Third Place Scholarship Winner – Julia Holder

June 2, 2015

(Julia Holder pictured here with her parents Keith and Laura Holder)     Congratulations to Julia Holder, the third place winner in our 5th annual What Makes a House a Home scholarship contest. Julia wrote a wonderful essay about her life in a musically talented home. Her essay, Symphony of Sounds, gives you a glimpse into […]

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2015 Scholarship Essay Winners

May 22, 2015

The panel of community judges have announced the winners of our 2015 What Makes a House a Home scholarship contest. Congratulations to the following students:                         Photos of the winners along with their essays will be posted in the next few days. Also, please […]

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Top 10 Finalists Announced

May 20, 2015

Our independent panel of judges have announced the Top 10 Finalists. Congratulations to the these students. Three of these essayists will be the 2015 recipients of the What Makes a House a Home scholarships. Over the week, a local judging panel will convene and choose the three winning essays.  Winners will be announced on Friday, […]

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Scholarship Essay Contest in Voting Phase

May 13, 2015

    We received 50 wonderful entries into our 5th annual “What Makes a House a Home” scholarship essay contest.  We are now in our voting phase of the contest (through Friday, May 15th.) To read the essays and vote for your favorites, visit We will announce the Top 10 Finalists on Monday, May […]

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Annual Scholarship Contest

May 1, 2015

It’s that time of year again! Our annual “What Makes a House a Home” scholarship contest is about to begin it’s 5th year. All essays can be submitted by clicking on the image above or at: now through Sunday, May 10th. We are excited to share a new component to the contest. This year we have added […]

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Market Not Frozen

May 1, 2015

In the blockbuster movie Frozen, Queen Elsa has the power to conjure up snow.  She even whips up a personal snow flurry so the loveable Olaf, a snowman come to life, can live throughout the year. But in the real world, can there be a rolling snowball in spring? Yes. Our market’s record performance to […]

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Congratulations Karen Kluvers

April 8, 2015

We would like to congratulate Karen Kluvers on achieving her CRB (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager) designation. The Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB), an affiliate of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, is the professional organization for brokerage management. The Council is dedicated to providing quality professional development programs, products and services that continually […]

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Coldwell Banker Welcomes Penny Kocan

April 7, 2015

We would like to welcome Penny Kocan to our company. Penny has a strong background in customer service working the last 7 years in human resources management. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Washington University in Business Administration and Human Resources. Penny is a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest. She and her […]

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Welcome Back Sheila Page

March 26, 2015

We are proud to announce that Sheila Page is back with our firm. Sheila spent 11 years with our company before joining Coldwell Banker Kline in Centralia for the last 2 years. She brings her real estate expertise back to Thurston County with great enthusiasm to serve her clients! A longtime Pacific Northwest resident, Sheila enjoys […]

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Coldwell Banker Recognized for Outstanding Achievements for 2014

March 5, 2015

Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Inc. of Olympia, WA was recognized by Coldwell Banker as the franchisor’s Number One Office in its size category for the Western Region of the United States. This award celebrates the achievements of the number one producing, independently owned and operated COLDWELL BANKER® office for each U.S. region within six […]

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