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March 2017

Found 5 blog entries for March 2017.

Richard Seay is vice president and director of sales and marketing for the large – and growing – Suncadia resort. He was surprised by how many young people are buying homes in the Cle Elum development.

Richard Seay has worked on 43 master-planned and resort community developments. His latest project is the 6,400-acre Suncadia resort in Kittitas County.

He’s struck by who’s buying homes there: mostly young professional, some with kids.

“The money in Seattle is young. This is the youngest buyer I’ve ever dealt with,” said Seay, who moved his family from St. Martin in the Caribbean to Suncadia in 2013.

Seattle’s booming economy was beginning to fuel a comeback at Suncadia. The resort had a record year last year with 160 homes sold, a 21 percent

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Suncadia Trailhead Townhomes by Swiftwater Custom HomesIf location is everything, Trailhead Townhomes has an advantage right out of the gate. The highly anticipated townhomes are ideally located at the heart of Suncadia's Village core, an easy stroll from the community's bounty of activities and amenities. And Trailhead owners will have even more amenities to enjoy; the community has a private, just-for-residents pool, Jacuzzi, firepit and barbecue area.

So what else does Trailhead have going for it? A lot, according to builder Jeff Hansell of Swiftwater Custom Homes.

Hansell says he and his team were drawn to the opportunity to develop a project with the perfect combination of living space, bedrooms and bathrooms – for a relatively affordable price.

"Typically, we focus on luxury residences,

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Miner's Camp design by Tamarack Springs ConstructionHomes in beautiful Miner's Camp are selling fast. Today, Bill and Nancy Smith, the developers of Miner's Camp share why buyers are jumping at the opportunity to join Suncadia's newest neighborhood.

First and foremost, Bill Smith says, is the homes themselves. Tamarack Springs, the exclusive builder, is building only the highest-quality, most energy-efficient homes available. Each floorplan is scrutinized to maximize efficiency and functionality. "People in the Pacific Northwest are quite environmentally conscious, so these homes are well-suited to their values," says Smith. "We make an effort to understand the unique visions and needs of our clients. Our team has a passion for customer service, and we're always committed to developing lasting

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2016 was a record-setting year for sales in the mountain resort community

Those looking to the great outdoors to"get away from it all" had better act fast: one mountain resort town in Washington had a record-setting 2016 when it came to real estate and resort sales.

In 2016, Suncadia saw a 26 percent increase in real estate sales volume from 2015, according to a release from the resort. The resort also saw a jump in bookings, with 3,000 more guest room nights booked in 2016 than 2015. The planned community is about 80 miles east of Seattle and features more than 40 miles of hiking trails, a golf course, a winery and a 4-star-rated mountain lodge.

 

Since Suncadia properties became available in 2003, 928 custom homes and condominiums have been

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Talisman Village Home Render - Suncadia Real estateThat J.R. Staedler Construction's new development of townhomes and single family residences has 'village' in its name is no accident. The new community was designed to evoke bygone days when people actually knew the people in their communities. "These days, people don't know their neighbors. We want to change that," says Dave Gintz of J.R. Staedler.

The doors of Talisman Village homes open onto a pedestrian-friendly common area with the feel of a shared yard or a village square. With no danger from passing cars – Talisman will forgo driveways for centralized parking – parents will be able to leave their kids to play outside, worry-free.

The village concept will inevitably turn neighbors into friends. And of course, these residents will be part of

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