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Kingston

Kingston

Kingston, on the shore of Appletree Cove, is a 30 minute ferry ride to Edmonds which is just north of Seattle. Know as the “Little City by the Sea”, Kingston is the northern gateway to the Kitsap Peninsula and the Olympic National Park and Forest. 100 years ago it was a bustling lumber town; now it is the social and economic center for the North end of the Peninsula. Kingston features its own community center, theater groups, a quaint shopping district, an independent movie theater and wonderful restaurants. The marina, within walking distance to town, has 40 guest slips and shower and laundry facilities. The town has one of the best Farmer’s Markets held on Saturday’s April through mid October at the Port of Kingston Marina next to the ferry dock. With amazing views of the Puget Sound, Cascade Mountains and Mt. Rainier Kingston is a one of a kind place to live.

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June 13th, 2014

The Need For A Federal Backstop

Written by Paul Holzman

The private mortgage-backed securities (MBS) market is finally rebounding, supplying capital to real estate transactions after a long hiatus. The evidence is from the commercial side of the market, which, unlike residential, has only private capital available to it. The residential side has government-backed loan insurance …

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June 4th, 2014

Report Raises Concerns Over Homelessness After Foster Care

Written by Paul Holzman

About 25,000 young people age out of foster care each year, with a large number then facing homelessness, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Health and Human Services. The report sounds an alarm to policy makers for the need to increase funding to …

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May 12th, 2014

What You Should Know About Hiring a Contractor, Remodeler, or Handyman

Written by Paul Holzman

We don't usually think about financial risks when planning a home repair or remodeling project. Yet each year, L&I (Washington State Department of Labor and Industry) hears from hundreds of homeowners who've hired someone claiming to be a "contractor." The vast majority of Washington contractors are honest, …

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