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Teacher of the Month: Alyse Yeaman

Article by Colin Anderson | Article provided by Gig Harbor Living Local Our teachers are the lifeblood of our community and have more influence over our young people than just about anyone other than their parents. They work early mornings and are grading tests and papers far past 5 o’clock when most others are clocking out. They commit after school as advisors for speech and debate teams, coach young athletes and musicians, and guide students to new passions outside of the standard study material. It is our great privilege to unveil a new monthly feature in which we highlight a local...
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Electrify Your Ride

Article by Brett Marlo De Santis | Article provided by Gig Harbor Living Local Chances are that most of you will buy a different car in the next seven years. According to R.L. Polk, the average length of time a driver will keep a new vehicle is six years. Even if you are pondering keeping your vehicle longer, you may think twice due to the major leap in technological advancements such as better safety protection, navigation or automation, and fuel economy or fuel alternatives. If you decide to give up the gas, you may choose to charge at home, at...
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Become an Expert on New Homes Hitting the Market

Knowledge is power and early knowledge can offer you a powerful advantage, especially in tight real estate markets. Those who find properties first gain an edge by being the first have a chance to see new properties and thus the first to make offers. More often than not, this first to market knowledge pays off. This post will review how you can leverage the property search on this website to quickly access the newest properties on the market and how to setup email alerts when new properties match your criteria. It’s important to first point out that this website offers...
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How to Track Your Home’s Value

Buying a home is generally the single largest purchase that we make in our lifetimes and most of us are interested in not only the value of our properties, but also the general value of like properties in our neighborhoods. Whether you have just moved into a new home or have lived there for years, tracking the market value of your property is essential for any informed homeowner. This website’s property search provides an excellent platform to track property values and market trends in your area.  In this post, you will learn strategies for tracking the value of your home...
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