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Tuesday, August 15, 2017   /   by Jenel Yeamans

Getting Kids Ready to Head Back to School

It's that time of year again, the lax summer is coming to an end, and all our kiddos will need to adjust back into the grind of the school year.  Possibly one of the best things we as parents can do for our kids is prepare them in the weeks leading up to the first day, and maintain great habits throughout the year.  Take a look at this amazing list that care.com put out of 101 Back to School tips for you and your children.

Set your kids' sleep schedules back to "School Time" two weeks before the first day. 
Get your kids involved in programs that they can do after school to keep them active. 
Visit cultural attractions like museums to shift their brains into "Scholar" mode. 
Hire an after-school sitter to help care for your kids while you're at work. 
Encourage your kids to read at least one book before the school year begins. 
Reacquaint your kids with the calendar schedule they'll use to manage their activities. 
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Thursday, February 09, 2017   /   by Jenel Yeamans

How many homes are on the market?

Months of supply is the measure of how many months it would take for the current inventory of homes on the market to sell, given the current pace of home sales. For example, if there are 50 homes on the market and 10 homes selling each month, there is a 5 month supply of homes for sale.
Months of supply is a good indicator of whether a particular real estate market is favoring buyers or sellers. Typically, a market that favors sellers has less than 6 months of supply, while more than 6 months of supply indicates an excess of homes for sale that favors buyers.
KIRKLAND, Washington (March 7, 2016) - Home prices in King County hit new highs in February as buyers tried to outbid each other for the sparse inventory in much of Western Washington.
With the number of single family homes for sale in King County down nearly 30 percent from a year ago, prices on last month's sales surged 19.8 percent, jumping from $429,900 to $514,975. Ten other counties in the 23-county area served by N ...

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Federal Way, WA 98023

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5306 Pacific HWY E #B
Fife, WA 98424

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