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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA
4129 Capri Ct NE, Lacey WA 98516 - JUST SOLD! The new homeowners are moving into this beautiful home in Campus Highlands in Lacey, WA!  The market can be tough for buyers.  Become a buyer success story!  Call me and I can help you find and get the home of your dreams in this busy market.   Built ...
Like our August weather, the Olympia WA real estate market is continuing to be smokin' hot!  This update is short and sweet, but please contact me for customized information about how your home fits into the market. Check out my video update here about the real estate market in Olympia WA.  As an...
This beautiful home at 7601 Kodiak Ave NE in Lacey WA just sold!    Happy sellers and happy buyers for this home in the Edgewater neighborhood in North Lacey.  This was one of the larger homes (2,173 square feet) available for sale this summer. This neighborhood of Edgewater in North Lacey offers...
Thinking of selling your home in Olympia, WA or Lacey, WA this year?  Now could be the time.   Here is just a sample of the sellers I represented who took advantage of the 2017 market.  The Olympia and Lacey WA inventory of homes for sale remains at an all-time LOW, while buyer activity remains a...
Why all the negativity in such a great real estate market?  The real estate market for 2017 has been a good year.After years of short-sales, bank-owned properties, an unstable economy and low buyer confidence, 2017 is a breath of fresh air.  But sometimes, you just can’t make people happy, especi...
What happened when I used Fred Meyer's ClickList online shopping feature......I'll tell you what happened.....pure joy and bliss!!   My life has changed!  Simply put, I ordered my groceries online, selected the time of when I would be there to pick them up, pulled into a reserved parking space ju...
This beautiful home at 7601 Kodiak Ave NE in Lacey WA is now for sale!   Click here for all the details for 7601 Kodiak Ave NE in Lacey, WA that is now listed for sale. This is one of the larger homes (2,173 square feet) available for sale in the Edgewater neighborhood.This neighborhood offers lo...
If my home sold in a day, was it underpriced?The answer to this is… depends. It depends upon:• What are the seller’s goals, needs, timing?• What is the current market?• Is the house the only similar home available in the neighborhood?• Are you positioning the house to deliberately create a bi...
Home inspections, in my opinion, are always a valuable tool, and provide an overview of the condition of the property.  But an inspection is not just for buyers.  A home inspection can also be important for sellers when they are getting ready to list their home.  Here are some examples of how get...
What do I do with my pets during showings?Sellers with pets can have an extra burden when listing their house for sale. If the pets cannot be removed from the house during showings, here are some tips that will ease the stress for you, your pets and the potential buyers touring your home. Indoor-...

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