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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA
Private, peaceful botanical gardens, easy one-floor living, solar energy are just a few words to describe this immaculate home in Olympia, WA. Click here for all the details.  5135 Hilton Lane NE is located in the north Hawks Prairie area near I-5 exit 114 and is just a few minutes from the freew...
The University of Washington Center for Real Estate Research in Seattle, WA publishes reports about the economy and the real estate sector in Washington State. One of their reports is the housing affordability index.  The Index tracks affordability in all Washington counties. We are tracking King...
 This open and bright 3-year-old home is located in Campus Peak in Lacey, WA, an ideal and convenient neighborhood with sidewalks, golf views, parks and beaches, just minutes from I-5.       This 4-bedroom, 2.5 bath home extends over 2,100 SF of spacious elegance with upgraded hardwood floors on ...
The family I helped purchase a home sent me this terrific mug in the mail - I love it! The message of "Keep calm, I'm your Realtor" hits home with these buyers of mine because they had a not-so-stellar experience with their lender, and the experience caused so much stress on them, the wife ended ...
Sharing bedrooms is a thing of the past with this SIX bedroom home!  See all the details here:  Guests may not ever leave when they come to visit you as they have their own private main floor master suite with a...
There is a lot of misinformation out there about the real estate market in Olympia, WA that is causing all kinds of problems for both buyers and sellers.  Buyers and sellers are asking, is this a good time to buy/sell?  It’s no wonder there is so much confusion.  Even today, the real estate headl...
 Looking for a great trail to walk, run or bike?  Be sure to check out the Chehalis Western Trail that runs north and south through Olympia to Rainier, WA.  This trail was a railroad line that is now a flat, paved trail, perfect for getting some fresh air and burning a few calories. Today, we wal...
 This past Thursday, I and my REALTOR® colleagues from around Washington State (about 500 of us!) were adorned in our “Unlock the Door” blue scarves as we visited with our local senators and representatives on the Capitol campus.      This photo is just a handful of us on the steps of the Legisla...
My Vision Board is my Thank-You Board I am all in on the power of vision boards where you have a visual representation through pictures and words of your goals.  But I’m shy with my vision board as I don’t want anyone else to see it!  If I have the vision board buried under my computer keyboard o...
Today was our annual celebration of 2018 for our Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty staff and REALTORS held in Olympia, WA.  It takes looking back to see where you are going forward, and today’s rally gave perspective on the market, our sellers and buyers, and our business.  Our broker gave...

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