Thurston County Residential Real Estate Market

Thurston County Residential Real Estate Market Statistics as of 31 Dec 2016 The Thurston County Market Statistics for December show year-over-year drops in new listings, but gains in pending sales, closed sales and prices. Sales activity is substantially higher than the number of new listings. This fosters a competitive market for home buyers. Thurston County Listings

Housing Trends eNewsletter

Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter has  national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested in homeowner issues in general. Please click on this link to view the Housing Trends December 2016 Newsletter

Value Remodeling versus Costs

Value Remodeling versus Costs Recouped Selling Home.depend on project design, quality of materials, location, age and condition of the home and homeowner preferences. The outdoor remodeling projects offer some of the highest returns when selling your home. Lawn care program ranked as the number one project that appeals to buyers and estimated that lawn care would recover 303 percent of the cost estimated by landscape professionals. An overall landscape upgrade, new patio, and new deck all rendered roughly 100 percent in cost recovery.

Home Owners Insurance

Home Owners Insurance – What is it? Do you need it? Homeowner Insurance Tips     Homeowners insurance provides financial protection against disaster. In general, homeowner’s insurance covers damage to your home caused by fire, theft and certain natural disasters. If you’re buying a home you have to have it to protect yourself and savings from

Eight Autumn Home Maintenance Tips

Fall is a beautiful time of year and a good time to take care of seasonal home maintenance. Being a real estate broker I have learned a lot about home maintenance and damage found during home inspections. Home sellers found that not maintaining their home can be very costly. Here are some of the major fall home maintenance musts.