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How’s the Market? Q2 Real Estate Review

Jul 13, 2021

Buyers found no relief as our region’s extreme sellers’ market continued skyward. Strong home buyer demand simply outpaced the number of available properties for sale. Fierce competition drove prices up 15% in Seattle and a staggering 38% on the Eastside as compared to Q2 of 2020. While COVID played a […]

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Thinking About Buying a Second or Vacation Home?

Jun 15, 2021

Here are a few tips to make sure it’s worthwhile… These days, having your own home away from home is a compelling concept. There are many clear benefits including being able to use your home how you wish, decorate to your taste, and include your furry friends in your time […]

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Thank You for Helping Us Support Eastside Baby Corner!

May 21, 2021

UPDATE—Our Drive Made a Difference for EBC! We want to thank all of our clients, friends and family who pitched in to raise items and funds for the Eastside Baby Corner. In addition to your generous donations, our agents and owners personally donated a total of $7,772 along with hundreds […]

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Free Paper Shredding on Saturday, May 22nd

May 10, 2021

Want to do some spring cleaning and score a doughnut at the same time? I’ve got your back. Haul those old bank statements, embarrassing photos, and other sensitive documents to my office parking lot on Saturday, May 22nd…you can enjoy a Top Pot doughnut and the satisfaction of watching your […]

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How’s the Market? Q1 Real Estate Review…

Apr 14, 2021

An extreme sellers’ market, driven by too few homes for sale and incredibly low mortgage interest rates, led to the most aggressive multiple offer bidding wars we have experienced in our region. There are simply dozens of buyers for nearly every home that comes to market. To be competitive, most […]

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The Four Phases of Remodeling

The Four Phases of Remodeling

Mar 11, 2021

As with anything in life, a remodeling project can come with its ups and downs. Certain phases seem to go a mile a minute, while others feel like they’ve lasted a lifetime and a half, all while it looks as though nothing is being completed. Fear not—this is pretty typical. […]

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2021 Home Trends

Feb 10, 2021

Ready for a fresh start in 2021? With home still the place to be, refreshing your indoor and outdoor living spaces can make a big difference in your everyday life. The stresses and challenges of 2020 have influenced the trends of 2021 with a turn toward comfort, nostalgia and independent […]

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Year in Review for Seattle/Eastside

How Did Seattle Real Estate Fare in 2020?

Jan 12, 2021

Our local real estate market overcame all odds in the surreal and tumultuous year laid at our doorstep. Despite many economic woes, home sellers were the big winners in 2020 as too few homes for sale could not keep up with increased buyer demand, leading to the most aggressive multiple […]

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Q3 Market Update for Seattle/Eastside

Q3 2020 Reports: Market Update

Oct 20, 2020

  The volume of Q3 transactions made up for Q2’s fewer sales and then some. Truth be told, the market could have absorbed twice the number of transactions, if only there were more homes on the market to sell. Too few homes for sale is the defining character of the […]

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