August is now in full swing and the drier climate often leaves many of us wondering how to best tend to our budding blooms and edible plants in the garden. Houzz recently published a helpful piece on how to “Keep Your Cool in the Garden” this month, complete with a Pacific Northwest guide helpful for everyone, from the garden enthusiast to the green thumb.
VIP Guests, Brokers and Musicians “Playing Music in the Sun”; Tour Rock Legend’s Estate
On July 6th, scores of guests attended a first-of-its-kind rendezvous at the home of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Steve Miller, of the Steve Miller Band. Mary Norris, a Senior Global Real Estate Advisor with Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) hatched the plan to showcase this unique compound on its namesake in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, which invited local and Seattle-area brokers as well as VIP guests.
In Seattle’s housing market, the need for rental units keeps increasing. To accommodate this need, many property owners are renovating their apartment buildings. Will the supply ever be large enough to handle the demand?
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In early June, designers, artists and enthusiasts ascended upon Copenhagen for the annual Design Fest, where they “presented their newest ideas and products, and shared their thoughts on the future of Danish Design.” Kasper Iverson of Houzz highlighted a list of his favorite trends following the event, from color to furnishings and finishes that are “certain to find their way outside Scandinavia.”
In recent years, the Seattle area has attracted new residents in droves. The booming job market, nearby outdoor amenities, and relatively affordable cost of living has many considering our region the most desirable for relocation. Can you blame them? With Amazon and Microsoft regularly making huge business moves (not to mention Starbucks, Facebook, Google, T-Mobile, Expedia, REI, Apple, etc) the job market is consistently flourishing.