Tri-Cities Housing Market

Marketing in Tri-Cities, WA

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First, a little about me.  I’m not a coffee drinker, so instead of stopping at Espresso World on the way into work for a carmelly-coffee thing, I run by McDonald’s and get a large diet Coke with extra ice.  Our local McDonalds’ offered an a la carte large soft drink for 89 cents.  With tax it […]

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Tri-Cities Schools and the WASL

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I, personally, dislike the WASL (Washington Assessment of Student Learning) as a tool to measure our children’s academic process.  That’s my disclaimer right from the get-go.  My son tells me that his classmates claim that WASL stands for “Wasting All Students Lives”.  Basically, I agree. Recently, the Tri-City Herald posted the scoring breakdown for our area schools, in an article […]

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A milestone of sorts…

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In July, we reached an average home sale price of…ta da, fanfare please…$200,000! The median home price is at $174.8, which is also the highest that number has ever been. And look what’s happening over in King County. I don’t know…my mom (by way of Aesop)  always told me that slow and steady wins the […]

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Local Politics and Local Real Estate

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I always say we’re in the red part of a blue state.  Most Tri-Cities residents vote Republican.  In fact, most of the Eastern side of the state votes Republican (larger tracts of land, less people pushing in from every side, more of a don’t-tell-me-what-to-do-when-you’re-all-the-way-across-the-country mentality). From Zillow comes this fascinating piece of research about property values and […]

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