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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA
The Olympian, the local newspaper here in Olympia, WA was kind enough to stop by my open house this last weekend at #Campus Highlands in Lacey and interview me and potential buyers about the real estate market.  Click here to read The Olympian article by Rolf Boone. This is one of the photos from...
Chemistry and Real Estate in ActionRemember your 9th grade chemistry class?  I vaguely do, but I do remember my chemistry teacher, Mr. Evans.  He was one of the teachers I feared most at my high school.  So I made sure I paid attention in class to avoid the glare of disdain from Mr. Evans!  Howev...
1506 Bedstone Dr SE in Olympia, WA is for sale!Located in Freestone Station, this neighborhood is optimal for getting to the I-5 freeway and heading north to JBLM.  To see the listing with pricing, please click here.  Other nearby amenities are the restaurants and shopping, north of Freestone Sta...
The 2015 Sand in the City event in Olympia WA was, I think, one of the best years of the event!  And our brokerage, Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty won the People's Choice Award!  Here's our winning entry.   Sand in the City is an annual event in downtown Olympia.  This year, as in past ...
Marathon Park, located in downtown Olympia WA, is a great place to start your walking tour of downtown Olympia, Capitol Lake, the Capitol Campus, and the waterfront.  The park was named Marathon Park when in 1984 it hosted the trials for the first women’s Olympic marathon for the 1984 summer Olym...
The McLane Creek Nature Trail located between West Olympia and Tumwater offers a flat 1.5 mile loop trail.  I enjoy trails that I don’t have to carefully watch my step but instead can enjoy the sights and sounds.  McLane Creek is one of those trails that is very well maintained with lots of board...
Here is the Yelm / Rainier WA real estate market update for June 2015. Why live in Yelm?Yelm is not only is close to JBLM's East Gate, but offers affordable homes and is 15 miles from Olympia. Yelm has also been recognized as Tree City USA, and you'll certainly see that as you tour its diverse ur...
Here is the Lake Saint Clair / Pattison Lake / Sunwood Lakes WA real estate market update for June 2015. Why live here?Southeast Thurston County features some beautiful lake front properties and communities such as Lake St. Clair, Pattison Lake, Kelly's Corner and Sunwood Lakes. Residents in this...
Here is the East Lacey WA real estate update for June 2015. Why live in East Lacey WA?East Lacey is a growing part of Thurston County with housing, shopping and entertainment.A newer addition to this area is the Regional Athletic Complex which features 5 baseball/softball fields, 6 soccer/footbal...
Here is the Lacey WA real estate update for June 2015. Why live in Lacey?Lacey residents take pride in their town! The city sponsors many events throughout the year to promote a sense of community with events such as this one:Summer's End at Lacey - Rod, Custom and Specialty Car Show - September ...

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