Home Fitness Revolution: Bringing the Gym Home

Think of a gym and one visualizes a big room with full length mirrors and all sorts of training equipment combined with an open space for aerobic/yoga sessions. It might be true in case of commercial gyms but when it is home-gyms spaces do not have to be huge. A small spare room in your house or

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Seven Home Preparations for August

1. Weatherstripping and/or caulk. If your windows or doors are drafty, you’ll really start to feel it when the cold weather hits in a few months! Buy some new weatherstripping or caulk and apply it to your windows and doors now. 2. Furnace filters. Be honest—when was the last time you replaced your furnace filter? If you can’t remember (or didn’t

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Lawn Care 101: Keep it Green

1. Feed your lawn. Think of fall fertilization as refueling and replenishing your lawn after a long, hot summer. Fall fertilization will help maintain your lawn’s root health and replenish nutrients that were expended in summer months. Fall feedings should be timed when plants are still absorbing nutrients, so don’t wait too long. Depending on your region,

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Summer 2014 Garden Tips

1) Plan in advance Plan your garden to ensure success. Decide what you’d like to grow. How much space can you devote to the project? How much time are you willing to spend? Answering these questions will help you to determine your priorities. For those with small spaces (or small ambitions), a container garden is an excellent

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Top 10 Best Markets for Real Estate in the US

In some parts of the country, people have no trouble selling their homes. However, this has gradually become a rarity in twenty-first century America. Because of the rise in the economy again many different parts of the country have begun to expand their real estate markets once again. Here is a look at the top

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Top 10 Cities in the US for Real Estate Investment

10. St. Louis, Mo. Prices are still falling in St. Louis. And its rental market is softer than the rest of the country. But with a median list price of $159,000 in February, houses can still be bought at bargain prices. This market is recommended for long-term investors interested in a conservative market that will

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5 Outdoor Patio & Backyard Design Ideas

Stylish outdoor home decorating color schemes and patio ideas help turn backyards into beautiful retreats. Here are five outdoor home decorating color schemes and patio ideas inspired by natural landscapes, exotic fruits and elegant classic style. Caribbean Beach The Caribbean Beach patio ideas bring bright sky-blue and rich blue color shades. Ocher, olive and mint

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12 Summer Home Gardening Tips

12 expert tips to help your garden survive summer. Good preparation is critical for your garden to survive the wilting effects of the Aussie summer. Summer means different things to different gardeners. But for all of us, summer brings common challenges, such as dividing time and effort between keeping our gardens in good shape, and

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Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing

Bellevue, Wash. – Heaton Dainard was recently recognized by Inc. 5000 as the 596th Fastest-Growing Private Company in America. Heaton Dainard ranked 11th among Washington’s top companies and 7th in the Seattle Metro Area. Since 2011, Heaton Dainard has generated 19 new jobs and demonstrated a 772% revenue growth. “This award is a testament to

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HEATON DAINARD RANKED AMONG 50 FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES

Bellevue, WA – Fast growth isn’t always easy. Sustaining that growth is a bigger challenge. We at Heaton Dainard are pleased and delighted to have ranked in this year’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies as determined by the Puget Sound Business Journal! The official reception was held last night, July 16th  at The Golf Club at

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About Attain Housing

Heaton Dainard, Intrust Funding, LimeLite Development, and Buck Buys Houses had the tremendous opportunity to give back to our community today and make a difference. In collaboration with Attain Housing, we had the pleasure of helping families in need by doing some good ‘ol house and yard work. Our experience was incredibly rewarding and we

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8 Tips for Improving Your Patio

Spring just began and that means that summer is just around the corner! Here are our tips for a better patio this summer/spring.Great patio furniture brings comfort and function to your outdoor spaces. With a spacious table and easy-to-use, comfortable chairs a basic brick patio is transformed into a sensory-rich dining destination. Outfit a cozy porch

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Tips to a More Functional Laundry Room

The laundry room is one of the most necessary rooms in the home, yet not all rooms are set up to create an efficient work environment. Check out these easy tips to help turn your laundry room from a poorly planned space, into a breathable performance room.   Create counter space wherever possible. In having

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Cut Down On Your Rent Check

Overall, you should be spending no more than one-third of your income on housing. However, the reality is, that rental costs are rising continually, forcing renters to spend a much larger portion of their income on housing. Here’s how to make sure you’re getting the most out of your rent check:   Make sure to

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Moving? Check out these tips!

If you’re preparing for that big move, check out these tips to help the process run smoothly:   De-Clutter & Store When going through your belongings, ask yourself these questions: “Do I love it? Do I use it? Do I need it?” If you say no to more than one of the questions per item,

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2014 Kitchen Design Trend

Kitchen design is taking a new turn for the new year. Black countertops, open shelves, glass-front cabinets, and darker paint tones are becoming extremely popular with homeowners. Glass-front cabinets and open shelving help serve the aesthetics of the kitchen. You can put your best dinnerware on display for everyone to see, while still keeping it

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Prevent Frosted Windows

While waking up to frosted windows in the winter can invoke childhood winter memories, frost can actually cause damage to your home. With newer home construction, and the installment of double-paned window technology, window frost is not as common as it used to be. However, it still occurs, and frequently, in older homes. It may

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8 Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights

Create a master plan Look at your house from the street or take a photograph to make an overall plan. First, consider adding lights along eaves, pillars, posts, windows and doors to highlight architectural features. Next, look at bushes, trees, window boxes and planters. Finally, check out lighting for paths as well as stand-alone figures.

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Maximize Your Dining Space

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about that special holiday meal. With grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins (and of course pets), how are you ever going to fit everyone inside your dining room? Check out these simple ways to maximize your dining space: Get Clearing If your dining room is filled

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Buying or Selling in Seattle? Call Heaton Dainard today!

Welcome to the premier resource for all real estate information and services in King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties. We hope you enjoy your visit to our website and explore everything our real estate website has to offer, including real estate listings, information for homebuyers and sellers, an insiders’ look at investing in real estate and

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Is it possible to have a hands-free rental?

Heaton Dainard has a network of trusted property managers we can recommend that can: List properties- Many property management companies will photograph your home and handle all the marketing of the rental property for you! Find and screen tenants- Property management companies are experienced in finding qualified tenants and the screening process. Be sure to

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