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Managing Real Estate Broker - Windermere Peninsula Properties
Welcome to Dinah's Real Estate blog. Here you will find a wealth of information on a variety of topics from short sales, buying bank owned homes to staging and negotiating. Feel free to browse. If you have questions you can find Dinah at or call Dinah at 360-551-8888



The tree of Knowledge stretches up righteously from the ground. Releasing her branches to strive for the gold of the sun. Roots grabbing through the stony earth sipping its secret nourishment Over time the rough bark has built upon itself. Layer by layer the knowledge grows. Flailing in all direc...
  We may be getting ready for the next big Boom here in Allyn Washington. Working from home has many benefits, and small village communities like Allyn, Washington are a perfect fit. We have everything you need in this quiet community. We have parks and golf courses, lakes,  rivers, and saltwate...
This past month my daughter enrolled in an online program. I was not thrilled with the idea, but she made a very good case. I thought I would share her letter to her new school with you.  She opened my eyes to realities I never knew existed in education today. Below is a portion of what she wrote...
Richard has some great information here that is a terrific value not only to client, but their Agents.Do think it is important for Real Estate Agents and Offices to know where their real estate buyers are coming from? Answer is obviously "Yes" and for numerous reasons. However, that's subject for...
What a great attitude Maya! I just had to spread it! We all get so busy in our lives as Realtors that we often forget simple things in our lives which bring us happiness.  Only if we can cherish those wonderful moments, not only we will be positive and bring joy to ourselves but to our clients,f...
I could not have said it better myself... Work sucks. I have too much to do. I wish things would just slow down. My customers are jerks. I should have picked a different profession. Most of us have complained about work before. It seems to be the human thing to do. But lets all remember a few th...
My Dad loves to write. I wish I could say that we get along perfectly but we don't any more. Even though we do not see eye to eye, I am in awe of his sacrifice in Vietnam. I wanted to share a poem with you that he wrote shortly after he came home. The words show a man struggling with coming to gr...
Lets look at the definition of Socialism: so⋅cial⋅ism    /ˈsoʊʃəˌlɪzəm/ Show Spelled Pronunciation[soh-shuh-liz-uhm] Show IPAUse socialismin a SentenceSee web results for socialismSee images of socialism-noun 1. a theory or system of social organization that advocates the vesting of the ownership...
The Beginnings of a new day haunts me as I wander past the old barn. Weathered in time, the sun glazed wood recalls a day when it was fresh and new. Beams as old bones hold her up for all to see. The wind whistles through her gates, as the birds perch along her walls. Tales have been told here, d...
We proctorybably just had the most important vote of this Congress at least as far as the 2010 elections are concerned.  The health insurance government takeover bill passed 220-215.  One Republican from New Orleans voted for the bill.  He represents a district McCain and Bush got 23 and 24% of t...

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