Explore Olympia, WA

By Mike Conner
(City Realty, Inc. - Olympia, WA)
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Boston Harbor Olympia Homes Boston Harbor (no, not that Boston) is a small waterfront community in Olympia, WA where Dana Passage feeds into Budd Inlet. Perched on the northwest tip of one of Olympia's fingers into the Puget Sound, Boston Harbor is Olympia's version of a cozy beach town. A popula...

By Bernie Moats
(Van Dorm Realty Inc)
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Looking for an agent with REO, Bank Owned sales experience. The best service that can be offered would be from a local agent, one that resides and works the county the property is located in. I often see listings with agents from towns over an hour away. They do not even have local phone numbers....

By Susan Draper, Designated Broker, Realtor, SFR, CSSN, CRPS, AMP
(Keller Williams Realty South Sound)
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On Long Lake Easter Resurection is Followed by Fishing Season (edit/delete) I've got to comment that this year when valentine's day arrived I was prepped with card in hand. A first for my wonderful husband. He's such a good guy. I'm always buried in my real estate work either on a property search...

By Mike Conner
(City Realty, Inc. - Olympia, WA)
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West Olympia Homes West Olympia homes are popular among people hoping to live close to the center of town, where they can walk or ride the bus anywhere they need to go. The neighborhood is also appealing to those with a taste for classic architecture, with most homes being built prior to 1960. We...

By Nancy Conner, Olympia/Thurston County WA
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    The long winter wait is over and Olympia's Farmer's Market is open again!!  (And that's no April Fool's joke!)  At the stroke of 10 AM the market bell was rung signaling time to start buying fresh produce, beautiful tulips, jam, meat, starts for your garden, jewelry, artwork and so much more....

By Mike Conner
(City Realty, Inc. - Olympia, WA)
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Olympia Real Estate: Johnson Point Homes   Johnson Point in Olympia, WA is one of the 4 fingers in northern Thurston County reaching out into Puget Sound waters. The peninsula is surrounded by Henderson Inlet on the west and Nisqually Reach on the east. Olympia real estate buyers are drawn to Joh...

By Mike Conner
(City Realty, Inc. - Olympia, WA)
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South Capitol Neighborhood in Olympia WA The South Capitol Neighborhood in Olympia WA is located on the south side of the state capitol building and campus just blocks from downtown Olympia. This picturesque neighborhood is rich in history, a National Historic Register District made up of over 40...

By Cyndi Nelson, ABR, CRS, SRES, GREEN
(The Cyndi Nelson Team at MVP Realty Group)
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Wondering if the stimulus bill has done any good in Washington State?   According to Governor Chris Gregoire, said that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act kept her state from "falling off a cliff."  State unemployment figures may still hover around 9.5%, but "Without the stimulus dollars ...

By Bernie Moats
(Van Dorm Realty Inc)
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Many home owners are in financial crisis due to unemployment, victims of past predatory lenders or just over extended. Do not delay in getting real estate advice from an agent that is qualified to understand short sales and foreclosures. Short sales are usually better for your future credit then ...

By Mike Conner
(City Realty, Inc. - Olympia, WA)
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Where are Home Prices Rising? According to a report from March 19th on CNNMoney.com, Western Washington is a very desirable place to be if you want to live where home prices are rising. Their report features 3 cities in Washington in the top 8 cities with rising home values. Kennewick (3rd), Brem...

By Mike Conner
(City Realty, Inc. - Olympia, WA)
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365 Reasons to Love Living in Olympia WA Living in Olympia (the web version, not reality) started as an ongoing mental list. Through the years…just an eyelash short of 30, to be exact…I have accumulated a list of reasons that I love to call Olympia home. Some reasons are pretty general in nature,...

By Mike Conner
(City Realty, Inc. - Olympia, WA)
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Eastside Neighborhood of Olympia, WA Located in the heart of the city, the Eastside Neighborhood of Olympia, WA is a great place to call home. Vibrant colors, active residents, and diversity of styles are some of the things that make living in the Eastside Neighborhood appealing. Many long time O...

By Cyndi Nelson, ABR, CRS, SRES, GREEN
(The Cyndi Nelson Team at MVP Realty Group)
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According to Northwest Multiple Listing Service, sales of Thurston County homes rose 24 percent over February of last year. This is an encouraging trend to nervous sellers and to would -be sellers debating whether to test the waters. Sales rose to 183 units this February, which was an increase fr...

By Mike Conner
(City Realty, Inc. - Olympia, WA)
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A Walk in the Park: Tumwater Falls Park As is the case on most sunny days, I put off the more mundane desk tasks and venture out into the city to go exploring. My destination today? Tumwater Falls Park. So, with the thermostat registering at a balmy 68, my assistant daughter (Addy) and I headed o...

By Nancy Conner, Olympia/Thurston County WA
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Olympia's Capital campus includes the Legislative Building which has a very distinctive dome top, visible from a good portion of the city.  It sits perched on a hill overlooking Capital Lake below and the Olympic Mountain Range in the distance out over Budd Inlet (on a clear day at least!).     T...

By Nancy Conner, Olympia/Thurston County WA
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By Nancy Conner, Olympia/Thurston County WA
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Perched right on the shores of Budd Inlet is the studio for one of the oldest radio stations in the Northwest.  KGY began in 1922 when the call letters were issued to one of St Martin College's monks, and the station originally broadcast from the college campus.   After several successive moves a...

By Nancy Conner, Olympia/Thurston County WA
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By Cyndi Nelson, ABR, CRS, SRES, GREEN
(The Cyndi Nelson Team at MVP Realty Group)
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Is Washington State getting out of the liquor business? If Senator Rodney Tom, a Medina Democrat and chief budget writer for the Senate has his way, the industry will be privatized. Tom has introduced a bill that would have Washington completely out of the liquor industry, allowing a unlimited n...

By Mike Conner
(City Realty, Inc. - Olympia, WA)
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Dirty Dave's Pizza in Olympia One of the most unique pizza places you will ever step foot in, Dirty Dave's Pizza is legendary in Olympia. Don't let the name fool you. Officially known as Dirty Dave's Gay 90's, there are obvious assumptions that could be made. I think ol' Dave purposely named his ...

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