The 2009 Tri City Wa Parade of Homes touring dates and times are:

  • Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13 - 9 am to 5pm
  • Wednesday, Sept. 16 - 1 pm to 7 pm
  • Saturday, Sept.19 and Sunday, Sept. 20 - 9 am to 5pm

The Home Builders Association of Tri-Cities is showcasing 22 homes in the tour this year. The homes are located throughout Kennewick, Richland, Pasco, and West Richland offering the latest in design, style, architectural trends, and of course, the best in workmanship. Tickets: $7.00 on sale at all Tri-Cities area SunMarts

Colleen, an Accredited Luxury Home Consultant (ALHS Designation), is fortunate enough to be with a group of Realtor® folk touring the homes on Wednesday, Sept 9th on a pre-tour courtesy of Creekstone by…

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Where: Spudnuts, 228 Williams Blvd Richland, WA 99354-3410
Spudnuts is going to appear on TV's Food Network channel Labor Day at 6pm, PST. The Food Network's Unwrapped show will feature a half dozen donut shops from around the United States. The show's producers will be interviewing Spudnut's owner Val Driver plus taking a peek at behind the scenes details at the shop. How cool is that! Last year, the Travel Channel featured Spudnuts in Donut Paradise.

View Larger Map of Spudnuts Uptown Shopping Center Location

Spudnut Shop, Richland Washington, 99354

~ Colleen & Joe Lane
Co-Owners, Broker, Realtors®
The Lane Real Estate Team

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"We work and play in Richland and love every minute of it!"

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Here is Habitat For Humanity Tri Cities Washington 99302an invitation from Tri Cities Wa Habitat to give them a hand in raising funds. Additional details can be found at More updates from Habitat are: construction pace of having 4-5 homes under construction at any given time, Habitat is hoping to launch two new programs to serve more families in our community in need of affordable housing:

  1. “A Brush With Kindness”, working with current homeowners such as the elderly or disabled who need exterior home repair and minor landscaping; and
  2. “Inter-faith Build”, working together with all faiths represented in our area to build hope and understanding.

~ Colleen & Joe Lane
Co-Owners, Broker, Realtors®
The Lane Real Estate Team

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The University of Washington's Business and Economic Development Center (BEDC) is partnering with Columbia Basin College to bring you the BEDC Certificate Program in the Tri-Cities. This seven-session program will be offered over a three-month time period starting in October 2009. The BEDC Certificate Program is designed to assist small business owners improve the performance of their companies with the goal of both surviving the current economic downturn and getting ready for the recovery.

The program features lectures from experienced faculty of the UW Foster School of Business and imformative panel seminars from successful business owners. Program participants will also have an opportunity to network with fellow colleagues and meet prospective…

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  Total Number Active Residential Listings* Total Sold

Average Sold Price Median Sold Price Under Contract*
January 2008 1210 186 172.8 164.0 140
February 1319 191 193.9 165.0 183
March 1344 249 189.2 163.6 205
April 1344 257 181.7 159.9 233
May 1388 301 189.3 161.0 198
June 1404 333 196.9 171 211
July 1433 298 202.5 178.1 175

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Commercial and Medical FinancingReal estate investment demands the presence of best loan options and buyer incentives. Today's construction financing is being catered to by banks, non depository institutions and private lenders that understand the market constraints a buyer is subjected to. When it comes to financing for the real estate requirements of the medical fraternity, the presence of non real estate components make the loans safe.
Construction projects in the case of most non medical borrowers would attract loan options of up to 80% of the required finance. However, with medial financing now in place, doctors and allied personal from the medical fraternity benefit with loan options that accommodates 90% financing! Real estate and related equipment value in the case of medical…

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Kennewick Washington Green Housing OptionsKennewick Washington, 99336 ~ Housing is going completely turn-turtle with the shift in preference for homes set in the suburbs and city outlying areas. Not only are these properties available at reasonable costs, but they also enable ownership of homes that compliment the ‘green’ effort and not abuse it.

Today commuting to work via state and local public transportation has ushered in the chance to integrate routine tasks and movement with exercise. Downtown living in Kennewick Washington offers real estate buyers greener options for residence. An eco-friendly lifestyle, supported by proximity to grocery stores, boutiques, and supermarkets adds quality to the property and your life.

There are a number of dedicated real estate agents and brokers who…

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