OrcasDreams is a small, locally owned Real Estate Brokerage owned by Ken and Kate Wood.

We specialize in Real Estate Sales on Orcas and the San Juan Islands. For almost thirty years, we have been helping people buy and sell homes and land on the Islands.


Kate Wood – Owner/Broker

KATE WOOD has a passion for for helping people make their dreams come true! With three decades of experience selling real estate, she can keep the process fun for you while taking care of the details. Her background in Midwifery helped her develop patience and a knack for timing, as well as the necessary tools to be supportive during one of life’s biggest transitions. Three decades selling Real Estate makes her a one of the best on Orcas!

“Sharing your stories with us and your genuine care and concern for the people around you is what assured us that Orcas Island was indeed where we wanted to live.”   Gary and Catherine


Ken Wood – Owner Broker


Ken Wood has been a Broker for over 15 years and has had 20+ years of building experience. This is quite an asset to clients considering building or those wanting to develop a property.  His experience in fine home building are valuable resources for his clients. He is meticulous in his work whether it is building a home or marketing your property; Ken pays attention to details.

Ken grew up on the family cattle ranch in North Idaho. There, he learned many lessons; to work hard, be self-reliant and honest.

Ken, you provided the best real estate experience we can remember, because you were focused, well planned and efficient.”   -John and Carolyn


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Dan Gottlieb – Broker


Dan moved to Orcas in 1989,  an escapee from the fast lane of Silicon Valley. Having worked for HP, NCR, and Lockheed in sales and sale management, Dan is well equipped to sell real estate here on Orcas. Beginning in 1997, he started working with clients on residential sales, commercial sales, property plats, and raw land.

“The process of acquiring property in an environment like Orcas Island is different than the mainland. People take their time, enjoy the process more, and want to be heard by their Broker. In sales, listening is key.

“To help people realize their dreams it takes understanding and experience.”