August 2011

There are 24 blog entries for August 2011.

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 Priced at $300,000

Bedrooms:  3 Bathrooms:  2
Home Size:  1,611 sq.ft. Garage:  2
Lot Size:  1,612 sq.ft. Community:  Issaquah Highlands
County:  King Property Type:  Single Family Detached
Year Built:  2005 MLS Number:  261826

Property Description

Delightful end unit townhome in the heart of the Issaquah Highlands. Desirable great room concept with large living and dining areas open to the kitchen. Beautiful bamboo floors throughout the main floor. Chefs kitchen with stainless steel appliances and tile backsplash. The 2nd floor has a large master suite and master bath with high end vessel sinks. 2 more large bedrooms and full bath upstairs. Home has covered back deck with views to Black Nugget park. 2 car tandem garage close to I

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Jared Tadiqe has an extensive construction background which often comes in handy when helping clients buy and sell homes.  Jared and his family reside in the View Ridge neighborhood of Seattle. He will be working out of the Ballard office managed by Krista Mehr.

Jared@TheCascadeTeam.com

 

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bankofamerica-web_400     Pre-Qualify HERE   By DEREK KRAVITZ mortgage rates have fallen to record or near-record lows. That's good news for the few who can afford to buy a home or are able to refinance. But the rates have done little to lift the ailing housing market.

Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.32 percent this week from 4.39 percent. The 30-year loan hit a record low of 4.17 percent in mid-November.

The average rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage, a popular refinancing option, fell to a record low of 3.50 percent, from last week's record rate of 3.54 percent.

Mortgage rates tend to track the yield on the 10-year Treasury note. A weakening U.S. economy has led many investors to shift money

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Priced at $250,000

Bedrooms:  3 Bathrooms:  2
Home Size:  2,150 sq.ft. Garage:  2
Lot Size:  9,600 sq.ft. Community:  Riverbend
County:  King Property Type:  Single Family Detached
Year Built:  1978 MLS Number:  261594

Property Description

Gorgeous 2150 square foot home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a beautiful, peaceful setting. Immaculate condition, welcoming entry, bath off master, spacious kitchen, office/den, huge bonus/rec room, dining room, living room, laundry room, skylights throughout and a gorgeous setting. What more can you ask! 2 car garage plus a shop room. Stunning landscaping, sprinklers, fenced yard, large back deck and a brick patio - perfect for BBQ's. Community park, lake river access. This home has

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Priced at $525,000

Bedrooms:  3 Bathrooms:  2
Home Size:  1,620 sq.ft. Garage:  2
Lot Size:  2,754 sq.ft. Community:  Bellevue
County:  King Property Type:  Single Family Detached
Year Built:  1979 MLS Number:  261156

Property Description

Do not miss this one of a kind view home in the coveted Hideaway community. This 3 bedroom,2 bath home has 2 master suites, one of each floor. The 1st floor has an open floor plan with a cozy living room and fireplace that has views of Lake Sammamish and the Cascades, and remodeled open kitchen with granite counters & stainless steel appliances, and dining area. Both master bedrooms look onto the lush greenbelt. 3rd bedroom or office also has lake views. Home has rare RV or boat parking and

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Priced at $283,000

Bedrooms:  3 Bathrooms:  2
Home Size:  1,540 sq.ft. Garage:  1
Lot Size:  1,827 sq.ft. Community:  Issaquah Highlands
County:  King Property Type:  Single Family Detached
Year Built:  2005 MLS Number:  261113

Property Description

Wonderful townhome opportunity in the desirable Issaquah Highlands. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is light and bright an offers many upgrades with engineered hardwood floors throughout the main floor, and a nicely updated kitchen with granite slab counters and a unique stainless steel island that offers you extra counter space and comes with its own built-in wine cooler as well. The upstairs is roomy with the master bedroom with his and hers organized closets and 2 good sized bedrooms.

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As of August 10th, 2011, five new Queen Anne homes came on the market last week, with an average list price of $722,090.  There are currently 96 Queen Anne homes for sale, at an average selling price of $1,162,657 and average days on market of 106.  There are currently no short sale or bank owned homes in Queen Anne.

Next, we want to looking at pending homes.  There are currently 13 homes in Queen Anne at "pending inspection", with an average price of $843,658 at 147 days on market.  This is Queen Anne real estate that is currently under contract and going through the home inspection process.  Next we look at Queen Anne homes that are "pending", at an average price of $970,822, with an average days on market of 152.  With some of the lower priced

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This week we are going to examine the Vintage area homes in Sammamish.  As of August 10th, 2011, there are 17 homes for sale and 2 condos in the Vintage area.  These Sammamish homes have an average price of $568,574, while the average price for a condo is $114,975, with an average days on market of 128.  There are currently four Vintage short sales and zerp bank owned homes in this area.

Next, lets take a look at the pending real estate in the Sammamish Vintage neighborhood.  There are two primary classifications of pending properties, the first being "pending inspection".  There are currently 5 homes in Vintage & Renaissance Ridge at pending inspection, at an average of $455,170 and 29 days on market.  Next, we have 4 homes sitting at "pending", with

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 Priced at $219,950

Bedrooms:  2 Bathrooms:  1.75
Home Size:  1,194 sq.ft. Garage:  2
Community:  Klahanie County:  King
Property Type:  Condo or Townhouse Year Built:  1990
MLS Number:  260390

Property Description

Great opportunity to own a one level two bedroom condo in Barclay Square in Klahanie. Large backyard with private patio and beautiful landscaping. Interior includes gas fireplace, hardwood floors, granite counter tops, extra storage in garage and laundry. Klahanie amenities include trails, pools and security.

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As of August 9th, 2011, the median price for a single family residential home in Carlsbad fell to $699,995, with an average of 127 active days on the Carlsbad real estate market.  In addition, there were 51% of the active MLS listings that had price reductions, just slightly less than last week, showing a continued pressure on home prices.  While Carlsbad homes for sale action has been essentially flat, and there doesn't seem to be a strong pull on home prices in either direction, both the 90 day and 7 day averages are showing a downward trend.  Based on this market action, housing inventory appears static, with currently active MLS listings sitting at 15935 total residential & condo properties available on the San Diego MLS.  

Carlsbad homebuyers still

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