Chuck Marunde, CEO of iRealty

Freedom for Real Estate BrokersMeet Chuck Marunde, J.D.

Chuck Marunde is our Designated Broker and our Founder and CEO. Chuck has been in real estate going back 37 years, including 20 years as a real estate attorney, an escrow officer, and a consultant to Realtors around the country.  Chuck started in real estate as a salesman and associate broker in Alaska in the mid-1970′s before going to Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane to specialize in real estate.  He has personally closed 100′s of transactions as an escrow officer, negotiated hundreds of transactions as a broker, and has extensive experience in buying and selling real estate.  He has years of experience in foreclosures, short sales, private financing, and handling complex negotiations.  When other brokers don’t know what to do, they often call Chuck.

Chuck’s Sequim Real Estate Blog has over 1,500 articles written specifically about buying real estate in Sequim.  This is the single largest real estate resource for buyers on the Olympic Peninsula. Please take a look at Chuck’s blog by clicking on this image below or go to Sequim Real Estate Blog.

Chuck is the author of several books, including Sequim Real Estate: A Buyer’s Guide, Buying & Selling Real Estate in the Rain Shadow, and The New World of Marketing for Real Estate Agents.  These books are available on in paperback and in eBook editions for the Kindle or iPad.

The success of the iRealty business model, the values of iRealty, and our commitment to our clients were all affirmed in 2013 when Chuck became the number one individual selling broker of single family homes in total volume for the entire year.

On a personal note, Chuck moved to Sequim 20 years ago and raised his own children in Sequim. Jesse, Chuck’s oldest son, became the second strongest man in the world and had a wonderful International career as a professional strongman. Bristol, his middle son, is a professional mixed martial artist and has fought all over the United States. Brady, his youngest son played professional basketball and is now living his dream as a commercial fisherman in Alaska. And Chuck’s youngest, Sabrina, is a talented musician getting ready for college.

Chuck Marunde

You can call Chuck anytime to interview him on the phone and see if you feel he is a personality you would enjoy working with.  Or better yet, buy him a double short latte extra hot at Starbucks.

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Chuck’s Direct Phone Number is 360-775-5424

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  • Sequim Resources for Buyers November 8, 2017
    Sequim Resources for Buyers is a better way of organizing a tremendous number of valuable tools for buyers. Because this site and the tools created here are always being improved for buyers, it became obvious that there had to be a better way to help buyers find these resources easier. You will now find a […]
  • Appraisal Management Companies November 3, 2017
    Appraisal management companies are the bane of a buyer’s existence. This is the biggest problem right now for a buyer who is getting a loan and will need to have their future home appraised. Here is exactly why this will be your biggest challenge, and I’ll tell you how to handle this issue. Appraisal Management Companies Created […]
  • Can I Have Chickens? October 31, 2017
    Chickens, fresh eggs, an organic vegetable garden, and healthy living are some of the reasons why so many retirees are moving to the Sequim area. Here are some tips about chickens. If you want to be able to have chickens on your property, the first step is to check the covenants, also known as CC&Rs (Conditions, Covenants, […]
  • Sellability and Appreciation October 28, 2017
    How important is sellability and appreciation in your home? Extremely important, and I’ll tell you why. Too many widows in their 80s have been left with a home they cannot sell, and it becomes a nightmare for them when they are struggling to maintain the property and pay property taxes. I’ll explain what has happened to many […]

Random Testimonial

  • ~ Testimony by Bert and Sally

    "During the months of February and March 2012, Chuck showed my wife and I over two dozen homes from Port Angeles to Port Townsend. We found Chuck to be very helpful, friendly and courteous. With Chuck there is no pressure; It is all about finding the best home for the buyer. As a Buyer's Agent, Chuck will give you his honest opinion of a property, including a fair market price. In one instance Chuck wrote up an offer for us which was accepted. Chuck was very helpful arranging for home and well inspections which involved multiple trips to the property.   Unfortunately, escrow failed to close when, during the home inspection process, it was determined that a septic system repair was needed which the seller was unwilling/unable to make. We will continue to work with Chuck as there is no better Buyer's Agent on the North Olympic"

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