The idea of being the very first owner of a brand-new home is a thrilling one. You’ve chosen the freshly-painted colors yourself and carefully selected the brand-new appliances. The floors are polished to a glow—and you’re the first person to walk across them. Everything is clean, new, and untouched. But new homes offer more than just emotional benefits. They’re more energy-efficient, secure, and customized to your lifestyle, and they incorporate the latest technology and advances in the building industry. Why should you choose new construction? The reasons are clear:
When most people think of Washington winters, they think of rain. And for much of western Washington, that tends to be the case—but not in the “banana belt” of Sequim, which enjoys five times as many sunny days every year as nearby Seattle. What’s the magic secret? A meteorological effect known as the Olympic Rain Shadow.
Think winter in western Washington means staying indoors? Think again! Olympic National Park offers plenty of wintertime recreational options, from casual strolls to strenuous hikes. Whether you’re looking for magical views of snow-covered mountains, quiet walks through mysterious, deep green woods, or a beachcombing adventure, the Olympics have something for everyone—year-round! Remember to be a smart hiker and come prepared with the Ten Essentials to maximize enjoyment and safety on the trail.