Most houses that are priced well in Grays Harbor are flying off the market. Low interest rates, low inventory, pent up demand and folks from Thurston County looking to Grays Harbor to find more house for their money are a few of the probable reasons.
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Folks, after a long wet winter it’s time to spruce up our homes and gardens.
Do you have Thursday, April 28, marked on your calendar?
With this summer-like weather, the floods of last winter in Aberdeen and Hoquiam seem a distant memory right now. But for some of us, the monthly reminder of hefty flood insurance payments keeps the issues front and center.
A community garden is sprouting up near B Street in Aberdeen.
This is a good time to buy a house on the Harbor – the interest rates are still low and the prices around here are the most affordable in the state.
If you buy a used car, not only should you kick the tires and check out the interior, you often hire a trusted mechanic to take a deeper look before you invest.
If you are considering buying a house on the Harbor, you will very likely be looking at several older homes.
We’ve been looking at the area’s real estate market from different perspectives in this column recently. Today, we’re taking a snapshot of the health of the area’s economy by talking to professional bankers.
Have you considered buying a house soon? Perhaps you are an apartment dweller who wants a little more elbow room. Or, maybe you have found yourself with an “empty nest” and need to consider downsizing.
It’s a great time to sell a house in Grays Harbor because the demand for houses is greater than the supply. (Demand is particularly great for houses in the $150,000 to $175,000 range.)
If you haven’t had a chance to visit Seabrook yet, put it on your list to explore this year.
After our last column about positive trends in the area’s real estate market, we wanted to continue to look at what was happening here.
Interest rates are still very low. And while experts think they are likely to rise slightly, the best guess is that interest rates will remain below 5 percent in 2016. (They are below 4 percent right now.) That’s good news for both buyers and sellers.
Trapped moisture is likely your home’s worst enemy!
Trapped moisture is your home’s worst enemy and it’s been a while since we’ve talked about it.
Along with more festive fare, now is also the season for home fires and power outages.
Sadly, some of the very things we rely on to decorate our homes this time of year, or to give light when the power goes out, can cause a fire or injury.
Even though it’s the “most wonderful time of the year,” as far as safety in your house goes, it’s the most dangerous.
It’s time to deck the halls and string the lights with holiday spirit — and safety — in mind.
We hope you’re enjoying a festive and satisfying Thanksgiving. It’s nice to take a relaxing break with friends and family to be grateful for what we have – both tangible and intangible.
We here at NeighborWorks of Grays Harbor want to help our community by encouraging people to own their homes, telling them how to take care of their homes and so much more.
We at NeighborWorks of Grays Harbor do so many different things that we try annually to let everyone know just what we might be able to help them with!
This column has been appearing weekly for more than 16 years! In that time we’ve enjoyed talking about various aspect of what we do here at NeighborWorks of Grays Harbor. And every once in a while we try to provide a list of all the hats we wear.
After several weeks of talking about making sure your heating systems is clean, safe and efficient, the weather this fall is still unseasonably warm!
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