Gabrielle's Blog--SW Washington State

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This little blog contains my thoughts on the business of real estate, a place to showcase homes for my special clients (YOU!), and a wonderful place to hear your thoughts on ... well, whatever! Come join in, won't you?
For More Information Photo Gallery Front of Your New Home! Front Yard includes Detached Carport/Shelter Long Driveway Leads to Your Home Outbuilding w/Covered Kennels One View of the Property Living Room-Both Sides Living Room Corner Kitchen Dining Description Quiet & Peaceful perfectly describe...
I had an opportunity this evening to do a framing walk-through with a very excited couple, buying their very first home -- brand new construction, at that! It was a pleasant experience and the couple are mentally moving into every room with their children. It was fun to see them placing furniture...
It's been a long day of work, but interspersed with reflections of 9-11, reflections of innocence as I listen to the sounds of Carol King and James Taylor on PBS tonight, reflections of how blessed we truly are as we got the news today of grandbaby #4 on the way -- another tiny little girl will j...
I was intrigued today by an article hidden on an inside page of one of my local news sites, King5 News, which reported that money does make people happy -- but only up to about $75,000. Say what? According to King 5 and the Associated Press and based on a study published in The Proceedings of the...
Just in time for the start of school, 55 sales closed with Auburn addresses during the month of August, 2010. Here's the breakdown: Residential Sales are Single Family Homes, Manufactured homes are those within parks, not on private land. Of those closed 39 single family home sales, 14 were bank ...
While sitting at the dinner table tonight, my oldest son was lamenting that we never have decent winters around here. Well, guess what son, the Auburn, WA area DOES have storms! Inspired, I dug up photos of the ice storm that hit our region for about a week in early January of 2004. The descendan...
The Pacific Northwest area where I live has had an "almost - on again/off again" summer this year. Other than just a week or two of hot weather early in August, much of the rest of the summer has been wet, overcast, or just daggone cool! We didn't really have much of a winter this last year eithe...
Whoo hoo! I just got notification that: I was voted the Best Real Estate Agent in Auburn, WA by KOMO News 4!! and I was a finalist in the Auburn Reporter's "Best of" too!! This is so cool! I'm so flattered and truly grateful to everyone who voted. What an honor to be recognized! Thank you, thank ...
As an Ambassador for the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce, I am frequently asked "Why should I be a member?" My immediate response is "How can you afford not to be?" Taking a most simplistic approach, two of the most challenging aspects of owning a small business are exposure - and networking, net...
While buyers must shop within their financial qualifications, their decision to make an offer on a home is first, and foremost, an emotional response to the appearance of your home and property. The money and negotiation side to the actual purchase comes later. In order to maximize the appearanc...


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