Staging Your Seattle Area Home

Staging Your Seattle Area Home Excellent home preparation, staging, and photography are crucial when it comes to getting the absolute highest sales price for your Seattle or Eastside home.  Here’s how we help you in  ... Click Title to Read More

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Seattle Area Seasonal Real Estate Trends – Fall 2014

Seattle Area Seasonal Real Estate Trends – Fall 2014

When is the best time to sell or buy a home in the Seattle area?  These graphs show typical seasonal real estate market trends for houses in King County, WA.  You might be surprised to find out that summer is not usually the ‘hottest’ time of the year for our housing market, even though many […]

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King County Real Estate Trends Spring 2014

King County Real Estate Trends Spring 2014

Housing inventory in Seattle and on the Eastside is still very low and buyer demand is high, leading to frequent multiple offers and price escalations for homes that have been appropriately marketed.  The following charts show the most recent market trends for single family homes in King County for March 2014. The increase in the […]

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February 2014 Seattle Area Real Estate Market Trends

February 2014 Seattle Area Real Estate Market Trends

The February 2014 Seattle and Eastside housing market data show continued year-to-year price gains.  Here are the numbers for Seattle, the Eastside, and Snohomish County.  Some of these year-to-year gains are affected by significant month-to-month price fluctuations, so comparing 3-month averages often gives us a better feel for price trends. Call, Text, or Email Us […]

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Home Staging Photos

Video: Home Staging Before and After Photos

Video: Home Staging Before and After Photos

Here’s a video we made showing some before and after home staging photos of a property we listed this year. The home had a lot of great features that just needed context and color to make more apparent. While this home was vacant, we frequently work with our client’s current furniture when the home is […]

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Staging Example – Greenbrier Multi-Level

Staging Example – Greenbrier Multi-Level

This vacant home in the Greenbrier neighborhood of Redmond sold for $617,000 after 6 days on market, more than $67K over list price. Prior to listing it we worked with the sellers on a plan for preparing the home for sale, providing contractor recommendations and advice on color choices, exterior landscaping, and interior paint. Mike […]

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Staging Example – Redmond 2-Story

Staging Example – Redmond 2-Story

This vacant Redmond home sold for $614,500 after 5 days on market, nearly $30K over list price.  Prior to listing it we worked with the sellers on a plan for preparing the home for sale, providing contractor recommendations and advice on color choices.  We then staged the vacant home with a combination of our items […]

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Seattle Housing Market Trends

Seattle Area Seasonal Real Estate Trends – Fall 2014 When is the best time to sell or buy a home in the Seattle area?  These graphs show typical seasonal real estate market trends for houses in King County, WA.  You might be surprised ... Click Title to Read More

Buyer and Seller Tips

How to Shop for a Mortgage

How to Shop for a Mortgage

Getting the best home mortgage loan when you buy a home in the Seattle area is an important part of making a smart investment in a great home. It’s crucial to find a lender who can offer you a good loan package, and who can come through with what they promise on time. Here are […]

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The Value of Correctly Pricing Your Home

The Value of Correctly Pricing Your Home

When we work with Seattle and Eastside home sellers to price a home before it gets listed, our goal is to price at a point that will generate the absolute highest net return for the seller. At a time when the housing market is gaining strength quickly, sellers may benefit the most by pricing at […]

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Get a Free Home Valuation

Get a Free Home Valuation

To receive a detailed estimate of your home’s current market value, please fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you promptly.  If you would just like to contact us about a general selling question, please use our online contact form.

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Monthly Newsletter

Newsletter – Is This Problem Lurking In Your Home?

Newsletter – Is This Problem Lurking In Your Home?

Did you know that attic mold is a very common problem in real estate transactions?  Even new and very well maintained homes can have ventilation problems that result in too much moisture in the attic.  Here are some tips on how to keep this from becoming a problem in your home, how to recognize warning […]

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Newsletter – Credit Score Myths and Loan Qualifying Tips

Newsletter – Credit Score Myths and Loan Qualifying Tips

Maintaining good credit is not always the simplest process, and there’s a fair amount of misleading information out there.  July’s newsletter debunks some myths about credit scores and provides links that are helpful regardless of whether or not you’re shopping for a loan right now. (Note:  In the ‘Wild Side’ section, the person running the […]

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Seattle and Eastside Community Events July 2014

Seattle and Eastside Community Events July 2014

Click below to see a list of fun Seattle-area community events in June 2014. Seattle and Eastside Community Events July 2014 Related PostsNewsletter – The Best Home Projects for 2014 (Feb 16, 2014) Seattle and Eastside Community Events Feb. 2014 (Jan 31, 2014) Newsletter – Popular Kitchen Design Trends for 2014 (Jan 28, 2014)

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Resources

New Providers on Our Resource List

New Providers on Our Resource List

We’ve just updated our Seattle and Eastside homeowner resource list with a few new providers, here they are: Carpet Cleaners: Revive Carpet Cleaning  (425) 222-6037   www.revivecarpetcleaners.com  – They do primarily the Eastside. Crawl Space Cleanup: RGS Crawl Space Insulation  (425) 319-3029  www.rgscrawlspace.com They recently did a great job for us on a difficult crawl space […]

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Our Recommended Seattle Area Resources

Our Recommended Seattle Area Resources

A list of the Seattle and Eastside contractors we recommend.   All have either been used by us or our clients, or came recommended by colleagues.  We recommend the best people we know, however please use your best judgment.  You can verify current licensing status here.  We’d love to hear your feedback if you use anyone […]

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Seattle Area Property Research Links

Seattle Area Property Research Links

A quick and easy list of links to help you research property in Seattle, the Eastside, and throughout King and Snohomish Counties. Property and Tax Records – King County Property and Tax Records – Snohomish County   Property Research Links – King County Property Research Links – Seattle Property Research Links – Snohomish County   […]

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