May 17, 2012

Farmers Market Guide For The Greater Seattle Area


It’s mid-May and our region’s Farmer’s Markets are opening for business.

Even though the region is home to a number of fabulous year-round markets, most locations are seasonal. Do you enjoy eating fresh and local? Our farmers markets support many local farmers as well as provide a great place ...

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Dec. 24, 2011

Housing Affordability Diverges Sharply in Neighboring Markets: Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC

Seattle or Vancouver? 

A Tale of Two Cities: Seattle or Vancouver, BC?

The affordability of houses is trending sharply differently in the nearby markets of Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia.  Affordability is made up of three factors: the median home price of a city, median household income of the inhabitants, and ...

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Dec. 16, 2011

Henry VIII Would be Envious of this Tudor Style House on the Puget Sound Waterfront

Tudor Estate on the Magnolia Bluff

Puget Sound Waterfront Tudor Style House on the Magnolia Bluff

Even Henry VIII didn't have it this good: Enter through your front door set into a castle tower.  Admire your Tudor Great Hall on the way to the brick patio with unobstructed Puget Sound view.  Jaunt down to your ...

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July 16, 2011

Seattle Festivals and Events in July Part 2

seattle festivals 

Festivities in Seattle keep on coming!  Part 2 of my Seattle festivals and events in July series, this weekend brings us many of the bigger and most exciting Seattle festivals.  It was definitely an understatement when I said July is an eventful month full of festivals!  ...

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July 13, 2011

Best Real Estate Deals in Seattle

Best Real Estate Deals in Seattle



One of the most frequently asked questions I get are “where can I find the best real estate deals in Seattle?” and “what’s the hottest area in Seattle?”   Honestly, there is value in every market and in every neighborhood.  ...

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June 17, 2011

Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets

Fremont Sunday Market

Seattle Farmers Markets are a local tradition, and each neighborhood has one with a little bit of it's own special character.  Here is the all-inclusive list of the markets.  You don't have to limit yourself to one because many of them are on different days of ...

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May 15, 2011

Magnolia Garden Center Delivers Spring

Have you ever walked down the streets of Magnolia Village, enjoying the small town atmosphere minutes from downtown Seattle?  Some of the most coveted real estate in the city is in Magnolia, a quiet, very family oriented group of neighborhoods west of Queen Anne.  Known for the largest ...

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May 13, 2011

Magnolia Community Center a Fantastic Resource

Magnolia is on a peninsula northwest of Seattle's downtown.  There are hills and the neighborhoods and roads go up and down, with views looking east to Queen Anne and west to Puget Sound.  There are madrona trees on the bluff which were seen by a captain early ...

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May 10, 2011

Best Pies in Seattle at Seattle Pie Company in Magnolia

Now, I don't mind being wrong and it might be worth having a competition, but until someone proves differently (or at least makes the claim so we can all rush off and try the pie at the competing spot), Magnolia's Seattle Pie Company is my family's pick ...

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May 8, 2011

Dish It Up in Magnolia Just Too Tempting

Only read this if you cook or if someone you love does.  And then, Mother's Day is possibly one of the best times to come in to this wonderful, gadget filled shop on a whim.  If there is something Mom needs for her kitchen, you will certainly ...

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