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Mary Arendse - CRB, CRS, GRI, Owner/Managing Broker

Mary is dedicated to making the sale or purchase of your home a very pleasant experience. Since 1976, she has enjoyed helping hundreds of folks realize the "American Dream" in the beautiful Skagit Valley and beyond.

Over the years she has continued to educate herself in the field of real estate and has been honored with several community service awards, including the SWAN Skagit Woman’s Alliance Network as winning Finalist for Skagit County. Mary has been awarded the prestigious Award of Excellence in Bronze, Silver & and also the double gold Managing Brokers award from (NPSPAR) North Puget Sound Association of Realtors. Mary is currently an association opps realtor.

Mary has served as President of the Skagit County Multiple Listing Service. She served as Education Chair & was on the foundation board creating quality education locally, also serving on every standing committee from communications, grievance, professional standards, commercial, and government affairs giving her a well rounded experience base to draw from. Married to her partner and husband, John, since 1970, they enjoy motorcycles, traveling, and relaxing at their cabin on the Skagit River.

Cell: (360) 661-2095

Jim Houser – Realtor

Jim Houser is our newest addition to the A.R.E. family. He is a Sedro Woolley resident. He enjoys walking his dog, working out and riding his Harley in his off time. Jim is excited to be part of the team and really enjoys helping people in the buying and selling of homes/properties!

Cell: (206) 200-8365





Doug Ide – Realtor

Doug Ide joins A.R.E. Realty with 20+ years experience in Real Estate. During the last five he has been working mostly in the Upper Skagit Valley and has become an expert in the area. Prior to Real Estate was a counselor for veterans, developed small businesses, low voltage contractor, fiberglass manufacturer, and developed marketing for Safety Developmental Industries.

Doug has a Bachelor’s Degree from Western Washington University and an Associate Degree in Real Estate from North Seattle Community College. Doug served three years in the United States Army and traveled around the world as the son of an American Diplomat. He enjoys sailing, cycling, hiking, swimming, and motorcycles.

Office: (425) 387-1688





Deanna Justus – Office Manager

Deanna is a very busy wife and mother. Working at A.R.E and Subbing as a bus drive takes most of her time but allows her to know the area best. When she’s not working, she is enjoying quality time with her family.

Office: (360) 856-2121





Alison Jauron – Administrative Assistant

Alison Jauron is a proud wife and mother to four beautiful children. She has lived in Skagit Valley her whole life and is very knowledgeable about the area! She is an Administrative Assistant and truly enjoys helping Mary and treats every customer like royalty! Her hobbies are spending time with her family and going on long walks with her Rottweiler puppy, Scarlet.

Office: (360) 856-2121





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