On May 19th, Mansion Global shared the “Secret of the San Juans” with its readers, celebrating the beloved archipelago for its “remoteness and simplicity,” and highlighting its most recent achievement as “the hottest luxury real-estate market in the country.” As Nancy Keates writes, the growth in the area “has been fueled in recent years by an influx of high-tech companies to Seattle, where soaring home prices make the San Juans look like a bargain,” and for its allure as an idyllic retreat.
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High Profile Event Attracts Lifestyle Sponsors as New Report Compares San Juan Islands to New York’s Long Island; Targets Brokers and Prospective Buyers
Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) announced today a progressive tour of legacy homes in the San Juan Island archipelago from October 4-9, which is scheduled during the Savor the San Juans initiative managed by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau. A matchless collection of up to ten properties ranging from below $2,000,0000 to $17,000,000 will be available to preview for registered brokers on October 4th and 5th followed by open house viewings, by invitation, with prospective homebuyers on October 8th and 9th (by appointment). Participating lifestyle sponsors include Windermere Real Estate / Orcas Island, Kenmore Air, Rosario Resort, Seattle Magazine, Sea Magazine, Puget Sound Business Journal, Sundance Yachts, and GeekWire.