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It's time again for the Christmas Forest 2014 in Olympia WA at the Red Lion Hotel!   When:  December 3 - 7, 2014 Where:  Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia WA Cost:  Adults $6, Children $1 (under 12) More information:   The Christmas Forest is a five-day holida...
The Thurston County WA real estate market for Fall 2014 has continued on a positive trend of increasing home sale prices and strong buyer activity. The Thurston County real estate market has been through its trials since the downturn in the summer of 2008 to the summer of 2013.  Sixty months of d...
As a Realtor, do you wear a Halloween costume (on Halloween, of course)?   If Halloween didn’t fall at the end of the month when many Realtors are busy gathering and delivering house keys, getting final documents signed, and resolving last minute issues just prior to closing, would you wear a Ha...
I'd like to let you all know that I have won the 2014 Best of Olympia Awards for Florists!  Yay for me!  Except that I'm not a florist.  But this spammer is smart as he/she figured with a last name like Viola, I MUST be a florist!  Of course, in the email I was sent notifying me of this prestigio...
Top 5 questions to ask when buying a condo in DuPont WA.   When buying a condo in DuPont, WA the biggest question is whether or not a lender can provide a loan. Not only does the buyer need to qualify for a loan, but so does the condo complex. Listing agents, buyer’s agents and buyers should ask ...
Here is the DuPont WA condo real estate market update for September 2014.   The condo market in DuPont WA is a thriving part of Northwest Landing. Here is a special real estate market update just on the condo activity. Find DuPont WA condos for sale. Learn more about the entire DuPont real estate...
Here is the DuPont WA real estate market update for September 2014.   What's it like to live in DuPont? DuPont is a middle point between Tacoma and Olympia, and offers an excellent location for Joint-Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) commuters. In 1994, Northwest Landing, a master planned community in Du...
Here is the Rochester WA real estate market update for September 2014.   Why live in Rochester? Rochester, WA is located in the southernmost part of Thurston County, and is best known for its Scandinavian heritage celebrations. Rochester is also the home to the Great Wolf Lodge and the Lucky Eagl...
Here is the Tenino and Bucoda WA real estate market update for September 2014.   Why live in Tenino? Tenino WA is located Southeast of Olympia off of Old Highway 99. There is some dispute how Tenino got its name; some say it is from a Native American word meaning "junction" or "meeting place;" ot...
Here is the Yelm / Rainier WA real estate market update for September 2014.   Why live in Yelm? Yelm is not only is close to JBLM's East Gate, but offers affordable homes and is 15 miles from Olympia. Yelm has also been recognized as Tree City USA, and you'll certainly see that as you tour its di...

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