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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA
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The family I helped purchase a home sent me this terrific mug in the mail - I love it! The message of "Keep calm, I'm your Realtor" hits home with these buyers of mine because they had a not-so-stellar experience with their lender, and the experience caused so much stress on them, the wife ended ...
03/06/2019
Sharing bedrooms is a thing of the past with this SIX bedroom home!  See all the details here: http://www.francineviola.com/ListingDetails/4121-Abigail-Ct-NE-Lacey-WA-98516/1415765  Guests may not ever leave when they come to visit you as they have their own private main floor master suite with a...
03/04/2019
There is a lot of misinformation out there about the real estate market in Olympia, WA that is causing all kinds of problems for both buyers and sellers.  Buyers and sellers are asking, is this a good time to buy/sell?  It’s no wonder there is so much confusion.  Even today, the real estate headl...
02/15/2019
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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...
01/27/2019
 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...
01/25/2019
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...
01/23/2019
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...
01/18/2019
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...
01/16/2019
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...
01/16/2019
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...
01/14/2019
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