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Tumwater Falls Park in Tumwater, Washington offers a cool respite from warm summer days.  The rolling water over the falls washes away the bustling town noise, and offers a quiet and relaxing getaway. Two trails flank the Deschutes River at the Falls.  Along the way, there are scenic views of th...
The award-winning Hands on Children’s Museum in Olympia, WA is raising money for a new facility.  Founded in 1987, the museum is known for its interactive exhibits for children that encourage learning, creativity and curiosity.  They have outgrown their current location near the Capitol campus an...
April 2012 Real Estate Market Update   In January – April of this year, there were 24 single family home sales in DuPont.  This is down from this same time last year where there were 42 homes sales.  In 2010, there were also 42 homes sales during this same time period.    DuPont is starting off v...
April 2012 Real Estate Market Update The Indian Summer Golf & Country Club neighborhood in Olympia, WA has seen three home sales this year.  Typically Indian Summer averages about 20-24 homes sales per year so we are off to a sluggish home selling season but it’s not because there is no inventory...
Mid-April 2012 Real Estate Market Update for Olympia, WA Along with the spring flowers, the South Sound real estate market is also perking up.  Here are three strong trends we are seeing this first part of 2012. 1. Pending sales are at multi-year highsThrough the first quarter, pending home sales...
The annual Olympia Wooden Boat Fair at Percival Landing on Olympia’s waterfront is fun for both sea-farers and land-lubbers alike.  This free event showcases all kinds, shapes and sizes of wooden boats from sailboats to canoes.    Other attractions are arts and crafts booths.  Grab a bite from o...
Every Sunday you can visit the brand new Campus Highlands homes being built along the Woodlands Golf Course at Hawks Prairie this Sunday from 1 to 3 PM. Campus Highlands is an excellent location for commuters to JBLM, DuPont, Tacoma or anywhere else where I-5 freeway access is a must! The Hawks P...


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