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MARKET UPDATE: CAPITOL HILL – AUGUST 2015

If you haven’t believed the chatter about Seattle real estate heavily favoring sellers, check out this statistic: This is incredible! We saw 20% less inventory come on the market this August than we did last year but buyer demand drove almost 20% more sales – which means homes that are priced appropriately are selling, and selling ...

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MARKET UPDATE: CAPITOL HILL – July 2015

Time is once again proving to be on the side of sellers. Real estate in the Central Seattle area, which includes neighborhoods like Capitol Hill, Montlake, Madison Park, Eastlake and Beacon Hill, continues to be hot – with the number of homes for sale in July down an impressive 33.8% over the same month in 2014 but the number of homes ...

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Our Top 7 Listings of 2015 (So Far)

It is always interesting to see which of our listings generate the most website traffic so as we quickly approach the start of the 4th quarter, we thought we’d share our 7 Top Performing listings of the year thus far. Here’s how they ranked: #7. 2452 55th Ave SW   #6. 8238 2nd Ave NE   #5. 352 NE 53rd St   #4. 2700 ...

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Broadmoor, Madison Park, WA Park Stats

Home Sales April to June 2015 Keeping up on real estate trends in your neighborhood can be extremely useful, especially if you are thinking about selling or refinancing. Below you’ll find an overview of all single family homes that sold between April and June 2015 in Broadmoor, Madison Park, and Washington Park. Want more information ...

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Capitol Hill Market Activity

Home Sales May – June 2015 Keeping up on real estate trends in your neighborhood can be extremely useful, especially if you are thinking about selling or refinancing. Below you’ll find an overview of all single family homes and townhouses that sold between May 1 and June 30, 2015 in the Capitol Hill and Arboretum neighborhoods. If ...

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Resale vs. New Construction Homes

Recent statistics in the local media about home prices in King County indicate that the median home price  in King County has reached $500,000 – a 10.3% increase over the last peak of $481,000 which occurred in July 2007. We’re also seeing an increase in the amount of new construction (if you haven’t noticed all those ...

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MARKET UPDATE: CAPITOL HILL – MAY 2015

It’s time to take another dive into Capitol Hill area real estate trends! The sales data is in for NWMLS Area 390 (which includes Capitol Hill area neighborhoods like Madison Park, Madrona, Broadmoor, Montlake, Eastlake and Beacon Hill) for May 2015 and we continue to see some pretty impressive statistics. Compared to May 2014, May 2015 saw ...

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Capitol Hill & Arboretum

Home Sales March to April 2015 Keeping up on real estate trends in your neighborhood can be extremely useful, especially if you are thinking about selling or refinancing. Below you’ll find an overview of all single family homes and townhouses that sold between March 1 and April 30, 2015 in Capitol Hill and Arboretum. If you are interested ...

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Testing for Lead Based Paint

We recently had some clients who decided to have a home they were purchasing tested for lead based paint as part of their home inspection (if you don’t know the dangers of lead in your home, read this). The family has a 4 year old plus a baby on the way and with plans to take on some remodeling work, they wanted to make sure they knew ...

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Market Update: Capitol Hill – March 2015

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you know that the Seattle real estate market is on fire – which is great for sellers but proving to be increasingly difficult for buyers. As a city, home prices in Seattle soared 19 percent over last March to $535,000. So what are we seeing in the trenches of our neighborhood? Let’s dig ...

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