Covington, WA Real Estate News

By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Happy Friday!  But really I feel like I should say HAPPY SUMMER because that is what is in store for us this weekend!  Woo hoo for me!  I see some flip flop wearing, deck sitting on my horizon!!  I hope whatever you do this weekend is super fun and I hope you gets lots of sunshine too!  Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes and I will see you next Friday with some new ones.  …geri    Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.   ~Henri L. Bergson  If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.  ~Dr. Wayne Dyer  The problem is not that there are problems.  The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.  ~Theodore Rubin  Pessimist:  A person who says that O is the last letter of the word ZERO, instead of the fir...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
 Here is a quick look at what it going on in the real estate market in our area, zip code 98042...There are currently 100 homes for sale with prices ranging from $130,000 to $1,295,000.00•1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 5•3 bedroom homes for sale: 40•4 bedroom homes for sale: 42•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 13 There were 79 homes that sold in March, 2015.   68 were re-sale homes and 11 were new construction.A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction:  14%•Bank Owned: 7.5%•Short Sales:  5%•Regular Re-sales:  73.5% The average sale price was: $317,970     Average Days on Market was: 72Low sales price was: $114,900High sales price was: $479,000 *These are sales listed in the MLS only, it does not reflect any private sales.
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
 Happy Friday! Yep, if I am here with some new quotes, then it must be Friday! We continue to have the best weather! WOW, definitely the best spring since I moved here 19 years ago.  This is yet another of the many pics I have captured this year.  Truly stunning :) Enjoy the quotes and I will see you next Friday with some new ones.  Until then, have a lovely day. ...geri~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.  ~Annie Dillard Do not argue with an idiot.  He will drag you down to hid level and beat you with experience.  ~Unknown The only thing even in this world are the number of hours in a day.  The difference in winning or losing is what you do with those hours.   ~Woody Ha...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
 Happy Friday! I hope your week is wrapping up nicely.  Cooler and wetter here, but the say some breaks coming back :)  I hope you enjoy today's selection of quotes.  Have a lovely weekend and I will see you next Friday with some new ones....geri   Imagination is more important than knowledge.  ~Albert Einstein Ideas are a dime a dozen.  People who implement them are priceless.  ~Mary Kay Ash You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.  ~Unknown A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;  an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.  ~Winston Churchill 
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
$335,000, 3Bd/3Ba Single Family House, 1860 sqft.    geri wehry | RE/MAX Select R.E. | 206-819-4234geri@wehry.us | 28631 184th Pl SE, Kent, WA 98042 Lovely home on over an acre of parklike paradise! 3Bd/3Ba Single Family House   $335,000 Year Built 1981 Sq Footage 1860 sqft. Bedrooms 3 Beds Bathrooms 3 Baths Floors 3 Parking 2 Garage Laundry In Unit Lot Size 1.24 Acres HOA/Maint $20 DESCRIPTION Remarks So many memories have been made here, it will be hard to leave, but the time has come for a new owner. This lovely home sits on over an acre of private park-like grounds. The home features newer roof & vinyl windows, formal entry, LR/DR, kitchen w/eating bar, family room w/French doors to the deck, 3 bedrooms-master with private bath, laundry room & attached garage. There is lots of stor...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
 Here is a quick look at what it going on in the real estate market in our area... Winterwood, Lake Winterwood and Remington. There are currently 5 homes for sale listed at $419,00 - $499,950 Winterwood - 0 Lake Winterwood - 2 Remington - 3  There are currently 6 homes under contract for sale with prices ranging from $375,000 to $550,000 Winterwood - 3 Lake Winterwood - 1 Remington - 2   In  2015 there have been 6 sales with prices ranging from $345,000 to $479,000 Winterwood - 1 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 5  A further breakout shows what type of homes sold... New Construction: 0% Bank Owned: 0% Short Sales: 17% Regular Re-sales:  83%  Average Days on Market was: 102  *These are sales listed in the MLS only, it does not reflect any private sales.
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
$240,000, 3Bd/2Ba Single Family House, 1170 sqft.    geri wehry | RE/MAX Select R.E. | 206-819-4234geri@wehry.us | 19215 SE 270th Pl, Kent, WA 98042 Lovely Rambler on quiet cul-de-sac 3Bd/2Ba Single Family House   $240,000 Year Built 1989 Sq Footage 1170 sqft. Bedrooms 3 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Floors 1 Parking 2 Garage Laundry In Unit Lot Size 7073 Square Feet DESCRIPTION What a lovely little rambler. It is a short sale but the seller's loss will be your gain! The home has a new roof & new windows and all the appliances stay so it is move in ready! The home features an entry, LR/DR, Kitchen, utility room, 3 bedrooms & 2 full baths. And wait until you see the master bath! You just don't typically find this kind of luxury in a home this size. The garage is neat as a pin and outside has a...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Happy Friday!And they say we will have a beautiful Friday 'round here :)    Yesterday was stunning - full out SUN and upper 60's and they say if you like it stick around because we have several more days just like it on the horizon!  Woo hoo for me!!This is a picture I took on one of my walks this week. I hope you like it and hope you enjoy the quotes.  I will see you next Friday with some new ones....geri ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~The full measure of a man is not to be found in the man himself, but in the colors and textures that come alive in others because of him.  ~Albert Schweitzer We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellent, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.  ~Aristotle  Of all the things you wear, your expression is the mos...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Happy Friday!We are having the most amazing spring!  Here is another picture I have captured on one of my walks.    I can't believe how much sun we have had so far this year.  I certainly don't feel like I am in Seattle.  However, they say rain this weekend and snow in the passes, so maybe I am still in Seattle :)I hope you have a lovely day.  I hope you are having a nice spring too.  Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes - in honor of the start of the baseball season it is all baseball quotes this week.   Enjoy and I will see you next Friday with some new ones....geri                    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.  You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t pla...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
    Happy Friday and Happy Easter!   We are having the most beautiful spring!  And this is yet another picture that I captured on my walk the other day.  Everything is in full bloom, the temps have already hit 70 and I just feel like one very lucky lady!   Any big plans for Easter?  Maybe brunch with some friends, an egg hunt for the kids, candy for the adults :)   Whatever you do I hope you have a lovely day.   I hope you enjoy this weeks quotes. I'll be back next Friday with some new ones.  Until then you have a lovely day and a fantastic Easter.   ...geri     It is in the struggle itself that you define yourself.    ~Pat Buchanan   There are only 3 colors, 10 digits and 7 notes; it’s what we do with them that’s important.  ~Jim Rohn   It is wise to keep in mind that neither success ...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Here is a quick look at what it going on in the real estate market in our area, zip code 98042... There are currently 111 homes for sale with prices ranging from $159,000 to $1,295,000.00 •1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 5•3 bedroom homes for sale: 48•4 bedroom homes for sale: 43•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 15   There were 66 homes that sold in March, 2015.  62 were re-sale homes and 4 were new construction. A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction:  6%•Bank Owned: 15%•Short Sales:  6%•Regular Re-sales:  73%   The average sale price was: $312,585     Average Days on Market was: 61 Low sales price was: $105,000 High sales price was: $859,000   *These are sales listed in the MLS only, it does not reflect any private sales.
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
    Happy Friday! We are definitely having the best spring in the (almost) 20 years that I have lived in the great Pacific Northwest!  And yesterday was another beauty - full out SUN and almost 70 degrees!  Spent the afternoon on my deck working and watching the M's game.  Ahhhh perfect! Enjoy the quotes and I will see you next Friday with some new ones. ...geri   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.   ~Vince Lombardi   Time flies.  It is up to you to be the navigator.  ~Robert Queen   A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.  ~Pioneer Girls Leader’s Handbook   Worry is like a rocking chair – it gives you something to do but it won’t get you anywhere.  ~Unknown
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
        Happy Friday and Happy Spring!   It is now officially spring, but we have been having spring weather for quite some time.  It has been so amazingly wonderful!  This was a picture I snapped while out for my walk the other day - everything is in full bloom!   I hope you have a lovely day and I hope you enjoy today's quotes about spring.  I'll see you next Friday with a new selection of quotes.   ...geri   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s Party!”   ~ Robin Williams Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush.  ~Doug Larson Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.  ~W. Earl Hall Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty ...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue. And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through. - Traditional Irish Blessing     I hope you have a lovely St. Patty's day and get to partake in a nice green beer or maybe some irish wiskey!  Cheers!  
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Here is a quick look at what it going on in the real estate market in our area... Winterwood, Lake Winterwood and Remington.   There are currently 7 homes for sale listed at $379,000 - $469,900. Winterwood - 0 Lake Winterwood - 2 Remington - 5   There are currently 5 homes under contract for sale with prices ranging from $350,000 to $484,500 Winterwood - 3 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 2     In  2015 there have been 3 sales with prices ranging from $345,000 to $475,000 Winterwood - 0 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 3   A further breakout shows what type of homes sold... New Construction: 0% Bank Owned: 0% Short Sales: 33% Regular Re-sales: 67%   Average Days on Market was: 116     *These are sales listed in the MLS only, it does not reflect any private sales.
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
    Happy Friday the 13th to you.   I have a black kitty sleeping in my lap!  Seems perfect for Friday the 13th!  But then I have black kitty that sleeps on my lap most mornings and it seem quite perfect every day if you ask me :)   I hope you enjoy this weeks selection of quotes.  I'll see you next Friday with some new ones.   Enjoy!   ...geri             Some people dream of great accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.  ~Danielle Luedtke        Everyone’s future is, in reality, an urn full of unknown treasures from which all may draw unguessed prizes.   ~Lord Dunsany        Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.  ~Babe Ruth        Successful and unsuccessful people do not very greatly in their abilities.  They vary in their desires to reach their potential...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  And when you change your clocks, don't forget to change the clocks in your vehicles as well as change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.     Get to bed early and enjoy the extra daylight Sunday evening!    
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
       Happy Friday!    I hope this finds your day starting off just swell!  Things are great in my little corner of the world...  we are in the midst of spring!  So crazy for us, but I am loving it!  Yesterday I hung out on the deck and watched the M's game while I worked.  Ahhhh, the joys of working from home.   Enjoy the quotes, have a fantastic Friday and I will see you next week with some new ones.   ...geri    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  An unwritten want is a wish, a dream.  The day you put your goal in writing  is the day it becomes a commitment that will change your life.  ~Tom Hopkins   Most people who fail in their dreams fail not from lack of ability, but from lack of commitment.  ~Zig Ziglar     Anything worth doing is worth...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Here is a quick look at what it going on in the real estate market in our area, zip code 98042... There are currently 120 homes for sale with prices ranging from $114,900 to $1,295,000.00 •1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 8•3 bedroom homes for sale: 45•4 bedroom homes for sale: 49•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 18   There were 41 homes that sold in February, 2015.  40 were re-sale homes and 1 was new construction. A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction: 2.5%•Bank Owned: 14.5%•Short Sales: 14.5%•Regular Re-sales: 68.5%   The average sale price was: $293,759     Average Days on Market was: 88 Low sales price was: $140,000 High sales price was: $685,000   *These are sales listed in the MLS only, it does not reflect any private sales.
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
    Happy Friday!    I hope that your day is starting off just swell!  And hopefully you are not having weather like in my pic.  I took that back in December when we got a very little bit of snow.  Lately it is spring 'round these parts - no sign of winter for us!    Enjoy the quotes and I will see you next Friday with some new ones.  Until then you have a lovely day!   ...geri     Ability is what you’re capable of doing.  Motivation determines what you do.  Attitude determines how well you do it.  ~Lou Holtz Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.  ~Theodore Roosevelt Happiness grows at our own firesides, and it not to be picked in stranger's gardens.  ~Douglas Jerrould When you have a choice and you don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.  ~William James  
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