Eastside Summer Camps And Programs

Bellevue families with young and school age children will be happy to discover the many options for summer camps and programs in the Eastside area and around nearby King County. This region east of Seattle includes the communities of Redmond, Sammamish, Issaquah and Mercer Island and is known for its abundant natural and community resources. … Continued

Things to Do for Mother’s Day in Bellevue WA and Nearby Areas

Mother’s Day is the perfect holiday to show the special women in your life just how much they are appreciated in their role as caregivers. Bellevue and nearby areas provide amazing, memorable experiences that you can share. Check out these popular venues and events before making plans for this special day. A Traditional Event for … Continued

What Do I Need to Know About Homeowners Associations?

A homeowners’ association (HOA) is a common element in many communities. The HOA is an organization designed to improve the quality of life for everyone within a community by enforcing certain rules and restrictions within the community. Some associations are very restrictive about what property owners can and cannot do with their property. The level … Continued

Things to Do for Easter in Bellevue and Nearby Areas

When you see a swarm of children running with decorative pails, craft egg cartons, paper or plastic bags, you know it may be time for annual Easter egg hunts. The excitement is contagious as parents watch their children’s faces light up from the finds. The Bellevue, Washington area offers a range of cool activities for … Continued

What Happens During an Open House

Are you ready to sell your home? Is the constant revolving door of potential buyers roaming through your home becoming overwhelming for you and your family? Have you considered dropping the asking price just to put an end to the sales process? Before you give up, consider hosting an open house to sell your home. … Continued

Things to Do in Spring in Bellevue WA

Bellevue is a beautiful city nestled across Lake Washington from Seattle. Bellevue has seen some explosive growth over the past couple of decades, largely due to the city of Seattle‘s booming tech sector. Bellevue is often considered a sought-after community, with publications like USA Today ranking Bellevue 2nd best place to live in America in … Continued

What Does it Cost to Close on a House

Purchasing a house can include a myriad of costs for which one must be prepared. These costs are typically assessed in the form of fees that are paid when the real estate transaction is closed, meaning when the title or deed is transferred to the buyer. While there are closing costs that typically need to … Continued

Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in Bellevue WA

It’s that time of year, when the stores begin to fill their aisles with heart shaped chocolate boxes and soft stuffed animals embellished with words like “sweetheart” or “be mine”. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the pressure is on for couples to arrange a romantic evening, and for singles to organize exciting … Continued

Things to Do in Bellevue for the New Year

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and Bellevue, Washington is getting ready for the party. Catering to a diverse population, Bellevue’s New Year’s celebrations include music from a variety of genres, parties for wee ones as well as adults, dinner shows, comedy, themed parties, and more. And, some of the sweet celebrations take … Continued

Home Sales and Housing Market Statistics for August 2017 King County & the Eastside

Welcome to the August 2017 House Sales Price Report! Key Takeaways: With under a month of inventory, Sellers continue an unprecedented advantage in this market. Market Activity has slowed due to summer vacations. Home prices in King County continue to appreciate in the double digits this year. Interest Rates moved up to 3.99% for a 30 year fixed mortgage. UPDATE for Eastside … Continued