot size.

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