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2013 

Two Roads Diverged... Two Roads Diverged in a yellow wood... Beautiful words by Robert Frost.  This came to my mind as I stood at the entrance to Soaring Eagle Park in Sammamish Washington.  A beautiful, but not yellow wood on the edge of our city.  Walkers, runners, trail bikes and wildlife can ...
02/24/2013
An Empty Bench, Full of Memories     An empty bench full of memories.  In early 2002, a classmate of my oldest son had a nose bleed.  A common event for an active young boy, playing soccer, running with friends and just being a kid.  The nose bleed led to a Dr. Appt, which led to a diagnosis of l...
02/20/2013
Real Estate Market Report, Sammamish WA 02/19/13   This is a Real Estate Market Report for Sammamish Washington, for Residential homes including town homes and single family homes.   Currently there are 87 Active homes on the market in Sammamish, zip codes 98074 & 98075    The average list price ...
02/20/2013
Silent Sunday, Where is Your Focus? Silent Sunday, Where is your focus?  In looking at this picture, I see opportunities to focus on different elements; the dark foreboding clouds, the bright sun breaking though, the silver lining, the blue sky, the surf crashing at my feet.  Which element caught...
02/16/2013
Sammamish WA, America’s Friendliest Hometown According to Forbes   Sammamish WA, America’s friendliest hometown according to Forbes magazine.  Originally published on December 19th, 2012 MSN recently republished the list of Americas Friendliest Towns.  In 2011 CNNMoney ranked Sammamish as the 15t...
02/15/2013
Suzi did a great job painting a picture that fits right in with my series, 4 Keys for Selling Your Home Quickly and For Top Dollar.  Key 1, The Best Looking makes the point that we are in competition with other homes and Suzi’s question, Will it be a Nordstrom’s or a Thrift Shop Experience is a g...
02/14/2013
Happy Valentine’s Day, The Story of 2 Engagements   Happy Valentine’s Day, the story of two engagements.  Meeting in Southern Germany in the fall of 1981 on the shores of Lake Constance (Bodensee) I suspect I didn’t have a chance.  This beautiful, bright, fun and caring girl caught my heart and I...
02/14/2013
  Wordless Wednesday, Downtown Mercer Island, 1960    This is a picture in the business district of downtown Mercer Island taken around 1960 from our family collection.  A lot has changed since then; the gas station and little house are gone.  Loads of mixed use retail/residential building has go...
02/13/2013
 Home Selling Key 4, Priced Appropriately  This is the final part of a series called Keys to Selling your Home Quickly and for Top Dollar.  The 4 keys are, you must be the Best Looking,        Best Marketed,      Easiest to See  and   Priced Appropriately                     Pricing strategies sh...
02/13/2013
Home Selling, Key 3, Easiest to See In a previous post I wrote, 4 Keys to Selling your Home Quickly and for Top Dollar, I mentioned that the first key is being the Best Looking home in your price category.  The second key is being the Best Marketed.  For this post we need to discuss making your h...
02/10/2013
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