How to Decorate for Outdoor Entertaining

How to Decorate for Outdoor Entertaining

Even though you don’t have a sprawling backyard, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy entertaining outdoors. Make the most of your petite patio and turn it into a pocket-sized paradise. Here are our tips for how to decorate small spaces for outdoor entertaining. ● Arrange furniture the right way: The best way to maximize space… Continue Reading

Rediscovering Happiness in Today’s Housing Market

Rediscovering Happiness in Today’s Housing Market

Despite the challenges the real estate industry has faced in 2020, the outlook has always been positive. This week, we dive into how technology, working from home, and self-care have all played a huge factor in purchasing a home. Let’s start with what is being called “The Great Reshuffling,” where working from home became a… Continue Reading

Don’t Call It A Comeback

Don’t Call It A Comeback

Washington State has been named No. 1 in the U.S. News Best States ranking – making it the first ever to earn the top spot twice in a row! This speaks volumes of our tech and agriculture powerhouse. All states were ranked based on Health Care, Education, Economy, Infrastructure, Opportunity, Fiscal Stability, Crime and Corrections,… Continue Reading

Reflecting On Last Year

Reflecting On Last Year

It’s been a year since our Century 21 Tri-Cities office had to close our office doors to the public during the age of COVID-19. To say it was unprecedented times was an understatement. As many others felt, there were a lot of mixed emotions, but at the forefront of it all was hope. We were… Continue Reading

Voting is Open for the People’s Choice Awards

Voting is Open for the People’s Choice Awards

The Tri-City Herald’s 2021 People’s Choice Awards are now open for voting! At Century 21 Tri-Cities, we strive to work together to build a stronger community. As an industry leader and innovator, it’s important to us to maintain a respected brand that people trust. From our agents to our staff to even our community partners,… Continue Reading

Washington Heating Things Up

Washington Heating Things Up

When it comes to the housing market, Washington’s bringing the heat. Ranking in the top 10 states across the country, Washington came in at 7th place, according to a report from Bankrate. Their report looks at the Housing Heat Index, which analyzes home price appreciation, past-due mortgage payments, job growth, unemployment, cost of living and… Continue Reading

Mortgage Rates Still Exceptionally Low

Mortgage Rates Still Exceptionally Low

A year ago, nobody would have seen mortgage rates at 3% as a terrifying thing. And they still shouldn’t. So far this year, the 30-year mortgage rates were at their all-time lowest at 2.65%. They’ve been on a steady increase towards 3%, which is normal. Still, it’s good to have some perspective. Last year, mortgage… Continue Reading

How to Get Your Home Ready to Sell in the Spring

How to Get Your Home Ready to Sell in the Spring

  Times are pretty chaotic right now. People are pent up in their houses, getting cabin fever amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. When things begin to settle down, we’ll be in the full swing of spring, and people will be itching to get out and about. This creates an interesting opportunity for homeowners looking to sell… Continue Reading