How To Personalize Your Home On A Budget

Editor’s Note: Article contributed to Forbes by Lisa Batson Goldberg, Houzz on AUG 23, 2017. Link to Forbes article here.

Taking a personalized approach to your home decor lets you have even more fun with your design, and save a whole bunch of your hard-earned dollars along the way.

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Construction begins on Google’s massive Seattle campus in Amazon’s backyard

Editor’s Note: Original article written by NAT LEVY on May 15, 2017.  Link to original GeekWire article here.

Crews have started work on Google’s new campus in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, on the edge of Amazon’s global headquarters.

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The Advantages of Hiring a Real Estate Pro

Buying a home is quite a bit more complex than buying a new refrigerator or even a smartphone. Working with a real estate agent has numerous benefits which you may not even realize. Here’s why it’s a smart choice.

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Don’t Move Stuff You Don’t Want: Sell It!

Make your next move ten times easier by lightening your load before you pack the truck. Check out these fast and easy ways to sell, donate, or trade-in items you won’t be needing in your next home.

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3 New Listings

Larry Mandel has 3 new listings. Find out more about the properties by clicking on the links provided below their descriptions.
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New houses will have Alexa and Wi-Fi built into the walls

The Wi-Fi Alliance, the non-profit organization that certifies Wi-Fi enabled products, is ready to usher in a new era of the smart homes.
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Seattle makes Outside magazine’s 25 ‘best-towns ever’ list

Did you come to Seattle for the hiking, climbing, camping, sailing, paddling and mountain biking? Word has gotten around: Seattle is on Outside magazine’s list of 25 of “America’s best towns ever” for adventure and a culture that supports it. The list is detailed in the magazine’s July 2017 issue, on newsstands Tuesday.

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Homes are selling at a record-setting pace

The competition for housing is heating up along with the summer temperatures and continuing to set new records.
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A Sustainable Alternative to Landscaping: Xeriscaping

Ever find yourself overwhelmed by maintaining your lawn? Have you worried about the amount of water it takes to keep things green and growing? What if there was a way to transform your lawn to both make it both ecologically-friendly and strikingly different from every house on the block?

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Washington state house prices up 12.1 percent compared to the first quarter of last year

The Washington State median sales price continues to climb. It is not at $324,300 in the first quarter, 12.1 percent higher than the same time period last year. Click below to learn about the breakdown of the sales price information by region.

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