As the largest city in the Inland Northwest, Spokane is the trade and medical center for a 36-county region covering eastern Washington, north Idaho, western Montana, and parts of Oregon, British Columbia, and Alberta. Spokane is one of those “just-the-right-size” cities—big enough to offer all the city delights, and small enough that a visitor can find them.
Spokane boasts an active, vibrant downtown that was recently enhanced with the addition of a new pedestrian mall and old-fashioned streetcars. It is a city that offers an exceptional quality of life. With little crime, a low cost of living, affordable housing, good schools and an unspoiled and spectacular environment, the city has grown to include some 202,000 residents.
Spokane offers all the amenities of the metropolitan city it has become. North Town Mall is the largest shopping mall in the area with over 165 stores and specialty shops. Spokane's Veteran's Memorial Arena offers a full slate of big-name entertainment and sporting events. Located on the site of Spokane's old Coliseum, the facility offers state of the art amenities and acoustics. Academic opportunities are plentiful, for students in grades K-12 as well as those wishing to pursue a degree in higher education. Spokane offers a wide variety of housing types and prices. Prospective buyers will be pleased to find that Spokane offers a variety of housing types in a range of affordable prices. These include single-family homes, townhouses, condos, and even equestrian and ranch properties.
Spokane offers a wide variety of housing types and prices. Spokane condominiums and townhouses near local colleges and within city limits start at $100,000 and can exceed $1 million for newer, luxury models complete with exclusive community amenities. Spokane homes in gated or planned neighborhoods, new home subdivisions, and suburban enclaves can be found starting in the low $100,000s and ranging to $5 million and more for Spokane estate properties and golf course homes. Ranches, horse properties and development land are also available. Active and retired members of the military find that Spokane is an ideal area to reside as the community is only a short 25 minute drive to Fairchild Air Force Base. Additionally, for those who are looking to custom build their dream home or investment property, the custom home market in Spokane is considered one of the most affordable in the nation.
"Marc Nilson : Your Real Estate Expert in Spokane, Washington"
802 N. Washington Street
Spokane, Washington 99201
Marc Nilson:"Trusted Professionals, Exceptional Homes"
Marc got his start in the real estate business back in 2004 when he and his brother decided to invest in properties. Since then, he has purchased over 30 properties, flipped homes and managed rental properties. He now owns Navigator Northwest of Keller Williams Realty located in Spokane.
Marc leads a specialized team of Realtors who are skilled negotiators and take extra care of each and every one of their clients. "We are a systems based company, so we make sure that every item is taken care of ahead of schedule," Marc explained. "We consistently receive feedback that our clients felt like they were our most important client during their transaction because we focus on communication and anticipate client needs. More than 80% of our business is from referrals from past clients and this is because our clients trust us to give their friends the same experience."
Marc is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist. He and his team specialize in REO/Bank Owned properties, short sales, residential sales, distressed properties, first-time buyers, and can help clients understand and acquire Washington State Bond Loans, VA loans, and USDA loans.
Throughout his years of experience and through hundreds of transactions, Marc is proud to share that he was the #1 single agent in Keller Williams' Spokane office in 2012. He has worked very hard to build his career and team from the ground up, and is proud to take care of each client as if they were a member of his family.
Born and raised in Seattle, Marc moved to Spokane in 1998 where he and his team participate in Keller Williams' Red Day where over 100 agents spend 1-3 days giving back to their community through a variety of non-profit organizations and local charities.
Although the majority of Marc's business comes from client referrals, he is always excited to meet new clients and help them achieve their homeownership goals. Contact Marc Nilson today to learn how you can become a part of his legacy of success
Ron has helped countless homebuyers take the next step toward homeownership since 1992. His years of experience has allowed him to cultivate an insurmountable amount of knowledge regarding home loans and products, which include working with veterans and helping them utilize their $0 down options, assisting move-up buyers, and successfully closing many one-time construction loans. Additionally, with the help of PrimeLending, Ron also specializes in 5% down Conventional loans with no monthly mortgage insurance. As your mortgage originator, you can always count on Ron to find a solution!
Ron genuinely cares about his customers and takes the time to listen to their needs before leveraging his experience to offer several options for them to review. "I always offer a 'if I were you, here's what I would do' type of scenario. I do my absolute best to close every transaction on time, and I do what I say I am going to do. This has been the foundation of my successful mortgage career."
He also is very proud of the many relationships he has forged over the years with other local lenders and their products. "If I cannot help a borrower, I can call upon my local relationships so that I can help my borrower find another lender that can help them achieve their goals."
Ron has a triple degree in Business (Marketing, Management & Finance) with a minor in Economics from Eastern Washington University. He has been published in Mortgage Originator Magazine as one of the "Top 200" Loan Officers in the Country, an accomplishment achieved by closed loan units and volume. Ron is also a consistent Top Producer, a title he has held on to for the last 20 years.
Ron, his wife, Karrie, and their 3 boys live in Spokane where they take advantage of the all the great kids' programs and community events. When he isn't in the office, he can be found coaching his kid's basketball teams, golfing, playing basketball, and spending his summer days out on Lake CDA. Lender Info
Spokane Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 15th, 2014: homes priced around $132,696 compared to $115,640 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +13%. For Friday, December 19th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.12%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.14%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.24%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.92%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Spokane WA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Spokane to help you find the best home!