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Reviewing the Resale Cer...

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The resale certificate is one of those particulars of buying a condo that can't be overlooked, but isn't well understood. If you are a first-time buyer, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the stress of the process, not to mention all of the info and contracts at each step. Don't wait until you're in the thick of it to learn wh...
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12 Reasons Why the Colum...

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Rainier Avenue is one of the major thoroughfares through South Seattle, all the way from the International District to Rainier Beach, you see a little of everything. Columbia City is a special case, though. It really has everything you need within just a few blocks!
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Summer in the City: 5 Pe...

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All around the country, cities are seeing record temperatures. We've been having quite a warm spell here in Seattle, and we're loving it. Bare those shoulders, pop on some styling sunnies, and get out in Belltown this weekend.
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4 Reasons Why Crown Hill...

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North Seattle has a reputation for being a bit suburban and detached. That is, though there are gorgeous properties, easy commutes, and lush green spaces, community can feel lacking outside of one's usual bars and restaurants—especially if you don't have kids. If knowing and loving one's neighbors is part of making home f...
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Memorial Day 2018: Five ...

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We love a good BBQ. Memorial Day weekend is usually the first best weekend to pull out the grill (before Junuary strikes with grey skies again), and we'll be doing our own for sure. That said, on this long weekend, we want some more diverse ways to kick back, too. We have some ideas fit for all you kings, queens, and in-bet...
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See Them Now: History Co...

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Seattle institutions are presenting important, timely lessons in Black History right now. The way that history is presented and memorialized has gotten a lot of national press lately. Reconstruction-era monuments to the failed Confederacy are falling (Yay!), while an astounding monument to lynched African Americans just ope...
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Get Out in Pinehurst Thi...

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Pinehurst is a neighborhood tucked above Northgate that is as cute as can be. This weekend, check out some of the highlights of Pinehurst and the surrounding areas.
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Dining Out For Life and ...

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We always love dining out at great restaurants in Capitol Hill, but this week it's especially fulfilling. Your meal helps support a great cause on Thursday, thanks to Dining Out For Life.
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Podcast Roundup: Diva Ki...

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Team Diva Founder Kim Colaprete was on two real estate podcasts last month: The Snapshot and The Real Estate Sessions. This allowed her to go deep on two subjects central to Team Diva: Branding and Community.
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Town And Wine Country: W...

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Seattle real estate is hot, Hot, HOT, and it is very tempting for homeowners to sell at record prices. But then where do they go? If you are a homeowner and don't want to leave our PNWonderland, looking east might get you inspired to move after all.
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