• "Halloween" is short for "Hallows' Eve"  which was the evening before All Hallows' Day celebrated on November 1.
  • Ireland is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween.
  • The word "witch" comes from the Old English wicce, meaning "wise woman." In fact, wiccan were highly respected people at one time. According to popular belief, witches held one of their two main meetings on Halloween night.   
  • According to Irish legend, Jack O'Lanterns are named after a stingy man named Jack who, because he tricked the devil several times, was forbidden entrance into both heaven and hell.  He was condemned to wander the Earth, waving his lantern to lead people away from their paths.
  • According to tradition, if a person wears his or her clothes…

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$289,000 - 9009 Avondale Rd Ne, Redmond

   Bedrooms: 2
   Bathrooms: 2
   Sq. Footage: 1,094
   Year Built: 1987
   Garage Spaces: 1
   Type: Townhouse / Condo
   MLS® Number: 865134
OFFERED BY: PROPERTY DESCRIPTION:
  Diego J. Vitelli
Managing Broker/Property Manager
206.529.7728
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Ground floor end unit condo in highly sought after Pointe East Condominium Homes complex. Convenient and easy freeway access to Microsoft and all local amenities. Each area provides its own unique inviting space for entertainment or quiet retreat…

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$398,000 - 5914 149th Place SW, Edmonds

   Bedrooms: 3
   Bathrooms: 1.75
   Sq. Footage: 1,464
   Year Built: 1967
   Garage Spaces: 2
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 864974
OFFERED BY: PROPERTY DESCRIPTION:
  Shannon Woodcock
Real Estate Broker
206.484.5330
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Picture Perfect Rambler in Excellent Edmonds Location Close to Everything! Complete remodel: New roof, updated windows, gorgeously refinished hardwoods + new flooring, 100% NEW kitchen--quartz & stainless appls, new baths, new driveway, new paint inside & out.…

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Please join the Terror At Trossachs team this Saturday for some fun on Halloween Night, October 31st from 6:00 until 8:30.

The Haunted Graveyard “Terror At Trossachs” will feature several good scares, live actors in costume and animatronic characters full of mischif…. With FULL size candy bars as a reward at the end for those brave enough to make it to the front door!

There is no charge for the event and it’s open to all ages (Though there are some pretty intense scares so little ones should be ready).

Canned goods are gladly accepted if you would like to donate. All donations will go to NW Harvest. While we celebrate being scared on this night, there is nothing more scary than being hungry and your donations are greatly appreciated. Several…

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haunted-house

Who believes in ghosts, anyway? But then again, there you are: alone, in the dim, waning hours of night, listening to that odd, undefinable rustling, whimpering noise right outside your bedroom window, and—wait a minute! Is that noise coming from inside the house?

IT’S INSIDE THE HOUSE! 

OK, well let’s just say that anyone can have their doubts.

And there are some places that just lend themselves naturally to ghost sightings and big-time scares. The sites of major, high body-count battlegrounds, for example. Or cities festooned with large, ancient cemeteries, or perhaps those with an abandoned mental asylum or two. So who you gonna call to separate the vaguely creepy from the downright haunted? The Cascade Team, that’s who!

Our fearless…

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39. Sammamish, Washington

39. Sammamish, Washington

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Population: 47,766

Great Schools score: 8 

With an official motto of "Building Community Together," the city of Sammamish in King County, Washington, is as friendly as it gets. The unemployment rate is a low 5%, the median household income is $143,919, and, according to Forbes, the city's crime rate is approximately 90% lower than the national average.   

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Beaver Lake

Castle Pines

Avg. Price $926,361

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The Crossings

Heritage Hill

Inglewood

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Getting a mortgage isn't just about whether you can qualify. It's also about whether you can work well with your loan officer, making the process smoother and easier for both of you. Ideal customers are not only financially well-positioned, they're also knowledgeable, realistic and cooperative. Conversely, no matter how qualified you are to get a mortgage, your loan might never close if you ignore instructions and treat your mortgage lender like a misbehaving puppy.

Some people get it. Some don't. You don't have to have perfect credit or super-high income to qualify. It's really more about the attitude than just your finances. The number one reason loans don't close on time is because of a non-cooperative borrower. One of my Lender's asked a…

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www.TerrorAtTrossachs.com

We asked Real Estate Brokers and Agents from around the country for there best "Spooky Real Estate Experiences", but we didn’t want such great stories to disappear like ghosts in the night. So, in preparation for Halloween, we thought you might like to read through some of these narratives. Here are a few that sent tingles down our spines (lightly edited for style, grammar, and length).

I had a home on the market that was built in the late 1700s. The seller was putting his mom’s former home on the market, and it was vacant. Every Monday morning, I noticed a drip line running from the countertop across the fireplace to a doorway in the kitchen. I cleaned it up about three times. Finally, I called someone in to take a…

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$550,000 - 7122 Curtis Dr SE, Snoqualmie

   Bedrooms: 3
   Bathrooms: 2.5
   Sq. Footage: 2,380
   Year Built: 2001
   Garage Spaces: 2
   Type: Residential
   MLS® Number: 862993
OFFERED BY: PROPERTY DESCRIPTION:
  Tonya Eliason
Real Estate Broker
425.831.5721
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For details contact Tonya Eliason at 425.831.5721. Location, Location, Location!!! Stunning 2380sf home backs to the trail & bog. Just a quick stroll to CVES, YMCA, park & stores/restaurants. Easement for side yard offers full use and right to maintain - it's like…

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$470,000 - 21233 SE 42nd Pl, Issaquah

   Bedrooms: 3
   Bathrooms: 2.25
   Sq. Footage: 1,473
   Year Built: 2002
   Garage Spaces: 2
   Type: Townhouse / Condo
   MLS® Number: 862883
OFFERED BY: PROPERTY DESCRIPTION:
  Diego J. Vitelli
Managing Broker/Property Manager
206.529.7728
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For details contact Diego J Vitelli at 206.529.7728. An absolutely Impressive Peregrine Pt end unit townhouse that has it ALL.! No surface left untouched with custom cherry cabinets throughout to provide that often forgotten needed space in…

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