Located in the heart of the Sammamish River Valley, Woodinville is the Eastside's wine country with 130 wine tasting rooms, restaurants, and other wine tourism. Despite the influx of wine enthusiasts on weekends and in the summer, Woodinville also has its quiet side with parks, nature trails, and family neighborhoods that meet most any home budget. For commuters, Woodinville has easy access to RT522 that will take you into Seattle, Bellevue, and Redmond or away from the hustle and bustle towards Monroe and the Stevens Pass area.

Wine County

Old Hollywood Schoolhouse in Woodinville

Woodinville is known as Wine Country as many of the state's most prominent winemakers run tasting rooms in one of Woodinville's many wine districts around town. From notable brand names such as Chateau Ste.…

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Do you find yourself with more square footage than you actually are using on daily basis?

If so, that might be a good indicator that you need to downsize. There are many benefits to downsizing. Mark Steavenson gives you three easy ones.

Watch: 3 Reasons to Downsize Your Home

Mark Steavenson and the text 3 Reasons to Downsize Your Home

  1. It's easier to clean and maintain. With less space, less to clean.
  2. You're gonna save money on heating and cooling. Again, with less space, it's gonna be more cost-effective for you.
  3. The third is the potential for profits. By selling your home, you can use the equity of the larger home that you're in now to put into the small home that you're going to be moving into. That's going to give you a smaller mortgage and more room to work with budget-wise.

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With easy access to I-5 and Rt. 522 to commute into Seattle, Bellevue, and Everett, one might assume Bothell is a bedroom community for commuters. Bothell, however, is a growing city with all the amenities of a larger city but with a hometown feel. Whether you are commuting to Seattle or living and working in Bothell, you’ll find that Bothell has all you need for an exciting and active lifestyle.


Walk, run, or ride along the Sammamish River Trail from the wooden bridge over the river at Bothell Landing Park, or jump on the North Creek Trail as it meanders north to Mill Creek and Everett. While at Bothell Landing, check out the historical homes and Historical Museum. 

Bothell Historical Museum Green House

Blythe Park sits on the western end of the Tolt Pipeline Trail and…

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Are you willing to risk spending a hundred thousand dollars extra to save fifty thousand dollars by waiting for the market to either slow down or crash?????

It's not going to crash. At worst, it's going to slow down just a little. Watch the video to see Broker Mark Steavenson explain his thoughts. 

Right now, consider if you were to buy a $550,000 home and you were able to get a 2.5% interest rate. Now, if you wait and hope you can get that same house for $500,000, but you have to pay 4.5% interest, your monthly payments will be roughly a $400 difference because you waited.

You're gonna spend about a hundred thousand dollars more over the lifetime of your loan!!!!

If you're a seller, this is the best time to take advantage of the market…

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Did we see a settling of the market in July? The start of a seasonal slowdown? A monthly blip in the data?   It's too early to tell. But the counties we follow closely, Snohomish, King, and Island all saw a leveling off, and in some cases a slight drop, of median and average sales price. The number of days on market also went up. Inventory remains at record lows with less than one month's inventory for sale. Check out our images and decide for yourself! . . . August 2021 King County Single Family Residential Market Report

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Located between Whidbey Island and the mainland of Snohomish County, Camano Island is part of Island County and one of the largest islands in Washington. It is home to two state parks, Camano Island State Park and Cama Beach, that provide scenic beaches to walk and trails to explore. Connected by only one bridge to the mainland, Camano Island maintains its rustic country atmosphere where time appears to move much slower than mainland life.

Camano Commons Marketplace

Shopping & Dining

One large appeal of Camano Island is that it maintains a low-key island lifestyle that surrounds visitors with natural beauty. That being said, Camano Island still has a top-notch collection of dining and shops scattered around the Island.

Found almost immediately as a visitor gets on…

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