Tag: seattle real estate

  • Need a neighborhood expert for real estate? I’ve got you covered!

    Need a neighborhood expert for real estate? I’ve got you covered!

    Although I specialize in West Seattle real estate, I help clients buy and sell properties all around the Greater Seattle area: as far north as Everett, as far south as Tacoma, and on the Eastside as well.  To ensure that I can provide you with expertise concerning neighborhoods outside of West Seattle, I have gathered…

  • How’s the Seattle Market in December 2016?

    We are still firmly situated in a sellers’ market. New (appropriately priced) listings typically sell in less than two weeks. Many receive multiple offers that push the price above asking. That being said, we are seeing a surprising number of homes stay on the market long enough to require price reductions. Why? Although it is…

  • Winter “Do’s & Don’ts” for Homeowners

    Winter “Do’s & Don’ts” for Homeowners

    For all the perks of home ownership, property maintenance is a never-ending job, and each season brings its own list of special chores. Here are a few winter tasks to keep in mind. DO: Invest in outdoor faucet protectors. Many styles cost less than $2  and are easy to install. Without these covers, cold air can enter…

  • Multiple offers from a home seller’s POV

    If you haven’t sold your home recently, you might be interested to hear a bit about what that experience is like in the current Seattle market. Once a home has been prepped for sale — which takes very little work in such a strong seller’s market — the agent and homeowner agree on a list price…

  • A bubble or a balloon?

    As home prices continue to escalate at a mind-boggling rate, the big question among real estate professionals these days is whether or not this constitutes another bubble. Leading economists seem united in their response that it is not. Their reasoning has to do with governmental safe guards that have been put in place to further…

  • How hot is the Seattle real estate market?

      Here’s a story that will illustrate how quickly homes sell in the Seattle area right now. My clients, N & E, called me on January 6th to discuss the possibility of selling their North Beacon Hill home in order to buy a new one that better met their changing needs. After identifying and completing…