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Welcome to Maple Valley, WA

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Welcome to Maple Valley Washington, a bedroom community approximately 20 miles South East of Seattle. The good life means different things to different people. Whether it’s skiing and snowboarding…horseback riding on miles of trails… swimming and boating…… biking along the Cedar River Trail…stopping to watch the spawning salmon…or just spending time with family and friends in a rural atmosphere… the Maple Valley community has a lot to offer!   Real Estate in Maple Valley The Maple Valley housing market is comprised predominantly of single family homes in a variety of…

New Annual Holiday Event This Year!

Maple Valley’s annual tree lighting event is being moved this year from Lake Wilderness Lodge to 4 Corners (Hwy 169 & Kent-Kangley). This is a far more easily accessed spot for the growing community, not to mention great visibility for thousands of daily travelers to enjoy the tree throughout the year! (The live tree will be planted in the SE corner of the plaza, at least that’s the plan). With a new location comes a new name too! The annual ceremony will now be called Maple Valley Hometown Holidays. After…

Maple Valley Short Sales Continue to Decline

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It’s hard to believe it has been 8 years since the collapse of the real estate market. In Maple Valley, that switch went of in July 2007. As the market continued to decline, many home owners, having lost value, found themselves up-side down in a negative equity position….a fancy way for saying they owed more on the mortgage than their house was worth. The number of Short Sales in the Tahoma School District peaked in 2012 and has steadily declined as the market has continued to rebound. Year to Date…

Lake Wilderness Elementary to Get New Digs

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Lake Wilderness Elementary School, which has for decades been one of the largest Elementary schools (population) in the State of Washington, has received Board approval for a long over due (my opinion) new facility. If you’ve been on that stretch of Witte Road at the start or end of the school day, you know what a congested mess it is with cars trying to get in and out of the semi-circle lot. The new plan will locate a new school farther off Witte, back where the ball-fields are and the…

Just Sold! Cherokee Bay Split Level | 26577 222nd Ave SE, Maple Valley 98038

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Just Sold in Cherokee Bay, this lovely remodeled Mid-Entry has a new owner! Congratulations to the new buyers on their savvy purchase of this 4 Bedroom, 1.75 Bath home within the Tahoma School District. Sales price $310,000 If you’re in the market to purchase a home within the Tahoma School District, you can start your home search here If you’re interested in what your Maple Valley home is worth in today’s market conditions, find out online, here