Covington, WA Real Estate News

By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Happy Friday!   I hope that your week has been splendid!  Quite wet around here!  We are more than making up for our beautiful summer!  :(    But they say we might see some sun this weekend - so here is hoping!   I hope you enjoy this weeks selection of quotes.  I'll see you next Friday with some new ones.  Until then you have a fabulous day!   ...geri ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Don’t compromise yourself.  You are all you’ve got.  ~Janis Joplin   Anyone who never made a mistake has never tried anything new.  ~Albert Einstein   I demolish my bridges behind me… then there is no choice but to move forward.  ~Firdtjof Nansen   The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Yep - time to fall back - you get an extra hour tonight! How will you spend yours???  I think I will catch up on som much needed sleep!  I hope you enjoy your extra hour!     And after you change all the clocks in your home, don't forget to change the clock in your car too :)    
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Happy Halloween to all!    I hope you are having a wonderful Halloween day!  Very drippy out there right now, but they are hopeful that it will end by the time the kids take to the street later today.    I hope you enjoy this weeks selection of quotes.  Don't eat too much candy and I'll see you next Friday with some new quotes.   ...geri       To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.  ~Johannes A. Gaertner   Ingenuity plus courage plus work equals miracle.  ~Bob Richards   The wonderful thing about the game of life is that winning and losing are only temporary… unless you quit.       ~Dr. Fred Mills   In order to succeed, you must be willing to fail.  ~Anonymous   Happiness lies in our own backya...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
                                            Happy Friday!   I hope that your week is ending nicely!  Below is this weeks selection of quotes.  I will be taking next Friday off to spend some time with my husband, so I'll see you in two weeks with some new one.  Until then...  enjoy :)   ...geri     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~       Whoever I am, or whatever I am doing…  some kind of excellence is within my reach.   ~John Gardner           The only place that success comes before work is in the dictionary.  ~Vince Lombardi           Do the right thing.  It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.  ~Mark Twain           The things that matter most in our life are not the things we’ve acquired along...
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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 - 3 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 4   There are currently 2 homes under contract for sale with prices ranging from $358,000 to $399,950 Winterwood - 2 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 0     Since the first of the year 22 homes have sold in with prices ranging from $260,000 to $480,000 Winterwood - 11 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: 54     *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 fantastic Friday and a lovely week!  Below are my quotes for this week - enjoy!  I'll see you next Friday with some new ones. ...geri  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am pretty sure I have shared this one before, but it truly is one of my favs so I’ll share it again :)     Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.   ~George Washington   A man is but the product of his thoughts.  What he thinks, he becomes.  ~Mahatma Gandhi   Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.  Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.  ~Helen Keller   Our scientific power has...
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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 $124,900 to $1,499,000.00 •1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 5•3 bedroom homes for sale: 70•4 bedroom homes for sale: 82•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 11   There were 60 homes that sold in September, 2014.  57 were re-sale homes and 3 were new construction. A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction: 5%•Bank Owned: 13%•Short Sales: 3%•Regular Re-sales: 79%   The average sale price was: $306,764     Average Days on Market was: 48 Low sales price was: $123,000 High sales price was: $649,000   *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 GREAT! It is a beautiful morning here!  Cool and brisk, but nice and sunny.  It is looking like the perfect fall day! Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes and I'll see you next Friday with some new ones.  ….geri   A winner…  A winner is big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.  –John Maxwell The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.  –Arnold Toynbee   Age wrinkles the body.  Quitting wrinkles the soul.  –General Douglas MacArthur The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.  –Robert Bloch    
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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 - 3 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 4   There are currently 5 homes under contract for sale with prices ranging from $358,000 to $649,950 Winterwood - 4 Lake Winterwood - 1 Remington - 0     Since the first of the year 18 homes have sold in with prices ranging from $260,000 to $480,000 Winterwood - 8 Lake Winterwood - 4 Remington -6   A further breakout shows what type of homes sold... New Construction: 0% Bank Owned: 11% Short Sales: 11% Regular Re-sales: 78%   Average Days on Market was: 55     *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 week is wrapping up swell!  All is peachy here - they say one more summer like weekend in store for us!  Woo hoo!!  We really have had the BEST summer in years!!!  It will be hard to see it go. Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes.  I am taking next Friday off, so I'll see you in two weeks with some new ones.  Until then have a fantastic day! ...geri ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Faith and doubt both are needed….  Not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve.  ~Lillian Smith    Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.  ~Sally Koch   He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, b...
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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.  I've been seeing the SNOW word in sevral forecasts around the country already.  Still the other "S" word here - SUN!!!!!!!!!!   Enjoy the quotes, have a lovely Friday, and I will see you next week with some more.   ...geri ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   In order to success, you must first be willing to fail.  ~Anonymous     The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the world you see.  ~Robert Holden     Learn how to enjoy where you are on the way to where you are going.  ~Joyce Myer     Write your sad times in sand;  write your good times in stone.  ~George Bernard Shaw          
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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 160 homes for sale with prices ranging from $125,000 to $1,499,000.00 •1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 7•3 bedroom homes for sale: 74•4 bedroom homes for sale: 70•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 9   There were 53 homes that sold in August, 2014. 52 were re-sale homes and 1 was new construction. A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction: 2%•Bank Owned: 4%•Short Sales: 15%•Regular Re-sales: 79%   The average sale price was: $306,541     Average Days on Market was: 45 Low sales price was: $142,000 High sales price was: $745,000   *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 am sorry that I missed you last week.  I am having problems with getting the page where I post these weekly blogs to load correctly and I was unable to figure out my problem.  I have still not figured it out,  so I am using my husbands computer instead :)  And I am happy to be sharing quotes with you once again this Friday!   Enjoy and I'll be back with more next Friday - on somebody's computer :)   ...geri   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.  ~Chinese Proverb   Everything in your life is there as a vehicle for your transformation.  Use it!  ~Ram Dass   The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.  ~Martha Washington ...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
    Happy Friday!   I hope this finds your week wrapping up nicely.   Nice week for me...  a little work, a little play...   I hope you enjoy this weeks selection of quotes and I will see you next week with some more.   ...geri   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it. ~Henry David Thoreau       Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they never stop to enjoy it. ~William Feather       You don't have to stay up nights to succeed; you have to stay awake days. ~Unknown       We are a product of the choices we make, not the circumstances we face. ~Roger Crawford       It is often easier to fight for a principal than to live up to it. ~Ad...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
    Happy Friday!   Yep, if I am here sharing quotes, then it must be Friday :)     I hope you have had a lovely week.  We have been having the most amazing summer - SUN almost every day!!  But this week after a very HOT Monday, the rains came in and we have been dark and dreary and much cooler.  Here is hoping for more SUN coming back soon!   Enjoy the quotes, have a lovely day and I will see you next Friday with some new ones.   ....geri   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Kites rise against the wind, not with it. ~Winston Churchill   Life as Calvin (of Calvin and Hobbes the cartoon) sees it..      Life is like a topography, Hobbes. There are summits of happiness and success, flat stretches of boring routine and valleys of frustration and failure. ~...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
  Happy Friday! And what a lovely Friday we are having.  We have been blessed with the most amazing summer.  We get to see the Mountain, in all its glory, most every day.  Talk about special :) I hope you are having a lovely summer as well. Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes and I'll see you next Friday with some new ones. ...geri ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Faith and doubt both are needed, not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve.  ~Lillian Smith  I know that I'm never as good or as bad as any single performance.  ~Charles Barkley  If I won't be myself, who will?  Alfred Hitchcock  Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.  ~Richard Evans    
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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 161 homes for sale with prices ranging from $119,900 to $1,290,000.00 •1 and 2-bedrooms homes for sale: 8•3 bedroom homes for sale: 71•4 bedroom homes for sale: 72•5+ bedroom homes for sale: 10   There were 57 homes that sold in July, 2014. 54 were re-sale homes and 3 were new construction. A further breakout shows what type of homes sold...•New Construction: 5%•Bank Owned: 5%•Short Sales: 16%•Regular Re-sales: 74%   The average sale price was: $288,370     Average Days on Market was: 58 Low sales price was: $90,000 High sales price was: $476,000   *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 going swell!  We are having the most amazing summer here in the PNW.  Oh my, the reason we live here for sure!  I hope your summer is full of sunny days and light breezes and perfect temps as well!    Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes and I'll see you next Friday with some new ones.  Until then have a a fabulous day!   ...geri   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open. ~James Dewar   Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours. ~Unknown   Use your emotions as tools; don't let them use you as a fool. ~Unknown   In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip. ~Daniel L. Rea...
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By geri wehry, your agent for life
(RE/MAX Select R.E.)
    Happy Friday!  I hope that your week is wrapping up nicely!  Any big plans for the weekend???  I actually hope to have a quiet weekend at home with my hubby.  How special is that!!  :)    Whatever you do I hope it is exactly what you wish for!   Enjoy this weeks selection of quotes and I'll see you next week with some new ones. ...geri ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 99% of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. ~George Washington Carver   The worst loneliness is not being comfortable with yourself. ~Mark Twain     Self-discipline is when your conscience tells you to do something and you don't talk back. ~W.K. Hope     One smile in the morning can multiple by afternoon into enough encouragement for tho...
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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 $374,950 - $659,000. Winterwood - 5 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 2   There are currently 4 homes under contract for sale with prices ranging from $375,000 to $479,950 Winterwood - 2 Lake Winterwood - 0 Remington - 2     Since the first of the year 16 homes have sold in with prices ranging from $260,000 to $480,000 Winterwood - 8 Lake Winterwood - 3 Remington -5   A further breakout shows what type of homes sold... New Construction: 0% Bank Owned: 6% Short Sales: 12.5% Regular Re-sales: 81.5%   Average Days on Market was: 78     *These are sales listed in the MLS only, it does not reflect any private sales.  
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