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A blog about community events in the Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater area in WA including the real estate market in those communities.



The annual Duck Dash sponsored by Lacey Rotary and Olympia Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be happening Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Tumwater Falls Park.  So what exactly is a duck dash you may ask??  It's your chance to see something like 12,000 yellow rubber ducks get dropped into the Deschutes Ri...
For the last several months, it has been evident that most days we are seeing more homes go pending than new ones being listed in the Olympia, WA area real estate market.  And you know what they say about supply and demand....if demand exceeds supply, those prices are going to start going up. Wel...
I'm having fun watching the progress at the latest renovation project by Those Guys Construction on this house on Lee St in Tumwater WA.  When my investor bought it as an estate owned property, it was definitely in need of some repairs & rehab work.   The house needed new roof and gutters, and in...
  What would be your guess as to how many of the home sales in the last 30 days in the Olympia WA area were bank owned properties?  How about how many were short sales?  You might find the actual count surprising. Looking at the sold homes within the last 30 days on our NWMLS, and excluding manu...
Since many of the active buyers in the Olympia WA area are searching for homes in the price category up to $200,000, I am always interested in keeping tabs on inventory in that price bracket.  And right now, we continue to have a pretty low inventory of homes to choose from. Searching NWMLS yeste...
Those Guys Construction have been doing really amazing transformations of sadly neglected bank owned homes in cooperation with an investor buyer client of mine. You know the kind of "before" houses where you've got to really rev up your imagination to believe they can actually be saved. We've see...
    If the flowers are blooming, it might be spring - check!  And if it is time for Lacey Spring Fun Fair, you KNOW it is spring.  This weekend, May 19th and 20th, the Fun Fair will be just that: lots of fun for young and old.  It will be happening on Saturday from 10-6 and Sunday 11-5, and is at...
  The annual Wooden Boat Fair in Olympia is always the weekend of Mother's Day, and the warm, sunny weather sure brought out LOTS of people this weekend.  Our family enjoyed a yummy breakfast first at Cicada's Restaurant, and then strolled through Farmer's Market before heading to the waterfront...
Olympia's annual Wooden Boat Fair will be this coming weekend (May 12 & 13, 2012) - and what a great place to take Mom for Mother's Day!  This year's event is the 33rd annual fair, and strolling along the waterfront at Percival Landing and viewing the wooden boats is a favorite outing for our fa...

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