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New homes for sale in Kennewick WashingtonA Home Like No Other
New homes in Kennewick offers a number of elements and structures designed to work with each other. They may seem to look the same with any other homes but behind each walls is a different story as they are optimized for a high level of performance and of course energy efficiency that any new home owners would surely love. 

Newly built homes in Kennewick provide unprecedented levels of durability, air quality and comfort beneath its surface. They are built to last longer, operate more efficiently and withstand the test of time. Compared to older homes that tend to have numerous problems like ineffective drainage, damp insulation and air leakage, you are guaranteed that new homes in Kennewick are designed to substantially reduce…

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New homes for sale in Pasco WashingtonIt's Time You Make The Right Choice
New homes in Pasco Washington offer a number of benefits than ever before. That is why a lot of people these days prefer new homes to used ones. As our home reflects our style and taste, it is only right that we personally choose the design as well as our appliances, countertops, cabinets, flooring and a lot more.

In addition, by deciding to purchase a newly built home you are guaranteed the latest designs and building materials that can offer you years of comfort and enjoyment before needing replacement. What’s more new homes are more energy efficient compared to the ones built several years ago. You can certainly save more energy and money in both hot and cold seasons. Why spend your money on replacing outdated home…

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Homes For Sale Kennewick WashingtonWhich home is right for you?
Finding the perfect home may be time consuming but it is the key to making sure that you and your loved ones only get the best. You may already have a picture in your mind of what your dream home looks like; however, there are a lot of things that you must consider in choosing.

One of the most important things is asking yourself a series of questions that can help you decide. You will be surprised as the answers will provide you guidance and direction for finding the home you not only need but is suitable for your lifestyle. [continue reading]

Homes for Sale in Kennewick, Update Hourly 

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Some of the questions you can ask yourself before choosing a home in Kennewick :
1. Ask the lifestyle question like, Are…

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Homes For Sale In Richland WashingtonTips for first-time home buyers
Site selection is a very important part in choosing a home to buy. The pros must always outweigh the cons. Find a place that is favorable not just to you but for everyone who will be living with you. And while every home buyers has his or her own ideas about the type, style and size of the home they want it is recommended that you make a little investigation about the neighborhood.

After all, you will be living there with your family so why not check on it before you sign anything or decide to make a purchase.[continue reading]

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Buying Smart in Richland Washington
The best course of action that you should take before deciding to buy a home is to try to find the…

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Properties in the Tri Cities and surrounding areas continue to appreciate over the years.

Local labor statistics indicate a stable, steady economy, with an increase in non-farm employment. The mining, logging, and construction sectors pick up from the previous year, and the manufacturing, leisure, and hospitality sectors are the best performers with a 0.2% increase (preliminary, as of January 2014). The stable economy sustains a healthy properties industry, as value and sales continue to appreciate.

 

Value of Real Estate Properties
The average sold price for residences has increased to 464% over a 36-year period, from $45,000 in 1977 to $208,772 in 2013. At 9.03 houses sold daily in the previous year, appreciated value remains affordable…

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Easily Reduce the Property Taxes of Your Tri Cities Wa HomeIt doesn’t matter if you live in Kennewick, Richland, Pasco, or West Richland. The fact remains that finally owning the home of your dreams is one of the best goals you could ever achieve. However, the reality sets in a year after acquiring your home, as you’re faced with property taxes.

Many homeowners consider property taxes a burden, and for good reason. A recent study conducted by Zillow showed that a property owner in the United States pays an average of close to $2,800 in property taxes. That is approximately 1.4% of the owner’s home value each year. Given that property tax is based on the home’s value, you could expect homeowners to pay a higher amount while others may pay less. In addition, property tax values rise steadily as time goes by. In…

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Homes For Sale | Cottonwood Elementary School Kennewick WashingtonIn Kennewick, the colors red, black and white has taken a new meaning: thanks to the opening of Cottonwood Elementary School last 2010. Located on 16734 Cottonwood Creek Blvd., Kennewick, Washington, this school is home to the Badgers.[continue reading]

Homes For Sale Within the Cottonwood Elementary School Boundaries, Updated Hourly

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About Cottonwood Elementary School
Currently holding classes from Kindergarten to Fifth Grade with around 527 students in total, this public elementary school challenges all its students not only to dream and discover but also to achieve. It focuses on core curriculum areas of reading, writing, math and science. During its first year, it was recognized for having achieved the Kennewick District’s Reading…

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Tri Cities Ranked "Top 10 Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2011"
Recently Inman News compiled a report of the "Top 10 Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2011". Among the areas listed on the report is our very own Tri Cities Washington Real Estate Market. In order for a city to make it onto the Top 10 list those compiling the report looked at unemployment rates, 1-year forecasted job growth, median household income, home sales, building permits issued, population, foreclosures as well as other statistics.

The unemployment rate in Tri Cities Washington compared to other areas is fairly low, as of December 2010 the unemployment rate was at 7.8%, almost 2% below the national average. Over the next year the Tri Cities is expected to see 1.1% employment growth, a…

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Tri Cities Washington The Next 2020 "Boom Town" According To Inman Real Estate News
Recently, Tri Cities Washington Real Estate is among the top 10 places in United States to experience growth in the next decade. Among the 10 metro areas in the United States, Tri Cities Washington's Kennewick, Richland, (West) and Pasco were number two (#2) on the list of "Top 2020 Real Estate Boom Towns" among potentially thousands of other candidates. Here is the top 10 list from Inman News:

Rank Metro Area Pop. 2010 Pop. 2020 (projected) % change
1 Raleigh-Cary, N.C. 1,140,057 1,546,556 35.7%
2 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington 255,485 345,779 35.3%
3 Austin-Round Rock, Texas 1,729,845

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Last weekend Colleen and I sat in an open house. Something we rarely do, but the seller asked and since last weekend was "National Open House Weekend" we thought, "What the heck, why not!" Well, we promoted the heck out of it, posted all sorts of open house signs in all the busy intersections leading to the house, and of course hoped the National Open House Weekend would be the finishing touch to our open house marketing efforts. Well, we had 2 folks walk through. Yup, just 2! The first we have not heard from since, the second one worries me. I followed the second visitor from room to room maintaining idle chat hoping the visitor didn't realize I was thinking his motive for being in my seller's home was not a good one. What follows below is an article…

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