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Do you feel a perfect storm for real estate building up or is it already here? Let's list the contributing factors one can sense converging on our current market.Please feel free to comment and add or subtract from the following list, one way or the other as it is important to advise our customer...
12/15/2009
A Christmas Thank You to Those Who Protect Us AllAt first glance this Christmas tree in Kirkland Washington, near the waterfront, is another wonderful holiday decoration. But on closer examination one finds special recognition that can help us pause to think about deeper meanings to the season. W...
12/14/2009
Favorite Parks in the Redmond WA Area . . . Farrel-McWhirter (one of Redmond's best kept secrets) . . .Paws down, Farrel-McWhirter is Ziggy's favorite park.  It truly is the hidden secret gem of Redmond, not far from Woodinville.  There are 68 acres of beautiful trails among spectacular trees, as...
12/09/2009
Favorite Parks in the Seattle WA Area . . . Kubota Garden (one of Seattle's best kept secrets) . . .Kubota Garden. 9817 55th Avenue S., Seattle, Washington 98118. It was Seattle's great good fortune in 1927, that Japanese immigrant Fujitaro Kubota started a garden on 5 acres of logged-off swampla...
12/08/2009
Favorite Parks in the Woodinville WA Area . . . Cottage Lake (one of Woodinville's best kept secrets) . . . Mary and I can be found just about any day at one of the great parks in the Woodinville WA area. While there are many wonderful parks around Woodinville, some have just the right combinatio...
12/08/2009
The Christmas Ship Festival in the Seattle area is a great holiday tradition going back 60 years. Last night Nina generously invited Mary and me to join her aboard the Argosy's lead ship Spirit of Seattle to cruise Lake Washington. During the cruise we were treated to the wonderful caroling of th...
12/05/2009
Home Buyer Tax Credit Summary As Nina and I work with our Seattle area clients, the extended home buyer tax credit needs to be evaluated as a possible means of assisting our clients as they make a purchase. Let’s take a few minutes and review the basic elements of the new extended home buyer tax ...
12/05/2009
Seattle Home Buyer Tax Credit.   As Nina and I work with our Seattle area clients, the extended home buyer tax credit needs to be evaluated as a possible means of assisting our clients as they make a purchase. Let’s take a look at the basic elements of the new extended home buyer tax credit progr...
12/05/2009
White House Request for Job Creation Advice . . . With the understanding that real estate recovery is tied to job recovery, we've been given the opportunity by the White House to collect advice on how to create more jobs. Please feel free to comment on any of the questions below, either here or i...
12/04/2009
Code vs. Home Inspection First of all I want to thank Jim Bushart for getting me thinking about code vs. home inspections with his writing. As a field code inspector and then as a supervising code inspector for many years I'll give you a bit more from the code inspector's viewpoint: Code inspecto...
12/02/2009
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