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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA
How are my Thurston County, WA real estate property taxes determined?Every year, Thurston County, WA homeowners get a notice of their assessed value and how much their property taxes will be for the year.  If you track your property tax values, you’ll see that they go up and down every year, and ...
Before a home buyer tells me how big or small of a home they need or how many bedrooms they want or what finishes they are looking for, they nearly almost always tell me they want this one elusive feature over everything else:  privacy.  The American dream is not just to own a home, but to own la...
9023 Merrill Ct NE in Lacey, WA is located in the beautiful golf course community of Campus Highlands.  This 4 bedroom home + bonus room + office + den welcomes you with warm hardwoods on the main level, white crown molding, soaring ceilings, open floor plan, and granite countertops.   For all th...
Calling all Cash Investors!This one bedroom, one bath home located in Olympia WA is needing a cash investor to bring this home back to life. Adjacent to a wooded parcel and located on a dead end street, this location offers privacy.  The large lot is 10,000 square feet, unfenced and level. 660 SF...
This beautifully appointed Craftsman located at 1935 Nelson St in DuPont WA 98327 sold in May 2018 for $15,000 over the asking price. The new owners will love their new home, located in DuPont's desired Bell Hill neighborhood.My sellers prepared their home for sale and achieved great results.Even...
This beautiful Tumwater, WA 4-bedroom home for sale located at 7115 Rothenberg Dr SW is in the desired Tumwater School District. The high school, AG West Black Hills High School is within walking distance. The middle school is Tumwater Middle School, located at 6335 Littlerock Road SW. And the el...
Many buyers are looking to downsize but may not think to downsize to a 1-acre lot!  But privacy is probably the number one request I get from buyers who are looking for a home. Check out this quick video here.  The second most requested feature in a home is buyers want a rambler or a one-level ho...
It wasn't a surprise that 4110 Michael Court NE in Lacey WA went under contract quickly. It is a new home with upgrades like all hardwood floors on the main level, air conditioning, a large fully fenced yard and in a cul de sac.Click here for the quick video.  Built by Rob Rice Homes in Olympia, ...
A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to attend the Imagine That! luncheon to raise money to fund free and reduced admission to the Hands On Children's Museum in Olympia WA.  This was the first time I was invited, and I was overwhelmed by the community support.  I counted about 300 people in atten...
This 4 bedroom home at 3903 Woodlawn Dr SE in Olympia, WA is now for sale!  Grow your flower and vegetable gardens on this large corner sunny lot. This fenced off space is a huge raspberry patch.  And even the dog has their own private fenced space, dog house included.  Check out all the details ...

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