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Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Sammamish

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Sammamish

Sammamish, Washington is a Great Place to Call Home Looking for a great mid-size city to live, work, and play? Sammamish, WA, holds high appeal for residents and visitors alike. Attracting a culturally diverse, affluent, and highly educated populace, Sammamish...

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...

Housing Design Trends For 2019

Housing Design Trends For 2019

Designing and decorating a house is one of the most exciting aspects of homeownership. Implementing interior design ideas that reflect the lifestyle and personality of the homeowner is a challenging task. With this in mind, here are some design trends for 2019: Mixed...

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Ballard

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Ballard

One of Seattle's most exciting and hip neighborhoods enjoys a complicated history with the city. Once a sovereign city, it thrived as a commercial maritime hub. By the turn of the 20th century, it held the distinction of being the 2nd largest city in King County. Its...

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Downtown

Seattle Neighborhood Spotlight: Downtown

Seattle’s downtown is a vibrant place to live, work, and play. The original area, comprised of mostly wooden structures, a sawmill, and nearly unscalable hills, is virtually unrecognizable today. After a massive fire demolished most of the area in the late 1800s, the...

What to Expect from a Home Inspection

What to Expect from a Home Inspection

The purchase of a home can be an anxiety inducing experience for many, especially if it is your first home purchase. Once you find that perfect dream home, the next step is to hire a Home Inspector to look at the bones, or foundational structure, of the house. These...

How to Hire a Contractor

How to Hire a Contractor

If you're looking to build a home, build an addition, or remodel an existing home, one primary activity you are likely to engage in is hiring a contractor. The right contractor can save you a lot of time and other resources, in addition to providing you with...

Improving the Energy Efficiency of Your Home

Improving the Energy Efficiency of Your Home

Recent studies have proven that most homeowners get a failing grade when it comes to optimizing their home's level of energy efficiency. Thankfully, it is never too late to start fine-tuning your home so that it is far more environmentally and financially friendly....