Adventures in Real Estate

Adventures in Real Estate Year-to-Date 2021 Activity The year 2021 has been a dramatic story with sales of single family residential real estate in Seattle and all King County communities off to a blazing start.  During the peak of this frenetic market Buyers struggled to access houses and submit offers on the deadlines and “early offers” became a common tactic.  The condominium […]
Adventures in Real Estate A Look Back at 2020 The year 2020 will be seared into our memories forever.  Seattle-area real estate sales were off to a blazing start and then our lives took a dramatic turn with the declaration of the pandemic.  I know all of you will have stories to tell about how these past nine months have changed and challenged you. […]
Adventures in Real Estate A Look at 2020 So Far… The year 2020 will be seared into our memories forever.  Seattle-area real estate sales were off to a blazing start and then our lives took a dramatic turn with the declaration of a pandemic and the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. I know all of you will have stories to tell about how these past […]
Adventures in Real Estate A Look Back at 2019 As we prepare to start a new decade, I wish to acknowledge and thank all of my wonderful clients and friends for your continuous stream of business, referrals, friendship and support. I am honored to help my clients with such important transitions in their life. The 2019 real estate market delivered great variety from fast-paced, […]
Adventures in Real Estate Hats, Scarves, Gloves and Socks Drive Windermere is in its fourth season of helping #TackleHomelessness with the Seattle Seahawks! Each year, as part of that campaign, Windermere hosts a “We’ve Got You Covered” winter drive for a local non-profit. This year, we are collecting warm winter gear for our new non-profit partner, Mary’s Place, an organization that provides safe, inclusive shelter […]
Adventures in Real Estate A Look Back at 2018 The 2018 real estate market delivered fast-paced, frenetic behavior and outcomes in the first five months of the year and then we witnessed a slow down with inventory increasing, multiple offers subsiding and buyers seizing opportunities not experienced in several years. The trends were unpredictable due to many factors including interest rate and stock market […]
Adventures in Real Estate 2018 Five Star Professional Award The 2018 Five Star Professional award winners have recently been anounced. I am proud to be recognized for professional excellence and providing quality services. Most importantly, I am very grateful to my clients. Thank you!  Each year, the Five Star Professional research team contacts thousands of recent homebuyers, consumers and industry leaders to identify Seattle-area real estate […]
Adventures in Real Estate Year-to-Date 2018…My Clients’ Sales and Purchases The first half of 2018 has been fast-paced with frenetic behavior and outcomes.  However, by the end of May, we started to see a mild slow down with inventory increasing and in some cases multiple offers subsided.  The trends are unpredictable due to many factors including interest rate and stock market volitility, political actions — […]
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Adventures in Real Estate Thinking of Remodeling? 5 questions to consider I just read the Seattle Times article, “5 questions to ask before starting your next home-improvement project and I think you might enjoy it, too. You can read the full article here: https://www.seattletimes.com/explore/nwhomes/5-questions-to-ask-before-starting-your-next-home-improvement-project/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=article_left_1.1&_native  
Adventures in Real Estate New home-price highs: $777,000 in Seattle Home-sales data from February show median home prices smashed records in Seattle and the Eastside. Hopeful buyers won’t have much luck elsewhere as median home prices grew at least 15% in every Puget Sound county. Read the full Seattle Times article here.
Adventures in Real Estate A Look Back at 2017…My Clients’ Sales and Purchases 2017 was an exciting, fast-paced and sometimes exhausting year, with year-over-year appreciation in the Seattle metro market climbing to over 14%.  THANK YOU to all of my wonderful clients, friends and family for your continuous stream of business, referrals and support.  I appreciate the loyalty of my Sellers who allowed me to assist them, and […]
Adventures in Real Estate Before and After – The value of Property Preparation when Selling The condition of floors after removing carpet & padding…  Meet Samy, project manager of dirty work. Sanded, stained and sealed by Paiges Floors.  This and fresh coat of paint made a huge difference.
Adventures in Real Estate Revised Interest Rates Predictions – Rates Reversed Course! To start the year, housing experts all agreed on one thing: 2017 was going to be the year we would see mortgage interest rates begin to rise. After years of historically low rates, and an improving economy, the question wasn’t if they would increase but instead how much they would increase. Some thought we could […]
Adventures in Real Estate A Look Back at 2016 — My Clients’ Sales and Purchases 2016 was a year to remember. The market was swift and year-over-year appreciation in the metro market climbed to over 10%. THANK YOU to all of my wonderful clients and friends for your continuous stream of business, referrals and support. It was an exciting and sometimes exhausting year, and I look forward to what 2017 […]
Adventures in Real Estate A Look Back at My Clients’ Purchases and Sales in 2015! We are off to a swift start in the real estate market for 2016 but I can't help but pause to look back at the past year in amazement. Thank you to all of my wonderful clients, friends and family for your continuous stream of referrals and support. It is because of you that 2015 […]
Adventures in Real Estate Earth Day 2K15 Today is Earth Day, and instead of simply suggesting things you can do to help conserve our lovely planet, we're going to do our best to guilt you into doing them. Here are the three easiest ways to do your part Save Energy Turn off the lights whenever you leave a room. What’s the point of […]
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Adventures in Real Estate No Matter What the Groundhod Says…You Should Sell Before Spring       Is spring closer than we think? Depending on which Groundhog you witnessed today, you may have less time than you think to get your home on the market before the busy spring season. Many sellers feel that the spring is the best time to place their home on the market as buyer […]
Adventures in Real Estate 2014 — A Look Back As I eagerly gear up for what 2015 has in store, I can't help but look back at the past year in amazement. Thank you to all of my wonderful clients, friends and family for your continuous stream of referrals and support. It is because of you that 2014 was such a success and I […]