Introducing our new advertiser — Nile Broady of Century 21

We are pleased to introduce you to our newest advertiser Nile Broady of Century 21. He has a refreshing perspective that he shares here. “I’m blessed to do what I love! There’s nothing better than helping people achieve their dreams. It’s such a privilege to meet great people who want to improve their lives. From…



Townhomes proposed for former Cedar Park Christian School – MLT site

More than 50 townhomes will be built on 2.12 acres that formerly housed classrooms and offices of Cedar Park Christian School – Mountlake Terrace if plans for the site get approval from city officials this year. The development proposal, submitted by Mountlake Terrace builder AFCO & Sons, calls for 12 buildings made up of 52…

Sponsor spotlight: Show your home some love

Your home puts up with a lot. It withstands inclement weather, endures the occasional stained carpet, clogged drain or broken window, and it even tolerates the smell of your burnt popcorn. So it deserves a little love once in a while, and there’s no better time to show it than the month of February. You…

Sponsor spotlight: How to hire a professional remodeler

Irons Brothers Construction will be an exhibitor at the Seattle Home Show, the oldest and largest consumer home show in the U.S., from Feb. 15-23 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. For hours, admission fees, parking information and other details, visit www.seattlehomeshow.com. If you have collected photos of your dream kitchen, drafted a general budget, and talked…

Landsverk Quality Homes purchases 1-acre southeast MLT property

Landsverk Quality Homes (LQH) has purchased a nearly 1 acre piece of property on 240th Street Southwest near 46th Avenue West.. The sale price was $750,000 or about $18 per square foot of land, NextMLT reports. The property at 4615 240th St. S.W. contains a three-bedroom, two-bath, 2,342-square-foot single-family home. According to the NextMLT report,…

Sponsor spotlight: Good news! New, higher 2020 limits expand your options

We know that homeownership is one of life’s biggest financial commitments. At Caliber Home Loans, Inc. we want to help you achieve affordable homeownership. Did you know that the limit for conforming home loans increased this year? This limit increase is a good thing, because it expands your home buying options! Tell Me More! The…

NextMLT: Town Center townhome stock to triple in 2020, with 130-plus in the works

Editor’s note: NextMLT published this analysis of the current townhome market in Mountlake Terrace Town Center, plus what is expected in the future. We are reposting it here with permission. Townhomes are an important missing-middle solution to providing a diversity of housing choices. They are a popular choice for those who don’t want the cost…

Sponsor spotlight: Secure your home for the winter cold

While snow or extreme cold may not be a big factor in all parts of the country, those who experience even moderate snow falls or brief cold snaps during the winter know that colder temperatures can take a big toll on your home. Winter weather can also knock out heat, power and other services to…

Transition zone property at 56th and 238th sold, six townhomes being considered

A pre-application site plan has been submitted for a six-townhome project at the southwest corner of 56th Avenue West and 238th Street Southwest, NextMLT reports. The project would be on one 0.18-acre lot in the RS-T Transitional zone. The RS-T zone allows single-family residential, townhomes and parking lots associated with Town Center projects. The proposed…

MLT Mayor Kyoko Matsumoto Wright receives County Realtors 2019 Community Service award

Mountlake Terrace Mayor Kyoko Matsumoto Wright, a broker in the Coldwell Banker Bain of Lynnwood office, has received the Snohomish County Camano Association of Realtors (SCCAR) Community Service award for 2019. The award, presented on Dec. 11, celebrates outstanding contributions of an individual to his or her local community, as well as being an active participant…

Scott Dickinson appointed new principal managing broker for Coldwell Banker Bain South Snohomish offices

Coldwell Banker Bain announced Wednesday that Scott Dickinson has been named principal managing broker of its South Snohomish Lynnwood/Edmonds offices. For the past five years, Dicknson has served as a broker in Coldwell Banker Bain’s Capitol Hill office. A certified luxury specialist, Dickinson “lends his experience and knowledge to his colleagues by instructing courses organization-wide,”…

Cedar Park Christian School property sold to Afco & Sons for $4.3 million

The sale of the Cedar Park Christian School property between 54th Avenue West and 55th Avenue West to Afco & Sons closed recently for $4.3 million, NextMLT reports. This comes out to about $47 per square foot. Afco & Sons has plans to redevelop the site and build 52 townhomes. Afco & Sons is the…

City of MLT offers tips for protecting pipes in freezing weather

Cold, freezing weather can lead to frozen water pipes. Here are some basic tips on how to prevent freezing pipes and what to do if pipes do freeze or burst. For outside plumbing, disconnect garden hoses, and use a molded foam cover, available at hardware stores, to protect the faucet. If your home has a…

Handy Mart property owners purchase Terrace East Apartments amid ongoing litigation

NextMLT reports that the Terrace East Apartments, which wrap around the former Handy Mart property at 44th/228th, has sold to Mountlake 228 LLC. Mountlake 228 LLC purchased the former Handy Mart property in 2017. The ownership group behind Mountlake 228 LLC is currently in the midst of a lawsuit regarding the property, NextMLT says. While…

Sponsor spotlight: Trends from this year’s Remodeled Homes Tour

If you’re planning a future remodel or just curious what current trends are being used in home remodeling, then don’t miss Irons Brothers and 11 other Master Builders Association members at the 2019 Remodeled Homes Tour this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Click here for tickets This event will take place…

Help for Seniors forums in Lynnwood, Shoreline this week

A reminder of two free Help for Seniors forums this week — one in Lynnwood and one in Shoreline. The first is set for 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W.  The second is Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Shoreline Library, 345 N.E. 175th St., with registration starting at…

Land-use permits submitted for 16-unit townhome project on 56th Ave W

Land-use permits have been submitted for a 16-unit townhome project on 56th Avenue West just north of 230th Street Southwest, NextMLT reports. The permit application was submitted just prior to the Town Center update was approved. The prior zoning designation was Town Center District D, the new zoning designation is TC-R or Town Center Reserve….

Developer acquires cul de sac next to MLT light rail station

With an eye for future development after Mountlake Terrace light rail station construction is complete, developer Mill Stream Properties, LLC has purchased all eight properties in the 59th Place West cul de sac and will lease them back to Sound Transit as a temporary parking lot, according to a report in NextMLT. In a Sept….

2019 Evergreen Award winners recognized for exceptional properties

Community members filled the Mountlake Terrace Senior Community Center to recognize exceptional properties across the city Wednesday night at the annual Evergreen Awards Ceremony. Inspired by the City of Everett’s Monte Cristo Awards, the Evergreen Awards began in 2009 to recognize well-kept properties in town and the owners/renters that maintain them. This year, 24 winners…

Cedar Park Townhomes submits land use permit application with improved site plan

Afco & Sons has submitted a preliminary fee simple unit lot subdivision application (the land use permit for townhome developments) for a 52-townhome development on the Cedar Park Christian School property between 55th and 54th Avenues West, NextMLT reports. Afco & Sons is the developer for the Arbor Village and Atlas236 projects at the southeast…

Report: Area housing markets starting to slow down

Puget Sound-area housing markets are starting to slow down, our online news partner The Seattle Times said, based on the monthly report from the Northwest Multiple Listings Service released Monday. Brokers say the new watchword of the housing market, in terms of both sales and prices, is a return to stability. Snohomish County, which was charting…

Scene in MLT: Creekside Church demolition work underway

Crews have begun razing the buildings that had previously served as an elementary school, a medical facility and a series of churches at 7011-226th Pl. S.W. in Mountlake Terrace in preparation for single-family homes to be built on the site. The 9.93 acre site was purchased by BMCH Washington in association with Century Communities, a…