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Living on Puget Sound

Sound advice on buying property, building, or maintaining a home on Puget Sound...

Homesites: safer sites.
Bulkheads: can damage beaches.
Construction: protect your land.
Landscaping: low cost, easy care.
Docks: can block light.
 
 
Landslides: unstable slopes & bluffs.
Floods: lowland hazards.
Checklist: buyer beware.
 
 
Beach Access: paths can erode.
Water Quality: preventing pollution.
Drainage: reduce excess runoff.
Septic System: check your system.
Erosion: understanding land loss.
Weeds: aggressive invaders.
Trees: keeping trees and a view.
 
 
Preservation: saving land & taxes.
Rules: playing by the rules.
Permits: getting help with permits.
 

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