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 Looking for a great trail to walk, run or bike?  Be sure to check out the Chehalis Western Trail that runs north and south through Olympia to Rainier, WA.  This trail was a railroad line that is now a flat, paved trail, perfect for getting some fresh air and burning a few calories. Today, we wal...
 This past Thursday, I and my REALTOR® colleagues from around Washington State (about 500 of us!) were adorned in our “Unlock the Door” blue scarves as we visited with our local senators and representatives on the Capitol campus.      This photo is just a handful of us on the steps of the Legisla...
My Vision Board is my Thank-You Board I am all in on the power of vision boards where you have a visual representation through pictures and words of your goals.  But I’m shy with my vision board as I don’t want anyone else to see it!  If I have the vision board buried under my computer keyboard o...
Today was our annual celebration of 2018 for our Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty staff and REALTORS held in Olympia, WA.  It takes looking back to see where you are going forward, and today’s rally gave perspective on the market, our sellers and buyers, and our business.  Our broker gave...
I have a big thank you for the great work of John Brinton and Andrew Brinton of A-Pro Home Inspections in Olympia, WA.   I'm not sure how long I have known them or worked with them but it has to be over ten years.  They are my go-to home inspectors who go the extra mile for me and my clients. One...
This year in real estate in the Thurston County, WA area, including the cities of Olympia, Lacey, and Tumwater, are bound to be a very successful year both for sellers and buyers.  Here is the 2018 recap with the 2019 projections.  Record Number of SellersA record number of resale homes came to t...
Washington REALTORS® from around the state will be gathering in Olympia, WA at our state’s capital to join in Legislative Day 2019.  REALTORS® and the REALTORS® associations work with elected officials in promoting and protecting homeownership.  On January 24, 2019, REALTORS® will defend the indu...
The Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater, WA Housing Market Update for December 2018 Olympia, WA is the capital city of Washington State and is located in Thurston County with the other major cities of Lacey and Tumwater, WA. The December 2018 Highlights: Overall the market in 2018 was very good for Olymp...

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