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One of the rewards of living in the Pacific Northwest is the predominance of amazing bodies of water - rivers, bays, lakes and creeks all enhance our connection to nature. Water has a natural, meditative effect on us -- the sight and sound of moving water puts us in a relaxed, reflective mode. Wa...
This year, January marks the lunar New Year for Asian Americans, also known as Spring Festival. It is always celebrated on the first month of the lunar year. As a result, Chinese New Year may fall in the second half of January or the first half of February. This year it is on Saturday January 28t...
You can’t see it, or smell it, or taste it, but Radon gas could be present at a dangerous level in your Clark County, Washington home. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. If you live in Washington state, radon is the large...
We continue to receive inquiries about multigenerational homes now that the lifestyle has become more popular. Besides the economics of sharing expenses, there are the real social and familial benefits of deepened relationships and enriched lives. Adult children have the peace of mind of taking c...
 I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want. - Spice GirlsMost multi-generational buyers are looking for a home with separate living space for another generation, most often the grandparent(s) of still-at-home children. Three generations living under one roof. In other cases, it’s two ...
Black Capped Chickadees - Sweet TweetsOne of our favorite backyard birds is the little cheerful-looking, and cheerful sounding, Black-capped Chickadee. Chickadee is the North American name for birds that are called tits (no snickering please) in rest of the world where these birds are found. Tits...
We all know about the rejuvenating powers of living close to nature and having privacy and space. Add to that the daily pleasures of a fantastic view, and your home really becomes a retreat. Living in Camas, WA, you have many options to experience a lifestyle with "elbow room for the soul", the u...
Crystal Balls are lovely to look at, delightful to hold, but pretty worthless when it comes to predicting the future. Instead we choose to consistently monitor market trends, listen carefully to our clients, and pay close attention to who, and what, we attract. This hyper-focused tune-in helped u...
We’re working with a Camas family ( mom, dad, and two kids) who want to live in a Multi-generational property with the wife’s parents. The parents currently live in the midwest, are retiring this Spring, and they haven't had  a chance to really spend a lot of time around their young grandchildren...
Our grandson, Connor, has a December birthday and this year we decided to surprise him with a classic wooden, runner sled. Little did we know that record snowfall was on the way this winter in the Pacific Northwest. His mother sent me this photo yesterday to confirm that this is the most used toy...

Debb Janes

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Debb Janes and Bernie Stea have been a real estate team for over a decade in Clark County, WA, where they specialize in ViewHomes™, family estates, multi-generational living, and homes with large lots or acreage.