Martin Luther King, Jr. 2021

Fill in the blank…

“I have a _________…”

It doesn’t take a psychic to know what word you chose.

Was it “dream”?

Good chance it was. We all know this line from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous speech. So when we hear those first three words, it sort of naturally comes to mind.

But what many people aren’t aware of is how much he affected the lives of real estate agents, buyers, and sellers.

It was his death that gave Congress the last push needed to pass the Fair Housing Act, back in 1968. It’s pretty involved, but to put it simply…

This was put in place to ban racial discrimination in housing. You can’t be refused the rental or purchase of a house, based upon your race.

Seems simple enough to most people now. A given, if you will. But it didn’t happen overnight. And believe it or not, it still can and does come up.

But guess who’s a big part of making sure this Act is followed…

On the front lines, it’s real estate agents. We’re tasked with making people aware that discrimination based upon race (and many other things) are not acceptable, and they must refuse to work with anyone who wants to do so.

Real estate agents are proud to be a part of this ongoing history.

Today is the day where we take a moment to reflect and pay him respect. It’s also a good day to share some insight into how much more responsibility real estate agents have than meets the eye.

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Three homes for this family!

Yeah, summer 🌞 is here and some hot days are coming! Finally!! But you know what is hotter?🔥 This real estate market!! 🔥
In 2015, after working with one of my favorite families 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦👨‍👩‍👦‍👦👨‍👩‍👧‍👧👩‍👩‍👦 for a few years. (they were in no hurry) I found them their first home. 🏠Fast forward to 2020 we listed their home in Lake Stevens and officially just sold on 7/31/2020. 💯 Now we wait as they hold up with family for a few months and watch the contruction of their new home. 🔑🔑 I am so blessed to have this amazing family in my life and had so much fun and laughter with them again. The hardest part of my job is when we close and I don’t see them anymore but, I always will stay in touch and I will see them again soon.

11106 24th Place SE, Lake Stevens, WA 98258- SOLD $609,950
New home is coming along and set to be done in October 2020

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The Home Connection July 2020

It’s that time again for your monthly newsletter. With your eye on the market, virtual experiences, important dates and a few more tidbits I hope you enjoy.  Independence day is almost here and however this month is going to enfold lets roll with it and make some lemonade!

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National Homeownership Month

Every June, we recognize National Homeownership Month as a way to celebrate the many ways buying and owning a home is a solid step forward for American families.

The Snohomish County Homes Team loves to assist home buyers. Whether you are a first time home buyer, or have done this before, we are here to guide you along the way. Our knowledge as a Certified instructor for the Washington State Housing Finance Program has given us a wealth of information to help guide our buyers. Teaching home buyer classes in Snohomish, at Josh Taps and Caps, has been fun and we hope to do so again soon. As a Relocation Specialist I have helped many families move here and saving them money along the way.

Are you Military and relocating? With our Military lender and Homes For Heroes program.  We have great bonuses in cash incentives for all Military plus Homes for Heroes also gives large incentives to Law Enforcement, Teachers, Firefighter’s, EMT and Healthcare too!

We have advanced education to serve and give our clients the best possible service and communication. Over 10 years in the industry has fine tuned our service and skills and all to make the path of home ownership successful and fun for you!

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Take a moment this month to contact me about your housing goals and the questions you have. We can work together to help you achieve them.

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The Home Connection for June

It’s that time again for your monthly newsletter! Notice QR codes seem to be back? While I like QR codes and think they are handy I sure hope we all can “experience” some of the beautiful places the Pacific Northwest has to explore in person and soon!

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New Listing~ Snohomish Schools

Fircrest Meadows home sitting on a corner lot of a culdesac is a must see! 3 beds/2.5 baths w/custom touches throughout. 1-Year WARRANTY! Wood wrapped windows, designer shades, hardwood floor, skylights, 2 brick fireplace & A/C. Kitchen w/2 dining areas. Spacious living rm, vaulted ceilings & newer carpet. Stretch out in your Master suite showcasing 3d-wall covering, 5-pc bath, rain shower & walk-in-closet. Fully fenced yard w/gazebo & fire pit. 2-car garage, RV park, No HOA, Snohomish schools + close to all!

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