Covington, WA Real Estate News

By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
    Happy Friday!   And what a happy Friday it is - the pitchers and catchers are beginning to report.  Woo hoo!!  And I must say, though much of the country knows it is still winter, 'round here it sure feels like it is time for Baseball!   A bit drippy today but mild, and back to SUN and mid 50's for the weekend.  Yippee!   I hope you enjoy the quotes.  Have a lovely day and I will see you next Friday with some new ones.   ...geri     What we think determines what happens to us.   So if we want to change our lives we need to stretch our minds.  ~Wayne Dyer   Your past is not your potential.  In any hour you can choose to liberate the future.  ~Marilyn Ferguson You get the best efforts from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within them.  ~Bob Nelson Ev...
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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  6 homes for sale listed at $379,950 - $519,950. Winterwood - 2 Lake Winterwood - 1 Remington - 3   There are currently 5 homes under contract for sale with prices ranging from $350,000 to $484,500 Winterwood - 1 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 4     In  2015 there has been 1 sale - sold at $345,000 Winterwood - 0 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 1   A further breakout shows what type of homes sold... New Construction: 0% Bank Owned: 0% Short Sales: 100% Regular Re-sales: 0%   Average Days on Market was: 83     *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 and Happy Valentine's Day!   I hope that your weekend is ending nicely.  We are still having a very warm winter - so warm that things are already blooming.  It has been feeling more like April than February!  And I have to say that I love it! Any big plans for Valentine's Day?  Do you go all out for this holiday or celebrate more low key?  Whatever you do I hope you have a lovely day. Enjoy the quotes and I will see you next Friday with some new ones. ...geri   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates.  There is plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forwards, backwards or sideways.          ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Inspiration does not c...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
        Happy Friday!   I hope this finds your morning starting off swell and your week wrapping up nicely.   Any big weekend plans?  We get to head to the theatre with our daughter and son-in law.  Woo hoo for us.  If you don't have anything fun planned I will have an extra good time for you.   Enjoy the quotes and I will see you next Friday with some new ones.   ...geri   The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.  ~Jimmy Johnson      *I love this quote so sorry if I have shared it before. Sometimes it doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on.  What matters most is getting off.  You cannot make progress without making decisions.  ~Jim Rohn   Adversity causes some men to break and others to break records.  ~William Ward   Your goal should be ou...
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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 $129,000 to $1,295,000.00 •1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 5•3 bedroom homes for sale: 56•4 bedroom homes for sale: 46•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 13   There were 24 homes that sold in January, 2015.  24 were re-sale homes and 0 were new construction. A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction: 0%•Bank Owned: 16%•Short Sales: 12.5%•Regular Re-sales: 71.5%   The average sale price was: $301,041     Average Days on Market was: 67 Low sales price was: $199.990 High sales price was: $540,000   *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 this finds your week ending nicely.  All is good in my little corner of the world - just getting ready for the Super Bowl.  GO HAWKS!!  Yep I will be rooting hard for my boys on Sunday.   Do you plan to watch the game?  Heading to a party?  Hosting a party?  Maybe you plan to watch at a local watering hole?  Or maybe you are just not into football and you will take a nap or a walk instead :)   Whatever you do I hope you have a fabulous Sunday.    Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes and I will see you next Friday with some new ones.   ...geri        Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day and you are a success.  ~William J. H. Boetcker   If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone ...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Happy Friday!   I hope that you are having a lovely morning.  All is good here in my little corner of the world.  Back to rain for us, but we did have some of the sun that you see above earlier this week.  Woo hoo for us!    I hope your day is splendid.  Enjoy the quotes and I'll see you next Friday with some new ones.   ...geri        We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.  ~John Dryden   Instead of giving myself reasons why I can’t, I give myself reasons why I can.  ~Unknown   A great attitude is not the result of success.  Rather success is the result of a great attitude.  ~Earl Nightingale   Be yourself.  Who else is better qualified?  ~Frank Gibbin II   Until you value yourself, you will not value your time.  Until you value your time, you will not do anything wi...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Happy Friday!   Yep - It is Friday so I am here with some new quotes.  Or maybe because I am here with new quotes it is Friday! :)   Either way it is FRIDAY and the weekend is almost upon us.  I hope you have a fabulous one.    There will be some GREAT football to watch and of course I will be rooting for my boys.  GO HAWKS!   I hope you enjy the quotes, I hope you have a fantastic weekend and I will see you in a week with new thoughts to inspire you.   ...geri   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great and strong purpose in your heart.  ~Gordon B. Hinckley   It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare;  it is because we do not dare that things are ...
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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 8 homes for sale listed at $379,950 - $534,950. Winterwood - 2 Lake Winterwood - 1 Remington - 5   There are currently 2 homes under contract for sale with prices ranging from $350,000 to $474,950 Winterwood - 0 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 2     In  2014  25 homes sold  with prices ranging from $260,000 to $610,000 Winterwood - 14 Lake Winterwood - 5 Remington -6   A further breakout shows what type of homes sold... New Construction: 0% Bank Owned: 8% Short Sales: 8% Regular Re-sales: 84%   Average Days on Market was: 59     *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 you are having a lovely week.  And as it comes to a close, do you have any big plans for the weekend?  Mine will be a mix of work and play.   And my 'play' will be watching football!  GO HAWKS!    Whatever you do I hope it is lots of fun.  Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes and I will see you next Friday with some new ones.   ...geri       To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson   Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints.  It’s something you were born with and must take responsibility for forming.  ~Jim Rohn   You are today where your thoughts have brought you;  you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.  ~Jame...
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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 123 homes for sale with prices ranging from $147,000 to $1,295,000.00 •1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 5•3 bedroom homes for sale: 58•4 bedroom homes for sale: 49•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 11   There were 54 homes that sold in December, 2014.  52 were re-sale homes and 2 were new construction. A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction: 4%•Bank Owned: 11%•Short Sales: 16.5%•Regular Re-sales: 68.5%   The average sale price was: $297.761     Average Days on Market was: 63 Low sales price was: $118,300 High sales price was: $700,000   *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 your week is wrapping up nicely!  All is good in my little corner of the world :) I am quite excited for next week.  Lots of good foods to eat, yummy drinks to be had, and copious amounts of time with my family.  Ahhhhh, perfect!  I hope you have a wonderful holiday too. Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes but know that I am taking next Friday off so I will see you with some new quotes in 2015! Ho ho ho! ...geri ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ All my life I wanted to be someone; I guess I should have been more specific.  ~Lily Tomlin   As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.  To make a deep physical path, w...
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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 $379,950 - $659,000. Winterwood - 2 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 5   There are currently 2 homes under contract for sale with prices ranging from $350,000 to $458,888 Winterwood - 0 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 2     Since the first of the year 25 homes have sold in with prices ranging from $260,000 to $610,000 Winterwood - 14 Lake Winterwood - 5 Remington -6   A further breakout shows what type of homes sold... New Construction: 0% Bank Owned: 8% Short Sales: 8% Regular Re-sales: 84%   Average Days on Market was: 59     *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 this finds you having a a good day.  All is good in my little corner of the world.  As you can see from the picture I have been a busy bee baking up a storm.  So fun to have a cookie with my coffee in the morning.  Yum!  Nothing says Christmas to me like a peanut blossom! Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes and I will see you next week with some new ones. ...geri ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Happiness is not a state to arrive at, rather a manner of traveling.  ~Samuel Johnson  Wisdom is knowing the right path to take…  integrity is taking it.  ~M. H. McKee Progress always involves risks.  You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.  ~Frederick Wilcox You are al...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Happy Friday!   I hope y'all had a lovely Thanksgiving.  I sure had a fantastic weekend with my family.  Lots of good food, great drinks, and tons of laughter.  A very special weekend indeed!   I am back this week with some new quotes.  I hope you enjoy them.  I will see you next Friday with some more.  Until then have a wonderful holiday season!   ...geri     Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.  ~Unknown   If you think you made it, you’re at the wrong place – never stop.  ~Chris Pardo   Some people dream of great accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.  ~Danielle Luedtke   If you don’t take a chance, you don’t stand a chance.  ~Gabriella Mischel   Things come to those who wait; but only the things left by those who hustle.  ~Abraham Lincoln  
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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 153 homes for sale with prices ranging from $160,000 to $1,499,000.00 •1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 2•3 bedroom homes for sale: 64•4 bedroom homes for sale: 72•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 15   There were 38 homes that sold in November, 2014.  37 were re-sale homes and 1 was new construction. A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction: 2.5%•Bank Owned: 18.5%•Short Sales: 5%•Regular Re-sales: 74%   The average sale price was: $259,248     Average Days on Market was: 60 Low sales price was: $95,000 High sales price was: $440,000   *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 and Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your week is ending nicely and I hope you are as excited about Thanksgiving as I am.  I have so very much to be thankful for - it is going to be a splendid day. Since next Friday is the holiday weekend I will be taking the day off  to spend with my wonderful family and not sharing any quotes.  So enjoy this weeks selection and I'll see you in two weeks with some new ones. ...geri  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Definition of a classic – something that everybody wants to have read but nobody wants to read.  ~Mark Twain   Look up to the sky.  You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.  ~Charlie Chaplin   Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does.  ~Unknown   Tell the negati...
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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 8 homes for sale listed at $379,950 - $659,000. Winterwood - 2 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 6   There are currently 4 homes under contract for sale with prices ranging from $358,000 to $458,888 Winterwood - 2 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 2     Since the first of the year 23 homes have sold in with prices ranging from $260,000 to $610,000 Winterwood - 12 Lake Winterwood - 5 Remington -6   A further breakout shows what type of homes sold... New Construction: 0% Bank Owned: 9% Short Sales: 9% Regular Re-sales: 82%   Average Days on Market was: 56     *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 this finds you having a lovely day!  Much of the US is certainly a tad chilly... are you?   Compared to many places we are doing fine - but for us it is COLD!   But as is typical around here, if we get below freezing it is cause it is clear.  We are having some amazing SUNNY days and really clear nights.  A nice change of pace from all the rain we had last moth.   I have some new quotes for you this week.  Enjoy and I'll see you next week with some new ones.   ...geri      You control your future, your destiny.  What you think about comes about.  Put your future in good hands… your own!  ~Mark Victor Hansen   Remember, happiness doesn’t depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely on what you think.  ~Dale Carnegie   Inch by inch life’s a cinch…  Y...
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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 168 homes for sale with prices ranging from $125,000 to $1,499,000.00 •1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 3•3 bedroom homes for sale: 73•4 bedroom homes for sale: 78•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 14   There were 66 homes that sold in October, 2014.  63 were re-sale homes and 3 were new construction. A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction: 4.5%•Bank Owned: 13.5%•Short Sales: 3%•Regular Re-sales: 79%   The average sale price was: $308,375     Average Days on Market was: 47 Low sales price was: $123,000 High sales price was: $734,000   *These are sales listed in the MLS only, it does not reflect any private sales.
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