Monthly Archives: April 2012

A personal Professional Development Week takes me to Anaheim April 30 – May 4

I will be traveling with Mountain To Sound Realty Broker Owner Linda McFarlane for a real estate conference in sunny SoCal this week. Besides trying to figure out what to pack and making sure I remember all of my gadget … Continue reading

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It’s Nationwide Open House Weekend and I have a new “smart-not-stupid” listing!

Please drop in to say hi to Sophia and I at 7705 11th Avenue SW in West Seattle. Saturday 11 am – 3 pm and Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm. Townhomes are tricky – there are a lot of … Continue reading

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The personal responsibility that comes with living in a Built Green Certified community

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a “green” community? I live in a Built Green Certified neighborhood which means we get occasional reminders about what that means, personal-responsibility wise. Although I don’t have a … Continue reading

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High Point real estate sobering – no rainbow yet

I’ve just pulled a report for my neighborhood, which has been a perfect micro-climate to observe the dark side of the recession and collapse in real estate in the Seattle area. We personally closed July 27, 2007 on our townhome … Continue reading

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“Buyer Ready” Home Shoppers Have Edge as Brokers Report Rise in Multiple Offers

The following includes information and statistics compiled and reported by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. KIRKLAND, Wash. (April 5, 2012) –The housing market in the Puget Sound region is pointing toward a sustainable recovery, according to several brokers who commented … Continue reading

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“Go Small, Go Green, and Go Home” | The non-trend in new homes

Martha Rose (Martha Rose Construction) has a guest post on the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties Facebook page today, called “A New Normal in the Home Market” Martha is a very creative home builder. I have toured … Continue reading

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