Category: Washington Park

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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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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Judkins Park Townhouse Receives 10 Offers

Judkins Park Townhouse Receives 10 Offers

One of the funnest parts of listing a home is getting to witness buyer excitement about the property first hand and hearing feedback from buyers and agents alike. We knew that this 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom townhouse (built in 2003) in the Judkins area of Seattle was going to be well received and the market did not disappoint! Not only did every ...

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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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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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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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Seattle’s Best School Districts

Seattle’s Best School Districts

Niche.com has released its list of top-rated school districts in the Seattle area for the 2017-2018 school year. The rankings are determined by analyzing data from the U.S. Department of Education which included state test scores, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, parent and student surveys, and more. You can read more about how their rankings ...

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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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