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By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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  If you put your mind to it, you can come up with excuses for why it makes sense to do just about anything. For instance, if it’s Sunday and you really should go shopping to stock the fridge for the week ahead, but you’re all settled in to watch TV, you can reason that the supermarket coupons pr...
By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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3700 Pennant Ct NW, Olympia 98502 Luxurious Street of Dreams Best of Show Winner in a community of award winning homes. This is a must see home with too many upgrades to list. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths with two master suites, one up/one down. High end kitchen with granite counter-tops, hardwood floor...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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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...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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  If you weren’t among those who were surprised by last week’s election outcome, you were among very few. Opinion leaders in every corner of the media are still scrambling to explain why their prognostications had been so wide of the mark. When your job is to help people understand the fine point...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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  For anyone who hasn’t gotten the word, this is a week that sees the kind of major happening that will affect every corner of the nation. Here in Olympia, this kind of titanic event can also give rise to questions about Olympia real estate, and whether (when the smoke clears) there could be sign...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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 Ahoy, matey! Belay y’ur Olympia real estate musin’s fer a moment to consider how ye home equity be like treasure buried in ye back yard! Arrrrrr! It’s long past Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19), so we may have to wait another year to give this metaphor the proper growl and scowl it deserves...
By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Just goin' with the Flo this Halloween!  Wishing you all a fun and Happy Halloween!! 
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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  For prospective home buyers who have been eyeing the Olympia listings without any particular sense of urgency, last week’s mortgage interest rate news could have added an element of angst. In the up-again/down-again world of consumer finance, even the threat of higher mortgage interest rates ac...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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 Conscientious Olympia homeowners keep on top of all the regular maintenance items pretty much automatically. Once you have lived in a place for more than a year or two, you know what you should be keeping an eye on. You have a handle on when major fixes and updates have to be addressed.When you ...
By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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1717 Eastside St NE, Olympia 98506 Hot Neighborhood: Spacious 3 bed 2 bath San Francisco St Bakery Area Home. Many recent upgrades including newer roof & flooring. Close to Bigelow & Priest Point Parks. With elem & middle schools also nearby. Cooperative tenant related to owners and willing to st...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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  When you go in for your annual physical, you’re hoping for a sunny prognosis. Realtor® magazine isn’t a medical journal, but it does have a feature called “Market Pulse.” It reports on the patient’s vital signs (if you imagine the patient being the nation’s housing market). The state of the nat...
By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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High quality custom built home on 5+ acres with built-in indoor pool.Main floor feats a huge kitchen with a formal dining room,living room,office,utility room and 1/2 bath.French doors lead to the 496 ft cedar deck.Upstairs master bedroom feats beautiful bath with tub, separate shower and huge wa...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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  Whenever a month’s Olympia real estate activity ends on a Friday, the number-gatherers close up shop knowing there will be a longer than usual lapse until they can be sure of the Olympia real estate activity statistics.That creates a breather for those of us who keep abreast of Washington and O...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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  You can find how-to books with strategies laying out do-it-yourself strategies for transforming a property into a “luxury” home. Likewise, there are scads of online lists of imaginative touches that imply they will do the same.The idea is certainly appealing (but so is anti-gravity and time tra...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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   When you go house hunting in Olympia, you’re likely to share a lot of the same basic assumptions that most everybody does. Whether you have a lengthy list of hard-and-fast requirements or are in more of a “just seeing what’s out there” mindset, you’re probably assuming that you’ll “know it whe...
By Wes Neal, The expertise you expect and attention you deserve
(Wes & Company )
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Search current inventory of Waterfront Homes for Sale in Olympia WashingtonListing DetailsWaterfront Homes For Sale in Olympia Washington7434 Puget Beach Road, Olympia WA, 98516Price: $1,499,997.00MLS number: 1019541Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 4.5Square Footage: 5584Call Wes Neal at 360-402-8130 to see...
By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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3217 Horse Haven St SE, Olympia 98501 Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in Chambers Creek Crossing. This home has recently been upgraded with new granite counter tops throughout, new tile in the kitchen and main bath and new kitchen cabinets. Carpet throughout the main floor. It has an open floo...
By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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 5213 81st Ave, Olympia 98512 This is a spacious 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with a living room as well as a family room. Both open to the kitchen and dining area. Master bedroom is at the opposite end of the house from other 3 bedrooms. Fully fenced back yard and it sits on the corner lot of a dead e...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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   First, a word about these Things to Avoid when you’re in the process of buying a Olympia house: it’s a short list.The reason it’s so short is because of who you are—since you’re reading this, it means you’re someone who is taking the time to delve into what’s happening with Olympia real estate...
By Adam Crocker
(Elite Properties)
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 Spring cleaning season remains the time of year for Olympia’s most rigorous home improvement efforts, but fall is also an opportune time to dig into some preventive home maintenance chores. Homes that get their owners’ attention on a regular basis don’t just hold more of their value with less ex...

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