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Seattle’s Top Dog-Friendly Restaurants

July 7th, 2018 by Kristen Cramer

Seattle is known as one of the most pet-friendly cities on the planet. It’s a great place to enjoy your pets, take them with you and let them have plenty of fun, too. If you want to dine with your dogs, you just need to know where to go. Norm’s Eatery & Ale House Located […]

The Newest and Boldest Design Trends for 2018

July 3rd, 2018 by Kristen Cramer

Every year brings new design trends and the world of design is an ever-evolving arena. If you’re looking to buy a new home, spruce up your current home or you’re just curious about the latest trends, you’ve come to the right placed. Let’s look at some of the newest and boldest design trends for 2018. […]

Seattle’s Top 5 Neighborhoods for 2018

June 30th, 2018 by Kristen Cramer

Moving to Seattle means you need to find the perfect neighborhood for you. From Beacon Hill to Greenwood, the city is filled with several unique neighborhoods to call home. Whether you’re looking for a walkable neighborhood or the perfect neighborhood served by great schools, you’ll find it in Seattle. Here’s a look at the top […]

Is Seattle the Most Dog-Friendly City in the United States?

June 28th, 2018 by Kristen Cramer

Trulia thinks San Francisco is more pet-friendly than Seattle but does think Seattle is the second most pet-friendly city in the country. While the opinion of Trulia may be true, a case can be made for Seattle becoming the most dog-friendly city in the United States. The first thing to consider, Trulia’s list was actually […]

How to Bring the Outdoors Inside in the Pacific Northwest

June 22nd, 2018 by Kristen Cramer

When it comes to the Pacific Northwest, it’s filled with a unique style of design and architecture. Bringing elements from outdoors inside is a common design trend. This may include stone, water, steel and wood elements. If you’re shopping for a home in one of the top Seattle neighborhoods, you may be considering a bit […]

Top Seattle Bike Rides for Beginners

June 18th, 2018 by Kristen Cramer

You love to ride your bike, but when you moved to Seattle, it became a bit intimidating. The city is very bike-friendly, but if you’re not used to riding in Seattle, it can be a bit scary. Some of the regions are rather hilly and other areas can be very busy. Even if you’re a […]

Top Choices for Modern Home Landscaping

June 15th, 2018 by Kristen Cramer

While landscaping is often used to increase the curb appeal of a home for sale, it can also be used to make your home more enjoyable. Whether you’re looking to sell your home or you just want to make it beautiful, the right choices in landscaping will make a huge difference. Here are a few […]

Does a Garden Increase the Value of Your Seattle Home?

June 13th, 2018 by Kristen Cramer

While you may overlook the exterior of your home when you get ready to sell, buyers won’t. There are certain exterior elements that will actually add value to your home and a garden is one of them. In fact, it can offer up to an 11% increase in the value of your home when you […]

MLS Market Update for 2017

January 10th, 2018 by Kristen Cramer

Does you house emit strange noises?

February 20th, 2014 by Kristen Cramer

Mine sure does, and it seems they happen in the middle of the night! If you’ve ever heard knocking, creaking, gurgling or scratching sounds in your house, this information is for you. These noises can occur in homes of all ages, and they’re usually easy to fix. Stay tuned, over the next few days, I […]


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