Sales dollar volume for the real estate market on San Juan Island increased 69 percent last year - from $60,116,241 in 2011 to $101,523,517 in 2012. County-wide it went up 61 percent from $125,443,472 to $201,915,885.
Orcas Island was up 73%, Lopez was up 21% and the outer islands including Shaw were up 45%. All of the islands had an increase in the number of transactions over 2011 with the exception of Lopez which was close to even in the transaction number.
Read more in the online report by Merri Ann Simonson, Managing Broker Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands Inc.