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 Riddle: What do saltwater pools and saltwater aquariums have in common?Answer: Water.That’s about all. When some house hunters see “saltwater pool” in Lacey listings, the first thing apt to come to mind is that last trip to the ocean seashore or swaying palm trees—or perhaps some NatGeo TV show ...
02/06/2017
 We all know what shaggy dog stories are. They’re the jokes that go on and on and then peter out without much of a punchline. I think I found a scientific study about real estate that fits that description—but you can decide for yourself.We remember that true “science” is only possible when a the...
02/04/2017
  To end the suspense, the answer to the title question about when is the optimal time to buy a home in Lacey has been officially answered. The answer is, more or less, “now.” All right, there’s an alternate answer, “as soon as practical”—but that is a less dramatic-sounding version of the same t...
02/02/2017
 One reason why Tumwater real estate commentators like to offer quizzes is to make readers feel good about how much they know. Being that Tumwater homeowners probably do more than an average amount of reading about Tumwater real estate matters, you would expect that any real estate-themed quiz wo...
01/30/2017
   If this is going to be a year of upsets, the rules for when Olympia listings are best initiated might be primed to fly out the window. There’s no guarantee that 2017’s Olympia listing performance will bend the rules, but if the National Association of Realtor’s® news site is right, it’s a defi...
01/28/2017
  When you recall how thoroughly public confidence was shaken during that last financial meltdown, you probably also remember how reluctant most people were to presume that Lacey real estate values would rebound anytime soon. Those who saw nosediving property values as nothing less than a great b...
01/26/2017
 For more than a year, it’s been the happy trend across the nation for the average DOM (days on market) for residential properties to have been declining. It’s a “speed of sale” measure—one that most Tumwater home sellers hope will reflect that it won’t be long before they are handing the keys to...
01/21/2017
   Showing a home in bad weather might seem to be a blueprint for disappointment, but sometimes that’s not what happens. Of course, prospective buyers do find that house hunting in Lacey is easiest when the sun is shining, but homes continue to be bought and sold in every season, and sometimes ba...
01/19/2017
 Sooner or later, all children need to be warned about the fallacy of something for nothing. It’s an important lesson and a milestone. Very little ones are too young to be exposed to the idea that when they grow up, they should automatically examine the motives behind anything that seems to be of...
01/17/2017
  When, as the holiday lyrics have it, “the weather outside is frightful,” that makes it a good time to start planning the coming year’s home improvement projects. If you wait for ideal weather conditions to begin laying out your plans, you’re likely to wind up well behind schedule before you eve...
12/26/2016
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