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First a brief look at my background in new construction. In 1995 I met a real estate agent named Don Richards at the Windermere office I had just moved my license to. Don was a project manager for another real estate agent in the area that represented several smaller spec type home builders. When Don approached me and asked if I would like to help out “sitting” a site in Sumner, WA being built by Hultquist Homes, I jumped at the chance! This is when my passion of selling new construction began. (5 comments)
Relocation to Kitsap County? You might want to reconsider! - 12/21/08 12:27 PM
HAHAHA! I am kidding of course but did want to share with all of my relocation clients what is in store for them! Again, hahaha! This is more snow than I have seen since moving to the Puget Sound are in 1989. I am just shocked at how much snow we received overnight! I shoveled snow for 6 hours on Thursday, 2 hours on Friday, 4 hours on Saturday and 2 hours so far today. Yes, I am a crazy lady! But I do live on a very steep hill in a home that was built in 1941 so there (9 comments)
Kitsap County | Want to see your Winter Drive? - 12/21/08 08:43 AM
Yes, it has been an amazing few days here in Kitsap County! The weather has been EXTREME! to say the least! I have shoveled snow for 14 hours over a 3 day period and I am getting ready to go out again. Oh the fun of living on a steep hill! I also have to drive to Kent, Wa on December 24th to pick up my Christmas guest (my oldest son). There will just be the two of us for Christmas this year and I am NOT going to let snow stand in my way! Any way I have been tracking (2 comments)
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Naval Base Kitsap | 2009 BAH Rates - Only 10 more Days - 12/09/08 06:07 PM
Authored By: Jo Soss : WestSoundLive.com ETA: Military.com has made an early release - follow the link to see the new rates. I will be putting together a Naval Base Kitsap article soon. 2009 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
Well, it’s almost that time of year! How many times over the last few weeks have you seen the question posted on military boards across the net? If you look in the right places you will always find the right answer. I don’t hold much stock in military boards when it comes to important information. I always make sure that (5 comments)
Are you sitting on the fence? Have you read the many horror stories across the nation? Well, remember real estate is local and here in the Kitsap County area we are in an amazing buyer’s market. It just might be the perfect time for you to purchase a home if you are a First-Time Home Buyer.
Here is a nudge to get you into the housing market. On July 30th President Bush signed into law House Bill 3221 (H.R. 3221: Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008) which included a special tax incentive for First-Time Home Buyers (Sec.3001). (2 comments)
Holiday Caroling Competition When: December 13th Starts at 2:00 p.m. Where: Historic Downtown Front Street. Mark your calendar! Saturday, December 13th is the date for this years Holiday Caroling Competition in Poulsbo. The competition will begin on Front Street in historic downtown Poulsbo. You will be able to vote for your favorite group and after the event you are invied to the mass sing-a-long. Join your Poulsbo neighbors for the great family fun event and help support your local food bank. For more information: Carol 779-7219
I have attended several Holiday Concerts preformed by military bands over the last few years and can say that the experience always lifts my spirits and allows me to focus on the Holiday Season. If you would like to experience some Holiday Cheer then plan on attending the Holiday Concert this Thursday preformed by the Navy Band Northwest's Wind Ensemble at Bremerton High School. As always admission is FREE
December 11, 2008 - Thursday, 7:00 p.m. Holiday Concert Bremerton High School, Bremerton, WA Navy Band Northwest's Wind Ensemble
The Puget Sound Military Guide has been out to the NEX, MCX, PX and well all the X's over the last couple of weeks. I picked mine up at Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton this past week.
Inside you will find a ton of information about all of the bases in the Puget Sound area which includes maps and local tourist type information.
Seattle Coast Guard, Fort Lewis, Madigan Army Medical Center, McChord AFB, Tacoma VA Hospital, Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton, NUWC Keyport, Naval Hospital Bremerton, Naval Station Everett, Smoky Point, Pacific Beach (4 comments)
Here is the Real Estate Market Activity for January - November 2008. Check back each month to see the monthly 2008 trend for Bremerton WA. On November 30th there were 591 homes for sale with 6 of those homes listed as a contingent sale and 58 homes listed as Pending Inspection (new NWMLS term STI was replaced) which means there is a contract that has been presented and accepted by the seller with the condition of the home inspection or a feasibility study. Once the home inspection has taken place these 58 (8 comments)
It's a House Party | Gingerbread Style - 12/04/08 11:12 AM
What a fun idea! I remember making gingerbread houses for the holidays as a little girl. I remember my sister's kids making them for everyone one Christmas season. I love the smell of gingerbread and of course I am one of those that loves gingerbread hmmmmmmmm. Doing some "out and about" research for the Kitsap Couny area I ran across this amazing event, you better hurry because the these book fast! This is an extra addition to the season calender because of such high demand.
New Date Added December 20 ~ 10am - 12noon Gingerbread House Parties at the Farm (4 comments)
Wordless Wednesday - 12/03/08 12:03 PM
Leaving Anchorage Alaska in September (oops those are words! lol)
Don't Forget - Marine Corps Toys for Tots - 12/02/08 08:29 PM
Just a little reminder - Don't forget to give to Toys for Tots. Toys for Tots is a Marine Corps Reserve community service project. You will see Marines in their dress blues at malls, shops and local businesses soliciting donations. If you see one of their barrels please make sure you drop something in. On the Toys for Tots official websiteyou can find a drop location, or take your donation to any ToysRus. Toys for Tots is very special to many families in our great country. The toys collected will be given to families in need in many areas.
My husband (13 comments)
Port Orchard | The Video - 12/01/08 01:38 PM
A couple of months back I received a contact from Ron Finney of NorthWoods Productions requesting permission to use a photo I had taken and uploaded to Google Images. This photo uploaded to Google led him to my web site where the photo is used. You see Ron was in the process of putting together the Visitor's Video for the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce and must have been researching for local area photos. Of course I said yes and have been checking for the video on-line every so often. Well, today I was reading the blogs over at the Kitsap (4 comments)
Author Bio: Jo Soss is the designated Broker and the owner of Homefront Realty in Bremerton Washington. Selling real estate in the greater Puget Sound area since 1994 she has vast knowledge in all aspects of a real estate transaction. Using today's technology with her signature personal service allows her to achieve complete customer satisfaction.
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