NEWS & BLOG

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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Changes to WA Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act Effective July 1, 2018

    Posted on Apr 13, 2018 in:
    • Industry Issues
    • Building Codes
    • Advocacy
    On March 27, 2018, legislation was signed into law that will result in significant changes to the law governing Common Interest Communities (CICs) and paperwork requirements for homebuilders. The new law takes effect July 1. It is important that members review the documents that will be used after July 1, 2018.
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  • Jobs: They’re Not What They Used to Be

    Posted on Apr 10, 2018 in:
    • Elliot Eisenberg
    Between January 2008 and February 2010, almost nine million jobs were lost, but by January 2013, the number of employed Americans had almost fully recovered. The typical good news story, right? Not so fast.
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  • Membership Minute: Best Plumbing

    Posted on Apr 9, 2018 in:
    • Video
    • Remodel
    • Member Stories
    • Maintain
    This week, Melissa Morrisette, showroom manager for member company Best Plumbing, shares how Best Plumbing can help make your next project a success. Plus: you're invited to Wine Wednesdays in their Seattle showroom!
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  • King County Proposes 2018 Comprehensive Plan Update

    Posted on Apr 6, 2018 in:
    • Industry Issues
    • Growth Management
    • Advocacy
    The King County Council’s Planning, Rural Service, and Environment Committee (PRE), chaired by Councilmember Kathy Lambert, was briefed on King County Executive Constantine’s proposed 2018 update to the 2016 King County Comprehensive Plan (ordinance 2018-0153).
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  • Membership Minute: Rebuilding Together Seattle on Q13 News

    Posted on Apr 2, 2018 in:
    • Video
    • MBAKS News
    • Community Stewardship
    Volunteers from MBAKS, Green Canopy Homes, and Rebuilding Together Seattle worked together recently to make Janice's home safer to live in.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer