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Sunnyside Hills Neighborhood - 02/28/07 04:33 PM
A few weeks ago I got out and took some pictures and Sunnyside Hills was one of the neighborhoods. Sunnyside Hills boarders the main arterials 67th and Sunnyside Boulevard and is part of the greater Sunnyside Neighborhood according to the City of Marysville's Comprehensive Plan. It is one of Marysville's older neighborhoods which makes it a great place for new buyers and investment property owners. The schools that serve Sunnyside Hills are Sunnyside Elementary, Marysville Middle School, Marysville Junior High and Marysville Pilchuck High School. I went to all three of the schools while I live two blocks North of Sunnyside Hills. (0 comments)
Marysville Weather - 02/28/07 01:07 PM
Well it seems that Father Winter is no going to go quietly into the night. This morning most people in Marysville woke up with a dusting of snow on the ground and as I sit at my desk it is still snowing off and on. I was talking to Mickie this morning and in the South Eastern end of Marysville, Sunnyside area, there was plenty on the ground which made the road a tad slick. When watching the news last night, my girlfriend and I were hoping that there would be enough snow to stay home but our wish didn't come (3 comments)
This weekend trip - 02/22/07 01:19 PM
In about a half hour I am jumping in my truck and making a b-line over to Greenlake to pick up my buddy and all his gear so we can go Mount Hood for a spectacular weekend of skiing the steep and deep. 15 of us rented a cabin about 30 minutes from Mount Hood and it is going to be one fun weekend. So needless to say i won't be around to see if my entry, Being young in the industry, does well in Mark Flander's blogging contest. The contest has attract boat loads of attention out in the blogosphere and the word (1 comments)
What's new in Marytown? - 02/22/07 01:02 AM
Marysville is a changing and dynamic little city that it is difficult to stay on top of all the major movements. There are two big categories in Marysville's development; new construction and commercial residential retail service stores. Quandrant is building Berrywood on 83rd in Marysville, soon there will be a post up on it, and the city is allowing major companies to enter the area near Smokey Point. These are Costco, Target and so much more. Swing up north for some action :) (1 comments)
Snoqualmie Falls - 02/20/07 04:44 PM
Snoqualmie Falls is Washington's largest waterfall and it really demonstrates the beauty of Mother Nature. Snoqualmie Falls got its name from the Snoqualmie Tribe that used the river to transport good and trade with other communities. The falls have contributed to the area in so many ways and the area has been a tourist destination since the late 1800s. Sitting a top of Snoqualmie Falls, in the upper left of the image, is the Salish Lodge which is noted for being a quality lodge and spa. It is unique in design and location because it sits right at the edge of (5 comments)
Being young in the industry - 02/20/07 02:33 PM
Being young in the industry, I find it difficult to establish trust and credibility with people, older and younger. It is a challenge faced by everyone that has entered a new career or has jumped into something that they like but for me I find it more difficult than other challenges. I have been blogging (because I wanted to improve writing skills) and doing web SEO (self taught) for a few years now because there was a certain element of excitement and mystery to it. Publishing thoughts has given me a voice and exposure never dreamed of but there are times when (21 comments)
Washington Day Trip - 02/18/07 02:02 AM
Today, the early morning was beautiful and it got me motivated to wash the pickup and head over to my girlfriends house to see what she is up too. Since she just recently purchased new furniture the old stuff had to get moved out to her parents house on Whidbey Island, a perfect excuse for a mini road trip. We loaded the truck with the goods and put the pedal down and headed North. Our initial plan was to take the Mukilteo Ferry to Whidbey Island and take some pictures of our ferry ride. That plan fell through as I left my (2 comments)
New Video - 02/16/07 12:09 PM
A few weeks ago Mickie got a new listing out at Kayak Point and I shot a few short movies to see if we could use YouTube as a marketing platform. Well the videos where so bad that we hired a guy to come out and take some new pictures and shoot some short clips that would be more viewable. I am heading out to Seattle in a few minutes to meet up with him and check the footage. I am excited to get the movie back out on the net because there were great search results from having the movie on (2 comments)
Localism is hard work - 02/15/07 07:38 PM
Has any else experienced this phenomenon of: Localism is hard work? Boy I sure have and it is only getting harder in my opinion. I have been busy blogging and adding content to the specific communities, uploading images and building web pages that tie all the information together. One Localism entry consists of: building a webpage (writing text, taking and uploading images, creating links), writing a blog post on ActiveRain for the specific neighborhood, uploading all the images to Localism and spelling/content checking all information to make sure it is all good. It may seem like not like a lot of work (6 comments)
Harborview Neighborhood - 02/14/07 11:37 AM
Harborview was built by Legacy Homes and is part of the greater Sunnyside neighborhood off Sunnyside Boulevard in North Marysville. It is a very large neighborhood consisting of 300+ homes that can be seen from I-5 and would be great for families with school age children. Harborview has wide streets for plenty of parking for friends and family. There is also a neighborhood park consisting of basketball/tennis court, swing set and large jungle gym so kids and defenitely work off some steam. (2 comments)
Work Keeps Me Busy - 02/13/07 11:50 PM
Holy cow it seems I have finally have time to post post about work. Ever since September there has been plently of time to post on ActiveRain regarding SEO, Agent Marketing and about our local real estate market but of late that is so no the case. Two weeks ago I went of out for a weekend of pictures and since then I have been answering phones (they starting blowing up), writing web pages and posting all of the net. In one week's time I have completed the following web pages: Centennial TrailsKellogg RidgeKellogg VillageRock CreekCumberland CourtAnd I am currently working on Harborview (1 comments)
Cumberland Court Neighborhood - 02/13/07 04:26 PM
Cumberland Court neighborhood is a smaller community in Marysville approximately 35 homes. Being located in the great Kellogg Neighborhood it is offer centrality to schools like Kellogg Marsh Elementary, Cedarcrest and Marysville Pilchuck High School. With great curb appeal, Cumberland Court is a great neighborhood for families because it ends in a cult-ta-sac and children always are playing in the street so friends are easy to make. Cumberland Court was built by multiple builders, which usually makes for a botched neighborhood design, that has design flow typical with one one builder. It gives the neighborhood a unique feel and appeal that larger (3 comments)
Kellogg Ridge Neighborhood - 02/12/07 03:49 PM
Being built in 2002, Kellogg Ridge neighborhood is new and offers a lot of curb appeal. Kellogg Ridge is located around the corner from Kellogg Village bordering 67th and 108th and is part of the greater Kellogg community according to the City of Marysville's Comprehensive Plan. The Kellogg Ridge neighborhood is in excellent proximity to Marysville Pilchuck High School and would be perfect for families that have kids attending high school. Complete with a basketball court, Kellogg Ridge is a classic rendition of what Marysville neighborhoods have become over years. (3 comments)
Agent Safety - 02/11/07 11:43 PM
This morning I got a phone call from one of my agents, so far nothing out of the ordinary until I heard the sound of the agents voice. The shaking and emotion I heard in my agents voice was enough to tell that something was dreadfully wrong and something serious had just happened. My agent came into the office to retrieve voicemail and there was the problem, a vulgar and violent message. In the past my mom has received these messages, and I can tell you one thing, if I ever catch the punk there would be trouble, and they're never a (8 comments)
Kellogg Village Neighborhood - 02/09/07 02:36 PM
Kellogg Village is part of the greater Kellog Neighborhood according to Marysville's Comprehensive Plan. Boarder 100th and 108th in Marysville and is just a hop skip and a jump away from Marysville Pilchuck High School. Consisting of 300+ homes that are well built that has excellent curb appeal, Kellogg Village is a great neighborhood for families with school age children. Kellogg Village has a large park with a swing set, jungle gym and a basketball court for kids to burn off some energy. It also has a preschool, Marysville Cooperation Preschool (360) 657-0636, for families that are just starting out. This is (5 comments)
Washington's Top Spot - 02/09/07 10:43 AM
I was looking through the points today to see if Mark Flanders crested the 100k mark (no pun intended) but to my surprised he is a monster 2 points away from being the first break the barrier in Washington. I met Mark on ActiveRain, as well as Rich, and I know it takes alot of work either blogging, uploading pictures, creating hot tools (Mark did one for the Week in Review). I was hoping to the be the first to get to such a milestone but with Mark being 2 points away this doesn't look to likely, Mark you can back out (6 comments)
Centennial Trails Neighborhood - 02/07/07 02:39 PM
Centennial Trails neighborhood is a beautiful development in Marysville Washington that was built by Seattle Pacific Homes, Inc and by some custom builders. Even though there are different builders the neighborhood retains the high quality feel that you get when entering Centennial Trails. The neighborhood is located just West of the old Centennial Trails and on the old Turk Road (100th) and in the Kellog Neighborhood defined by Marysville's Comprehensive Plan. Traveling through the neighborhood it is easy to see why this neighborhood is so appealing for the residents. With great design, quality construction and ample room these homes are to be attractive (0 comments)
Builder Warranties: Senate Bill 5550 - 02/06/07 09:19 PM
I was reading a blog on the PI's Seattle Real Estate Professional's Blog regarding new legislation, Senate Bill 5550, that would improve upon the implied one year new construction warranty provided by Washington's builders. In the article titled Justice IS Available for SOME New Construction Homebuyers, Jillayne Schlicke highlights some of the major Washington builders warranty programs and none of them are too exciting. But the theme that shows up for me is the lack of accountability that builders have to the current owners. Marlow Harris makes this comment "They have no liability nor, it appears, any personal responsibility for their product. Half the (13 comments)
Dashboard Changes - 02/06/07 01:14 AM
I haven't been breezing around ActiveRain like it the past few months but some new information was just made aware to me that I feel that is worthly of an address. The Dashboard has been the subject of some "mass" debate and for me I have been wondering what is all the fuss about. Orginally the dashboard was to feature bloggers that contribute regularly, provide quality and rich content and are a worth reading. After talking to the Rain Gods and reading their posts I learned that the dashboard was a complex algorithm that can't (or very difficult) to scew. But it (6 comments)
Rock Creek Neighborhood - 02/05/07 05:16 PM
Rock Creek Neighborhood was built by Harbor Homes in the Summer of 2006 with a unique style and quality construction. With lots sizes of 7,000+ square feet, 2 car garages and interior square footage around 2,500, it is great area for families looking for a little more room. Driving through Rock Creek neighborhood things that standout are the wide streets, well kept landscaping, no excess vehicles and the comfortable feel the neighborhood portrays. The display picture is the of the entry sign and the entry home and it can be seen the quality that is Rock Creek. Also, the neighborhood is located off 83rd in East Marysville, Rock (5 comments)
A Weekend of Pictures - 02/05/07 03:42 PM
This last Saturday, my girlfriend and I spent the day driving around Marysville taking pictures of the many neighborhoods. I got a few neighborhoods taken but my camera and tablet ran out of batteries so it made it more difficult that I was hoping. Another thing I noticed is that I don't really know the names of all the neighborhoods in Marysville which totally suprised me since I grew up here. I also noticed that a lot of the older homes have the same basic design and the older neighborhoods tend to look the same with no distinguisable differences. The newer neighborhoods (3 comments)
Commentors - 02/04/07 02:14 PM
When I first started blogging there were times when I got dis heartened by commentors and emailers. This is not a isolated phenomanon and people on the AR network have encountered this as well. Some have left and some have come back but right now I kinda of wish I never started blogging on their site. Why? Well it is a bigger publication and more people have the opptunity and therefore opens the blogger up for more ridicule by people without a face. That absolutely drives me batty that people will hide behind the animity of the internet. Barry Hurd did a post titled The Seattle PI and the KKK and it was in regards to the comments that (2 comments)
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