Jacquie Cliff's Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Agent - Champions Real Estate Services - Lynnwood, WA
In my file for news about the area, popped up this item from the Bothell Reporter about the Bothell Sons of Norway who are collecting used stamps to benefit children in Norway.  What they do is send the stamps to the TUBFRIM organization which resells the used stamps.  Their website has this to s...
Whatever part of the country you are in selling a home or condo right now is not an easy thing. Home prices are down, market times up and sellers desperate to get their homes sold. This is making it harder and harder to successfully market a home. So now more than ever it is vital that you choose...
The Arts Council of Snohomish County needs to promote their events a little better.  I just found out this morning about the Fresh Paint festival going on this weekend the 16th and 17th of August at the Everett Marina.  Artists of almost every media from paint and pencil to fiber and glass will b...
Everyone wants to know how to sell their home fast, even in this crazy market that we are experiencing right now. The reasons vary from adjustable mortgages that are about to make house payments unmanageable to needing to move to another area because of work. Here are my eight essentials on how t...
My mail is filling up with articles about how cities in Snohomish county giving Verizon the thumbs up to start offering television programming in their cities via their much touted FIOS system. Edmonds and Bothell are the two latest towns to give their approval, and Lynnwood, Everett, Kenmore and...
Right off of I-5 on 128th is a Irish Pub that not everyone knows about.   Shawn O’Donnel’s Irish Pub is a great bastion of good Irish food with a twist and cold beer!  This pub opened up in 2006 and has been open for lunch, breakfast and dinner ever since.  When you visit Shawn O’Donnell’s be sur...
In a recent meeting University of Washington President Mark Emmert announced plans to expand capacity at several campuses including the University of Washington – Bothell.  Under the current plan, the UW Bothell would go from 1,900 to 3,800 students by the year 2017. This announcements come afte...
Paine Field in Everett looks like it is closer to having commercial flights going in and out of it.  A study put together by Thomas/Lane and Associates states that local business leaders are in favor of having air access, and that having commercial flights from Paine Field would be a significantl...
Are the kids saying their are bored and you don't have anything to keep them busy?  Get them up and moving with free, family friendly activities that you can find at the Sno-Isle Library Activity site!  The Snohomish County Library System has a list of fun things for kids, teens and their parents...
A recent list of the Top 100 Small Cities in Americal put together by CNN lists Bellevue as the 42nd best small city to live in overall. People that live in Bellevue won't be surprised by this I'm sure, and might think they should be rated just a bit higher, but being in the top 100 isn't bad. If...

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