Mason County Washington Real Estate Discovery Blog

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Richard Bell - Windermere Peninsula Properties
My blog is about discovering Mason County in Washington State. I cover a variety of topics and statistical information about the communities of Belfair, Allyn and the saltwater properties along Hood Canal and the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsula. Discover recreational activities, from sailing, fishing, hiking ,kayaking,Golf at LakeLand Village.

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2009 

One of the first things a lender will ask for in a loan modification or a short sale will be a hardship letter. It sounds simple enough...that is if you write them all of the time and have one in your file. Our office has dealt with many of these lately and we often suggest to our clients to revi...
03/27/2009
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According to Foreclosure.com, as of this post, there were 2,265,402 Foreclosure listings Nationwide. The State of Washington, at the time of this article, has recorded 7,187 Pre-foreclosures, 1,530 Sheriffs Sales, 8,406 Foreclosures and 4,131 Bankruptcies. Mason County, Washington, which I might ...
03/26/2009
The LakeLand Village Clubhouse and Restaurant in Allyn, Washington. This 6,000 square-foot complex houses the LakeLand Village Clubhouse, available for group gatherings, and Home to the Lakeside Bistro and Lounge, a cozy, gourmet restaurant overlooking the trout pond. Consistently ranked "tops" i...
03/11/2009
I have not posted on the  Mason County Real Estate Statistics on the AR platform for awhile. So I thought let's do it today. I would like to enlighten the AR community to what is going on in our "neck of the woods". For those who have no clue as to  "where the heck" Mason County, Washington is, l...
03/11/2009
I have heard a lot of talk lately about Change - and hope for Change. I have not heard a lot about how individuals plan to help with this Change. After some thought about my role in this Change, I began to think about what the average American citizen did in WWII. (That was a time of Great Change...
03/10/2009
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  There is an area on the Hood Canal that many scuba divers know well located off of Highway 101 just outside of Shelton, Washington- called Octopus hole. It has been said that diving there is one of the greatest experiences that you can have. The colors are brillant and the underwater sights ama...
03/07/2009
Out of pure curiosity, I wanted to take a look at the historical charting of Interest Rates. It confirms just what I thought...We have it really good right now. I was in the Real Estate business during 1980's. Take a close look at the spike on the chart above! How many of you remember those Days...
03/07/2009
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Band Of Brothers- a ten part television WW II miniseries based on the book written by Stephen Ambrose. It is an eye opening account of the day to day lives of the men of Easy Company of the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment assigned to the 101st Airborne Division. In an earlier pos...
03/06/2009
Our last General Membership meeting of the Mason County Association of Realtors, held at the Alderbrook Resort and Spa on Hood Canal), had all the glitter and glam of the Oscars.  Alderbrook (a cool website by the way) Resortwas a fitting venue. Realtor Divas and tuxedo Gents came forward in Osca...
03/06/2009
Last weekend I had the dubiuos honor to be the MC for the Mason County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner held in Shelton, Washington. Our Key Note speaker was Rob McKenna, the Washington State Attorney General. He was excellent and delivered a speech that was Positive, insightful and upbeat. I ...
03/06/2009
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