Is Seattle Becoming the New San Francisco?

The number of homes worth at least $1 million has tripled in the last four years across the Seattle metro area. In fact the median price for a single-family home sold in Seattle last month reached $637,250, which is up from $425,000 four years prior, according to the Northwest […]

Keeping Consistently Clean & Tidy in Your New Home

Worried about inviting guests over because of Fido? Pet owners know that [wo]man’s best friend comes with all the love and mess of sharing your life with a furry friend. This can sometimes include …odors. Uh, wet dog, anyone? And what if you want to entertain for friends & family? Whether your digs are big […]

The Seattle Rental Market Blues

Is renting your current digs giving you the renter’s blues? As a past or present Seattle renter, you’ve probably thought to yourself, at one point or another, “What a waste it is to throw my money into something I don’t own.” Whether it be updates, decor for a small space or even just the rent […]

Don’t Be a Stranger in Your Community

Have you been craving some more community involvement or some new friends here in Seattle? Feeling like an outsider in your own neighborhood can be intimidating whether you are new to the area or thinking of branching out. You might be moving from a close knit community into an undiscovered one, leaving you feeling down […]

Tough Housing Markets: Where Does Seattle Land?

Who’s to blame for the high prices and slim pickings? It’s always easier to blame the price hikes and lack of inventory in the Seattle area on Washington outsiders but if you look at the overall real estate market, you’ll see the real crux. The Seattle Times recently compared different regions with the tightest housing markets throughout […]

500 Bags Project – A great success!

We had a great time during our annual event to help some of the most vulnerable people in Seattle, those without a place to all home. We named it the 500 Bags Project this year. Who knows, maybe it will be 5000 Bags next year! We are so thankful to have received some great media […]

Rising Prices in Seattle’s Competitive Housing Market

Don’t panic…Be knowledgeable about your market! If you are hoping to start off the New Year with a Seattle home purchase, make sure to do your research. With rising mortgage rates and still record low numbers of listings available, our market is as competitive than ever before. The region was just ranked as the housing market with […]

Summertime and the livin’s easy

Summertime and the livin’s easy… Nothing is better than summertime in Seattle, sitting with your closest friends and family at a local outdoor concert. Thankfully, Seattle Times came out with an outdoor concert calendar so that you can make this dream come true. If outdoor concerts aren’t typically your jam, check out events12.com, they post […]

4 Reasons to Buy Before Winter!

It’s that time of year! The seasons are changing and many are thinking about making a move. Those on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don’t have to look far to  find four great reasons* to consider buying a home now, rather than waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to RiseThe bottom in home […]

The Importance of Pricing Strategy

Crazy sellers market right? Tempted to price just a smidge higher? Let’s talk about the importance of strategic pricing… In this sellers market, many sellers are wanting to see just how high they can push their list price. The conversation goes something like this, “because my neighbors put their house on the market for $400,000 […]