Category: Just for Fun

Spring has Sprung…Finally!

Spring has Sprung…Finally!

No, this isn’t a real estate related post but after what has felt like weeks upon weeks (upon weeks) of rain and cool temps, we think it’s time to celebrate this week’s forecast of sun and 70-degree temps! According to an article at SeattleTimes.com, Seattle has only had a streak of 3 or more days of 70 degree plus weather in ...

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Poquitos Opens in Bothell

Poquitos Opens in Bothell

Capitol Hill favorite, Poquitos, has opened a second location in Bothell, near the McMenamin’s Anderson School. According to an article in the Puget Sound Business Journal, James Weimann, one of the co-owners, commented “As we were seeing Seattleites moving south and north to cities like Bothell the last several years, we felt those ...

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I Scream, You Scream…

I Scream, You Scream…

Get ready Seattle…Portland’s ice creamery, Salt & Straw, is opening not one, but TWO locations in our thriving metropolis! The Ballard location (located at 5420 Ballard Ave Northwest) opens in 2 days on February 9th, 2018 and the Capitol Hill location (at 711 East Pike St) will start serving on February 16th. I don’t know ...

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Meet Kristina!

Meet Kristina!

  Our Buyer Specialist, Kristina Acosta, is hyper-focused on helping our resale buyer clients find and purchase their perfect Seattle home. If you haven’t had a chance to meet her in person, we’d be happy to make an introduction (because you really ought to get to know her!) but in the meantime, here are some fun facts:   ...

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Salary Needs in Seattle

Salary Needs in Seattle

According to an article in the Puget Sound Business Journal, Median home prices have increased across every major metro area in the nation (with the exception of Hartford, Connecticut), and nearly 70 percent of those markets saw home prices increase by 5 percent or more. With home prices going up, the salary needed to purchase property has ...

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Rain Couldn’t Stop Us!

Rain Couldn’t Stop Us!

The rain tried to put a damper on our fun at the 2nd Annual Montlake Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning but it was no match for our team or the Montlake community! The Wilcynski Partners team was out bright and early serving hot coffee, cocoa, and cider to race participants and donuts to the 60+ race volunteers. Then, we laced up our ...

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Home Buying Tips from Pros

Home Buying Tips from Pros

Professional football players, that is. Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman and Bobby Wagner offer some home-buying tips to some San Francisco 49ers fans in this video from Zillow. We would not recommend eating snacks found in a seller’s home though (ha!) If you are looking to get started with your own home search and are in need of our ...

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Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run

Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run

Our team is excited to be a sponsor of the 2nd Annual Montlake Community Club Turkey Trot 5K and Kids Run, benefiting the University District Food Bank. Here are the details you need to know: Event Day/Time Thursday, November 23 – 5K race starts at 9:30am – Kids Run starts at 10:30am Course The 5K starts at E Lynn St & 25th Ave ...

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Tiny Living

Tiny Living

With the increase in home and rent prices, it might be easy for some to see the appeal of “tiny living” but many tiny home owners are actually finding it difficult to find a place to permanently park their 300 square foot dwelling. According to this article in the New York Times, written by Lisa Prevost, zoning issues in more ...

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Seattle Attracts More Tech Companies

Seattle Attracts More Tech Companies

Nat Levy at GeekWire.com just published an article titled “More than 100 out-of-town tech companies set up shop in Seattle region, doubling in less than 3 years“. Because of the incredible amount of talent in the area, Seattle has become the Nation’s second best tech market behind San Francisco, with a 33% increase since 2011 ...

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