The city offers a wide variety of housing options, from rentals to starter homes to multi-million dollar water properties. Generally speaking, values are dictated by access to the water, marine views, acreage, and location. The city boasts an active “old town” district and a variety of other, distinctive neighborhoods. In general, Anacortes’ natural beauty, island ambiance, low crime rate, and amenities have contributed to housing prices that are significantly higher than in adjoining areas. Coastal retirees have embraced the lifestyle and have moved to Fidalgo Island in increasing numbers over the past several years. Housing construction has been a substantial economic driver.
There are many real estate professionals in town that can assist with housing and property management needs. Click here to see a list of real estate, moving and storage opportunities.
The Anacortes Housing Authority‘s mission is to provide decent, safe and affordable housing for low-income persons within a financially sound framework and to promote fair housing and the opportunity for very low and low-income families of all races, ethnicity, national origins, religions, ethnic backgrounds and with all types of disabilities to participate in housing.
There are many construction firms in Anacortes who can help you build the home of your dreams. Click here to see a list of contractors and construction firms.