Real estate

Market forecast? There’s never been a better time to sell your home!

Market forecast? There’s never been a better time to sell your home!

Low supply, high demand and great mortgage rates make Bainbridge Island a seller’s market

 

Many home buyers in Kitsap are coming from the Eastside. (Tripsavvy.com / Courtesy)

Where, oh, where are the buyers coming from?| Just Ask Jan

Dear Jan: We’ve been watching the local market for quite some time. As you have said, the inventory is historically low. We are curious: Where… Continue reading

 

The two-bedroom, one-bath rambler on Mitchell Road in Port Orchard (shown here before the flip began) was in miserable shape — a tarp covered a leaky roof, the windows were defective and not energy efficient, and there were holes in the ceiling. Photo: Courtesy of Scott Studerus.

Kitsap house flippers give TV viewers a peek at their first-timer experience

PORT ORCHARD — Television programs about flipping homes — the art of snapping up downtrodden homes cheaply, rehabbing them and then selling the property for… Continue reading

 

For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness

For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness

Finding housing — and then being able to pay for it — has become a worrisome struggle for a growing number of Kitsap County households.… Continue reading

For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness
For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness

For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness

Finding housing — and then being able to pay for it — has become a worrisome struggle for a growing number of Kitsap County households.… Continue reading

For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness
Housing crisis in Kitsap County forcing hard choices

Housing crisis in Kitsap County forcing hard choices

The slippery slope of Kitsap County housing: When the marketplace dominoes fall, some people are left on the outside, looking in. An unprecedented housing sales… Continue reading

Housing crisis in Kitsap County forcing hard choices