Kingston Living

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Spring Home Maintenance & Cleaning Hacks

Longer days and warmer weather are ahead! Now is a good time to evaluate your home and tackle outdoor projects. Saying goodbye to the damp, cold winter months also means taking action to address the aftereffects of all those gray and gloomy days. The following spring home maintenance and cleaning hacks will help you better […]

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Increase Your Home’s Resale Value with These Updates

Considering the value of a home project with its potential return on investment is a smart move for any homeowner. In fact, there are many ways to increase your home’s resale value. Each year, the trade publication Remodeling releases a Cost vs. Value report. The 2023 report examined over 150 markets in the United States. […]

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Delicious Winter Recipes & Local Grab-and-Go Meals

There’s nothing like a satisfying meal that warms you up in winter. Whether you’re craving comfort food or something a bit more fancy, we’ve gathered a range of delicious winter recipes that are sure to be crowd-pleasers. We also have many tasty grab-and-go meal options in Kitsap County, so we’ve included some of those as […]

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Regional Holiday Activities & Light Displays

December is such a magical time of year. Luckily, there are many ways to celebrate in our area. We’ve compiled a list of some light displays, festivals, events, and activities to check out.  Holiday Light Displays Light Display at Mike Wallace Park This waterfront light display is a hometown favorite right here in Kingston. Every […]

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How to Financially Prepare as a First-Time Home Buyer

While there are many steps in the home-buying process, it’s best to start by reviewing your finances, especially as a first-time home buyer. In fact, you should do this long before you start looking at homes. While diving into your finances can feel daunting, our partner at Penrith Home Loans is here to help. Cherie […]

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Great Home Improvement Products You Can Buy in Kitsap

Kitsap County is home to many wonderful businesses that can help you with interior design, home upgrades, and more. Shopping locally ensures your money supports the local economy. So, we created a list of some great local options to assist with your next home improvement project. Enhance Your Kitchen With These Products If you’re ready […]

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11 New Businesses to Visit in North Kitsap

Want to check out some new local businesses but don’t know where to start? Whether you are a lifetime local or new to the area, we’ve compiled a list of some recently opened businesses in Kingston, Poulsbo, and Bainbridge Island. We’re excited about these new places to grab a bite to eat, enjoy a glass […]

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What to Know When Selling Your Home

Selling your home can be a complex process. Even just thinking of selling may feel overwhelming. But with proper preparation, you can streamline the process to achieve the best possible outcome. Here are some essential insights and tips to help you get started. Setting the Stage for Success Before you put your home on the […]

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Kitsap Market News & Insights

While Kitsap County’s housing market isn’t seeing the intense engagement it saw at the height of the pandemic, it has been heating up this summer. We are seeing a shift toward a more balanced market, but the average home sale price still remains high at $694K, just a 1.6% drop from this same time last […]

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From Coffee to Culture: A Perfect Day in Port Townsend

Nestled on the northeastern tip of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, Port Townsend is a picturesque coastal town that exudes charm. Known for its Victorian architecture, rich maritime history, and natural beauty, “PT” has an array of attractions, and it’s only about an hour from Kingston. Here are some of its must-visit places. Local History Start your […]

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