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Fun Activities for Fall in Kitsap, Jefferson, and Clallam Counties

Sep 18th, 2019 Fun Activities for Fall in Kitsap, Jefferson, and Clallam Counties

Autumn on the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas is a delightful blend of unique sights, sounds, tastes, and smells—not only the pumpkin spice lattes, crunching leaves, and Friday night lights that nearly every area of the country experiences, but also the delights of the region such as more frequent ferry fog horns, the scent of seawater […]

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Final Homes in Sequim’s Sunland North Community Nearing Completion

Final Homes in Sequim’s Sunland North Community Nearing Completion

Sequim, WA: Kevin Estes Homes is nearing completion on the final three homes in Sunland North, the last phase of Sequim’s largest residential community. Multi-phase construction on Sunland North began 20 years ago; once finished, the neighborhood will comprise 139 homes. Sunland North is part of the larger community of Sunland, which spans a swath […]

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How to Get a Custom Home Loan

How to Get a Custom Home Loan

First, it’s important to remember that custom home loans are different than home-buying loans: You’re essentially taking out a construction loan on something that doesn’t yet exist, whose final value won’t be known for months or years, and that will take a longer period of time to build. This means there’s a much higher risk […]

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Port Angeles Home Delivers Epic Views

Jun 14th, 2019 Port Angeles Home Delivers Epic Views

When you ask the Lesleys what they sought most for their new custom home, their answer is simple: Maximize the views. And rightfully so: The 5-acre property, perched on the side of the Olympic Mountains, offers a sweeping panorama of Port Angeles, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Victoria, and Mount Baker. To ensure the […]

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