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Just Listed in Capitol Hill

We just listed these two fantastic townhomes on Capitol Hill and they show beautifully! The owner (who also happens to be the builder) refinished all the ash hardwoods throughout, replaced all the carpets and refreshed the paint in both homes. Stop by the open house this Sunday, October 12th from 1pm to 4pm and check them out. You can also ...

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Seattle Real Estate Update – August 2014

Arboretum: Arboretum only had 1 closing in August and for the second month in a row, no new listings hit the market. This means that buyers with this specific neighborhood search criteria are likely chomping at the bit for a home to hit the market! If you have started thinking about selling, check your home’s value using the widget above ...

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Market Update: Capitol Hill – August 2014

Capitol Hill was hot, hot, hot in August! And we don’t just mean temperature wise. Real estate sales in Capitol Hill were up 58.3% over the same period last year and up 20% over July 2014 with 18 units sold . Additionally, 19 units went under contract making months of inventory available based on closed sales a very low 0.8. Translation: ...

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Cost vs. Value Report 2014

Remodeling magazine publishes a Cost vs. Value report each year to help give homeowners an idea how much return they can expect to receive on their home update investments. Considering making some updates? Check out the report here or use the widget below>  

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Windermere vs. Redfin Agents

Spotted this interested comparison in our Twitter feed the other day and thought it was worth a share. If you are considering using a Redfin agent to buy a home in metro-Seattle, you may end up paying too much. Get in touch with our team if you’re interested in learning how our unique approach to real estate can save you time and money. ...

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Real Estate Update: Seattle – July 2014

Arboretum: The average sales price of single family homes in Arboretum in July was $735,000, down slightly from what the neighborhood saw in June. However there are currently ZERO listings in Arboretum for sale which means if you are interested in selling, now may be the time to do it! Broadmoor: In July the average price per square footage of ...

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Market Update: Capitol Hill – July 2014

The average price per square foot of July home sales in Capitol Hill was at its highest dollar amount in well over 2 years at $400. This is a whopping 15.7% increase over sales in June and up a total of 26.8% over the previous year. The ratio of sales price to sellers’ asking price was up as well, with sellers receiving, on average offers at ...

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Love Grey? Live at Escala

If you were excited about the release of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” trailer last month, perhaps owning one of the units at the now-famed Escala tower is right up your alley. According to this article on International Business Times, condo sales in the building have soared by more than 75 percent over the past 4 years. However, with a ...

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Buying a home? When to talk to a lender.

If you are thinking about buying a home, it is absolutely critical, especially in our highly competitive Seattle market, to get pre-approved for a loan before making that first offer. When you find yourself in a multiple offer situation as so many buyers these days do, you want to make sure that you are positioning yourself as the strongest ...

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