Greetings from Cowlitz County Title!


We love our office family... 


At Cowlitz County Title Company, our office really is like a family.  We work hard together, and we celebrate together, and at the end of the day, we know we're there for each other.


Celebrating our work anniversaries (Arlene Reynolds just closed out 24 years, pictured at right) is nearly as good as birthday!


This February, remember and celebrate all of the many people we're blessed to get to love -- from your family at home, to your family at work!


Happy Valentine's Day! 


- Bianca Lemmons


Dare to discipline... yourself!


woman-laptop-sepia.jpg With a little perspective, we realize that every choice we make throughout the day is determining the direction of our lives.  Are you ready to make the hard choices to get to the place you desire?  Read here for more... 


10 Reasons to Buy a Brand New Home


brick-house-yard.jpg If you're on the fence about shopping regular home inventory or building your own, read this article.  It might help you make up your mind.


MBA Statistics
Rates and Trends


The Mortgage Bankers Association application statistics can be an interesting picture of what's going on in the real estate market.   Click here to read more  on the most recent mortgage application survey. 


Happy Birthday to You! 


February 1:  Dawn Lovingfoss, Twin City Bank
February 3:  Clinton Scherping, RE/MAX Premier Group
February 4:  Kerry Kuling, The Kuling Group
February 4:  Alissa Johnson, FFCU
February 7:  Liesel Filkowski, CB Bain
February 8:  Judy Flaskerud, CB Bain
February 8:  Jane Pruitt-Darr, C-21 RE Lund
February 10:  Val Tinney, CB Bain
February 11:  Deanna Murphy, Hometown Bank
February 12:  JoAnn Crayne, Windermere
February 13:  Sharon Leppert, RE/MAX Premier
February 15:  Rod Snyder, Red Canoe CU
February 16:  Dusti Carlough, John L. Scott
February 20:  Kathy Thompson, Kathy & Steve Real Estate
February 21:  Susanne Frerichs, Red Canoe CU
February 23:  Dina, Twin City Bank
February 25:  Greg Wilson, Hometown Bank
February 27:  Penny Tilton, RE/MAX Premier Group
February 28:  LeeRoy Parcel, Cascade Title
Upcoming Events
TRCS Presents "An Evening with Joel Manby" - Friday, February 21st, 7:00 p.m., Columbia Theatre, Tickets $8 are available at
Come see "Undercover Boss" and CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment describe how the principles of love have changed his workplace and made a dynamic difference in the lives of his employees.


CEDC logo Cowlitz Economic Development Commission Annual Meeting - Thursday, February 27th, Cowlitz EXPO Center, Please join us for the CEDC Annual Meeting.  Our Keynote Speaker will be the CEO of NW Innovation Works, Vee Godley to discuss the proposed $1.8 billion methanol project at the Port of Kalama.  Click here to register. 



 Lecture by J.R. Martin, author of "Selling U.S. Out" - Tuesday, March 4th, Wollenberg Auditorium, Martin speaks on the root cause of the decline in U.S. manufacturing, and discusses what can be done to rebuild our economy.  Don't miss this excellent speaker.  Click here for printable flyer. 

Recent Building Permits


Click here to view the Building Permit records for our area.


"Treating someone with love regardless of how you feel about that person is a very powerful principle.  It can make us great spouses, great parents, and great friends. Great leaders too."
- Joel Manby, Love Works

     We apologize, but we have been informed that the
NWMLS website will no longer be updating their public page with the monthly
MLS stats, therefore we are no longer able to provide the information within
our newsletter at this time.

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