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By BethAnn Long, Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate
(RE/MAX Inland Empire)
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The Sept. 2017 Statistics are out for the Spokane Wa Real Estate Market.Since last year at this time, our average home prices have increased over 7%. It is important to note that different price ranges, neighborhoods, and a variety of factors affect specific home values, so getting a personal Mar...

By Jack Tenold, Conventional and Reverse
(Caliber Home Loans, Inc. NMLS 15622)
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Spokane County Gardening Tips (and much more) are available through our local WSU Extension Office.  This link to their site offers lots and lots of good information.  Coming soon is a class on Bulb Planting.  If you are new to planting bulbs in your garden or you just want a refresher before you...

By Jack Tenold, Conventional and Reverse
(Caliber Home Loans, Inc. NMLS 15622)
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Frank's Diner Spokane    This isn't just any ol' diner.  This is Frank's Diner located at Second & Walnut west of downtown Spokane. This vintage railway car diner is a favorite for breakfast, lunch or dinner.....especially on weekends.  Don't be fooled by the empty parking lot in the photo below ...

By Jack Tenold, Conventional and Reverse
(Caliber Home Loans, Inc. NMLS 15622)
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Cowboy Supper Shows start tomorrow.     If you are looking for something different to treat summer guests check this out.       The Rockin' B Ranch opens this Friday, June 30th.  The Riders of the Rockin' B entertain guests two nights a week for five months with music, melodrama and food.  Deligh...

By Jack Tenold, Conventional and Reverse
(Caliber Home Loans, Inc. NMLS 15622)
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Fun Runs in the USA  Now that I have completed 41 Bloomsday runs in Spokane, maybe it is time for me to branch out – earn a different   .I just found a new website (new to me anyway).           www.Runningintheusa.comYou simply plug in the name of a city and the upcoming foot races within 25 mile...

By BethAnn Long, Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate
(RE/MAX Inland Empire)
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Defining Questions When Looking for Home are as important to the Buyer as they are their Realtor.If you take just a little time to prepare well and answer some important questions, your process will be much smoother and more satisfying when looking for a home.  Seeing " more " homes is not necess...

By Jack Tenold, Conventional and Reverse
(Caliber Home Loans, Inc. NMLS 15622)
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Spokane Bike Swap & Expo this Saturday Swap - Sell - Donate  Now that the snow is off the ground and the grass is turning green, bicyclists are popping up like dandelions and parents are sending the youngsters out doors to play games and ride bikes. Fresh air!  Exercise! Are the kids ready for a ...

By Jack Tenold, Conventional and Reverse
(Caliber Home Loans, Inc. NMLS 15622)
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GONZAGA BULLDOGS TO THE FINAL FOUR   A big day tomorrow!   The Inlander and all the area media are keeping fans informed about every detail of Gonzaga basketball.   Phoenix is where it is happening.  A great team and a great coach.   Go Zags!     

By Jack Tenold, Conventional and Reverse
(Caliber Home Loans, Inc. NMLS 15622)
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Washington State Property Tax Exemption Senior homeowners desiring to remain in their homes and who are struggling to keep up with property taxes have a valuable resource in the Washington State Department of Revenue. You should know about the Washington State Property Tax Exemption.   A program ...

By BethAnn Long, Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate
(RE/MAX Inland Empire)
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Spokane WA Real Estate Market March 2017Well I guess " March Madness " is a good way to describe the Market. Not because it is super crazy mad busy, but because there are many buyers ready to buy, and not enough homes for sale! ( see flyer ) . We are down in listings more than ever- 35.1 % less h...

By BethAnn Long, Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate
(RE/MAX Inland Empire)
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New Construction Neighborhoods/Homes in Spokane WA are under serious demand at this time. Partially because there are not enough existing homes on the market, and also because we have such great new construction neighborhoods and builders. Buying a brand new home is very exciting, but it is not f...

By BethAnn Long, Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate
(RE/MAX Inland Empire)
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WOW. All  I can say is, buyers are buying, even though they have 25% less choices ( listed homes for sale ) than last year at this time. This truly speaks to the increase in numbers of serious buyers, and the fact that sellers have an advantage because there are not enough homes for sale in the S...

By BethAnn Long, Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate
(RE/MAX Inland Empire)
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Christmas in Spokane WA is a magical experience. Having grown up here and spent all my Christmas mornings here ( that is a lot :) I can honestly say, " There's no place like Spokane !" We usually have a White Christmas, which generally looks like something out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Here ...

By BethAnn Long, Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate
(RE/MAX Inland Empire)
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 Spokane Real Estate Market Forecast 2017 !Well, if the truth be told, I cannot predict what 2017 will bring for the Spokane Real Estate Market or anything else for that matter - But, after 13 years of experience, I have a gut feeling.2016 brought a record number of " sales/transactions " over al...

By Scott May, M.S., REALTOR scottmayihelpyou.com
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson)
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So what?  Why do I care if you tour new listings or not?   Good question. Well, if you are a seller, you have an incredible advantage when you list your house with a company or office where the agents actually go out and physically walk through the newly listed home.  Most of these agents who tou...

By BethAnn Long, Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate
(RE/MAX Inland Empire)
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Spokane WA Made the 2016 list for best places to retire! Time magazine came out with a list of " The 18 best places to retire " and Spokane WA made that short list. I have personally helped dozens of people retiring in Spokane WA to find a nice place to call home. You can read the article here in...

By BethAnn Long, Realtor, CRS, e-PRO, Spokane Wa Real Estate
(RE/MAX Inland Empire)
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" When Winter Comes Again " an original song by Yours truly...I wanted to share with you a song I wrote a few years back after a very difficult season of loss, illness and hardship in my life.I was inspired to tell a bit of my story by the crisp morning air early this morning when I opened the do...

By Scott May, M.S., REALTOR scottmayihelpyou.com
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson)
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 The Guitar Hour with Leon Atkinson on KPBX Spokane Public RadioHere's a picture of Vern and Leon in the studio.  As a former radio On-Air Personality, I was excited as usual, to visit the studio and get some pictures.  There's something magical about being in a radio station.  I'm always amazed ...

By Scott May, M.S., REALTOR scottmayihelpyou.com
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson)
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October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and there's lots you can do, even if your unable to care for a dog...Things I can do to help.  Adopt a cat week was during the month of June, but guess what?  There's cats who need homes today at Spokanimal too...This morning I stopped by to see the dogs and c...

By Scott May, M.S., REALTOR scottmayihelpyou.com
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson)
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 We always read about "the market" in the paper, or see, or hear about it on electronic media.  Most of the time the reference is to the over all average nationwide, but it's interesting to see that it really does vary from place to place depending on where you are.   To see the Most Expensive Ma...

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