Seattle Suburbs Real Estate: Brier Homes For Sale: We have some great Brier homes for sale right now, but Brier in general has some cool properties at very good prices. Brier is a Seattle suburb which happens to be quite convenient to all directions of commuting. On top of that all the best shopping and […]

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Bellevue Neighborhoods: Relocating for Microsoft? The three areas I really like in Bellevue for the close proximity to Microsoft are Overlake, Lake Hills, and what we also just call Microsoft because it is so close – Microsoft is a huge part of the local economy and there are always people relocating to be here because […]

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Seattle suburb real estate and gas savings? Is she serious? Here is why I think this is a good idea: Seattle suburbs offering the most gas savings bang for your buck and also good schools, houses, neighborhoods? Lynnwood, WA houses, Mountlake Terrace houses, Brier houses – these are all conveniently located right in that intersection […]

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I love the green building going on around Seattle – I actually am working on my ECO Broker designation and love looking around at all of the different variations of “building green” going on in houses, townhomes, and condos. Most of the builders who claim to be green builders are completely legitimate with well thought […]

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I I haven’t always been one of those Realtors who is hot on new construction. The plain truth is that in a stronger Seattle real estate market new construction wasn’t always the best deal. In fact, Seattle buyers who insisted on new construction usually paid a premium for it. There simply was not much in […]

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Short sales are popping up more and more across the Seattle area. Buyers need to be aware of whether not a potential property is a short sale because the offer process is quite different. Here is the NWMLS definition of a short sale: “A “Short Sale” is a sale that does not produce sufficient funds […]

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Seattle real estate has softened, but we certainly are not “in the tank” as I read another broker put it. Instead, the 2008 market is very different, and those who are used to the easy flow of the past few years need to step up to a different ball field. This includes all parties to […]

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Seattle, down payments are back! This is how our parents and grandparents bought a house, and now having a down payment is a must when it comes to qualifying for a good loan! But where to find the money? Well, the first thing you should do is talk to a good Seattle lender – find […]

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