Category: How’s the Market?

Seattle is Still the Hottest Housing Market

Seattle is Still the Hottest Housing Market

According to this article posted on Business Insider, Seattle is still far and away the Nation’s hottest housing market, with home prices increasing an average of 13.5% over the last 12 months – which is much higher than the National average of a 5.9% increase. And while this is not exactly news to most of us who own property in ...

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The Cost of New Construction

The Cost of New Construction

In this new video, Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, explains why there isn’t more home building taking place to help satiate buyer demand. His three main reasons boil down to the cost of land, labor, and material costs – which make it expensive to build a home. In response, our Acquisitions Broker, Dan ...

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Sign Up for Our Weekly Updates

If you aren’t already signed up to receive weekly updates from our team, what are you waiting for?! These emails include all of our new listings, pending sales and closed transactions; plus the occasional market update. We never share our subscriber information and you’ll only receive one email from us a week. Register below and ...

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August Sets Another Record

August Sets Another Record

An article by Mike Rosenberg posted on SeattleTimes.com, titled “King County home prices surge 18 percent, most on record for this time of year“, suggests that Seattle’s housing market didn’t experience the typical summer slow down we tend to see in August. The median price of single-family homes in King County ...

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Sold in Bothell

Sold in Bothell

We cannot be more excited for our first-time home buyers who just closed on this great split-level home in Bothell. The home has 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms plus a spacious yard that backs up to a public park – which is most certainly the highlight for the couple’s energetic dog! Our team took the time to explain current market ...

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How to Achieve Balance in Today’s Market

How to Achieve Balance in Today’s Market

In this new video from Matthew Gardner, Windermere’s Chief Economist, he explains why we are experiencing low inventory in markets like Seattle and how the market can re-balance itself. (Hint: It involves building more homes.) If you have any questions about the information provided here, or are thinking about selling your Seattle home, ...

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Seattle Sellers Enjoying a Significant ROI

Seattle Sellers Enjoying a Significant ROI

A new article published by GeekWire.com yesterday showcases data from Zillow suggesting that Seattle sellers who lived in their home for 9 years and and sold in 2016 enjoyed an average return of 53.1% (or $185,000) on their investment. Seattle sellers are in good company on this list, with homeowners in Oakland and Portland seeing even higher ...

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Just Sold in Seward Park

Just Sold in Seward Park

We just closed the sale of our listing in Seward Park at 8304 Seward Park Ave S for $699,000 – a 4 bedroom home that our sellers had meticulously updated throughout. The home was just over 2,100 square feet of living space with a coveted attached two-car garage, sitting a block from Pritchard Beach and a mile from Link Light Rail. Our ...

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Seattle Home Prices Continue to Climb

Seattle Home Prices Continue to Climb

If you’re a home buyer in the Seattle real estate market, you know first-hand how competitive it can be and have witnessed prices increase over the last year (or more). And as if you needed any additional proof highlighting that phenomenon,  an article at SeattlePI.com yesterday highlights the newest report from Standard & ...

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Love mid-century modern homes? You have to see this.

Love mid-century modern homes? You have to see this.

We just listed this mid-century split level home in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood and we just can’t get enough of the vintage details. Walking through the home feels a bit like a treasure hunt so if you happen to stop by our open house this Sunday, February 26 between 1pm and 4pm, be on the lookout for the gold horseshoe ...

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