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I wrote Keys to Home Buying Happiness and listed 5 points that I thought would help a buyer navigate the market.  In this expansion I’m going to talk about understanding Market Trends.Which direction is the Real Estate Market going now that you’re involved?  Is it a buyer’s, seller’s or balanced ...
06/18/2016
This picture goes back to my childhood, processed in May of 1969.  My family gathered for every holiday.  We’d eat, laugh, joke and play cards.  We had multiple generations gather, my great grandfather at times, Great Aunts, Uncles first, second & third cousins. We didn’t always know how we were ...
06/15/2016
It was 2001 and like many newly licensed agents, I was going to teach this industry how it was done. I had years of previous sales careers and had for the most part, been successful.  I jumped in with both feet and was off to a pretty fast start with buyers when I had an opportunity for my first ...
06/15/2016
We’re in a very competitive market in the Northwest. In the past 3 years we’ve received multiple offers on the vast majority of our listings and had to compete for my buyers to be successful.  One day recently, while showing a buyer a home she loved, I commented about the seller's staging.  It wa...
06/12/2016
I wrote Keys to Home Buying Happiness and listed 5 points that I thought would help a buyer navigate the market.  The first key is Setting Realistic Expectations.We are all guilty of wanting a little bit more than what we can comfortably afford. It’s human nature to think we might be able to get ...
06/10/2016
Advertising is a big racket.  Billions of dollars are spent trying to get our attention to pick up the phone, log into this site and walk into that office.  The words chosen are not accidents; they are studied, tested and proven to be effective.  It’s call prose, or verse or slogans.  I have frie...
06/08/2016
I recently wrote Keys to Home Buying Happiness and listed 5 points that I thought would help a buyer navigate the market.  In this expansion of that post, I’m going to talk about Using Top Professionals.Buying a home is a huge investment, but not just of money. You will be investing your days, ni...
06/06/2016
Having deer in my yard is nothing new. I could probably see some everyday.  What I enjoy is the transformations through the year. This spike, a young buck was probably here before as a fawn, but now that he's grown a bit, his velvet covered antler's are evident.  I can't wait to see him again in ...
06/01/2016
Spacious home with open floor plan on a happy cul-de-sac, backing to the neighborhood park. Vaulted ceilings, A/C, 4 car garage, Theater Room and a garden you’ll have to see to believe. Minutes to 405 for easy commuting but tucked away down a quiet street. You’ll enjoy entertaining and building m...
05/26/2016
Last night as I was about to turn off the 11:00 news and go to bed, they teased a story I had to stay up for.  Spencer Rascoff, CEO of Zillow, sold his home well below the Zestimate. The home was originally listed for $1,138,900 but the Zestimate at the time valued the home at $1,740,405 accordin...
05/24/2016
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