Category: Real Estate News

Uniquely Capitol Hill with Income Potential!

Uniquely Capitol Hill with Income Potential!

Our newest listing in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood will be a definite hit if you love early 1900’s Craftsman-style homes – or income properties! This stately home was renovated when the current owner purchased the property, yet many of the original characteristics, like built-ins, French doors, and crown molding were ...

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3927 S. Edmunds St – Columbia City

3927 S. Edmunds St – Columbia City

This new construction home in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood is unique and unsuspecting. Careful attention was given to ensure the home has an intelligent flow throughout and all of the square footage has been maximized. Our favorite room in the house is the separate rec room / bonus room, which is accessed from a breezeway ...

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2017 Economic and Housing Forecast

Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, recently completed his national economic forecast which details his predictions for the 2017 economy and housing market. Check it out below: If you have any questions about the information provided here or are curious how national trends will impact us on a local level, give us a call at ...

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1116 N. 33rd St – Renton

1116 N. 33rd St – Renton

We just listed this JayMarc built home in Lower Kennydale and we  just can’t get enough of the generous rooms and contemporary touches throughout. Stop by our open house this Sunday, January 22 between 1pm and 4pm to see it in person or call our office at 206.331.3960 to arrange a personal tour. See more property details here>>

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Metro Seattle Stats November 2016

Metro Seattle Stats November 2016

As we near the end of the year, we thought we’d take a step back to the macro level and look at market trends in Metro Seattle as a whole instead of honing in on just the Capitol Hill neighborhood. October was, once again, a seller’s market – which comes as no surprise. The number of homes available for sale last month was ...

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Client Review: Ravenna Craftsman

Client Review: Ravenna Craftsman

“Larry and his team are the absolute best! We enlisted Wilcynski to help us prepare and sell our Ravenna bungalow and could not be more impressed by the service we received. The results speak for themselves: our house had 9 offers, and sold in 8 days for 33% over an already aggressive asking price. We had lots of well meaning friends ...

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Capitol Hill Stats June 2016

Capitol Hill Stats June 2016

Kind of hard to believe that we are already half way through July but here we are. Seattle’s real estate market has been increasingly robust however some would argue that the frenzied pace may feel like it is slowing just a touch. We actually saw 7.1% MORE homes come on the market in June this year than we saw in June of 2015, which was ...

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Use Caution When Wiring Funds

Only wire money after verifying wire instructions with a known phone number. Be extremely cautious of emailed wire instructions. Criminals are hacking into the email accounts of real estate brokers, escrow agents, mortgage brokers, title companies and others involved in real estate transactions and duping buyers and sellers into sending funds ...

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Pre-Inspections – Who Should Do Them?

The competitive housing market in Seattle is heavily favoring sellers and there are many different strategies being employed in an attempt to maximize a sellers’ final sales price. One of the things that we’re starting to see more often are pre-inspections conducted by the seller instead of the buyer. Which way is better? First, let us ...

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Capitol Hill Real Estate

If you’re looking to call Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood home, here’s a quick update on sales activity in the area: There were 69 homes available for sale at the end of November, which was down 34.3% over the previous month and down 22.5% from the previous year. 55 transactions closed during the month which was down ...

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