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Education & Training

Seattle to Host ULI’s 2017 Spring Meeting, Set for May 2-4 at the Washington...

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving, sustainable communities, will hold its 2017 Spring Meeting May 2-4 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

McMorris Rodgers Joins Esperanza to Empower Hispanic-Americans

This month Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) met with community faith leaders from the group Esperanza to discuss the importance of religious freedom, educational opportunities, and the future of immigration reform. Esperanza, a nationwide faith-based community group, focuses on empowering Hispanic communities through education, economic development and advocacy.

Murray Introduces Bills to Help Homeless Families Access Child Care, Remove Barriers to Education...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Thursday, April 25th, 2013, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced the introduction of the Improving Access to Child Care for Homeless Families Act of 2013, legislation which aims to address the difficulties homeless families face in accessing reliable child care. She also introduced the Educational Success for Children and Youth Without Homes Act of 2013, which amends the McKinney-Vento Act’s Education for Homeless Children and Youth program to better allow school districts to identify and address the needs of children and youth affected by homelessness and to bolster opportunities that help them succeed in school

Seattle City Council to host foreclosure, credit and computer fraud brownbag discussion

SEATTLE, WA - June 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, Chair of the Energy, Technology and Civil Rights Committee, invites members of the public to participate in a lunchtime discussion on credit and foreclosure scams, computer scams and viruses, and how to protect your computer and family.

Seattle City Council to host foreclosure, credit and computer fraud brownbag discussion

SEATTLE, WA - June 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, Chair of the Energy, Technology and Civil Rights Committee, invites members of the public to participate in a lunchtime discussion on credit and foreclosure scams, computer scams and viruses, and how to protect your computer and family

Protect Yourself and Your Property From Landslides

SEATTLE, WA - December 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The start of the wet season has begun in Seattle and heavy rain can increase the chance of landslides due to soil saturation, which reduces slope stability. Property owners of landslide-prone sites are advised to clear drains and take other simple preventive measures, such as: checking downspouts, to make sure they are functioning and routed to a safe location; and inspecting sloping areas of their property for indications of slope movement (such as cracks in the ground, and newly tilting trees) and erosion.

Attorney General McKenna to kick off mortgage intervention workshop in SeaTac

 Loan servicers and housing counselors offer help for borrowers SEATAC, WA  - October 09, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna will join...

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KCHA spearheads successful effort to preserve nine subdized apartment complexes in...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- When a portfolio of nine privately owned Section 8-assisted housing complexes located in five counties scattered across Washington state was offered for sale last spring, the King County Housing Authority spearheaded a collaborative effort to purchase it. The housing authorities of Bremerton, Grays Harbor County, Yakima, and Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee participated in assuring the preservation of a total of 337 homes within the various communities.

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Seattle Real Estate Expert Bortfeld to Speak At Top Real Estate...

“What Consumers Really Want Will Shock You – Hint: It’s about them, not you!” is the provocative title of the session that Seattle real estate marketing expert Noelle Bortfeld, Chief Marketing Officer at Windermere Real Estate, will headline at Inman Connect at the San Francisco Hilton, August 7-11, the nation’s largest real estate technology conference.