Washington State on business and coronavirus impact ….. and How to protect yourself from Real Estate scams

Taking a closer look at Washington State’s Growth Management Act
Sellers look to still be in the driver’s seat this spring
Seattle housing market outlook for 2020
Ways to protect yourself from real estate scams
Report results confirm housing underproduction in Washington state
Home prices rose 7 percent in January, as supply fell 11 percent
Latest stats on millennials’ delayed entry into homeownership
Whenever it happens, recent report argues the U.S. housing market unlikely to be affected by next recession
Existing home sales up almost 10 percent higher than January 2019
‘Ultra-competitive’ home selling season predicted

Small home living proves sometimes less is better
The importance of localized housing and community design
Are you ready for these home design trends you’ll see in March
Time to review your home and auto insurance policies?
Should you paint the woodwork white?
Home building trends that will shape the decade

5 questions to ask before refinancing
Assessed value vs. market value in real estate
Three ways to improve your finances
Mortgage rates up from three-year lows
5 money habits to break
New book offers financial advice for those in the 20s and 30s
What are Millennials looking for when buying a home?
Rethinking the benchmark age for retirement

Tacoma Creates is accepting funding applications
Washington State businesses prepare for coronavirus impact
Seattle is the largest American city from which you can see glaciers from downtown year-round (includes 3 volcanoes)
King County Metro bus fleet will be zero-emission by 2035
Checking out South Seattle
Bellevue school district bond measures will likely pass
Seattle launches affordable housing search tool
Tacoma has housing vouchers for college students starting Spring quarter
Metro Parks and City of Tacoma collaborate to create public arts program  
Tacoma Art Museum ‘Hearts for Art’ runs through February 14
Census.gov efforts to ensure everyone counts in Tacoma
Toastmasters open house in Renton March 7
Kent Downtown Partnership announces Main Street Tax Incentive Program
Homes under a half million difficult to come by in Pierce County
Snoqualmie Valley’s Roadhouse Restaurant featured in Pacific NW Magazine
‘Entering Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest” sign has been stolen
Snoqualmie Wine Train on Wine Enthusiast’s list of best wine trains in the nation
Monroe neighborhood may have to pay up to $1 million to rebuild private road damaged by landslide

Here’s a list of more than 75 restaurants recommended by our region’s top chefs

“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.”

Dalai Lama

I want to thank you all for the possibility of working with you and refer me to your family and friends. Enjoy the extra local news this month, a lot is happening, I hope you stay safe and healthy.