Category: Westwood Neighborhood Community

  • In Seattle, upkeep of public sidewalks is homeowner responsibility

    In Seattle, upkeep of public sidewalks is homeowner responsibility

    I recently had the misfortune of tripping over a “lift” on a public sidewalk in my West Seattle neighborhood. Although I wasn’t seriously injured, I fell hard and even scraped my cheek on the sidewalk. My right shoulder and hip absorbed most of the impact, leaving my quite sore for the next couple of days…

  • Food drive to benefit White Center Food Bank May 18, 2013

    Food drive to benefit White Center Food Bank May 18, 2013

    The White Center Food Bank needs our help, so I am joining with some of my Prudential Northwest Realty colleagues to sponsor a food drive benefitting White Center Food Bank on Saturday, May 18th.  While it is common for most of us to think of helping the hungry during the holidays, the food banks typically…

  • New homes rising in West Seattle’s Westwood neighborhood

    New homes rising in West Seattle’s Westwood neighborhood

    Reprinted from my December newsletter: Another sign that we are easing out of the housing crisis is the spate of new homes being offered by Seattle-area builders. As lenders make more money available to builders, builders are more willing to speculate.  • You may have noticed that many older homes in Westwood are being purchased…

  • Westwood Bungalow for Sale

    Westwood Bungalow for Sale

    Just listed this week! Cute, cute, cute 2 bedroom/1 bath 1928 home in the under-appreciated Westwood neighborhood of West Seattle! 8139 30th Ave SW, 98126. $259,500  MLS# 368850 This small and adorable home has been lovingly cared for and is in great condition. Crown molding, muted, designer colors, hardwood floors, granite countertops, low-maintenance landscaping… it’s…

  • 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…