Thousands of new Amazon jobs coming to Bellevue… and Mortgage rates on the rise, still at historic lows…

15000 new Amazon jobs coming to Bellevue
New home sales reach 12-year high in January
Washington state Lawmakers pass legislation allowing accessory dwelling units
Top 5 places to develop around Seattle
San Diego couple loses $800K in escrow scam
How millennials are changing homebuying
A few reasons to look at homes outside your price range
Seattle market still grappling with low inventory, but sales are quick

Kitchen gadgets that are worth the counter space
Home improvements that payoff when it comes time to sell
Shipping container homes are finding their footings
3-D printed homes continue to gain in popularity
The best pressure washers for the money
Home tech that help homeowners age in place 
H-shaped tiles add a unique touch to a Seattle kitchen
Home renovations with the biggest return on investment

New financial planning app Kassi helps you save for a new home
Mortgage rates likely to fall again
8 lessons learned from being a homeowner
Tax filing deadline extended to July 15
Several Wash. counties extending property tax deadlines to June 1st  
To rent or to buy depends on where you live

NHL working with the Seattle Center to make improvements to the monorail
Another 40-story tower going up in Bellevue
Issaquah School district gets approval for new school
Tacoma’s new ‘microlibrary’ brings boos and services to East Tacoma residents
Moving companies in Tacoma fined for operating without permits
Robotic parking hits Seattle
Construction on the new arena at Seattle Center moving right along
Seattle’s neon signs shine
Best places to stay in Seattle
With new WA law, drivers must give cyclists at least three feet of space when passing
Port of Everett continues improvements and expansion
Property values expanding in Tacoma
Seattle’s best neighborhoods
A few reasons you might choose to live in a high rise
Seattle’s zero waste café
New trend of gifting treats helping businesses stay afloat
The Tacoma challenge offers $100,000 to qualifying businesses interested in moving to Tacoma
80 Non-profits around Washington in need of our support
100 million face mask challenge asks volunteers to sew masks for hospitals
Temporary public transit reductions start March 23
Oak Harbor is #1 safest city in Washington
Spokane ranks top 4 for affordability seeking homebuyers for this new decade

Restaurants switch to delivery to stay afloat
Spring in a cup
Visit your favorite museum without leaving home

“Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all.”

Emily Dickinson

A lot is happening right now, hope you stay healthy and safe at home. Enjoy April News and if you have any questions on how to prepare yourself for times ahead, either selling or buying, let me know. I’m working from home as well and can absolutely help you. Take care!