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8 Unwritten Etiquette Rules Every Home Seller Should Know - Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com

If you’re trying to sell your home, you’ve probably scrutinized it, staged it, and scrubbed it down from floorboards to rooftop as if the folks from Architectural Digest were stopping by for a cover shoot. OK, so it’s in immaculate shape—but your home isn’t the only thing under scrutiny here. You are, too! That’s right: No matter how nice your home is, your behavior can also affect how buyers feel about making an offer.

via www.realtor.com


Valentine's Day Newsflash! Cupcakes...the New Box of Chocolate

If you're looking for great Valentine's day ideas to love up that special someone here is a great list of idea to show the one you love how much they mean to you!

Cupcakes… the new box of chocolates. Cupcakes are all the rage… here are some local cupcake bakeries.

Bellevue has Cupcake Royale, www.cupcakeroyale.com; New York Cupcakes, www.newyorkcupcakes.com and Trophy Cupcakes, www.trophycupcakes.com.

Issaquah now has Confetti Cupcakes, www.confetti-cakes.com

Redmond has PinkaBella Cupcakes, www.pinkaliciouscupcakes.com

Renton has Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes, www.commongroundcupcakes.com

In Seattle you can find several choices: Cupcake Royale, www.cupcakeroyale.com; Look Cupcake, www.lookcupcake.com; The Yellow Leaf Cupcake Co., www.theyellowleafcupcake.com and Trophy Cupcakes, www.trophycupcakes.com; Wink Cupcakes, www.winkcupcakes.com

If your sweettheart doesn't have a sweet tooth, check out these unique ideas to show your affection.
For the traveler or adventurer look to www.xperiencedays.com, www.kerdowney.com, www.cloud9living.com for great ideas.

For the foodie head to www.swinerymeats.com, www.homebrewers.com, www.tastebudsmarketplace.com for tasty ideas.

For the techie or science lover do some sleuthing on www.npowerpeg.com, www.thinkgeek.com or
www.x-tremegeek.com.