Les Parr Real Estate was established in Ephrata in 1975. Les, who was editor and publisher of several area newspapers, made a decision to make a career in the real estate field, and sold all of his newspaper holdings. Since then, the real estate agency has grown to a staff of seven full-time salespeople, all well-trained and experienced in most phases of real estate. The real estate firm is experienced in single and multi-residential properties, commercial and industrial, business opportunities, leasing; manufactured home park and subdivision development from the platting and permitting stages through completion, and other kinds of developments. All of the sales people are long-time residents of the area and have a complete and knowledgeable understanding of the real estate and the market in the Ephrata area.
Ephrata is the county seat for Grant County, which is located approximately in the center of Washington State. In addition to the county government headquarters, the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation has its headquarters office for the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project here. The Project comprises of more than 500,000 acres of irrigation land. In addition, the Grant County Public Utility District's headquarters are in Ephrata. The PUD is owned by Grant County taxpayers, and owns two of its own hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River. It is one of the larger power producing agencies in the U. S. Ephrata also has a large municipal airport, and office locations for several state and federal agencies. Ephrata is on the maihline Burlington Northern Railroad and has one of the few Amtrak stations in Eastern Washington.
Ephrata has a population of approximately 6,000 inside the city limits, but has a zip code population of more than 8,000 including the rural residents. Soap Lake, 5 miles north, has a zip code population of about 2,500; and Quincy, 20 miles southwest, has a zip code population of more than 8,000. Moses Lake, about 20 miles to the southeast, has an additional zip code population of about 26,500. Ephrata is a great central location spot. Grant County is well known as a hunting, fishing and vacation area year around. There is more fresh water open to the general public in Grant County than any other county in the state. We are now located between Moses Lake, Ephrata and Soap Lake.
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