March 2009

Found 32 blog entries for March 2009.

The Washington State Department of Fish and Game recently reported that they estimate that up to 300,000 Chinook salmon will make the run up the Columbia river, which borders the town of Kennewick this season. That's the third highest number on record! This of course is great news for local sportsmen "and women" who look forward to the salmon fishing season that runs for 45 days during the months of March and April. If you have never felt the rush you get from landing a big salmon from the bank of a river then now is the time to get your line wet!
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Love the beach, right? Let your home give out that tropical resort look to sell your home. One could simply turn their home into a private resort, with reservations for one or two. Start by moving dark, heavily upholstered furniture into storage and lighten up the interiors with natural materials consist of neutral colors and breezy fabrics. The flooring is best fitted with sand-like colors, such as araal-like tiles. Washing the walls with shades of white or beige paint could brighten up any room. Add a contemporary touch with sturdy, dark-stained wooden window frames covered with sheer fabric curtains to welcome the cool breeze. You could never go wrong with rattan and bamboo furniture and accessories, and ultimately nurture the palette with hints of…
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If you're searching for a HUD home in Pasco, Kennewick, and/or Richland you would likely find minimal listing on the internet. It is best to check with an authorized real estate sales professional for up-to-date information.  If you're thinking of buying a HUD home, your agent will be in-charge of providing you with the necessary information and submitting the bid on your behalf.HUD homes are properties of interest for most home buyers. These properties are acquired by HUD as a result of foreclosure on an FHA-insured mortgage.  Houses are auctioned, usually at bargain deals, to regain loss on the foreclosure claim. Investors would most-likely compete with each other. The priority is given to owner-occupant purchasers, or those seeking for a primary…
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In a recent interview on 60 Minutes, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Vernanky made it clear just how they plan on recouping the one trillion dollars that was used in recent bank bailouts. The Fed is going to do it by jacking the rates back up as soon as a recovery becomes evident. What this means to you if you have had your eye on a home in todays buyers market, is that waiting too long to lock in a deal may be a mistake that you will live to regret. Sure loans are harder to get now but you will never see interests rates this low again in your lifetime.
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Home insurance is essential for home owners. Before deciding which one to buy, there are few things one must consider to get the policy best suitable for their needs. In most cases, we tend to buy the first policy that is offered to us. Usually, these insurance agents are trained to offer the most expensive packages first. So, you must contact all possible companies of varying sizes that provide for home insurance. Learn about their different packages, offers and benefits. Once you have gathered all the information you need from each company, it is time to weigh the best possible policy that fits not just your budget, but one that should give more benefits than just one. Make sure that the company you choose is reputable and reliable.
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The wonderful scenery of the Pasco community is excellent for creating a superb retreat. Living here is a much suitable place to set-up your perfect sanctuary. There are few ways you can do to add more spice to your comfy home. First, you need to create a cozy vibe. Turn your room into a 5-star hotel room with luxurious sheets and blankets, flower arrangements, a soapy scent and decorations. Lighting is another thing. There is nothing more tranquil and calmer than candle light. But if you're worried about burning the house down, you may settle with dimmer lights and side lights in place of your overhead lights. This could help give out a warmer environment as you indulge in relaxation. Aromatherapy is one way to calm the senses, pamper yourself into a…
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A few years back you were just freshly out of college and ready to rule the world! First thing on your mind is to move out of the house, away from the luxury of mommy's homemade cooking and dad's numerous house rules. Ah... Finally, independence! You go rent a townhome or condo unit and living the life. But time pass and you are now engage to the love of your life, living together in your cozy condo unit. Soon, you will decide to have your own children and time will come for to move in to a bigger space. Would you stick to condo living and just purchase a bigger unit? Or would you move into a traditional home with a large private backyard for all recreational and entertainment needs. Lifestyle is definitely an issue. If you're up for all the activities…
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Whether you are based in the metropolis or a serine provincial area, you could always find a wonderful community where you are allowed to just sit back and relax.  Come home to your residence at West Richland. West Richland features a planned community situated in the midst of commercial, business, and industrial centers.  It is a fabulous combination of work, relaxation and play. Moving from one destination to another is always a breeze, as you travel short distances to almost anywhere from shopping, dining and more. Enjoy the pleasures of having everything you need just an arms throw away. Choose the best option and let The Lane Real Estate Team be your guide.
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One of the first things that you should check on a potential fixer upper is all the windows and doors. If the windows are sticking and the doors are scraping the floor in way then you need to check the floor with a level because it is most likely sloping due to an unstable, shifting foundation. Leaking sub-floor plumbing or shallow foundation footings may be the cause. The question, is whether or not there is enough room under the home to allow you to get under it and jack it back up. Also, if it's due to water problems there can also be severe dry rot issues as well.
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Tri Cities Washington is the perfect sanctuary for individuals who crave for tons of relaxation and recreation right in the comfort of their homes. Tri Cities Wa features acres of luscious fertile residential and commercial farm land where one can learn and enjoy the pleasures of hobby farming or commercial farming. You need not have a "˜green thumb' to indulge in farming even as a hobby as Eastern Washington's nearly year round sunshine lend's itself to almost anything farmed.  Even if you currently do not have the talent and the tools, there are fully skilled and equipped experts ready to help. In time, you can learn to grow almost anything from vegetables, fruit-bearing trees, herbs and spices. As well as ornamental plants, botanical plants and aromatic…
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