Explore Olympia, WA

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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If you are considering selling your Olympia WA home but think you should wait until the spring of 2020, you may be missing out on a lucrative winter real estate market here in the Olympia WA area.  You may be thinking you just want to “get through” the holidays before even thinking about selling ...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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 I’m sharing this newest review from my first-time homebuyer clients because they were born connected to the internet and found out rather quickly the internet didn’t have all the information they wanted and needed.       When they reached out to me by email, I knew it probably took a lot of cour...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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This weekend, September 28-29th offers 94 open houses in Thurston County - from Olympia to Lacey to Tumwater to Rochester WA. There is a good selection of homes this weekend to tour, but if you can't make it to the open house or just want your own tour, call me! Let's buy a house this weekend! 

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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As we officially enter the Fall Season, there are plenty of fun things to do this weekend in Olympia WA. Here are just a few events you might want to check out this weekend.  Friday, September 27, 2019 Mama Mia! Broadway musical – The Triad Arts Theater, Yelm – runs through the end of September L...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Most of us rate the fall as our favorite season, and there is good reason, especially when you live in Olympia WA.  Here are a few fun things to do in Olympia WA that should be on your Fall Bucket List!  Here are more fun ideas of things to do this fall in the Olympia WA area....  Get crafting on...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Labor Day is over and the kids are back in school but is there ANYTHING to do in and around Olympia WA this weekend? Yes, there is!! Check out some of the fun events happening this weekend, September 6-8, 2019.  Friday, September 6, 2019 Mama Mia! Broadway musical – The Triad Arts Theater, Yelm –...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Many homeowners who are considering selling their Olympia WA home are looking at the calendar, seeing the school buses back on the roads, sipping their pumpkin spiced lattes and are wondering if they missed the summer real estate market.  Put shortly, the answer is no.  And here’s why the 2019 fa...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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If you are planning to stay in town this weekend, you'll have lots of fun things to do in and around the Olympia WA area. I hope to check out a few of these events myself. With our clear nighttime skies recently, the Star Party and the UFO Fest look like a winning combination!  Earth UFO Fest and...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Buyers in Thurston County, WA (which include Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and Yelm) are seeing higher home prices but are enjoying near-historic low interest rates, making homes more affordable now than last year at this time.     The average home price in Thurston County, WA is $371,323, up 4 percen...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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 Get your slip-on shoes on and head out this weekend to visit open houses in the Olympia, Lacey, and Tumwater areas in Thurston County, WA!  Click here for the open houses this weekend, August 24-25, 2019.      There are some great choices this weekend from cute little bungalows to homes on acrea...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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The back-to-school commercials are airing and I can hear the kids dreading the end of the summer! But there are still fun activities going on this weekend in and around the Olympia WA area.  Friday, August 16 LACEY FORZA – Cupcakes & Wine Happy Hour – 6-8 PM THREE MAGNETS BREWING – Olympia – Taco...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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 1109 Turkey RD NW Olympia, WA 98502 Almost half acre lot close to Summit Lake. Partial slope with plenty of room for home with possible partial view. Buyers to do all feasibility to their own satisfaction. Neighboring homes have well and septic. Alex Brost541-968-4022KW South Sound1109 Turkey RD...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Private, peaceful botanical gardens, easy one-floor living, solar energy are just a few words to describe this immaculate home in Olympia, WA, and the lucky new owners have the rest of the summer to enjoy this oasis in the beautiful Hawks Prairie area. This home was appealing to a wide range of b...

By Sandy Nelson, your Olympia area Realtor
(Riley Jackson Real Estate Inc.)
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Rare opportunity to own a quality rambler with many updates and special features, and complete with separate 800+ sq. ft.  guest cottage with kitchen, full bath and private deck.The 2,200 + sq. ft. main house features 3 bedrooms, a bonus room and another room with closet and nice bay windows.You'...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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Do you own a home in the Bigelow neighborhood and are thinking about selling?  My listing at 420 Henry Street NE, Olympia WA 98506 sold in June 2019 for $280,000 ($30,100 over the asking price), received seven formal offers with more on the way, and a bidding war ensued.  After three days of bein...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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I blame it all on hand-me-downs for my strong desire to own my own home.   Back then, reusing clothes was a way for our parents to be frugal and to save money.  The downside is the other kids in school just KNEW if you were wearing hand-me-downs and teased you about it.  Nowadays, it’s probably h...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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3227 Cedrona Dr NW Olympia, WA 98502 Beautifully maintained & updated home on an extra large corner lot. Backs up to greenbelt. Updated kitchen with granite counters, large center island w/eating space. Great room, formal dining area & living room, 3 bedrooms, an office plus an additional bonus s...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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9447 Classic Dr NE Olympia, WA 98516   This home in Classic Heights just needs some TLC to restore it to its former self. Sits on a 1/4 acre lot with lots of room for a garden and outdoor entertaining. No major issues that owners are aware of. Just needs some minor cosmetic clean-up and repairs....

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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Great opportunity for an investment or an owner-occupied duplex in a central location with all city services. Both units have 2 bedrooms, 1.75 baths, separate dining room with oversized single car garages. Meticulously maintained and owner-occupied in one unit until just recently. Both units come...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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Waterfront home on Eld Inlet at the South End of Puget Sound w/200 feet of medium bank waterfront. Large kitchen w/SS appliances & huge island. Bulkhead, tideland rights w/plenty of clams & oysters for private harvest or to lease out. 1.85 acres w/mature landscaping, small orchard & garden area. ...

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