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2024 Mid-Year Review from Tamara

Hello!  It seems impossible that we are already in mid-July and in the throws of summer weather that we often don’t experience in Seattle. We have had an interesting year so far. The tease and promise of the Federal Reserve lowering the interest rate didn’t happen and mortgage rates were stubborn — staying in the […]

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2023 Year-in-Review

Hello and welcome to 2024!  Last year was an interesting year for Seattle area real estate. Single family residential sales were off due to lack of supply and low demand from buyers.  The number of houses for sale were well below the ten-year average. The interest rates rose and peaked in October, finally coming down […]

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Mid-Year review from Tamara

Hello and welcome to the 2nd half of 2023!  An interesting year for Seattle area real estate. Single family residential sales are off due to lack of supply and tentative demand from buyers. In May for example, new listings were 32% below the ten-year average. The interest rate hikes of 2022 peaked in October and […]

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2022 — Journey to (a new) Normal

Time to celebrate the past year as we prepare for 2023. THANK YOU to all of you who allowed me to accompany you on your journey of purchasing and/or selling your home.  And I also greatly appreciate those of you who referred me clients. It is the greatest compliment to receive referrals of your friends […]

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It’s Been a Year — Bring on 2022!

We may be ready to wave goodbye to 2021 but first here’s a brief look back.  You may have participated in the story of 2021 — single family residential real estate in Seattle and all King County communities saw escalating prices never seen before. During the peak of this frenetic market Buyers struggled to access houses, […]

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A Personal Note from Tamara

As a broker taking care of my clients for three decades, I’ve certainly participated in many milestones from first homes, relocation into and out of the Seattle area, weddings, babies, and estate sales during the loss of a loved one. I am always honored to be part of your lives during such significant moments that […]

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