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Our resident "green" expert just posted this article on line drying clothes: Line drying was how many of our parents did their laundry; it was just a way of life.  Today line drying is only what we do when the dryer breaks and the new dryer hasn't been replaced yet.  But consider this: "Did you ...
11/26/2008
Market ActivityOne positive market trend continued for the month of October - listing inventory decreased from 1087 in September, to 1046 by the end of October. Inventory reduction is one of the keys to our housing market recovery. The number of homes sold in October fell by 38% to 83, from 133 i...
11/19/2008
Market ActivityOne positive market trend continued for the month of October - listing inventory decreased from 7158 in September, to 6711 by the end of October. Inventory reduction is one of the keys to our housing market recovery. The number of homes sold in October fell by 24% to 553, from 723 ...
11/19/2008
Our mortgage reporter, Rhonda Porter, providing mortgage rate update: Mortgage loan limits for 2009 have been announced.   Conforming loan limits will remain at $417,000 for single family dwellings.   Conforming jumbo (now called "conforming high-balance") and FHA have a loan limit of $506,000 fo...
11/19/2008
On Tuesday, November 18th, Windermere will throw the switch on a brand new website, and give away $1,000 to a lucky visitor. Over the course of the past year, Windermere Services made a significant investment on consumer research and usability studies. They evaluated how users came to the websit...
11/19/2008
Puyallup City Manager Gary McLean made it official today, naming interim police chief Jim Collyer as the city's new chief of police. Collyer has been serving as interim chief since April 2008.  Prior to that, Collyer served as the Deputy Chief since 2003. "Chief Collyer brings a depth of experien...
11/19/2008
Current Price TrendsSeptember statistics released by the NWMLS show a significant drop in the median home price. The median home price for Pierce County ended September at $250k - representing another 11% drop in year-to-date appreciation. I believe that this drop represents a large sell-off of h...
10/29/2008
Current Price TrendsSeptember statistics released by the NWMLS show a significant drop in the median home price. The median home price for Pierce County ended September at $245k - representing another 11% drop in year-to-date appreciation. I believe that this drop represents a large sell-off of h...
10/29/2008
The City of Puyallup's water and sewer revenue bonds have been upgraded from A- to AA by the credit rating agency, Standard & Poor's.  The agency announced the rating today. "This is a huge vote of confidence for Puyallup," said City Manager Gary McLean.  "It reflects on the sound policies of ou...
10/15/2008
The City of Puyallup has announced the dates of its Fall Cleanup, where residential utility customers can place extra containers of garbage, yard waste and one major appliance at the curb for pickup.  The annual pickup will take pace in mid-November as follows: Puyallup utility customers on the ...
10/13/2008
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