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Tri-Cities Washington: Another Reason to Relocate to Kennewick, Richland, or Pasco

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Relocation to Tri-Cities Washington has never been more desirable. Once again in the news Inman has selected Tri-Cities as one of the top 10 places in the United States to grow over the next decade with expected population increases of 35%. Tri Cities Washington is the place to be with great schools, plenty of employment, and plenty of real estate appreciation. What more can one want and ask for in a place to live? In the article, "Top 10 Real Estate Boomtowns: 2020," Inman News uses da...

Historic Kennewick Homes Tour

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The East Benton county Historical Society presents Kennewick through the Decades. This Historic Homes Tour will allow you to go through six homes in the area built during the first five decades of the 20th century. Proceeds will benefit the East Benton County Historical society. See flyer below for all the details about the tour!

2009 Parade of Homes presented by the Tri Cities Home Builders Association

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The Parade of Homes is a yearly event whereby the region's builders, subcontractors, and construction vendors showcase their work. This year's Parade of Homes showcases 22 homes throughout the Tri Cities Washington area during September. Tri-Cities residents can view these spectacular homes for a fee of $7.00 The viewing dates are September 12, 13, 16, 19 & 20. For more information, please read our blog entry about the Tri Cities Wa Parade of Homes. In terms of real estate, the Parade...

Colleen Lane: Local Television Celebrity!

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Ok, not sure if 1 minute of TV exposure qualifies for 'celebrity' status, but it sure does in the Lane household. Colleen was called this week for an interview aired on our local KEPRTV news channel. We had 15 minutes to get ready, as the interviewer was on the way to our home! I now know we can clean and pick up a house in 15 minutes! Colleen, nervous as all heck, composed herself perfectly. She's like that. The interview lasted about 30 minutes, but only 1 minute was used. If you care to w...

Tri Cities Washington Ranked Lowest Cost Of Living | Stable Real Estate Market To Continue?

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Whether a young couple starting out, a retiring couple looking for a place to settle down, a starving college student looking to survive, or just anyone looking to save some money, Tri-Cities Washington is the place to live! The Tri-Cities has recently been ranked number 1 out of 350 communities in the Pacific Northwest by the ACCRA Cost of Living Index as the least expensive place to live. The Tri-Cities was given an index rating of 88.9 during the third quarter; down from 89.9 in the secon...

Tri Cities Washington | Best United States Small Cities List

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Tri Cities Washington is ranking again! This time, the Tri Cities of Kennewick, Richland, and Pasco, Washington are 29th on the top 124 list of America's Best Small Cities list, up 40 spots from last year's position. The rankings are based on the metro area's ability to sustain employment and economic growth.   Related: Milkin Institute's 2008 Best Performing Small Cities | Tri Cities Job Market Expected To Stay Strong

Quarterly Home Prices Drop Show Largest Decrease In History

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Today, the AP reports second quarter home prices drop the largest since the inception of Standard & Poor's Case/Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index. The drop is 15.4 percent lower than last year. I'm reminded of this blog entry! The Tri Cities Washington market, however, is maintaining property values. Actually, Washington state as a whole, isn't too bad either! Never a better time to buy property in the Tri Cities than now! Related: Standard & Poor/Case Shiller Hom...

Kennewick, Richland, Pasco Educators Tout Best Prep For Successful Careers

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Our local newspaper reports, "Tri-City educators are working hard to ensure students are meeting and exceeding learning standards and are prepared for life beyond high school. That's what the Kennewick, Pasco and Richland school superintendents said Wednesday during the annual Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce State of Education address in Richland." Kudos for the education system in place for Tri Cities Washington students. Certainly the reason why our community stands above the rest. ...

Tri Cities Washington Employment Continues Growth

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Kennewick, Richland, and Pasco Washington continues it's upward jobs increase. The Tri City Herald reports: "Consistent growth in the local job market makes the Tri-Cities an island of prosperity amid a sea of nationwide economic gloom, says the regional labor economist. Last month, about 2,000 jobs were added to the Tri-City economy, thanks to continuing demand for construction, wholesale trade and professional services, says a report released Tuesday." As employment continues i...

Hairspray Tri Cities and Yakima Washington Schedule and Tickets | Capitol Theatre | Toyota Center

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Hairspray, Yakima Capitol Theatre and Tri Cities Washington Toyota Center | Looking for something to do this weekend? Consider viewing a performance of Hairspray. KNDO writes: It's time to let your hair down at dance the night away at the Hairspray musical. Be swept away to 1960s Baltimore in this smash hit musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter and romance - and enough deliriously tuneful songs to fill a nonstop platter party. Hairspray will be performed at The Capitol Theatre, in...