Market activity, ideas about living more sustainably (by being more 'green', walking more), and informing on places and events in and around Vancouver, Washington.
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This is a charming and very livable 2 bedroom condo on one of the most pleasant streets in Vancouver. Right this very minute, I am hosting an open house at 6003 NE 35th Circle, Vancouver, WA. Come see what a great place this unique location is - quiet, private, convenient. Note my cool new ...
I met one of my clients for dinner today. Technically, she's a past-client. Sometime I'll write a post about working with a bank that was unreasonable. But today, I just want to share the love. We've stayed in touch, this client and I. And recently we met for dinner. I was delighted to catch up...
4.5 ways to save for your new home First, it's good to know what your savings goal is. Next you should make a visual tool like a reverse thermometer to give yourself a reminder of your progress towards your goal. Update your visual tool on a regular basis, and have a small, cost free celebration ...
When do you need a different listing agent? Alrighty then - I noticed this home (address concealed to protect the inept) has been on the market 1000 days. That would be one thousand days. One thousand. list #/status/type/address/area/bed/bath/s.f./lot size/DOM/price 11 EXP DETACHD xxxxxxx AVE Va...
Market Snapshot 2010/06/07 The after effects of the expiration of the tax credit? Starting off with the change in pending ratios, and the number of homes under contract, we can probably be accurate in claiming a link to the tax credit. There are 1072 homes pending in the county and 887 for Vancou...
Why isn't there a flyer in the box? Well, I'll tell you - there isn't a flyer in the box because I used to print reams, REAMS, of paper to provide information about my listings. Most of those pieces of paper (and ounces, and ounces of ink) ended up on the floorboard of cars or wadded up and throw...
June in the 'Couve Gary Bock sends his calendar of great events for nature lovers in Clark County: National Get Outdoors Day Explore Your Backyard The Water Center will be hosting a great free celebration for National Get Outdoors Day on Saturday June 12 from 10 to 4. It promises to be a great ti...
Fourth Plain International Food Festival coming soon!
By now you know, I like beer. So, that's why it was fun to try out the sampler platter at Hazel Dell Brewpub 8513 Northeast Highway 99, Vancouver, WA 98665-8822 (no web page!). The occasion is the completion of the project presentation session for LCC . For the record, my personal favorite...
I didn't make the connection when I bought these two pieces of art on separate occasions, but I realize I have combined two of my bigger interests in my rewards program (I reward me). Art and Nature - I got the beautiful frog at the Home and Garden show from a travelling artist. The fish is bron...