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Not for sale? Not necessarily a problem.

May Buying Advice: Choked by a weak housing inventory, some agents are coaxing homeowners to the market with a different approach. Frustrated with the lack of housing inventory, homebuyers in many markets are taking matters into their own hands by sending letters to homeowners and asking them to sell. In this month’s Buying Advice, we’ll […]

Pacific Northwest Gardener: What To Do In May

Take advantage of May’s warmth to prune spring blooms and plant vegetables and annuals for a summer bounty. May is the first month when the Pacific Northwest really starts to shake off the dreary doldrums of winter. All that sunshine means it’s a good idea to check irrigation systems in time for summer watering. We […]

May Events in Puyallup

Thursday, May 2nd Ping Pong for Seniors 10:00 am-2:00 pm Location: Puyallup Activity Center 210 West Pioneer Puyallup, WA 98371 Join other seniors in staying fit and having fun with ping pong at Puyallup’s Activity Center. Contact Info: (253) 841-5555 Saturday, May 4th Free Comic Book Day & Star Wars Day 10:00 am-3:00 pm Location: […]

Walk Score ‘ChoiceMaps’ Shows Depth of Neighborhood Amenities

Amid growing interest in how access to amenities impacts neighborhood desirability and property values, Walk Score recently debuted a new feature that enables people to gauge the range of choice people in certain areas have over different conveniences, like restaurants and public transit. Drawing on historical data, the feature also provides analysts with a new […]

Seattle Building One of ‘Top 10 Green Projects’ in U.S.

The new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District Headquarters is one of this year’s “Top 10 Green Projects” in the nation, the American Institute of Architects announced Monday. The program “celebrates projects that are the result of a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems and technology,” the AIA said. “They make a positive […]