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Just about any investor on the lookout for a promising Olympia rental property has a number of assumed criteria in mind—often arrived at without bothering to sit down to list them. Remember, this is already a successful individual, usually with ample business experience—and always with the finan...
      The Olympia foreclosure situation is a good deal different from what we were discussing a few years ago when the tidal wave of 7.3 million foreclosures and short sales swept the nation. When The New York Times “Dealbook” recently pronounced that the supply of cheap foreclosed homes in Ameri...
Just as the kitchen is a magnet for family activity, when a Lacey home goes up for sale, it’s the one room guaranteed to get rapt attention at every showing. Older Lacey homes can be at something of a disadvantage here, especially when structural design elements prohibit their being transformed ...
Some folks live for our Olympia winters. For them, the brisk air is a tonic; longer night times are invitations to enjoy the warmth and cheer of fireside camaraderie; the prospect of winter sports is something they look forward to all year long. For everyone else it may be more of a drag—particu...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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The trends are positive for Thurston County! Here is the Thurston County WA real estate market update for January 2015.                               Thinking about selling? You can! In 2005 and 2006, the Thurston County real estate market was saturated with new construction that was meant to sup...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the Rochester WA real estate market update for January 2015.   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 Eagle ...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the Tenino and Bucoda WA real estate market update for January 2015.   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;" othe...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the Yelm / Rainier WA real estate market update for January 2015.   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 dive...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the Lake Saint Clair / Pattison Lake / Sunwood Lakes WA real estate market update for January 2015.   Why live here? Southeast Thurston County features some beautiful lake front properties and communities such as Lake St. Clair, Pattison Lake, Kelly's Corner and Sunwood Lakes. Residents i...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the East Lacey WA real estate update for January 2015.   Why live in East Lacey WA? East Lacey is a growing part of Thurston County with housing, shopping and entertainment. A newer addition to this area is the Regional Athletic Complex which features 5 baseball/softball fields, 6 soccer/...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the Lacey WA real estate update for January 2015.   Why live in Lacey? Lacey residents take pride in their town! The city sponsors many events throughout the year to promote a sense of community with events such as these spring events: Saturday, April 11, 2015 - Arbor Day Seedling Giveway...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the East Olympia WA real estate market update for January 2015.   Why live in East Olympia? East Olympians enjoy a variety of home choices - from the gated golf community of Indian Summer to larger parcels suitable for horses to lake front homes on Hewitt Lake. Residents enjoy biking and ...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the South Olympia WA real estate market update for January 2015.   Why live in South Olympia? South Olympia is considered a desirable part of Thurston County by its residents. South Olympians have lots of sidewalks and biking paths, and many enjoy the amenities of the YMCA, which has an i...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the North Olympia WA real estate market update for January 2015.   Why live in North Olympia? North Olympia beckons home-dwellers who are inspired by vintage homes, some of which are on the Historic Registry. This area includes the Capitol Campus, downtown Olympia, Bigelow, East Bay and E...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the North Lacey / Hawks Prairie WA real estate update for January 2015.   Why live in the North Lacey / Hawks Prairie WA area? North Lacey is a fast-developing part of the county, with lots of residential and commercial new construction, the completion of Cabela's, and other major retaile...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the Boston Harbor WA real estate market update for January 2015.   Why live in Boston Harbor? Boston Harbor is a desirable area of Thurston County and offers residents lots of waterfront activities including Priest Point Park and Boston Harbor Marina as well as a direct route to downtown ...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the West Olympia WA real estate market update for January 2015.   Why live in West Olympia? West Olympians love their part of town! There is The Evergreen State College and South Puget Sound Community College, Capitol Medical Center and the shopping mall to name a few amenities. The main ...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the Tumwater WA real estate market update for January 2015.   Why live in Tumwater? Tumwater is a great middle point for Olympia and Lewis County employment centers with easy access to I-5. Tumwater is close to many State and Federal buildings, the Olympia Airport, parks, and shopping cen...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the Delphi / Black Hills WA real estate update for January 2015.   Why live in the Delphi / Black Hills area? Delphi / Black Hills residents are in an area of homes on larger parcels of land. Buyers can find their coveted horse properties here! There are also some high-end neighborhoods i...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Here is the Summit Lake / Steamboat Island WA real estate market update for January 2015.   Why live in Summit Lake / Steamboat Island areas? Northwest Thurston County not only features the major areas of Summit Lake and Steamboat Island but also Carlyon Beach, Gravelly Beach, Hunter Point, Madro...

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