Washington's Wet News by Karen

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Last week Forbes magazine declared the housing market in the Seattle area the most stable in the nation. Two days later, the headline of the local paper in Snohomish County, The Everett Hearld, wrote this headline; "A Great Time to Buy". That's what I like to see.Even though home sales in Snohomi...
I'm sure this has been talked about before, however 12 days from today, all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sales calls. You will be charged for these calls. To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone: 888-382-122...
Well, who ever spoke about Washington weather, spoke too soon.It has been a short, and I mean short Autumn; however, it's as if someone "flipped the switch" and now the RAINS COMETH!As  am writing this the winds are blowing the sky is dark and it's raining "cats and dogs". And on top of that the ...
It's Saturday, October 6, 2007 and in the Pacific Northwest I think autumn has settled in. It's a dark, dreary rainy morning and it's 8:00 a.m.What did I do that's so intriguing -- joined forces with the Snohomish County Graffiti Paint-Out Day. Snohomish County  Executive Aaron Reardon said "A cl...
Mortgage Problems to Dampen Homes Sales in the Short TermAccording to the latest forecast by the National Association of Realtors®, tightening credit standards for those applying for home mortgages will likely dampen home sales in the short term and postpone an expected recovery for existing-home...
As of late, the real estate industry has undergone significant scrutiny by the media.  While some of this scrutiny has been warranted, much has been underserved. Lost in the whirlwind of this coverage has been the truth about the difference between a real estate agent and a REALTOR®. A Realtor® i...
Is it nature's miracle?Every two years more than 20,000 pink salmon journey up the Sultan River to Spawn. You can join Snohomish County Surface Water Management and the City of Sultan in Osprey Park on Saturday, September 29, 2007 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on the banks of the Sultan River to watch...
While you may have heard or read articles about the unraveling of the mortgage market, the dream of homeownership is still within your reach.  Changes in the market mean that  homebuyers need to be more prepared than ever. Even if you are contemplating buying a home a year from now, speak with a ...
Living in Washington State, Everett to be exact, is a real challenge when it comes to football. Having lived on the East Coast, we are true OHIO STATE BUCKEYE fans.Well, Saturday, September 15, our Buckeyes are playing the University of Washington Huskies    What a match that will be - we'll be a...
Congressman Rick Larsen called our local Snohomish County Camano Association of Realtors and asked to meet with us regarding discussions of the sub-prime lending market and its problems locally.  As President 2007 of the Snohomish County Camano Association of Realtors, I attended this meeting.Aft...

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Call Karen: 425-308-3669 for ALL your Real Estate Needs Specializing in N. King and Snohomish Counties.