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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA
Live the 55+ Jubilee life in this well-appointed home on The Links golf course at 8305 Vashon Drive NE in Lacey, WA!Click here for all the details. Make your next move easy w/this updated & popular Woodland floor plan!  Just unpack & unwind on your covered patio overlooking the rolling greens of ...
Communication.  We ALL know how important communication is, and pretty much everyone complains about the lack of communication or how something is said or written or misunderstandings or when the message is received or not received, etc. In order to help alleviate the communication barrier, I lik...
Buyers want to live in your neighborhood, Stikes Woods homeowners! The two sellers I recently represented in your neighborhood experienced the joys of a seller’s market! And you can too if you are thinking of selling. 5514 Jackson Farm Loop SE, next to Stikes WoodsSold for $273,450 (over the aski...
Scientists stunned by health benefits of living on a golf course!Scientists have recently discovered the stunning health benefits of living on a golf course.   Benefits found to include a reduction in male-patterned baldness, and increase in overall happiness which in turn has led to a decrease i...
Just sold a great house in Lacey, WA to a great family this past month!  These first-time home buyers learned lessons that are good for ALL buyers in this busy sellers' market.  When the perfect home came up, it was also the perfect home for about 10 other buyers!My first-time home buyers were ne...
Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty's annual college scholarship essay contest for 2017 starts on April 10th and is open to Olympia-area high school students. 1st Prize:  $1,000 plus the winner gets to choose their favorite educator to receive a $500 Inspirational Educator Award.  Read all t...
February 2017 was filled with love in Olympia WA as home buyers came out in the rain, sleet, snow and hail and purchased homes!    Many sellers in Olympia WA (in Thurston County) were wooed and pursued by several buyers who offered expensive purchase prices, took off their contingencies and prove...
Timing is everything especially when it comes to illuminating your house. I have four sets of outdoor lights with light switches all over the house. Out of laziness, I don’t run around the house and garage flipping light switches to light up the outside of my house, therefore my house looks prett...
The real estate market in Olympia WA and surrounding areas is in need of sellers! In January 2017, we are breaking records.  This January is the best start of any year!  Here's a quick recap in this video below.  Check it out!  In January 2017, we closed more sales than ever with 308 sales.  And ...
Many times when I am working with buyers who have small kids who come along the tour of homes, I get a little nervous.  No matter how many times you tell a little kid not to touch anything, they, of course, touch everything! As a showing agent, I try to make sure the house is in the exact same wa...

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