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Real Estate Agent - Managing Broker - City Realty Inc
A blog about community events in the Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater area in WA including the real estate market in those communities.



Let's call it a snow day in Olympia!  Actually this is day two of us being almost snowed in, with schools closed and many businesses starting late and closing early. We had about 7 inches of snow in our yard yesterday and it was coming down like crazy.  So being self-employed works nicely on days...
    We got the very cool opportunity to preview the first two chapters of Stefan Swanepoel's new book Surviving Your Serengeti, and also a chance to take a quiz to identify which Serengeti animal we were.  My results - I'm the Giraffe!  My first thought was "Cool - I ALWAYS wanted to have a long,...
If you love to read, and love chocolate,  & love to give back to your community - well, do NOT miss this Saturday's event in Olympia that captures all three at once!  Books, Brownies, Beans & Bistro - lots of goodies for a good cause this coming Saturday! This is a huge sale of used books (along ...
I've been musing about bathrooms - yes bathrooms.  (And I don't know where you THINK I'm going with this, but probably not...)  The reason I have been musing about bathrooms is because of a conversation I recently had with a woman from our local Habitat for Humanity.  As we talked about the homes...
Forecast: Excitement with Occasional Terror - that is what I try to remember to share with first time home buyers.  The excitement of searching for a home, then finding the right one, writing an offer - and best yet - getting that offer accepted!  Wow - it all feels so good! But....then somewhere...
The South Capitol Neighborhood in Olympia is immediately south of the State Capitol campus - so when legislature is in town, many people notice the blocks of beautiful vintage homes.  These homes range in size from very small to quite large; and also vary in how much, if any, restoration/renovati...
Visiting Olympia State Capitol - beautiful buildings, awesome city views and more!  This time of the year, the state Legislature is in session, bringing lots of people into Olympia and onto the state Capitol campus - but year-round it can be a great place to visit. The Capitol campus in Olympia d...

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Olympia/Thurston County WA
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