Earlington (Renton, WA)
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 28
I so relate to young first time homebuyers. It’s a big step. I was there once upon a 30 years ago and a late starter to boot by many standards at 36 years old.I learned a lot then and over the years like:1. Never buy a corner lot that sits below the street.2. Always keep up with repairs because t...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 10
Dad'isms... The world according to Dad. A busy week and Friday too, but I took a few moments here and there throughout the day to think about my Dad and his upcoming birthday. He'd be 93 this coming August 18th. Then it hit me, "Geez, it's been 16 years since you passed back in 1998." How'd that ...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 20
Take Off... I love the sound of small planes taking off. It goes all the way back to the late 1950’s when we moved across town from the Renton Highlands to the Earlington neighborhood. Our bedrooms were upstairs and it got pretty hot up there in the summer so we’d have all the windows open as wid...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 40
As the housing market heats up, I'm reminded:   A House is a Home.   I grew up in the Earlington neighborhood of Renton, Washington. I have many memories from those days, some great, some not. I remember playing hide and go seek, kick the can, olly olly oxen free, and exploring the woods across t...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 10
I’m a fan of Gary Vaynerchuk... and I credit the title of this post to him. It’s a line he uses in many of his talks when he’s making points on being asked about (or confronted with) the ROI of social media. Gary’s a ‘take no prisoners’ kind of guy and I love watching his YouTube videos. I can re...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 15
I was reminded the other day of my first truck. It was a 1951 ¾ ton white Chevy panel. I bought it from the Orting Fire Department in 1967. They retired this big old fire rescue truck with its 4 speed long throw floor shifter with compound low, 17 inch wheels, a 92 hp inline 6 cylinder engine and...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 12
One of the things I enjoy during the Holiday Season is getting out the old box of decorations to revisit those little treasures from yesteryear. Like the tree ornament my brother Terry made back in grade school out of Plaster of Paris. It weighs over a pound and would bend the branch so far you f...
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