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The Whys and Hows of ADUs

The Whys and Hows of ADUs

Many people want to get into real estate investing but don't believe they have the resources to do so. It's easy to look at the people on your favorite house flipping TV show and think that you don't have the financial means, the technical know how or the network to...

King County, WA Real Estate so far in 2020

King County, WA Real Estate so far in 2020

Buyers who want to purchase a home in Seattle and or the surrounding King County this year may have noticed that there are fewer projected purchasing opportunities. Buyers who are in the market for a home should be prepared to face competition as tech companies...

Top 10 Things to Do in Bellevue, WA

Top 10 Things to Do in Bellevue, WA

The city of Bellevue is located just east of Seattle and is one of Washington's best places to live. The town boasts a variety of activities and fun places to enjoy some leisure time. Here are ten things to do in Bellevue, WA. Shop at The Bellevue Collection Sometimes...

Neighborhood Spotlight: Mercer Island

Neighborhood Spotlight: Mercer Island

A small isle located in the heart of Lake Washington, Mercer Island, is a quaint, little suburb brimming with natural beauty and families filled with a sense of community. Home to a population of about 25,000 people, this island is known for its parks, offering more...

Best Eats in Bellevue

Best Eats in Bellevue

Just outside of Seattle lies the city of Bellevue. While many think they have to travel to Seattle to sample a wide variety of culinary fare, Bellevue has plenty to offer in its eateries. Make sure to try these restaurants on your next visit to the Emerald City. Belle...

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Kirkland

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Kirkland

There is a reason that the city of Kirkland, Washington is known as the “Pittsburgh of the West.” With a population of over 80,000, it is a comfortable size to both live in and to visit. Boasting the area’s only downtown on the waterfront, it hosts an abundant array of cultural things to see and do. It has a rich history of shipbuilding that dates back to years of ferrying people and goods, and it has retained its old-world seascape charm.

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Redmond

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Redmond

There are two major things that the city of Redmond, Washington is generally known for – geekery and bicycles. Because it is the home of Microsoft and Nintendo of America, it has earned itself the title of the region’s hub for technological innovations. However, it is also a big bicycle-centric city, hosting a hugely popular annual bike race that takes place in the streets and attracts the admiring gaze of visitors near and far. It also boasts the state’s only velodrome, an arena made exclusively for track cycling. Between the yearly bike race and the cycling arena, Redmond has made another name for itself as the bicycle capital of the Northwest. 

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Newcastle

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Newcastle

In recent years, it has been no secret in real estate circles that Seattle has become one of the world's most desirable places to live. With its lush, green landscapes, exciting cultural scene, proximity to nature, and a business-friendly environment, Seattle truly...

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Enatai

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Enatai

As a bustling metropolis, the many and varied neighborhoods of greater Seattle ensure that there is something for everyone. Enatai, situated just off of I-90 on the shores of Lake Washington in Bellevue, offers a unique experience that balances the very best of city...

Kitchen Features Every Home Needs

Kitchen Features Every Home Needs

The kitchen is where you find the heart of the home, which means every feature it has is significant. Every home needs a kitchen with great features to make cooking and entertaining easier. Some of these must-have features are explored more in-depth below. Lighting...