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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • A Range of Skills May Be Needed to Repair Your Home’s Exterior

    Posted on May 11, 2017 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    A modern-day tradesperson may not have the experience or methodology to repair a historic or midcentury modern home. The result is it has become increasing difficult for a homeowner to find a professional to do their home's exterior repairs properly.
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  • 10 Tips for Staging Your Home to Sell

    Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in:
    • Buy
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    Designers share their top secrets for staging your existing home so that it shows well—and sells.
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  • Understanding the Process of Selling Land

    Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in:
    • Buy
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Are you sitting on an acreage and wondering if it would be wise to sell? Could you use additional cash to fund a retirement home? Do you feel like your land could be a source of retirement income but don’t understand how to value it? Brenda Nunes of Nunes Group Realty is here to walk you through it.
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  • Perspectives on How Rising Mortgage Rates May Affect Your Ability to Buy a New Home

    Posted on Apr 13, 2017 in:
    • Build
    • Homeowners
    • Buy
    Researching and securing the best loan for your home is no small feat. For many years, we've enjoyed historically low interest rates for home loans. Now there are signs that this is changing. How high will rates go and how much will that matter to you?
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  • Wood Offers Sturdy, Natural Choice for Builders

    Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    The benefits of building with wood seem endless, from its natural beauty to structural versatility, stability, and capacity to be uniquely crafted.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer