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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA
Apparently, my 84-year-old mother, going on 24, is far more hip to the happenings in Olympia WA than I am.  She lives with us, doesn’t drive but reads the local paper, The Olympian, every day, and knows just enough of how to use the Internet to be dangerous.  And she is always highlighting activi...
Military families are always on the move, and I'm proud that I could help another military family sell their Tumwater Hill, WA home.   This one was a tough one just due to the very long appraisal process.  Even in the fall and winter, the market has not eased up enough for appraisers to catch up....
For Dick Greenberg's contest, The ActiveRain 2016 Photography Contest, here is my entry for Real Estate Main Listing Photo.   For this one, I'm doing a before and after.  When I first visited the property to take the photos, the sun was setting, the seller's dogs were running around and I was try...
"How these sellers made $60,000 on their Lacey, WA house in just 15 months" seems like a pretty sensational headline and I usually don't start out my blog posts this way, but this is absolutely true.  Here's how these sellers did it.  SummaryMy clients purchased this newly-constructed home in Jul...
This beautifully appointed Craftsman located at 1935 Nelson St in DuPont WA 98327 is now for sale!Check out the details here: in DuPont's desired Bell Hill neighborhood, this 4-bedroom + bonus + den home has a...
Just goin' with the Flo this Halloween!  Wishing you all a fun and Happy Halloween!! 
Good news for residents of Olympia WA - our local Providence St. Peter Hospital was ranked #3 out of all the hospitals in Washington State by US News and World Report. And they ranked High Performing in eight specialties: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair COPD Colon Cancer Surgery Heart Bypass Sur...
8026 Dawn Hill Road SE in Olympia WA is for sale!Click here for more details. Watch the video.  This 1.24 acre parcel comes with all the utilities (4-bedroom septic, water, power, cable) to minimize building fees!  Perfect to add a manufactured home or build a custom home.  Mount Rainier views!  ...
3131 Vista Verde Lane SW, Tumwater WA is for sale!For details, click here. 4 bedrooms / 2.5 baths 1,993 Square Feet Built in 2013 This home has been upgraded with A/C and is move-in ready!Located on Tumwater Hill, this home offers great access to the freeway for commuters and those who need quick...
Rio isn’t the only place where Olympic records will broken; our “Olympian,” WA real estate market continues to deliver a gold medal performance!  The Gold goes to……..Pending Sales.  Pending home sales in April through June achieved levels never before seen in our market.  Each month had more than...

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