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                        I admit, I've driven by here every season and never stopped ... what a mistake.  This has to be the best place to get your Christmas tree in Seattle:7744 on NE 35th in Wedgwood, next to the post office.    Hunters Christmas Trees has everything: and for reasonable prices....
                        Yay!  The Taproot Theater has brought back "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol" which had to be canceled last year due to an arson fire.  I was lucky enough to attend a benefit showing for the Ballard Northwest Senior Center this week.  I don't want to gi...
Seattle's condo market is still struggling.  Downtown prices are still dropping but not at the rate in past years.  Inventory is high with 17 months worth of inventory.                     North Seattle's condo prices were helped last year by the first time buyers tax credit.  Currently high inve...
  Wish you had the perfect house for Christmas decorating?  A warm entry staircase to wrap fresh evergreen boughs?   The perfect inviting living room with a fireplace for your tree in front of the big picture window?  And lots of room for entertaining and visiting family and friends?  Look here:...
November's sales statistics continue to show North Seattle as a stable market.  Reviewing median prices for only 3 bedroom houses and comparing prices from 2005, 2009 and November of 2010 indicate a steady trend in North Seattle, Shoreline and Bellevue.  Outlying areas are more representative of ...
North Seattle Neighborhoods:  Haller LakeHaller Lake is an often overlooked neighborhood.  Not sure why this happens.  I think maybe the lack of sidewalks in some of the further north neighborhoods get lost on some home buyers.  But they have so much to offer!  This is the case of Haller Lake.  T...
Fremont Oktoberfest This weekend is Fremont's Oktoberfest, a traditional kick-off to the Fall season.  Friday September 24 through Sunday, September 26, three full days of Drink and Play!, one day of Running: This is the the first time I will be attending Fremont's Oktoberfest, so I studied up on...
      The view, climbing Granite Mountain in August 2010.                  
August showed a lag in sales all around Seattle.  This is normal for August though, as families start preparing for school. The sold median house price in Greenwood was $308,350. Six properties sold (compared to 8 in July) and the days on market averaged 46. Currently, there are just over 900 hou...
Lost Cat:Last seen at 175th & 15th Ave NE in ShorelineFemale, Gray Tabby 12lbs, 3-4 yrs old Name: Vera Please call (206) 291-7908 if you have seen her! Sorry no pictrues of the cat just a sad cat owner.


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