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What is the Fair Housing Act?

We’ve all heard about the Fair Housing Act or the Fair Housing Administration, but not everyone knows what exactly they are for or when they came about. In 1948, the Supreme Court heard the case Shelley v. Kramer and ruled … Continue reading

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Solar Energy for a Home

9 Steps to Help Decide on Solar Energy for a Home Provide value-add for your green-minded clients and walk them through what they need to consider before installing solar panels. February 5, 2021 by Brandon Doyle, Vincent Ferro 3 Takeaways A homeowner should … Continue reading

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7 Painting Hacks to Get the Look of a Pro — Without the Pro Price

Like this easy hack: coat paint brushes in fabric softener to keep bristles soft. A DIY painting job doesn’t have to equal crooked lines, besmirched floors, and ceramic sinks speckled with robin’s egg blue. Use these easy painting hacks, to … Continue reading

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Designers Sound Off on the Worst Bathroom Colors

Nothing ruins a bathroom like a bad hue, and the gray trend may be one of the worst offenders, designers say. “Bathrooms tend to be enclosed spaces, so greige-y muddy colors can make the space feel smaller and dingy,” Ariel … Continue reading

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Where Homeowners, HOAs Bump Heads the Most

September 24, 2019 More people are purchasing homes in neighborhoods governed by a homeowners association. While HOA rules aim to establish order and consistency in a community, many homeowners say they often feel bylaws are intrusive. “Nit-picky rules are often … Continue reading

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Distinctive Properties, Inc. Weekly Real Estate Statistics for 09-07-15

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West is best? Almost — West Richland rated No. 2 for young families

By Drew Foster Tri-City Herald January 8, 2015  Mayor Brent Gerry moved to West Richland 22 years ago as a young family man, attracted to the city’s affordable housing and his new home’s proximity to area schools. Back then, Gerry … Continue reading

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Distinctive Real Estate Statistics for 12-08-14

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Distinctive Real Estate Statistics for 10-27-14

Here are the Real Estate Statistics for Kennewick, Richland and Pasco.

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