Buying a Home

Aug. 15, 2020

COVID-19 and Low Interest Rates Lead to Demand for Larger Homes

Over the last 5 months, there has been a major shift in our households. Empty nesters who were planning on downsizing are staying put as their adult and college-aged children return home. Many colleges are closed and relying on remote learning. Entry-level jobs are scarce. Many families have invited elderly ...

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June 15, 2018

Our 90-Day Queen Anne Real Estate Snapshot And 5 Tips for Home Buyers

We have good news, bad news, and better news. The good news is that home inventory is up! There are more homes for sale today than there were three months ago. The bad news? Most Queen Anne homes are selling fast and for more than their asking price. OK, this ...

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Dec. 5, 2016

Real Estate Equity Exchanges

house-stairs-fallDoes this real estate challenge sound familiar?

Pat, Chris, and their two-year-old daughter Jade would like to move from their rental home into a single-family residence in their favorite Seattle neighborhood. Chris has a new job just down the street, and Pat has decided to stay home with Jade for ...

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Nov. 3, 2016

Should You Refinance or Buy Now? Yes! Here's Why!

The 2016 presidential election is just 6 days away. This is not a political post; however, I do urge each of you to exercise your privilege (yes, it is a privilege) to vote. Regardless of who wins the election, there will be a new president in the White House. With ...

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Oct. 7, 2016

Why We Love Mid-Century Modern

green-door-oneIf you are shopping for a Mid-Century modern home in Seattle, chances are your search has taken you to West Seattle, Broadview, Magnolia and Olympic Manor. You may be surprised to find that nestled among the bungalows and Tudor style homes of Queen Anne Hill is one of the most ...

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Dec. 12, 2015

Video Camera Sewer Inspection for New Home Buyers

Sewer_PipeYou finally found it; the perfect house in your favorite neighborhood. You love the way the front door welcomes you into the foyer. You imagine raising a family in this house and gathering around the table for holiday meals. Your new home will be a hub for entertaining friends and ...

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