Posts Tagged ‘seasonal’

Seattle Market Breaks Records

Posted: July 21st, 2015 by Brad

Seattle’s early start to summer with record breaking heat in June certainly didn’t put a chill on our real estate market. The bigger news from last month’s housing numbers is home values. For the first time ever, King County’s median home value hit $500,000. The previous high occurred in July 2007 at the peak of the last market cycle when [...]

Early Spring Buyers Abound, Homes in Short Supply

Posted: March 11th, 2015 by Brad

Favorable weather and restored confidence are propelling home buying activity around Western Washington to the highest level in nearly a decade, according to Northwest Multiple Listing Service sources. “The pent-up demand being unleashed has rocketed pending sales back to the levels of our record year in 2006,” former MLS director Ken Anderson said. Buyers have [...]

Romancing Seattle

Posted: February 12th, 2015 by Brad

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are some of the city’s most notable places for feeling the love … Big Picture Whether this is your first date or you’ve been married for years, there’s nothing better than a romantic evening at the movie theater. Big Picture is a unique movie theater experience in downtown [...]

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Tricks, Treats & Happy Hauntings!

Posted: October 14th, 2014 by Brad

Here’s a list of spooky area attractions this Halloween season: Buckley Haunted Woods & Monster Safari Federal Way Fright Fest Fort Lewis Walk in the Dark Georgetown Morgue/KUBE Haunted House Lake Stevens Haunted Swamp No-Haunt Dark Maze & Zombie Farm Maple Valley Haunted Forest Mountlake Terrace Haunted Nightmare at the Nile Sammamish’s Nightmare at Beaver [...]

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Home Energy Audit = Affordable Comfort

Posted: September 16th, 2014 by Brad

Most homes built prior to 1980 had very little insulation. In Seattle, about two thirds of the city’s housing stock was built prior to World War I. Such homes could likely be more comfortable and affordable to keep warm, especially during the cooler, wetter winter months. Building science offers effective, proven ways to upgrade both [...]

Posted In: Blog, Going Green, Investment

Fall In Love With Western WA!

Posted: September 16th, 2014 by Brad

Fall color in Washington State typically begins in mid-September and peaks in mid-October. Color conditions can change on a daily basis. Before leaving on your foliage-viewing trip, here are some resources to help you get the most up-to-date color status: Washington Fall Foliage Hotline 1-800-354-4595 Pacific Northwest Forest Service Updates US Forest Service Fall Color [...]

Posted In: Blog, Community, Going Local

Summer Outdoor Cinemas

Posted: July 16th, 2014 by Brad

Summer is finally here, optimal time to enjoy the great outdoors in the Puget Sound Region. Also a great time of year to catch a flick. The following is a list of venues for seasonal, open-air movie screenings: Seattle Fremont Outdoor Movies Movies at the Mural (Seattle Center) Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park South Lake [...]

Annual Holiday Light Displays

Posted: December 11th, 2013 by Brad

Starting in mid December, the Seattle area has some wonderful light displays to see.  Here are three of the best: Olympic Manor – Enter at 23rd Ave NW and NW 85th St.  Continues the tradition with their newly refurbished lighted rotating vintage Santa at the entry.  Walk or drive the neighborhood and you will see [...]

How Thanksgiving Became a Holiday

Posted: November 15th, 2013 by Brad

On September 28, 1789, just before leaving for recess, the first Federal Congress passed a resolution asking that the President of the United States recommend to the nation a day of thanksgiving. A few days later, President George Washington issued a proclamation naming Thursday, November 26, 1789 as a “Day of Publick Thanksgivin” – the [...]

Posted In: Blog, Food

Tricks, Treats & Happy Hauntings!

Posted: October 15th, 2013 by Brad

Here’s a list of spooky area attractions this Halloween season: Buckley Haunted Woods & Monster Safari Federal Way Fright Fest Fort Lewis Zombie Ranch Georgetown Morgue/KUBE Haunted House Lake Stevens Haunted Swamp Maple Valley Haunted Forest Mountlake Terrace Haunted Walk/KZOK Haunted House Sammamish’s Nightmare at Beaver Lake Snohomish Haunted Farms Snohomish Haunted House/KUBE Haunted House [...]

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