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April Swenson, Managing Broker at
Coldwell Banker Ocean Shores Brokers Real Estate

Cell / Text: 360-589-2777       aswenson25@juno.com
          Fax: 360-289-3941                                 www.OceanShoresInfo.com
Ocean Shores, WA Real Estate


2019 Year-End Review
Ocean Shores/North Beach
Real Estate Newsletter
Presented by April Swenson,
CRS and Managing Broker for Coldwell Banker Ocean Shores Brokers Real Estate
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NOTABLE NEWS and EVENTS
 
CHRISTMAS PARTY at COLDWELL BANKER OSB

Our company hosted the annual Christmas Business After-Hours gathering on December 16, 2019.  This is always a lot of fun networking with good food.  Check out my pictures on our company Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/OceanShoresBrokersRealEstate/
  
INDEPENDENCE DAY 2019
 
July 4th celebrated at the Beach with loads of fireworks.  Check out my pictures and video on my website at www.OceanShoresInfo.com/pics/july4th2019.html.

NEW YOUTUBE VIDEOS UPLOADED
 
Click on the following links to see my new pictures on my web site (www.OceanShoresInfo.com) and my new videos uploaded onto my YouTube site (http://www.youtube.com/AprilSwenson):

OTHER NOTABLE LOCAL NEWS
  • ** The City of Ocean Shores is celebrating 50 years in 2020. **
  • The City of Ocean Shores issued 174 single-family new home permits for 2019, which is up from 151 in 2018 and 105 in 2017.  You can see the entire 2019 report from the Permit Office at http://oceanshoresinfo.com/cityinfo/2019permits.pdf.
  • The new Ocean Shores Drugstore is now open in their new building in the IGA Complex.
  • Tentative Upcoming Clam Digs: Ocean Shores/Copalis ~ Feb 7th, 9th, 11th, 20th, 22nd; Pacific Beach/Moclips ~ Feb 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th, 21st, 23rd (evening digs).  See more information on the WA State's Dept of Fish & Wildlife website: https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/razorclams/current.html.
  • Ranking Reports:   I was #12 among all Grays Harbor County brokers for the Number (#) of Transactions Closed for 2019; and, #8 among all Ocean Shores brokers for the Number (#) of Transactions Closed for 2019.  I was #23 among all Grays Harbor County brokers for Volume ($) Closed for 2019; and, #10 among all Ocean Shores brokers for Volume ($) Closed for 2019.
 
UPCOMING EVENTS 
  • February 14th-16th ~ Antique & Collectibles Show: held at the Convention Center.
  • February 22nd ~ QCED Concert: Barbershop Quartet Show singing held at the Convention Center.
  • March 7th-8th ~ Beachcombers' Fun Fair: held at the Convention Center.
  • March 21st-22nd ~ Razor Clam & Seafood Festival: held at the Convention Center.
  • March 22nd ~ Dugan's Run: running event.
  • May 9th(????) ~ Youth Fishing Derby: held at North Bay Park.
  • May 16th(????) ~ Clam Digger Rod Run: car show held at the Elks Lodge.
  • June 6th ~ Wearable Art Show: held at the Convention Center.
  • June 5th-7th ~ Grays Harbor Festival of Colors: kite flying on the beach.
  • June 13th ~ Flag Day Parade: held in downtown Ocean Shores.

BUYS IN OCEAN SHORES
 
Click on the following links to view the MLS flyers for some good deals on properties in Ocean Shores:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2019 MARKET ACTIVITY/UPDATE
(January 1st-December 31st)
 
As in 2018, we still did very well in 2019.
  • The # of Total Listings is dramatically down since 2018: 270 compared to 387
  • Median Sales Price for Homes increased from $139,900 in 2013 to $143,900 in 2014 to $159,950 in 2015 to $169,900 in 2016 to $195K in 2017 to $212,950 in 2018 to $235K in 2019.
  • Median Sales Price for Land increased from $12,700 in 2014 to $14K in 2015 to $13,900 in 2016 to $15K in 2017 to $16K in 2018 to $20,250 in 2019.
The numbers below show that Ocean Shores is still one of the leaders for affordability, availability and productivity (# of properties and volume closed) compared to the other beach towns along the Washington Coast.  Ocean Shores also offers a lot more availability and affordability for building lots and homes.
 
OCEAN SHORES MARKET:
 
Click on the following links to view the MLS flyers for sold properties (4th-Quarter of 2019):
 
2019 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/19)
 100 148 16 1 5 270
 Pendings 34 20 0 0 1 55
 Solds 382 402 46 1 5 836
 Sold Volume $92.89M $12.16M $5.12M $295K $2.915M $113.3M
 Sold Median Price $235K $20,250 $80,500 $295K $370K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 74 365 85 12 133 
 
VS.
 
2018 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/18)
 90 259 28 2 8 387
 Pendings 34 9 1 0 1 45
 Solds 432 457 48 5 12 954
 Sold Volume $95.23M $12.36M $5.67M $1.247M $5.856M $120.4M
 Sold Median Price $212,950 $16K $89,450 $225K $228,500 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 89 388 143 68 243 
 
VS.
 
2017 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/17)
 98 396 33 0 10 537
 Pendings 54 23 6 2 4 89
 Solds 395 343 54 5 8 805
 Sold Volume $83.4M $8.63M $7.35M $1.37M $1.94M $102.7M
 Sold Median Price $195K $15K $125,919 $257,500 $185K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 115 378 160 97 157 
 
VS.
 
2016 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/16)
 128 503 38 4 14 687
 Pendings 34 14 6 0 1 55
 Solds 317 275 52 6 6 656
 Sold Volume $58.34M $6.08M $6.47M $1.29M $987K $73.16M
 Sold Median Price $169,900 $13,900 $137,950 $209K $96K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 134 381 141 454 157 
 
VS.
 
2015 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/15)
 137 608 49 3 10 807
 Pendings 28 7 7 1 1 44
 Solds 306 263 33 3 7 612
 Sold Volume $53.06M $6.11M $4.22M $780K $2.69M $66.86M
 Sold Median Price $159,950 $14K $130K $240K $150K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 190 359 162 163 336 
 
VS.
 
2014 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/14)
 195 552 28 6 14 795
 Pendings 19 12 3 0 1 35
 Solds 245 190 17 4 8 464
 Sold Volume $37.35M $3.796M $1.44M $812,500 $2.203M $45.6M
 Sold Median Price $143,900 $12,700 $85K $210K $167,500 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 230 279 246 104 288 
 
 
 
 
2nd-Half 2019
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 213 215 24 1 2 455
 Sold Volume $54.11M $6.65M $2.29M $295K $2.075M $65.42M
 Sold Median Price $240K $20K $71,750 $295K $1.037M
 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 68 353 81 12 75 
 
VS.
 
2nd-Half 2018
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 222 216 22 2 5 467
 Sold Volume $49.54M $6.57M $2.26M $418K $1.272M $60.06M
 Sold Median Price $214,900 $18K $66K $209K $218K
 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 65 298 153 41 75 
 
VS.
 
2nd-Half 2017
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 223 182 28 4 5 442
 Sold Volume $49.28M $4.63M $4M $1.16M $1.73M $60.8M
 Sold Median Price $203K $15K $137K $281,250 $250K
 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 108 350 154 74 151 
 
VS.
 
2nd-Half 2016
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 172 146 23 2 4 347
 Sold Volume $32.63M $3.47M $2.86M $448,600 $631K $40.04M
 Sold Median Price $175K $14,250 $122,950 $224,300 $96K
 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 120 409 192 37 225 
 
VS.
 
2nd-Half 2015
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 158 125 26 1 3 313
 Sold Volume $28.64M $3.1M $3.65M $110K $902K $36.4M
 Sold Median Price $165,950 $16,250 $141,475 $110K $185K
 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 168 367 92 98 467 
 
VS.
 
2nd-Half 2014
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 129 112 11 4 2 258
 Sold Volume $20.03M $1.94M $978,400 $812,500 $1.278M $25.04M
 Sold Median Price $144K $12K $99K $210K $639K
 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 200 265 293 104 388 
 
 
 
 
4th-Quarter 2019
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family
 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 98 89 10 0 1 198
 Sold Volume $24.44M $3.035M $1M $0 $450K $28.92M
 Sold Median Price $239,900 $23,035 $80,500 N/A $450K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 87 350 49 N/A 91 
 
VS.
 
4th-Quarter 2018
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family
 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 91 85 7 1 3 187
 Sold Volume $19.28M $2.4M $547K $193K $892K $23.3M
 Sold Median Price $209,900 $18K $65K $193K $218K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 67 292 77 58 95 
 
VS.
 
4th-Quarter 2017
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family
 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 111 69 12 4 3 199
 Sold Volume $24.8M $2.02M $1.82M $1.16M $1.1M $30.9M
 Sold Median Price $210K $17,500 $167,500 $281,250 $185K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 117 354 72 74 144 
 
VS.
 
4th-Quarter 2016
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family
 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 74 58 8 1 3 144
 Sold Volume $15.24M $1.16M $1.047M $325K $602K $18.37M
 Sold Median Price $192K $12,250 $131K $325K $105K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 141 416 133 21 293 
 
VS.
 
4th-Quarter 2015
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family
 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 65 50 14 1 0 130
 Sold Volume $13.24M $1.15M $1.97M $110K $0 $16.47M
 Sold Median Price $182K $20K $141,475 $110K N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 180 394 105 98 N/A 
 
VS.
 
4th-Quarter 2014
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family
 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 53 43 7 1 2 106
 Sold Volume $9.19M $815,265 $469,500 $182,500 $1.278M $11.93M
 Sold Median Price $159,900 $12,500 $47K $182,500 $639K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 197 276 259 373 388 
 
 
 
NORTH BEACH (Ocean City to Moclips) MARKET:
 
Click on the following links to view the MLS flyers for sold properties (4th-Quarter of 2019):
 
2019 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/19)
 34
 86 1 3 5 129
 Pendings 10 5 0 0 0 15
 Solds 71
 49
 3 1 3 127
 Sold Volume $32.3M $4.09M $425K $275K $820K $37.9M
 Sold Median Price $360K $40K $125K
 $275K
 $185K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 149 756 16 24 355 
 
VS.
 
2018 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/18)
 31 85 0 1 8 125
 Pendings 8 2 0 0 0 10
 Solds 61 55 0 0 1 117
 Sold Volume $21.6M $3.65M $0 $0 $310K $25.56M
 Sold Median Price $292K $19,500 N/A N/A $310K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 126 917 N/A N/A 104 
 
VS.
 
2017 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/17)
 45 82 0 1 5 133
 Pendings 1 5 0 0 0 6
 Solds 68 39 2 1 1 111
 Sold Volume $24.95M $4.31M $460K $325K $60K $30.1M
 Sold Median Price $281,600 $40K $230K $325K $60K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 220 640 8 247 170 
 
VS.
 
2016 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/16)
 40 99 0 2 3 144
 Pendings 7 0 0 0 0 7
 Solds 59 37 0 0 0 96
 Sold Volume $21.22M $2M $0 $0 $0 $23.22M
 Sold Median Price $350K $36K N/A N/A N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 237 711 N/A N/A N/A 
 
VS.
 
2015 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/15)
 44 115 2 2 7 170
 Pendings 6 7 0 0 0 13
 Solds 42 38 0 0 1 81
 Sold Volume $9.97M $2.4M $0 $0 $200K $12.57M
 Sold Median Price $155K $21,500 N/A N/A $200K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 302 334 N/A N/A 63 
 
VS.
 
2014 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings
(as of 12/31/14)
 58 160 1 0 1 220
 Pendings 3 4 0 0 0 7
 Solds 33 13 0 0 0 46
 Sold Volume $10.19M $337,400 $0 $0 $0 $10.52M
 Sold Median Price $304,500 $19K N/A N/A N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 241 315 N/A N/A N/A 
 
 
 
 
2nd-Half 2019
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 37 30 3 1 2 73
 Sold Volume $17.54M $2.13M $425K $275K $695K $21.06M
 Sold Median Price $405K $37K $125K $275K $347,500 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 175 964 16 24 499 
 
VS. 
 
2nd-Half 2018
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 45 34 0 0 1 80
 Sold Volume $14.9M $2M $0 $0K $310K $17.2M
 Sold Median Price $284K $22K N/A N/A $310K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 158 641 N/A N/A 104 
 
VS. 
 
2nd-Half 2017
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 43 21 2 0 0 66
 Sold Volume $16.43M $1.19M $460K $0K $0 $18.08M
 Sold Median Price $295K $40K $230K N/A N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 194 713 8 N/A N/A 
 
VS. 
 
2nd-Half 2016
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 36 26 0 0 0 62
 Sold Volume $13.54M $1.43M $0K $0K $0 $14.97M
 Sold Median Price $354K $31,375 N/A N/A N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 203 822 N/A N/A N/A 
 
VS. 
 
2nd-Half 2015
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 27 18 0 0 1 46
 Sold Volume $6.608M $1.167M $0K $0K $200K $7.97M
 Sold Median Price $182K $17,450 N/A N/A $200K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 283 387 N/A N/A 63 
 
VS.
 
2nd-Half 2014
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 17 9 0 0 0 26
 Sold Volume $5.263M $253,900 $0K $0K $0K $5.51M
 Sold Median Price $290K $19K N/A N/A N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 202 361 N/A N/A N/A 
 
 
 
 
4th-Quarter 2019
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 16 15 2 0 2 35
 Sold Volume $6.97M $1.03M $300K $0 $695K $8.99M
 Sold Median Price $410K $45K $150K N/A $347,500 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 71 649 1 N/A 499 
 
VS. 
 
4th-Quarter 2018
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 20 15 0 0 0 35
 Sold Volume $8M $1.26M $0 $0 $0 $9.26M
 Sold Median Price $320,250 $25K N/A N/A N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 166 379 N/A N/A N/A 
 
VS. 
 
4th-Quarter 2017
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 15 6 2 0 0 23
 Sold Volume $6.68M $316K $460K $0 $0 $7.45M
 Sold Median Price $375K $42K $230K N/A N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 81 296 8 N/A N/A 
 
VS. 
 
4th-Quarter 2016
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 18 12 0 0 0 30
 Sold Volume $7.54M $511,750 $0 $0 $0 $8.05M
 Sold Median Price $400K $32,375 N/A N/A N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 257 1,115 N/A N/A N/A 
 
VS. 
 
4th-Quarter 2015
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 13 11 0 0 1 25
 Sold Volume $3.722M $1.147M $0 $0K $200K $5.07M
 Sold Median Price $185K $29K N/A N/A $200K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 271 408 N/A N/A 63 
 
VS.
 
4th-Quarter 2014
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Solds 11 4 0 0 0 15
 Sold Volume $3.4M $175,900 $0 $0K $0K $3.57M
 Sold Median Price $290K $24K N/A N/A N/A 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 195 306 N/A N/A N/A 
 
 
SOUTH BEACH (Westport/Grayland/Ocosta) MARKET: 
 
2019 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 28 45 8 1 9 91
 Pendings 13 7 2 0 6 28
 Solds 98
 43
 24 2 7 174
 Sold Volume $21.37M $3.05M $4.84M $671,500 $1.44M $31.37M
 Sold Median Price $189,500 $44,900 $191K
 $335,750
 $165K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 105 312 116 49 226 
 
VS. 
 
2018 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 24 48 8 3 12 95
 Pendings 7 5 1 1 0 14
 Solds 108 28 27 2 9 174
 Sold Volume $20.39M $1.51M $4.93M $268K $3.86M $30.95M
 Sold Median Price $171K $38,750 $175K
 $134K
 $353K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 112 362 175 151 211 
 
VS. 
 
2017 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 35 48 12 2 15 112
 Pendings 3 0 2 0 0 5
 Solds 101 25 17 5 6 154
 Sold Volume $15.5M $1.43M $2.5M $1.2M $630K $21.26M
 Sold Median Price $125,699 $35K $156,500
 $205K
 $72,500 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 117 320 114 277 336 
 
VS. 
 
2016 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 46 66 10 6 18 146
 Pendings 9 4 1 1 0 15
 Solds 88 30 11 1 3 133
 Sold Volume $14.11M $1.38M $1.78M $207K $450K $17.927M
 Sold Median Price $140K $33,500 $123K
 $207K
 $125K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 178 252 320 77 261 
 
VS. 
 
2015 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 44 50 12 3 11 120
 Pendings 8 2 1 0 2 13
 Solds 71 39 16 4 6 136
 Sold Volume $10.602M $4.929M $2.296M $523,400 $2.206M $20.556M
 Sold Median Price $132K $44K $147,500
 $142,550
 $225K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 212 377 199 20 210 
 
VS. 
 
2014 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 62 74 13 2 15 166
 Pendings 5 2 0 1 0 8
 Solds 70 20 19 1 1 111
 Sold Volume $9.076M $826,300 $2.486M $99K $5.955M $18.44M
 Sold Median Price $130K $25K $145K $99K $117,750 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 178 276 105 25 145 
 
 
LONG BEACH PENINSULA (Ilwaco to Surfside Estates) MARKET:
 
2019 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 93 145 21 4 10 273
 Pendings 29 4 2 1 3 39
 Solds 356 163 48 6 5 578
 Sold Volume $85.46M $8.45M $8.41M $2.42M $1.11M $105.85M
 Sold Median Price $219K $40K $179K $380K $170K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 101 233 95 197 144
 
 
VS.
 
2018 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 124 151 17 3 15 310
 Pendings 22 7 2 0 2 33
 Solds 377 149 37 3 17 583
 Sold Volume $80.79M $8.06M $6.75M $1.16M $3.2M $99.96M
 Sold Median Price $199K $43K $176,800 $375K $160K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 104 287 109 60 294
 
 
VS.
 
2017 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 117 151 12 5 23 308
 Pendings 27 16 5 1 1 50
 Solds 365 162 47 4 4 582
 Sold Volume $74.4M $7.6M $6.82M $817K $1.54M $91.17M
 Sold Median Price $175K $37,125 $134,900 $162,500 $298,750 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 130 319 185 258 436
 
 
VS.
 
2016 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 123 213 14 8 24 382
 Pendings 44 22 3 1 0 70
 Solds 365 120 30 0 7 522
 Sold Volume $62.77M $5.1M $5.09M $0 $1.49M $74.45M
 Sold Median Price $148K $32K $189K N/A $190K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 155 350 113 N/A 388
 
 
VS.
 
2015 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 141 179 15 0 20 355
 Pendings 40 12 1 0 0 53
 Solds 346 122 36 2 3 509
 Sold Volume $58.26M $6.61M $4.44M $403K $640K $70.35M
 Sold Median Price $149,900 $32K $103,250 $201,500 $245K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 194 307 238 47 446
 
 
VS.
 
2014 Year-End
 Homes
Land 
Condos 
Multi-
Family 
Commercial 
Total 
 Current Listings 218 251 31 4 25 529
 Pendings 21 5 2 0 0 28
 Solds 261 111 27 1 5 405
 Sold Volume $41.77M $3.947M $2.16M $89,950 $557K $48.52M
 Sold Median Price $140K $26K $80K $89,950 $150K 
 Avg. Days on Market (solds) 203 287 672 308 308 
  
NOTE: All of the above data was pulled from the NWMLS and is not guaranteed.
 

MORTGAGE NEWS
 
The following are some of the Federal loan changes that have already gone into effect:
  • FHA Loan Limit for Grays Harbor County is increased for 2020 to $331,760.
The items above were obtained from different online news sources.
 
Interest rates are still very low at around 3.75% with 0 points (depending on credit and down payment). Funding is available through FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Loans to buy primary and secondary/vacation homes in Ocean Shores and the North Beach.  There are investment and construction loans available as well.

For more help on getting pre-approved/qualified, contact our local lender, The Bank of the Pacific....Desiree Goodwin, the Residential Loan Officer, at 360-500-4003, or e-mail her at dgoodwin@bankofthepacific.com.  You can also contact Saul Schiffner at Wallick & Volk Mortgage Brokers in Bellevue at 425-422-6333, or e-mail him at saul.schiffner@wvmb.com.  Or, contact Steph Thomasson at Academy Mortgage Corp. in Tumwater at 206-799-4129 or e-mail her at steph.thomasson@academymortgage.com.
  
If you ever have any questions about Area Information and Real Estate in Ocean Shores and the North Beach, please do not hesitate to call or e-mail me.
~ April Swenson

aswenson25@juno.com
360-589-2777 (cell/text)
 

Your Beach Destination Awaits You at the #1 Washington Coast Town!



April Swenson, Managing Broker & CRS
Coldwell Banker Ocean Shores Brokers ~ Ocean Shores, WA

Cell / Text:   360-589-2777
Fax: 360-289-3941
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