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Managing Real Estate Broker - Keller Williams Realty
Tri Cities Real Estate blog providing information about homes for sale in Kennewick, Richland, Pasco and West Richland Washington. It's not all about selling houses! I also blog about living, working and enjoying everything the Tri Cities Washington has to offer.
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Puyallup Home For Sale   A North West Classic! This Beautiful Zetterberg built rambler is located on a quiet tree lined cul de sac in South Hill's Lyndehurst neighborhood.  Close to local shopping and services, Great Puyallup Schools, and large lots, the Lyndehurst neighborhood is truly one of th...
06/30/2007
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Think back to your very first job, you know the one that paid for your first car, bought that atari system your folks wouldn't buy, or paid for that horrid get up you wore to prom.  Chances are that job was in the retail sector and served the public.  Doesn't matter if you were manning a drive th...
03/15/2007
I recently read a great blog posting about a home seller with hurt feelings and a foolish buyer's agent who made some disparaging remarks about the home in front of her.  This brings to mind one of the cardinal rules of successful home selling.....Never be present for showings of your home.Like m...
02/02/2007
I have the good fortune of living and working next to Fort Lewis and McChord AFB.  I appreciate the benefit of sharing the road with a convoy of Strykers rolling down I-5, watching the massive cargo planes come and go, and seeing the Chinooks flying high over my house on their way to Yakima.  The...
01/30/2007
We had a rare sighting the other day while driving my daughter to school.  Up ahead in the ditch I saw  an odd looking critter running about, of course as I approached, the fool thing ran into the road!  I was able to get the pickup stopped before I ran this mystery animal over.  As it continued ...
01/23/2007
This may be an unpleasant topic for some of you, but this post is directed at those hardy souls who fancy themselves as real estate investors.  Long ago I stumbled upon this truth in Real Estate:  Homes that smell like cats just won't sell!You see the average buyer will buy only what they can see...
07/29/2006
I've been asked this question before,   "Why should I work with the lender you have recommended?" Here's the long answer:  I have developed relationships with lenders over time that I know will treat you with the respect you deserve.  I only recommend lenders that I have determined will give you ...
07/29/2006
If you are considering selling your home, you've no doubt taken the time to give the home a thorough cleaning.  Your agent may have suggested baking bread or cookies shortly before a showing.  For some reason Vanilla flavored candles seem to be very popular today as well.  There are a lot of tips...
07/12/2006
A recent study by the NAR (National Association of Realtors) found that 79% of all home buyers started their home search on the Internet.  This trend has continued to rise each year as more and more of the public rely on the Internet for information on a daily basis.  This has spawned a major onl...
07/11/2006
Dateline: Graham Washington, 3:04 am.  I happened to be awake, couldn't sleep for some reason.  I opened my window to listen to the frogs chirp away in the pasture, and got back in bed.  Suddenly a huge explosion rattled the house, I leap up out of bed and looked out the window expecting to see a...
07/06/2006
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