Seattle WA Real Estate

Nov. 27, 2019

American Standard: The History of a Seattle Cover Band

It all started with a school auction, one song, and a creative spark. This year, our band, American Standard, is celebrating our 12th year. Those of you who read my blog and my newsletters know that being in this band is an important part of my life. It has offered ...

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June 6, 2019

How to Hire a Real Estate Agent

10 Questions You Should Ask (and the correct answers)

Buying and selling a home is an emotional time. Not only is your house most likely your greatest asset, but it is a place of gathering and memory making. Before listing your home with any agent or broker, here are some ...

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April 12, 2019

Raising Backyard Chickens in Seattle

Seattle ChickensIf you go for a walk in any Seattle neighborhood, you will likely notice a chicken coop or two behind fences, inside yards, or right out in the front yard. Twenty years ago, this would have been an unusual sight indeed, but in this age of learning about food as ...

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Sept. 14, 2018

Queen Anne 1926 Residence History

The charming home at 2610 – 1st Avenue North was built in 1926 by W. M. Wagner, a boutique builder who is known to have built several other lovely homes on Queen Anne Hill. But the real stories rest on the shoulders of the people who lived in the ...

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Sept. 7, 2018

1924 - 11th West House History

Walking through this darling Tudor home at 1924 - 11th Avenue West, one can only imagine what it must have been like nearly 88 years ago when this beautiful home was built. Who purchased this home after completion? What did they do for a living? What brought them to Seattle ...

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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. 27, 2017

Down Payment Help (When You Don’t Have a Rich Uncle)

“Seattle housing prices are skyrocketing!” How many times did you hear this comment over the holidays? And how many friends or relatives added, “I just don’t see how anyone can afford a home in Seattle”? While prices are trending upward, we look this week at a creative financing solution ...

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Nov. 3, 2017

Modern Northwest Oasis on Queen Anne Hill

Modern Northwest 2017 construction in-city oasis on coveted Queen Anne Hill (click here to see the full listing!). With just over 4,800 square feet of contemporary luxury living, you will know that you have come home as you walk through the custom front door complete with iron and rain ...

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April 20, 2017

Early Life on Queen Anne

3021-13th-Ave-WestThe house at 3021 13th West (click here to see this listing) may be new construction but the property is rather unique; there have only been four owners and the first owner lived in the home for 71 years.

Glen Haven Tibbets and his wife Della Phoebe ventured west to ...

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June 3, 2016

7 Reasons to Attend Open Houses

OpenHouseI love open houses. There are so many good reasons to attend them, so our team made a list of the top 7 reasons we think YOU should attend open houses, even if you aren’t looking for a new home! So after Sunday brunch this weekend, put on your walking ...

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