Jan. 21, 2012

All About Renton's Maplewood Heights Neighborhood

Maplewood Heights House on 1/2 Acre Lot

Maplewood Heights in Renton

Maplewood Heights is a neighborhood in northeast Renton with good schools, attractive amenities, and a good location.  The neighborhood is centered on Maplewood Park and the Maplewood Heights Elementary, which was recently named a "School of Distinction".  The Renton School District generally has seen improvement in ...

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Jan. 13, 2012

New Listing: Donogh Homes Resale in Renton for Sale

Renton Donogh Homes Resale

Donogh Homes Resale in Renton

This quality house by Donogh Homes sits on a half acre on the north Cedar river bluff.  Territorial view out the back includes Mount Rainier in the winter.

Key features:

  • Big floor plan with 3,070 square feet
  • High end finishing materials (marble, granite, nice ...
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Oct. 23, 2011

Learn about the Eastside Deal of the Week

Eastside Deal of the Week

Each week I'm picking out the Deal of the Week out of my Eastside Value Buyer's List.  I'm looking for a house that is already discounted to fair market value at the list price and is in good repair.  I visit the ...

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Oct. 20, 2011

Donogh Homes Resale on the Cedar River Bluff in Renton

Donogh Homes Resale

Donogh Homes Resale in Renton

This large, luxury home sits on a half acre landscaped lot on the Cedar River north bluff.  The house was constructed by builder Donogh Homes in 1995.  Donogh is known for its high quality construction and attention to interior design.  The circular, open floor plan ...

Posted in Renton, South End
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Oct. 15, 2011

Sign up for the Free Weekly Eastside Value Buyer's List

Eastside Value Buyer's List

Today I launched a weekly series of MLS searches to discover the best prospects on the Eastside for investors and handy owner occupiers to buy houses at a discount.  This is an amalgamated list of bank owned homes that already appear to be fairly priced ...

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June 5, 2011

Henry Moses Aquatic Center in Renton

Lazy River and Waterslides at the Henry Moses Aquatic Center in Renton

The Henry Moses Aquatic Center in Renton is our favorite waterpark in the Seattle area.  (Well, in fact, there are few to choose from.  Seattle is underendowed with waterparks.  Our next favorite is the YMCA in Hoquiam.)  The park's play features includes two big waterslides, a lazy river ...

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Dec. 19, 2010

Affordable Senior Housing in South King County

Manufactured homes in 55+ mobile home parks are an attractive and affordable senior housing solution.  Parks offer a variety of community amenities, such as a club house for community events, swimming pools, sauna and hot tubs, exercise rooms, meeting or club rooms, RV parking, and on site storage.  Communities are ...

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Feb. 4, 2010

Residential Housing Statistics in King County December 2009

I was just asked this week how is the Real Estate Market in King County since I mentioned earlier about Snohomish County. Well here is information which was requested about King County. Northwest Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reported as following statistics for Dec 2009. Jan 2010 stats will be published ...

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June 3, 2009

Zoopa, Healthy Salad Bar worth the drive to Tukwila

 Nothing tastes better than  a gleaming array of the freshest vegetables, homemade soup, and bakery on a hot summer day.  So healthy and light, even your body will thank you.  Just a half and hours drive south of Seattle, half way to Tacoma and just minutes from the ...

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