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Ravensdale Equestrian Dream Home with fantastic 2 stall barn, riding trails from the property, fenced & cross fenced.  The perfect balance in home & equestrian features on a secluded 7.51 acre parcel.  Lovely granite kitchen with trash compactor, pantry & wet bar.  This 4 bedroom home has been me...
Fantastic Riverfront Park at it's best.  Great river views and close to the Sounder train and the new Kent Station which features lots of shopping & dining.  Wonderful location & trail access from your back door.  2 bedrooms 1.5 baths with vaulted ceilings wait for you!  A great value with all th...
Little Miracles Happen Every day! Our 2nd Annual Little Miracles Auction benefitting Children's Miracle Network & Children's Hospital in Seattle is fast approaching.  This year we've decided to honor one member of the community who makes the difference in the lives of sick or disabled children.Th...
Foreclosures & Short-salesForeclosures & short sales are popping up like crazy in our region.  I was out showing homes to a client and 3 of the 5 we were viewing were short sales.  It's a trying time for a lot of homeowners right now.  Whether it's a mortgage that's resetting or too much equity t...
Price Them Right!I've been on several listing appointments lately.  Sellers are not digesting the reality of the market so well.  It seems they still feel their homes are worth what they were in a booming market where bidding wars were commonplace.  I have always been of the mindset that I don't ...
Maple Valley Meadows 3bedroom 2bath, 1100 sq ft home w/ two car garage on neighborhood lot near nature trails. $269,000   Riverfront Park Condominium 2bedroom/1.5 bath 1,000 sq ft located on the Green River with a fantastic River view! Open floor plan with vaulted ceiling. $189,950Sun Ridge @ Elk...
 I am currently working with several buyer clients who ponder "when is the right time to buy?"  They have all inquired at one point or another "when do you think we'll hit the bottom in the market?"  What a great question!  If I knew the answer to that I could stand to make alot of money!  The re...
In the savvy high tech Seattle area there are many high profile corporations including Microsoft, Safeway, Starbucks, Kenworth & Alaska Airlines.  It's typical for the real estate consumer to begin their search online.  Once the consumer becomes more serious about making a move they want a real e...
 I'm having some yardwork & pruning done on my property.  I was standing outside talking with the landscape company and realized how messy my yard is with dead branches everywhere.  Our grass is brown & looking very sad.  I am really looking forward to having new soil added to the garden beds so ...
We all know that being referred is the best source of quality clients!  Personally, I am very particular about who I will refer.  Attaching my name, thus credibility, to someone else's work is something I do not take lightly. So, how do we inspire others to refer us?   It's easy!  Get caught up i...

Carmen Tomlinson

King & Pierce Counties WA
local_phone(425) 432-4414
smartphone(206) 406-3213
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Maple Valley WA Real Estate, Associate Broker with years of experience! Serving the King & Pierce Counties.