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What would you do if the power was out for a week? This winter should be enough of a reminder that we need to be prepared for emergencies both big and small. Even here in Lynnwood, there were a few days when it was just about impossible to drive anywhere without chains. You know it is bad when ...
The city of Everett is adding a new park in the Evergreen neighborhood to the list of upcoming projects. By making use of half $1 million from the Snohomish County Conservation Futures fund, the city has acquired a 2 acre parcel at 528 Madison St. to be developed at some point into another neighb...
Vacant homes in our communities are a real, and growing problem! A recent article about the home at 812 Everett Drive (in Lansing Michigan, not Snohomish county) brought me back to thinking about it again. I posted a week or so about how banks are putting the expense of maintaining vacant and fo...
This morning I thought I would see what the competition when it comes to listing videos for homes that are for sale in Lynnwood and the surrounding areas. Now I don't normally spend a lot of time on YouTube, but I have to say that I was really shocked at what I found. Of course there were lots o...
Tired of having kids birthday parties at your house? If you are like me, you can only handle having your kid's birthday parties at home for so long before it changes from a party to a yearly obligation to suffer through. Luckily there is a solution to having parties at home, and that is places ...
This morning I opened my mail and found an update from Fannie Mae talking about how much better the economy and real estate markets will be in 2012. But they temper this with references to the shadow inventory of homes and number of foreclosures yet to be done. WASHINGTON, DC — Thanks to streng...
Are you in the Lynnwood area? My daughter would like your help! This my daughter Morgan's first year in the Girl Scouts and is working hard to earn her Cookie Queen Merit Badge. This means she has to sell 250 boxes of cookies before January 24. She is working hard and asking everyone she runs ...
Real Estate Market Statistics for Lynnwood, Washington For today's market update we are looking at what single family homes are selling in Lynnwood, WA. These numbers come from our MLS, are current as of this morning and cover the last 180 days of activity. Do bear in mind that there is likely ...
Buyers are few and far between right now, and as this post points out, that first offer might be the only offer for a while. A HUGE part to selling a home right now is getting the price right. If you don't have it in the right spot when that buyer comes through, it will be a long wait before th...
We all know how the banks are sticking it to the American people by taking our bailout money, and still make it difficult for homeowners to modify their loans and stay in their homes. But I bet you did not know that banks are sticking it to local governments as well by not maintaining all of the...