Monthly Archives: June 2010

4.25% 30-Yr Fixed Mortgage Rate Available to Well-Qualified Consumers

Never before have mortgage rates been this low. 30-yr fixed mortgage rates are at 4.25% for well-qualified consumers paying a standard .07 to 1 point origination fee shows FreeRateUpdate.com research of wholesale lenders’ rate sheets for brokers. 15-yr fixed mortgage … Continue reading

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The High Point and New Holly Farm stands will open for the season on Wednesday, July 7th

I am very excited to be able to start walking to get my vegetables for the week! With my dog no less. The farm stands will be open every Wednesday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm until September 29, 2010.  Gardeners living in … Continue reading

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Top 10 from Sustainable Industries brought a Top 1 to my attention – Warmboard

This started as a post on my Facebook Page, Westside Green Living With Wendy. Then I realized it really should have started on my blog and gone the other direction. Last week I attended the online presentation of the Top … Continue reading

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18 homes/condominiums for sale in High Point (West Seattle)

I was doing a quick search for a friend who is considering moving up to a larger home here and there have been some price drops and a couple of new listings in the last week that I wanted to … Continue reading

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50 All Natural Beauty Products You Can Make Yourself

From shampoo to skin care, cosmetics to colognes, this comprehensive list of 50 all-natural beauty products are simple and cheap to make at home. Customize them to suit your tastes and use them with peace of mind, knowing exactly what … Continue reading

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Speaking of community gardening, here’s some info for Snohomish County

If you have an interest in promoting food gardening for community or neighborhood food gardens, food bank gardens, school gardens or are involved in fostering food gardening for food security, come join us –  meet, greet and network – on … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture in Seattle – a decade long personal gardening saga comes full circle

I started urban gardening in Seattle in 1999, in the back yard of a friend of mine about 3 miles from where I lived in West Seattle. She provided the space and materials, and we provided the labor. It proved difficult … Continue reading

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Buyers Should Be Careful About Credit Use Prior to Closing

  Buyers and their agents need to be aware that it is a very bad idea for buyers to increase their credit balances or to open new lines of credit shortly before they close escrow on their new home. More … Continue reading

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Don’t Want to Live in a Condo/Townhome? Top things to look for in identifying a low maintenance property. (Video)

GreenSpacesTV — June 21, 2010 — Call her crazy, but Wendy things this big bi-level house in the Puget park subdivision in Everett (near Silver Lake) is a condo alternative. Wendy explains how certain exterior aspects – which is where … Continue reading

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Rethink Townhomes (Video)

GreenSpacesTV — June 21, 2010 — Wendy has an epiphany while sitting in an open house for a listing she is marketing in Everett. She realizes that this big house is almost the same as a middle unit townhome – … Continue reading

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