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Home appraisals are a necessary step in the process of selling or refinancing your home. While many homes today aren't worth as much as they were when they were bought, it is crucial for homeowners to be realistic when it comes to getting their home appraised. If you are in the process of getting...
12/27/2010
 No one likes to talk about it, but burglary is a scary thing. Thieves usually look for potential targets that are the easiest to break into. You can make your home much less attractive to them by taking a few simple steps to beef up home security. Most of these security measures are easy tasks a...
12/27/2010
Do a little landscaping.Potential buyers will get their first impression of your home from its exterior. Sostand outside and take a few moments to look at your home objectively. Could thegrass use some cutting? Do the flowerbeds need a bit of TLC? Trimmedlandscaping indicates a home that is well ...
12/27/2010
Most folks work hard for their money. Why sit by while it slips through the cracks? There are simple and inexpensive steps that you can take to make your home more energy efficient and these solutions often bring big returns. As a bonus, they benefit the environment as well as the family piggy ba...
12/27/2010
  Lighting is essential to the look and function of any room. And today there are more options in lighting your home than ever before. To help you choose the best type of lighting for your needs, I've provided this simple list of lighting tips.Choose from:1. Accent, Table and Floor Lamps2. Lamp S...
12/27/2010
If you've been active in the market for long, you know that the real estate pauses for no man, woman or life event. Nor does it pause for any season; while the market usually does a major slowdown around the winter holidays, the very most motivated buyers and sellers are still doing deals.  If yo...
12/02/2010
THE BIG ECONOMIC PICTURE (ALMOST)... We get lots of economic news this week, the sole exception being any reports on our beloved housing market. There's Retail Sales on Tuesday, expected to still be up, though at a slower pace. Wednesday has manufacturing, which continues its slow but steady reco...
09/27/2010
INFO THAT HITS US WHERE WE LIVE  Fannie Mae released a survey showing 70% of those polled in June and July feel now is a good time to buy a home. This is up from a 64% reading in January. At the same time, 83% of those surveyed think it's a bad time to sell, which isn't such a terrible thing, sin...
09/20/2010
Best news yet, we are getting a good boat dealer in town!! BREMERTON NATIONAL AIRPORT - Opening this weekend off Highway 3 just north of Bremerton National Airport is  Defiance Marine and Power Equipment, a sports fishing-boat showroom and service center. On Friday 6,000-square-foot showroom, alo...
09/04/2010
 For a long time the waterways are a lifeline to Hood Canal and other areas, this info below will help to inform you about some of the positive things happening locally! Elwha River Restoration The largest dam removal in U.S. history will free the Elwha River after 100 years, Salmon populations w...
09/04/2010
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