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All Blog Entries by Stacy Houle

Found 94 blog entries published by Stacy Houle.

 

What happens when you bring together hundreds of members of the Suncadia community, a handful of architects, home builders and landscape designers, a variety of experts in interior design and experienced lenders? You get a Real Estate Expo celebrating its 5th year in exceptional style.

The event, which took place Saturday, May 4th at the Lodge, drew approximately 150 guests eager to soak in the knowledge, expertise and advice provided by a variety of experts in their fields.

New homesite owners chatted with home builders and architects. Families looking to upgrade their home entertainment system talked to network experts. Mortgage lenders were on hand to explain options and deals.

From 11am until 3pm, guests came and went, sampling

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Building a custom-designed home probably ranks high on every homeowner’s dream list. At Suncadia, we know how important it is for members of our community to build a home they will love for years to come, one that fits their lifestyle and that they are happy to come home to weekend after weekend. That’s why we have partnered with some of the best home builders and architects in Cle Elum and across Washington. Meet Jeff Hansel of Swiftwater Custom Homes.

Tell me about your practice. How long ago did you start the company?
I started building homes in 1981 on Camano Island and have built homes throughout King, Snohomish, Island and Skagit counties. In 2004, I was one of the first home builders working in Suncadia and have since worked on more

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There are Suncadia days when you’ll relax and maybe even just laze about in luxury. Then there are days when your appetite turns to the chance of adventure and discovery of what lies just beyond our gates. A short drive our bike ride from our community is Cle Elum, a charming walking district featuring historic buildings, cafes, and shops—the kind of  independent-run businesses we love to support whenever possible. One such business is 509 Bake House where the owners, Travis and Desiree Harris, create delicious cakes and cupcakes. Here, the couple tells us about their bakery.

Starting From Scratch

Both Desiree, my wife, and I are paramedics. After we got married, she quit and stayed home with the kids for eight years then decided to turn her art

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Bring This Map for Your Self-Guided Tour

We are hosting a special Home Tour event on April 20 (11am - 2pm), featuring 7open houses, each one entirely unique yet a perfect escape when the coastal rain feels endless. During the self-guided tour you can spend a few hours visiting the properties on the map, all the while soaking in the vibrant community and the fresh mountain air.

Here's a taste of some stylish properties in this months tour:

4047 Swiftwater Drive

 

263 Sweet Shop Lane

 

251 Maple Leaf Loop

 

Suncadia is an escape that takes you from sea level to mountainside, from grey city to blue sky and an open window of possibilities. Becoming an owner at Suncadia makes every weekend, or any time, a

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If finding the perfect Suncadia property is a dream come true, then finding the right person to make that happen is equally important. At Suncadia, we have a team of brokers who are as passionate about the resort and community they work at as they are about helping families find their dream home in Cle Elum. This week, we chat with Jeff Gay and Miner’s Camp, a neighborhood where homes are designed to appeal to families.

SUNCADIA MEMORY
I have been with Suncadia Resort for 16 years as of this March! Before becoming a broker, I was a golf professional and helped build the Arnold Palmer-designed Prospector Course, digging ditches and laying pipe. I was subsequently the seeder for all the greens and fairways on the golf course. I helped out in the sales

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On March 17 from 11am - 2pm, we are hosting a special Home Tour event featuring 7 open houses, each one entirely unique yet a perfect escape when the coastal rain feels endless. Here is the Suncadia map for the self-guided tour so you can spend a few hours visiting the properties, all the while soaking in the vibrant community and the fresh mountain air.

Just 80 miles from Seattle, Suncadia is an escape that takes you from sea level to mountainside, from grey city to blue sky and an open window of possibilities. Becoming an owner at Suncadia makes every weekend, or any time, a vacation—no plane ticket or plans required.   After your tour, we invite you to stop by either of our two Real Estate Sales offices to learn more about…
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At Suncadia, we know how important it is for members of our community to find a home they will love for years to come, one that fits their lifestyle and that they are happy to come home to weekend after weekend. That’s why we have partnered with some of the best home builders and architects in Washington. Meet Dave Gintz of Northwest Roots Construction.

Who We Are

My partner Bobby Graham and I have many years of experience in the construction and home building business. While I drive the acquisition and finance side of things, Bobby brings a lot of industry expertise in project management. In July 2018 we partnered to launch Northwest Roots Construction and have since built 28 homes in Suncadia and are working on another development in the

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Buying a home, whether for the very first time or not, is an exciting time. At Suncadia, we know how important it is for members of our community to purchase a Cle Elum vacation property they will love for years to come, one that fits their lifestyle and that they are happy to come home to weekend after weekend. That’s why we have partnered with some of the best home builders, architects and lenders in Washington. Here, we chat with David Angrove, branch manager at Advisory Lending Group.

About the Advisory Lending Group

The Advisory Lending Group is a division of American Pacific Mortgage Corporation, a west coast-based mortgage banker that consistently closes $8-$9 billion in loans, annually. We provide all traditional financing

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Grand romantic gestures, cheeky puns, chocolate and heart-shaped candy...Valentine’s Day and the long weekend are around the corner and everyone at Suncadia is getting in the spirit and ready to celebrate.

Suncadia is a place to be with your family and friends, for generations to get together at a table, by the pool, around a campfire. Here, the air is crisper, the stars brighter, and the seasons more delightfully distinct—and you’ll love all four of them. Whether you’re spending the day with your partner, your BFF, your kids or whoever makes you happy, we’ve got some ideas to have some fun under the Cascadia sun and snow.

Dream Home Tour

Your dream home—or homesite on which to build the perfect getaway—is waiting. To participate in

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Making a Splash at River Ridge and the new Nelson Farm Pool - 1288 views

 

The arrival of every new year gets us thinking about the exciting things to come, the many happy memories we made and the new faces we met in the year past. And 2019 is no different.

Looking back at some highlights of 2018, we turned to our blog to find the most popular posts and discovered that readers love our home tours—hardly surprising since the homes that have come up for sale at Suncadia are drool worthy, indeed.

You also loved learning about the people who help shape Suncadia into a community you hold close to your heart. And our Spotlight column, which celebrates the staff who play a role in the way residents and guests enjoy their time here, has become

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