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Just wanted to take a sec to say Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. My dad died a few years back and I wish I could pick up the phone and wish him a happy Father's Day. So for all of you who still have the opportunity, find the time. Nobody's dad is perfect, but you only get one.
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I highly encourage you to take a day on occasion and play tourist in your own town. I took the time to wander down to the Olympic Sculpture Park yesterday and brought my camera along. Here are the shots. Enjoy.
It is essential in this market that you prepare your house to sell. What can you do to the Living Room to maximize the appeal to buyer's? Start with this question. Can the Buyers See Themselves Living In the Living Room? The living and family rooms are where your new buyers will do most of thei...
Dear Desk Jockey's, If you are like me you spend a good chunk of your day behind a desk, in a coffee shop, or sitting on the floor. (like now for example). But regardless I am never more then three feet from my laptop. Well here is a little tip to help you pass the time a little easier. Che...
Ok, here is my first blatant, no holds barred, over the top, purely self congratulatory, arm straining self pat on the back. When you start in the RE business you hear that 80% of agents never renew their license. Of those that do, another 50% of them don't renew a second time two years later....
I attended a class on Tuesday to get familiar with the new distressed property law that goes into effect on the 12th. There is a bit of a different wrinkle in the state of Washington so I thought I would share. The law is intended to protect people facing foreclosure from being preyed upon by ...
US News and World report's June 9th issue, ranks pediatric hospitals across the country. The survey ranked 113 hospitals based on the responses from 1,100 pediatric doctors from across the country. I won't bore you with the details of the survey and like a five year old skipping straight ...
I got tagged by the lovely and talented Courtney Cooper to share a few things so here they are: 1. Who is my favorite musical artist? Wow, start off with a tough one why don't you. I would have to say right now it is the Counting Crows. 2. Who is your favorite artist? Rodin - I like...
A woman contacted me today asking about Seattle Schools. After responding to her question I thought I would post the information in case anyone else had similar questions. The Seattle Times actually maintains a great web site about local districts. The map feature is really helpful to se...