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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 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 […]
Buying Information Life Planning Seminar Oct 27 Today’s retirees experience longer lifespans than any previous generation. This means retirees are facing new threats stemming from uncovered medical and long-term care expenses. Traditional estate planning doesn’t help retirees prepare for these new and challenging retirement conditions, which may even leave a retiree headed for bankruptcy! If you are one of these retirees or […]
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 — […]
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.
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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 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 […]
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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 […]
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Adventures in Real Estate A New Crystal Ball Tool for Projecting Property Values A tracker for housing-price trends Weiss Residential Research tracks individual houses in most neighborhoods nationwide and attempts to provide buyers and sellers with useful market guidance, showing where the value of a home has been and where it may go. By KENNETH R. HARNEY Syndicated columnist Nation’s Housing WASHINGTON — Homebuyers, sellers, small investors and real-estate […]
Buying Information Prices are Trending Up as Inventory Improves! Read the entire article here: Seattle Times Article
Market Information Home prices dip again in King County Article from the Seattle Times, originally posted on March 5, 2014: The area’s housing market hit a lull in February, with the second consecutive monthly slide in home sales and median prices. Blame the Super Bowl. Or the Winter Olympics. Or Mercury retrograde.   By Sanjay Bhatt Seattle Times business reporter The area’s housing market hit […]
Market Information Thin inventory puts pressure on King County home prices     Thin is an understatement! Check out this article from today's Seattle Times:   Thin inventory puts pressure on King County home prices By Sanjay Bhatt Seattle Times business reporter   Buyers paid a median $410,000 in King County, and $295,000 in Snohomish County     But the median is still below the recent peak […]
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