Sponsor spotlight: Show your home some love

Your home puts up with a lot. It withstands inclement weather, endures the occasional stained carpet, clogged drain or broken window, and it even tolerates the smell of your burnt popcorn. So it deserves a little love once in a while, and there’s no better time to show it than the month of February. You…

Sponsor spotlight: How to hire a professional remodeler

Irons Brothers Construction will be an exhibitor at the Seattle Home Show, the oldest and largest consumer home show in the U.S., from Feb. 15-23 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. For hours, admission fees, parking information and other details, visit www.seattlehomeshow.com. If you have collected photos of your dream kitchen, drafted a general budget, and talked…

Sponsor spotlight: Five electrical safety facts every homeowner should know

Electricity is such a fundamental part of our everyday lives that we hardly ever think about how it works or any safety issues that could occur as a result of our plugged-in homes. Here are five electrical safety facts that you should know to protect your family and your home. If lights flicker or dim…

Sponsor spotlight: Protect your roof and it will keep protecting you

A home is the biggest investment most people will ever make, which is why homeowners often go to great lengths to protect that investment. But one of the more important components of safeguarding a home is also one of the most often ignored: the roof. It’s tempting to devote more time and attention to more…

Sponsor spotlight: Good news! New, higher 2020 limits expand your options

We know that homeownership is one of life’s biggest financial commitments. At Caliber Home Loans, Inc. we want to help you achieve affordable homeownership. Did you know that the limit for conforming home loans increased this year? This limit increase is a good thing, because it expands your home buying options! Tell Me More! The…

Sponsor spotlight: Secure your home for the winter cold

While snow or extreme cold may not be a big factor in all parts of the country, those who experience even moderate snow falls or brief cold snaps during the winter know that colder temperatures can take a big toll on your home. Winter weather can also knock out heat, power and other services to…

MLT Mayor Kyoko Matsumoto Wright receives County Realtors 2019 Community Service award

Mountlake Terrace Mayor Kyoko Matsumoto Wright, a broker in the Coldwell Banker Bain of Lynnwood office, has received the Snohomish County Camano Association of Realtors (SCCAR) Community Service award for 2019. The award, presented on Dec. 11, celebrates outstanding contributions of an individual to his or her local community, as well as being an active participant…

Windermere Edmonds brokers honored for collecting most food for local food banks

In a recent Realtors Food Drive, the Edmonds Windermere Real Estate office won the county-wide competition for the most food and most money raised for local food banks. As a part of the annual Realtor Food Drive in October, Windermere Edmonds brokers — with the help of the community and a local partnership with Las…

Scott Dickinson appointed new principal managing broker for Coldwell Banker Bain South Snohomish offices

Coldwell Banker Bain announced Wednesday that Scott Dickinson has been named principal managing broker of its South Snohomish Lynnwood/Edmonds offices. For the past five years, Dicknson has served as a broker in Coldwell Banker Bain’s Capitol Hill office. A certified luxury specialist, Dickinson “lends his experience and knowledge to his colleagues by instructing courses organization-wide,”…

Reece Homes sponsoring pictures with Santa at Edmonds Theater Dec. 1

Here’s another opportunity for Santa photos: Reece Homes is sponsoring pictures with Santa at the Edmonds Theater from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. You can enjoy popcorn and holiday snacks, and get your picture taken with Santa. While you wait you can watch classic Christmas movies. RSVP to Santa@ReeceHomes.com or respond to…

Sponsor spotlight: Five burning questions about fireplace safety

Fireplaces provide a generous amount of warmth and add a special ambiance to your home. Before you relax and enjoy your fireplace during the fall and winter months, here are answers to common questions about how to safely enjoy this unique home feature. How do I know if my fireplace needs repairs? Before the first…

Sponsor spotlight: 10 toolbox essentials for small home repairs

The joys of homeownership are numerous, from providing comfort for you and your family to building up equity in your financial profile. If you are a new home owner, it is important to be ready to encounter home repairs. Fortunately, not all home repairs require the help of a professional or come with a big…

Sponsor spotlight: Five ways to prepare your home before a freeze

The cooler weather conjures up images of fireplaces, holiday gatherings and hot chocolate. While it may be easy to prepare your lifestyle for the winter months, as a home owner it is important not to neglect essential pre-winter home maintenance. To keep you and your home safe and ready for cold temperatures, consider taking the…

Windermere Edmonds Brokers ‘serve’ to serve those In need

The brokers of  Windermere Real Estate Edmonds office recently partnered with Las Brisas Mexican Restaurant to host a meal for their clients and raise money for the Edmonds area food banks. All tips from the evening were donated to the Edmonds Food Bank.The Windermere Edmonds team offered thanks to Las Brisas Restaurant in Edmonds. If…

Sponsor spotlight: Trends from this year’s Remodeled Homes Tour

If you’re planning a future remodel or just curious what current trends are being used in home remodeling, then don’t miss Irons Brothers and 11 other Master Builders Association members at the 2019 Remodeled Homes Tour this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Click here for tickets This event will take place…

Help for Seniors forums in Lynnwood, Shoreline this week

A reminder of two free Help for Seniors forums this week — one in Lynnwood and one in Shoreline. The first is set for 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W.  The second is Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Shoreline Library, 345 N.E. 175th St., with registration starting at…

Reminder: Horticulture educator to speak at Edmonds Floretum Oct. 21 meeting

George Lasch, executive director of PlantAmnesty and horticulture educator at Edmonds Community College, will be the guest speaker at the Monday, Oct. 21 Edmonds Floretum Garden Club meeting. Join Lasch for an opinionated and fun discussion of how he looks at plants for the garden. He’ll discuss what makes a good plant good and some…

Reminder: Windermere Edmonds annual shredding event Sept. 14

Wndermere Edmonds is hosting its annual free shredding event and food drive from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 14 at 210 5th Ave. S. #102 in Edmonds. Non-perishable food and monetary donations will be collected. For more information, call 425-672-1118.  

Report: Area housing markets starting to slow down

Puget Sound-area housing markets are starting to slow down, our online news partner The Seattle Times said, based on the monthly report from the Northwest Multiple Listings Service released Monday. Brokers say the new watchword of the housing market, in terms of both sales and prices, is a return to stability. Snohomish County, which was charting…

Sponsor spotlight: Let Caliber Home loans guide you home!

Are you buying or refinancing your home? Think Caliber Home Loans, Inc! We are the number 1 lender* in the state, and the secret to our success is always putting our borrowers first. We have a growing array of loan options that can fit your needs and help making owning a home affordable.  Here are…

Scene in Edmonds: Ribbon cut for The Village at Westgate

The ribbon was cut Thursday for The Village at Westgate, the first mixed-use development in Edmonds’ Westgate neighborhood. The development, located at Edmonds Way and 100th Avenue West, includes 91 residential units on three floors over 3,100 square feet of retail space, plus a public/private outdoor amenity space. A centerpiece of that space is a Northwest…