September 2023 Detailed Market Report

Are you considering buying or selling a piece of real estate on Orcas Island in the near future? Whether you're an investor, homebuyer, current property owner, or just curious about the local market trends, it always pays to be informed. Our September report on the Orcas Island real estate market is here to offer thorough insight into what's going on and how to make sure your own venture goes as smoothly as possible. We are here to help you stay ahead of the curve while making sound investment decisions for yourself.

Understanding and evaluating your local real estate market is crucial. Here is a simplified guide to the current markets in the San Juan Islands.

Orcas Island Real Estate Market

Orcas Island Market Statistics (over the last 6 months)

Time on Market 34 Days
Average Price $1,224,500
Active Listings 48
Sold Listings 32


For the month of August, our market saw the following: Time on Market, measuring the marketing period of listings, was an average of 34 days over the last 6 months. The average price of sold listings was $1,224,500. The number of active listings on Orcas Island is 48, and the number of sold listings over the last 6 months is 32 listings: as active and sold listings near an equal number, this reflects a more balanced market for both buyers and sellers.


Orcas Island Real Estate Market Resources

●       Residential Report

●       Vacant Land Report

●       Condominium Report


San Juan Islands Real Estate Market


Time on Market 73 Days
Average Price $662,300
Active Listings 220
Sold Listings 32


Looking at the overall San Juan Islands market looks slightly different. The average time on market was 73 days. The average sold price was much lower at $662,300. There are an astounding 220 active listings, and 32 sold listings.

The Orcas Island real estate market is starting to experience an uptick after a somewhat quiet summer. It is important for potential buyers and sellers to stay informed about these market trends. Understanding the local real estate market and evaluating the statistics can help individuals make sound investment decisions. With an average time on the market of 34 days for listings, the data suggests a relatively active market and it pays to keep your eye out for new listings.

Whether you're considering buying or selling a property on Orcas Island, it is crucial to stay ahead of the curve and make informed decisions. By utilizing these resources and seeking guidance from experienced professionals, you will experience a smoother and more successful real estate experience.

Although we are transitioning into a slower season in the islands, real estate is as alive as ever. Looking for additional market information? Visit our website or give us a call (360) 376-8000.

Source: “The MLS Data Is Never Wrong, Right?” Real Estate Market Reports, 3 Sept. 2023,