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~ Real Estate Agents

Financing a Floating Home


Design, Construction & Maintenance

Flotation and Float Inspection

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Real Estate Agents

The purchase or sale of a floating home is not the kind of thing that you should leave in the hands of a friend or cousin who markets land homes.  Depend on the expertise of someone who really understands the Floating Home Market and can lead you through the process.

Rick & Joyce Miner – 206.940.1180

Special Agents Realty

Linda & Kevin Bagley – 206.419.0065

Proud Supporters of The Seattle Floating Homes Association Lake Realty


Enrico Pozzo 206.790.7874

Seattle Afloat

Courtney Cooper – 206.850.8841

Molly Cartwright – 206.841.6800


Lake & Company

Melissa Ahlers – 206.356.2262

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Financing a Floating Home

Lenders and Banks
Only a select number of institutions understand the floating home market. The institutions below are resources that can help navigate what you need to secure your floating home.

Pacific Crest Savings Bank 

Scott Gibson – 425-670-9619

SVP, Lending Manager

Lisa Rhodes – 425.670.9610

NMLS# 1509775

Banner Bank 

Pamela Anderson, VP – 206.770.7190

2901 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

Sound Community Bank 

David Raney – 206.448.0884

2001 5th Avenue  Seattle, WA 98121


Lenders will most likely ask for an appraisal and inspection for your floating home loan. You should look for an appraiser that has experience and understands the floating homes market.

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Pete Rogerson Appraisal

Pete Rogerson

(Floating Home Appraisals for bank loans)

Bus: 206.550.8612 / Fax: 206.362.0415


Many insurance companies do not understand how to insure floating homes. Look for a company who understands and can service the unique needs of the floating home owner.

Boat Insurance

Red Sheild Insurance

Boat Insurance 


2601 W Marina Pl, Suite B,

Seattle, WA 98199

Red Shield Insurance Company


1411 SW Morrison St, Suite 400

Portland,OR 97205

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Design, Construction and Maintenance

Some Fun Articles on Floating Home Design


Vandeventer-Carlander Architects

Vandeventer & Carlander


Bill Vandeventer – 206 3238770

Donnally Architects

Bruce Donnally  206 283 4699



International Marine Flotation Systems

G. Little Construction

Bob Little 360.385.1020

IMF International Marine Flotation Systems, Inc   (Canada)

 Matt Tobias  604.930.9903


Douglas Bate Painting

Doug Bate   206.679.0576

Flotation and Float Inspection

There are a lot of companies that understand how to adjust a foundation of a land home…but where do you go for repair and balance the foundation of a floating home or underwater work?  Use an expert that understands a floating home!

Aqua Dive
Aqua Dive Services LLC

James Hicks – 206.782.0157

Coastal Diving and Salvage

Charles Baker – 206.717.4990

If you have a house barge, floating on water residence, recreational vessel or vessel with dwelling unit, check out the Lake Union Live Aboard’s website for more information.

~ Best Practices for Floating Home Owners

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