August – the dog days of summer!
• The month of August is often referred to as the "dog days of summer" but not because of pet pooches.
It has to do with the star Sirius, also known as the dog star, which rose at the same time as sunrise during the month of August in ancient Roman times.
• August 26 is Women’s Equality Day, which celebrates the 1920 ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment and, with it, women’s right to vote in the United States.
The housing market is cooling a bit, but did you know that found that 38 percent of local homebuyers planning to buy within the next 12 months are willing to increase their budget by as much as $100,000 to secure a property?
Check out the article below 38% of Local Homebuyers Will Go $100,000 Over Their Budget.
And, If you are looking for some new places to eat, check out the 13 Seriously Underrated Restaurants in the Seattle Area below…
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Looking forward to speaking with you very soon.
I hope you and your family are having a great summer!