2017 Inspirational Educator Award Winner

June 12, 2017

We are thrilled to announce our third Inspirational Educator Award winner, Marianne Lang. Marianne is an English teacher at Olympia High School and was nominated for the award by our 2017 first place scholarship winner Sarah Gindy. We surprised Mrs. Lang during one of her classes and had Sarah share the inspiration for her nomination. […]

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First Place Scholarship Winner – Sarah Gindy

June 3, 2017

Congratulations to Sarah Gindy, our first place winner in our 7th annual What Makes a House a Home scholarship contest. Sarah wrote a very moving essay about a trip she took to New Orleans to help rebuild this community. For the first time in our contests history, we had a unanimous decision from our judging panel on […]

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Second Place Scholarship Winner – Tiffany Townley

June 1, 2017

Congratulations to Tiffany Townley, our second place winner in our 7th annual What Makes a House a Home scholarship contest. Tiffany wrote a touching essay about the emotions surrounding packing up your childhood home to move with her family to Oregon – to begin anew. Her creatively titled essay, The Remains of a Childhood Home, […]

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Third Place Scholarship Winner – McKenna Hooper

May 30, 2017

Congratulations to McKenna Hooper, our third place winner in our 7th annual What Makes a House a Home scholarship contest. McKenna wrote a wonderfully written essay about her upcoming move away from her childhood home to her new dorm room in Texas. Her cleverly titled essay, 2,190 Miles, tells a great story of how leaving home for college […]

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Congratulations 2017 Scholarship Contest Winners!

May 26, 2017

The panel of community judges have announced the winners of our 2017 What Makes a House a Home scholarship contest. Congratulations to the following students, from Left to Right, Second Place Winner, Tiffany Townley, Homeschooled, First Place Winner, Sarah Gindy from Olympia High School and Third Place Winner, McKenna Hooper from Olympia High School.

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A Seller’s Market Buyers Can Love

May 15, 2017

We are in a unique place in today’s housing market. Amidst the strongest seller’s market on record, there is great news for buyers, too. Purchasing a home is much more than just the investment, but we all would like to know we are also making a smart financial move. Even with a great many homes […]

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Market Minute – Housing Market Riddle

May 5, 2017
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What Makes a House House a Home – Scholarship Contest

March 23, 2017

It’s that time of year again! Our annual “What Makes a House a Home” scholarship contest is about to begin it’s 7th year. The contest dates are as follows: Submissions: April 10th, through May 7th Fan Voting: May 8th to May 12th Top Finalists will be announced on Wednesday, May 17th Winners will be announced […]

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May be hard to believe, but Spring is here!

March 20, 2017

It may not feel like Spring, but according to the calendar, we have turned the corner. Looking to bring a little more spring to your front door, look no further. Our friends at Houzz.com have some great tips for the perfect spring plantings. You can see all of their “12 Stunning Spring Container Gardens” by […]

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Welcome Dan Keahey

February 27, 2017

Dan joins our company after working for Coldwell Banker in Centralia for the last 18 years. He brings 22 years of real estate expertise to our company with great enthusiasm to serve his clients. Dan has strong local roots as a Pacific Northwest native and current Centralia Port Commissioner. In his spare time, Dan enjoys hiking […]

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