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Located just north of Mount Vernon and known as the commercial hub of Skagit County, Burlington has so much more to offer than just commerce. If you are looking for homes for sale in Burlington, WA, we can help!  Called the Hub City because it serves as the connection point for the County's two main highways, Burlington is the logical destination for over 60,000 shoppers on a busy day. Wander just off the main Boulevard, however, and you'll be rewarded with quaint homes, tasty cafes, locally owned specialty shops, and one of the County's largest parks programs. Just one park in Burlington, the 51-acre Skagit River Park, features 22 soccer fields, eight baseball diamonds, and 24 horse shoe pits.

Anchored by Burlington Hill on the North, and the Skagit River along its Southern border, Burlington is a great jumping off point for adventures in the Skagit River Valley. Head east on Hwy 20 to world-class climbing in the North Cascades, or head west to Anacortes for the Puget Sound and ferries to the famous San Juan Islands.

September 28th, 2011

Tax Cut for Burlington

Written by Josh Scott

If you live in the Burlington School District, you might be getting some good news about your property taxes in the coming years. The BESD Finance Director was able to refinance $1.4 million in bonds to an average rate of just over 1%. This should save tax payers $173,000 over the next five years. The change was described in …

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September 16th, 2011

Be Sure You’re “Flood Ready” This Fall.

Written by Josh Scott

Whether you are buying a home in Skagit County, or you already own one here, this article is important to read. We love our local rivers, but every fall we have to watch with a cautious eye to make sure they stay within their banks. It is important that you protect yourself and your belongings from a flood, and we're talking …

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