KIRKLAND, Washington (December 6, 2017) – “Normal seasonal slowdowns” are reported by some real estate leaders with Northwest Multiple Listing Service, but other brokers say this holiday season is still drawing crowds at open houses along with competitive bidding in some neighborhoods.
Accepted Deals Outpace New Listing Again
Inventory Levels Continue To Tighten
Home Values Continue to Escalate “Up 10.8%”
Both inventory and pending sales dipped to their lowest levels since April, while prices still increased by double-digits in most of the 23 counties served by Northwest MLS.
MLS members reported 8,304 pending sales of single family homes and condos, a slight (1.6 percent) gain over the year-ago figure of 8,173. Last month’s mutually
Tim has been a licensed realtor since 2012. He has previously worked in education and healthcare. Tim is a graduate of the University of Texas and San Francisco University. He has two children and enjoys golf and fly fishing.
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The most important ingredient is your goal for buying or selling your home. That’s why I learn all I can about you and your objectives. Then I go to work at my greatest passion: creating or finding that ideal match where place, personality, and price all come together.
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Immaculate Vistancia beauty has been updated with new interior and exterior paint, wainscoting, new carpet and tile in the upstairs bathrooms. The well appointed, large kitchen features stainless steel appliances including double ovens. Stepping into the backyard, you will discover city lights and mountain views. The privacy that this cul-de-sac home offers is rare and the substantial backyard also features a sparkling pool with a spa. This floor plan seamlessly flows with the master on the main floor that features a large walk-in closet and has access to the patio. The master bathroom is well appointed with split sinks, separate shower and a jetted tub. Upstairs
Great 3 bedroom 2 bath home in sought-after Phoenix location. Convenient and close to freeways, schools & shopping. Hard to find large diving pool. Updated interior including kitchen upgrades with solid surface Corion sink and counter tops, ceiling fans in every room and solid surface floors in all the right places. This home is turn key - move in ready.
As the year is coming to an end, you are still thinking whether to buy this year or wait for next year. You know you want a house, just making up your mind is difficult. Here are some thoughts that could help you decide:
1. Tax savings You can take deductions for mortgage interest, property taxes, and interest cost if you close by December 31. In the early years of your loan when you're paying off a lot of interest, these deductions can be significant.
2. Motivated sellers Sellers who are looking at buying another home are highly motivated and want to take the benefit of tax savings on their next home purchase. Just yesterday my clients and I were able to negotiate such a deal where the sellers accepted a lower bid. Even if you are not able to get the…
"Cascade Team! I am excited to start my real estate career with your company I was immediately drawn by both the positivity and drive to help agents succeed. I was born and raised in the Seattle area, graduated from Willamette University majoring in business and psychology, and am now proud to be a Lieutenant with the City of Seattle Fire Department currently serving Lake City and Wedgewood out of Station 40. My family includes my wife Kimberly who is a second grade teacher at John Hay Elementary in Queen Anne, daughter Makena age 9, and son Andrew Jilong age 5. We have lived in the Magnolia neighborhood the past 10 years and I am excited to bring my past experience of building construction and
Real estate professionals are a brave bunch. You walk into unfamiliar homes every day, prepared to deal with whatever lurks inside. Hopefully, the scariest thing you find is a seller’s outdated sense of style. But some properties have more insidious issues that staging can’t fix.
No strangers to haunted houses, many practitioners have real-life horror stories of dealing with creepy, ghostly circumstances in the course of their daily work. With Halloween around the corner, REALTOR® Magazine asked its readers to share their most frightening experiences in the field. From paranormal occurrences during showings to apparitions in listing photos, read on ... if you dare.
High end remodel in desirable Preston - Hardwood floors greet you at the entry and extend throughout the main level along with crown molding and wainscoting. Chef's dream kitchen with custom cabinets, quartz countertops, high end stainless steel appliances, island, and walk in pantry. Spacious master suite with walk in closet and bath attached. Main floor features the original claw foot tub which adds to the charm of this home. Mudroom with storage round out the main floor. Upstairs find 2 nice sized bedrooms. Spacious deck overlooking the backyard is a great place to relax or entertain. Close to Issaquah, 1-90 and parks. Award winning Issaquah Schools!
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