Hands-free law starts July 1st – That means Realtors too!

Look Ma, No Hands! Washington State will go ‘hands free’ for cell phone use in the car on July 1st, so agents (and everyone else) shouldn’t be driving around with one hand up to their ear anymore. Well…that’s the intent anyway. The Washington State Patrol says you could face up to a $125 fine, although […]

Sunday Night Stats – King County

Of course Monday is the last day of the 2nd Quarter and the 1st Half of 2008.  Exciting stuff!  But that will be next week’s news. Tonight, since 6/29 will be kind of boring weekly stuff, I tracked of few of the top listing machines to see how their volume has changed.  Can’t tell you who they are, […]

Survived the one-year threshold and still lovin' Seattle

Yes, I know, it’s been an eternity since I’ve tapped on the keyboard – at least for RCG. I’ve now muscled past the one-year hump of living in Seattle, and honestly can’t say I adore it any less than I did when I first moved here in June 2007 from Naperville, IL. If anything, I […]

SocialNotes for Blog Posts?

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What do Governor Gregoire's actions mean for local Countrywide employees and short selling homeowners?

Is Governor Gregoire just a little too late in regards to Countrywide’s lending tactics? Aren’t we merely days away from the Bank of America takeover? As I drove back to the office today after teaching yet another short sale class, I heard the news on KIRO 710 AM that Governor Gregoire is seeking to pull Countrywide’s […]

Ballard Denny's is now gone

As Myballard.com reported, the ballard Denny’s is no longer.  Without public notice, the building was taken down just 3 days after Benaroya received the demo permit (looks like the application was opened and issued on June 19th). Myballard.com did a great job reporting (with great pictures) on this demo, so check out that site for more info.  Here is […]

Rain City Radio: A West Seattle Story

I really enjoyed today’s conversation with Tracy Records of the West Seattle Blog.  Tracy shared a ton of great stories with us and I learned a ton… Click here to listen to the entire interview! And below are some links to some of the things we discussed: Capital Hill Seattle MyBallard.com Exit 133.com in Tacoma […]