Capitol Hill

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Hosted by the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce, Hilloween is an annual free sponsored event.  It starts with a kids' carnival, then a costume parade, and ends with trick-or-treating!  With live performances and games, Hilloween is sure to be a hit with the entire family. More Info

About Capitol Hill
Known for its night life and being Seattle's LGBTQ hub, Capitol Hill is a very happening neighborhood! Some streets have a very metropolitan vibe whereas others are tree lined and residential.  Capitol Hill is also popular among young business professionals.  Full of delicious restaurants, art, book stores, and even parks, locals and tourists alike flock to Capitol Hill.

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I'm sure you've heard that King County home prices are on the rise but how much, you say? This chart, courtesy of Seattle Times, shows exactly how high. 

In short, buyers have become more aggressive. Fearing higher interest rates, they are offering high prices with less terms in the face of a record low inventory of homes. For those buyers who come to us saying, "I don't want to get into a bidding war." In this market, that's like saying, "I want to play basketball and not bounce the ball." Good luck with that! 


The median price for single-family homes sold in King County has recovered the ground lost since the last peak in 2007. Source: Northwest Multiple Listing Service (Garland Potts / The Seattle Times)

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For all of you out there whose favorite meal is brunch, this one's just for you! And if you like choosing where to go purely on photos of a dish, none of these will disappoint!

Here are a few of my favorites:

Brimmer & Heeltap

Tarsan I Jane

No Bones Beach Club

Saint Helens Cafe

Lionhead

Super Six

Sisters and Brothers

 For the full list of 24 brunch restuarants by Seattle Eater.

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With all of it's hills and waterways, Seattle as a city has always had to be pretty creative with their transportation system. Here are some pictures of how Seattlelites used to get around town, and their more recent counterparts. 

          

  

While the Seattle Monorail hasn't changed a whole lot over the years, the view from the ride has changed quite a bit.

      

Did you know that the Washington State Ferry system is the largest in the country, and the fourth largest ferry system in the world? We love our water travel.

  

Electric overhead lines are still used a lot for the Seattle Metro routes in the city, less exhaust fumes are created between our buildings.

  

 

        

It's clear that transportation in Seattle

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I am happy to hear this news for our buyers who get detained in FICO credit jail - barred from buying because of this issue. This just in from David Haley of Mortgage Today:
 
Fair Isaac announced it is changing how credit scores are calculated. It will stop including any record of a consumer failing to pay a bill if it has been paid or settled with a collection agency, and adding less weight to unpaid medical bills that are in collection.

David goes on to explain...WHAT IS FICO?
- The FICO score is the most popular credit score model in the country. It's a statistical calculation based on the information in your credit profile.
- FICO reports several types of scores. Each is tailored for a different purpose, such as a credit card, personal, installment, auto

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Has anyone else noticed that thing called the sun in the sky, recently? I have - and I’m taking it as a sure sign of summer! One of my favorite things to do during the summer is to wander down to a local farmers market, sample the juicy raspberries and find a beautiful flower bouquet for my kitchen table.

We’ve compiled a list of local farmers markets, so you can enjoy the experience as well!

Alki
West Seattle Farmers Market
Sundays, 10am to 2pm, year-round
44th Ave SW & SW Alaska St, Seattle, WA 98116

Ballard
Ballard Farmers Market
Sunday, 10am to 3pm, year-round
Historic Ballard Ave

Beacon Hill
Proposed, but no existing Farmers Market

Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill Farmers Market
Sundays, 11am to 3pm, year-round
Broadway Ave E and E Pine Street

Central District
Madrona

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