Posts tagged Real Estate
Fall City: A Tale of Two Homes

Every once in a while, you’re privileged to work on a particularly special transaction. Recently, I was able to represent a family who sold their 1929 Craftsman home in beautiful Fall City, Washington.

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Waterfront Report 2018/2019

Summer is just around the corner and with that, comes waterfront season. RSIR has released a comprehensive analysis of 15 months of waterfront sales, from January 2018 through March 2019.

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Using Data to Produce Better Results in Luxury Real Estate

Real estate has been — and will always be — an industry that requires a personal touch. This human interaction will persistently be a critical component in the success of a sale. But as technology advances, the best agents will capitalize on data available to them to inform their decisions and use this as a tool to leverage properties.

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9 Design Trends of 2019

Spring is always a wonderful season for change. Many homeowners find this an ideal time to redecorate or renovate their home. Maybe it’s been awhile since you’ve made any updates or you feel recently inspired. Either way, I have a list you must read of 9 design trends that are taking over 2019.

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Amazon Ends Search for HQ2 with Selection of Two New Corporate-Headquarter Cities

It’s been over a year since Amazon first announced it was expanding into a second headquarters location and now the wait is finally over. The list of finalists announced in January has been narrowed down to not one, but two locations: Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in Virginia. As The Wall Street Journal reports, the e-commerce giant has indicated they’ll split operations evenly between the two locations, “with as many as 25,000 employees in each” area.

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New Quarterly Market Report Details State of Seattle and Eastside Real Estate

As droves of people flock to Seattle and the Eastside, local real estate continues to sizzle while showing some hints of cooling down. Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty’s latest market report details 2018’s third quarter trends for these two fast-growing regions.

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Housing Inventory in King County

Within the past few years, the inventory of housing for sale in western Washington has done a 180, returning to degrees of shortage not seen since the year 2005. The low housing inventory is most visible in the Greater Seattle area of King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties. Since January 2015, this region of central Puget Sound has remained a seller’s market. Housing inventories remained below four months for nearly the entire year.

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Tax Moves to Make Before 2018

The New Year brings new beginnings, and with President Trump expected to sign the new tax reform bill any day, it may pay off to prepare for 2018 by making a few tax moves today. As a recent Seattle Times article outlines, there are a few simple moves you can make now, that will help your tax future. Many of the sweeping changes to the individual tax code will “kick in on Jan. 1, and there are steps you could take in the coming days to maximize new advantages and minimize the potential hit from other changes.”

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Kirkland Named One of 2017's Great Places in America

Kirkland, known as The Little City That Could, was recently recognized as one of the 2017 Great Places in America from the American Planning Association. Since their redesign to include updates to the “corridor’s aging sidewalks and water main,” the city aims to create a pedestrian friendly community.

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