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Managing Real Estate Broker - Riley Jackson Real Estate Inc.
I'm a full service Realtor and Accredited Staging Professional with Riley Jackson Real Estate Inc. in the Olympia, Lacey, Yelm and Dupont area of Washington State. I specialize in single family residential properties and military relocation to and from Fort Lewis and McChord AFB. I provide community information real estate services and MLS listing searches in the South Sound area of Washingtron. My professional real estate services include marketing homes for sale and helping people buying a home or property. I'm also an accredited home stager and stage the homes of my seller clients as part of the listing process.



The city of DuPont, Washington is located on the I-5 corridor, halfway between the cities of Tacoma and Olympia, and adjacent from the Fort Lewis military installation. The original village of Dupont, next to the Northwest Landing development, was originally housing for Dupont munitions factory w...
People with distinguished taste will appreciate this superb home at Meridian Campus in Lacey.This fabulous former model home backs to a community pond and greenbelt, offering secluded privacy and unbelievable views. The interior of the home is bright and spacious, offering 3 bedrooms, an office/d...
 On November 6th, the people of Washington will have the opportunity to vote on EHJR 4204, the constitutional amendment which will change the requirements for school levy passage from a super majority to a simple majority. I've seen the ad campaign on TV that argues that only a simple majority is...
The City of Olympia has a wonderful urban forestry program called NeighborWoods.  The goal is to have more tree lines streets, which add more appeal, provide shade and habitat. In exchange for planting and caring for the trees (watering, pruning, mulching), the city provides the trees for free. T...
 This is the time of year when gargantuan spiders may take over your home and feed on your visitors...          When ghosts and witches descend on your neighborhood,...       and gory monsters inhabit the front yards,...    turning them into grave yards.   In my Olympia neighborhood, many residen...
 The 2007 Lacey Military Family Support March, sponsored by the Hawks Prairie Rotary Club had a record turn-out with over 2000 people attending. The event is in its 5th year and has raised a total of over $200,000. The money is used to support and sponsor children' Christmas presents, college sch...
With advancing age comes a time when one's housing accommodation may no longer be suitable. Health problems, inconvenience, or safety concerns may not allow seniors to remain in the same home they've raised their families in. Many seniors, or their family members are researching alternate residen...
 The Thurston County Chamber of Commerce's annual FOOFARAW drew record attendees and sponsors this year. The FOOFARAW is a military appreciation event unparallelled anywhere.In case you're wondering, "foofaraw" is an actual word in the English language and means "much ado about nothing". In relat...
25 Comments fortunately becoming more and more popular in the US. On Saturday the 6th of October the National Solar Tour, now in its 12th year, will showcase the use of solar power. One of the many tour locations is Olympia, where residences, as well as commercial buildings that use clean sources of ...
Every industry has its acronyms, but it seems the military more so than any other.Not everybody would be able to clearly decode the following message:"I'm a NCO at USAREUR and due to ETS next spring. My DEROS is in March. When I get back to CONUS I plan to return to my HOR, which is Olympia, WA. ...

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