Open House at the Everett Herald – TONIGHT!

Sadly, I won’t be able to make it. But should be very interesting and insightful. The Daily Herald – Open House Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014  –  4:00 – 7:00 p.m. 1800 41st Street, Ste 300, Everett Contact:  The Daily Herald jcampbell@heraldnet.com   Phone: 425-339-3000 In partnership with Economic Alliance Snohomish County   Our new offices Read More …

Comcast Arena is now XFINITY Arena

I had noticed the signs on I-5 had changed. To be expect, with Comcast’s increased branding of XFINITY and all. Comcast Arena is now XFINITY Arena at Everett Naming Rights Partnership Extends Consumer Brand to Fans September 10, 2014 The Everett Public Facilities District and Global Spectrum announced today the rebranding of Comcast Arena to XFINITY Arena Read More …

HUD contracts from the REO Guy

Yesterday I was expounding on earnest money issues with HUD contracts. Later in the day, I had one more thought on the subject: sending the check. HUDs are weird, in that you send the check to the listing broker. BLB, the company that manages HUD sales in Washington, is in California. The closing company is Read More …

HUD Properties, Process and Earnest Money Check Joys

As many of you know, I’m something of an accidental real estate agent. I find myself managing the office of a team of agents, and my focus is on REO (aka: Bank Owned) and Government Owned property sales. One of my main functions is navigating the perilous maze of intrinsic weird contract “stuff” inherent in Read More …

The City of Everett To Dedicate Historic City Hall

On Sept. 13, 2014 – 10 AM the public is invited to join Mayor Ray Stephanson, the Everett City Council, community members and the family of former Mayor William E. Moore at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, as the historic City Hall building is formally renamed in honor of Moore, Everett’s 30th mayor. (The Historic City Hall is located Read More …

Weekend Thoughts: Good Ol’ Bellingham

What a lovely weekend. Saturday was spent with friends, pretty low key. Went to the Edmonds Farmers Market, then ordered dinner from Lynnwood’s Asian Wok. Several friends recommended Asian Wok to me, so I’m glad we made the time finally. One note: specifically order rice. Nothing dramatic, but then we move to Sunday. Sunday we Read More …

Neighborhood Youth Alliance : Success This Weekend

My wife has been heavily involved with Lynnwood’s Neighborhood Youth Alliance for years.This Saturday was supposed to be the culmination of a backpack & school-supplies drive. It wasn’t, exactly, though. Due to a few communication snafus, there was a fair amount of last-minute scrambling. However, there were adequate supplies to hand out to our kids Read More …