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By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
Comments 5
 This weekend was perfect fall weather – the air had a cool bite to it with the sun filtering through the autumn red and yellow leaves.  This made for the perfect time for a short hike on the one-mile Tenino City Park Trail Loop.    We started our hike behind the Train Depot Museum and looped aro...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
Comments 20
 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)
Comments 2
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)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 1
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 Sandy Nelson, your Olympia area Realtor
(Riley Jackson Real Estate Inc.)
Comments 2
More and more we hear talk in the news about an upcoming recession. The "R" word is creating insecurity, and clients are increasingly asking my opinion on where the market is headed and what is to come.I'm not an economist people! I'm a Realtor! Even if I were an economist, most of them don't hav...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
Comments 3
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)
Comments 4
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)
Comments 2
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)
Comments 2
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)
Comments 1
 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)
Comments 3
      This stylish residence nestled in the desirable Campus Green neighborhood with tree-lined sidewalks is a quick jaunt to 2 golf courses, the beach, new shops & eateries and I-5. And the new owners will have the time to enjoy these fun spots with this easy-to-maintain home and yard! This prop...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
Comments 2
Here are the open houses this weekend in the Olympia WA area (Thurston County WA). There are over 100 homes hosting an open house in all price ranges.  Be sure to check them out by clicking here or on the photo below! Can't make it to an open house, call me to arrange your own tour at a time that...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
Comments 5
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)
Comments 0
 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)
Comments 8
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 Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
Comments 1
Are you a homeowner in Madrona Park in Lacey, WA? As you might have seen, you live in a "hot" neighborhood where buyers are actively looking for homes to buy.  Your neighbor's home at 8836 Natooka Court SE received multiple offers on the same day, and three days later the seller decided on one of...

By Sandy Nelson, your Olympia area Realtor
(Riley Jackson Real Estate Inc.)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 46
I recently moved to a five-acre parcel in Tenino WA with a really, really long gravel driveway. I had no idea how I was going to roll the garbage and recycling bins down this monster of a driveway until I did a Google search and discovered others have this same problem! I found www.GarbageCommand...

By Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
Comments 1
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...

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