West Seattle Time Bank serves our community

West Seattle Time Bank serves our community

What is a Time Bank? “Who” is a Time Bank is a better question. We are friends and neighbors sharing time and talents. Our Time Bank has three main goals: > Strengthen our communities and meet real needs of community members. > Serve people and give them a means to serve. > Establish new relationships. Each person has talents to share. When neighbors help one another, the overall community is strengthened. For every hour that you help meet the needs…

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Pet-friendly homes

Pet-friendly homes

Fur babies, four-footed-friends, companions — whatever you call your pets, you probably make many concessions for their comfort and welfare. That may or may not extend to looking for specific features in a new home, but if it does, here are some things to consider that will make your home pet-friendly. Love Pets? Here’s What to Look for in a House Want more information and resources concerning your home and real estate? Visit my agent website: www.SingleMindedRealEstate.com

Interior Design Trends for 2018

Interior Design Trends for 2018

If you are thinking of updating or remodeling your home, here’s some insight into the latest design trends for 2018. On the other hand, why not create something totally new and unique and become a trend-setter yourself? Interior Design Trends Expected to Take Hold in 2018 Want more information and resources concerning your home and real estate? Visit my agent website: www.SingleMindedRealEstate.com

An option for Primary Care

An option for Primary Care

Health care plans are all over the news these days. It’s an issue that most everyone has to deal with, no matter what your political leanings are. I recently discovered an alternative to traditional medical care that I want to share with you. GoodMed Direct Primary Care Clinic, located in West Seattle’s Morgan Junction at 6553 California Ave SW, Suite A. Care is provided by two Naturopathic Physicians, Dr. Ryan Campbell, and Dr. Wendy Hueners, who specialize in assessing and…

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Should you build a backyard cottage?

Should you build a backyard cottage?

If you are a Seattle homeowner with a sizable lot, you may wonder about the possibility of building a backyard cottage of some sort. These structures go by many names: Mother-in-law apartment, tiny house, Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU). Cottages can be free-standing structures or built above a garage. Whether or not you are able to legally rent out such a dwelling depends upon the permits obtained and the features of the unit itself. Recognizing the…

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A home seller’s market from the seller’s POV

A home seller’s market from the seller’s POV

It’s a seller’s market. If you haven’t sold your home recently, you might be interested to hear a bit about what that experience is like in the Seattle market these days. Once a home has been prepped for sale — which takes very little work in such a strong seller’s market — the agent and homeowner agree on a list price based on sales of comparable properties. This is easier said than done when homes are selling so quickly at…

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Need a tool? Borrow it from the library!

Need a tool? Borrow it from the library!

The West Seattle Tool Library may be a too-well-kept secret! If you find yourself in need of an expensive tool that you never likely to need again, borrowing it from the library may be the way to go. Located in the back of the building at 4408 Delridge Way SW (Youngstown Cultural Arts Center), the tool library is the brainchild of Sustainable West Seattle. Just like a traditional library where you can check out books, the tool library allows you…

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Is White Center now a Dining Center?

Is White Center now a Dining Center?

Don’t look now, but White Center, WA (a quirky little suburb of the suburb of West Seattle, aka Rat City) is quickly becoming a haven for good eating establishments! Maybe this spunky little neighborhood has finally found a way to distinguish itself! Here are just a few of the tasty trattoria’s you may want to try. (Please note: this is somewhat random a list, in no particular order. Plus, I have undoubtedly, yet innocently, omitted some worthy contenders. Care to…

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Turn Clutter into Cash

Turn Clutter into Cash

It’s probably safe to say that we all have too much stuff. The more space we have, the more stuff we accumulate. It almost seems like a law of nature. But at some point, possessions can become clutter. When your possessions start to feel more like a burden than a blessing, purging can feel quite freeing. Why not make it pay off in more ways than one? Here are some ways to rid yourself of some of that unwanted clutter…

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