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Good Neighbors Increase Your Property Value

Good Neighbors Increase Your Property Value

It’s true. Having and being a good neighbor, translates into increased home values when it comes time to sell. Meanwhile, good neighbors increase your enjoyment of your home today. I recently became aware of three free local community resources that might interest and benefit you. All three are web based and designed to encourage personal connections among neighbors. Each is run by volunteers with a goal of enabling neighbors to help one another, somewhat like the barn raising traditions of a…

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Tree trimming mystery in Westwood

Tree trimming mystery in Westwood

I live in the Westwood neighborhood of West Seattle and absolutely love it! The people are friendly without being nosey, they walk a lot, they maintain their homes, and they are very pet-friendly, among other attributes. But Westwood apparently has a mystery tree trimmer in its midst. On a recent walk with my dog, I was puzzled to see some small tree branches had been clipped off and left lying on the sidewalk. A few houses down, I saw the…

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Westwood Neighborhood floral display

Westwood Neighborhood floral display

One of the big pleasures of my day is walking with my dog, Tess, around our under-appreciated Westwood Village neighborhood. This time of year is especially enjoyable because of all the flowering trees and shrubs. I took my camera with me this morning and captured these colorful shots from my West Seattle neighbors’ yards. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.