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Island Living

Orcas Island – The Gem of the San Juans

You start to get a sense of peace as soon as the ferry pulls out of Anacortes and heads for the San Juan Islands. As the ferry winds its way through the mesmerizing and ever-changing waters of the Salish Sea …

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Beach

Waterfront, explained!

When you think of a waterfront property, you will most likely envision a sandy beach with gently lapping waves, right? Well, that is not always the case, as waterfront properties come in all shapes and sizes. Waterfront can be high …

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Activities

The Lure of Lighthouses…

I always had a fascination with lighthouses. As a kid I knew lighthouses mostly from looking at pictures as I grew up in a landlocked country.  I didn’t see one up close and personal until I was 18 and on …

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Activities

Camping in the San Juan Islands

With recent snowfall and windy and rainy winter days, camping might not necessarily be on people’s minds! However, camping in the San Juan Islands is very popular and the campgrounds fill up quickly and the earlier you make reservations the …

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Buying a Home

Home Buying Vocabulary For First Time Buyers

If you are buying a home for the first time the experience can be quite overwhelming. There are terms and words  that you may not have heard before, or might just not quite be sure what it all means in …

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Buying a Home

5 Steps to Buying a House

So you decided that it is time to complete one of life’s major milestones and buy a home! Now what? How do you get started? Here are some helpful pointers. Also, the three properties shown are currently listed. Click on …

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Fall

Get Ready For Stormy Season

I know it seems early and I intended to write this post in about a month from now, but alas, Fall is here! It arrived early this morning with the first strong wind of the season. As I woke up …

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Activities

Historic Roche Harbor

If you have visited San Juan Island before or you have done some research in order to visit, you may have come across Roche Harbor Resort on the north end of the island. Roche Harbor resort is a perfect mixture …

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