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  It was tucked away in a backwater of The Wall Street Journal’s online Design tab, which is actually just a sub-section of their Real Estate section. “The Rise of the Colorful Bathroom” was like a conceptual hand grenade tossed into the placid lagoon of home decor orthodoxy.As far as design insi...
08/31/2016
  The “5-Year Rule” as it applies to Olympia homes listed for sale is a pretty good one, as far as real estate rules-of-thumb go. It’s part of the family of truisms that have been around long enough that you’d figure they have to be reliable—like the rule that you should plan on maintenance costi...
08/30/2016
   Once you have decided to sell your Lacey home, one of your first action items is to recruit a top sales team. About 90% of sellers choose a licensed Realtor® to head up their effort—not just because it’s the popular thing to do, but because the alternatives are few. You could recruit a busines...
08/28/2016
  When the name “Deloitte” is attached to futuristic predictions about any kind of industrial matters, most Olympia readers grow less skeptical than would otherwise be the case. After all, Deloitte’s quarter-million financial services professionals earn their keep by accurately advising enterpris...
08/26/2016
     If you are one of Lacey’s real estate investors (or have been interested in how real estate stacks up against other investment classes), the insights of AIG investment honcho Doug Dachille would likely get your attention. Dachille is American International Group’s Chief Investment Officer. T...
08/24/2016
    If you keep track of the ebb and flow of U.S. economic news, you might also be aware of how it relates to some things that happen here. Particularly in the way Olympia’s mortgage rates have been responding to the ups and downs of announcements from Washington, the cause and effect relationshi...
08/22/2016
  “Homeownership is the bedrock of the American Dream!” was long an unchallenged byword in American culture. Certainly most Lacey homeowners agreed during most of the 20th Century. That premise may have been rocked a little during the early phases of the Great Recession that shook the country sta...
08/20/2016
   If you happened upon the Weather Channel’s site last week and were greeted with headlines like, “Massive Heat Dome Inbound” and “Excessive Heat in the East and West,” it could have let you feel better about Olympia’s own weather. After all, what do you expect from August in Olympia? At least w...
08/18/2016
  The best real estate agent schooling isn’t something that takes place in a classroom. That kind of school is necessary, of course, because some of the most important work every Lacey real estate agent does has to do with being intimately familiar with the letter of current state laws and Depart...
08/16/2016
  It’s probably just an inevitable part of the human condition.For almost everyone, awaiting any Lacey home inspection is pure, unadulterated jitters time. Nail-biting time. Edge-of-your-seat time.It isn’t because anyone seriously expects any of our Lacey home inspectors to be ogres. Certainly th...
08/15/2016
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