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Olympic Lesson --- Don't Give Up! --- The Winter Olympics provides us with daily confirmation of the basic principle of all winners --- Don't give up. You won't always win, but you certainly won't win if you give up. For us in the real estate business, the times are confusing at best. It seems li...
02/24/2010
New Federal guidelines may help to streamline the short sale process. --- The new rules, under the Home Affordability Alternatives (HAFA) program, are to remain in effect from April 5, 2010 until the end of 2012.Basically, if a homeowner has tried unsuccessfully to negotiate a loan modification, ...
02/23/2010
DONT TREAD ON ME --- A Chain of Revelation --- Sometimes we start out on an ordinary sightseeing trip, only to come away with new understandings and deeper thoughts about our place and time. One of the great things about the Puget Sound area is the Washington State Ferries system that connects so...
02/23/2010
Ocean Shores Sunset --- Does it Get Any Better? --- Although the beauty of the early spring in Woodinville WA (as predicted by Benny) is so enjoyable these days, we still get the hankering for the ocean and all its wonder after a while. Watching the sun set over the Pacific Ocean is at the top of...
02/21/2010
Lost in Robinswood Park, Bellevue, WA --- 60 Acres of All Kinds of Fun --- Just yesterday we got "lost" in the woods at Robinswood Park in Bellevue, WA. It seems I was going a bit slow down one of the forest trails, looking up at the trees and taking pictures, while Ziggy and Mary were charging a...
02/20/2010
Why Does the Glorious Weather in Woodinville WA Get Us So Excited? --- It is all about the gardens. As the weather today is pushing toward 60 degrees and full sun in Woodinville WA, we are already preparing our gardens for the incredible displays ahead. Our heather is blooming and the azaleas are...
02/19/2010
Washington State Home Buyers, Do You Have Questions About Closing Costs? Here is a three minute video produced by WAHomeowners.com that summarizes the closing process and some of the costs to complete a home purchase. There are other similar videos and guides available at WAHomeowners.com to assi...
02/18/2010
The following FHA financing information is very valuable for buyers now looking to get in under the wire for the tax credit opportunity. This information is from a trusted lender we know, who can help you find the financing necessary to successfully complete your home purchase transaction. Pleas...
02/18/2010
Looking for the Best Bakery in Western Washington State? You’ve Got to Try the Hillcrest Bakery in Bothell --- While searching for a new park for Ziggy to explore years ago, we discovered the Bothell Landing Park with a set of great features along the Sammamish River. To add icing to the cake of ...
02/17/2010
Time Limit to be in Contract for Home Buyer Tax Credit is Rapidly Approaching --- There is no time to waste.  It is important to realize that there is increased buyer activity searching out the best buys in a fairly small inventory of quality homes. So, the competition is getting intense. The tim...
02/16/2010
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