Gabrielle's Blog--SW Washington State

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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Realty South - WA State: 75600
This little blog contains my thoughts on the business of real estate, a place to showcase homes for my special clients (YOU!), and a wonderful place to hear your thoughts on ... well, whatever! Come join in, won't you?
This Country-style home located within the city limits of Auburn, WA (just barely) is conveniently located within minutes of Highway 18, bringing easy commuting to Seattle, Tacoma, and the Eastside (Issaquah, Bellevue, etc.) into focus. You can have horses. And chickens. And goats. Or maybe Alpac...
I've long been a fan of infographics and, with the advice of Anita Clark here on ActiveRain, decided to tackle this daunting (well, for me anyway) task of creating a market report in this format. Thank you, Anita, for your help and suggestions!   Now to business: Lakeland Hills is one of my favor...
It is possible to buy a house with less than a 20% down payment. One of the most frequent and often biggest hurdles when assisting potential home buyers is their lack of a 20% down payment, combined with their desire or need to keep their payment as low as possible. Typically their credit scores...
  13319 SE 295th Street, Auburn, WA 98092   Thinking of a new home for the holidays and forever? There's plenty of time to purchase this wonderful home prior to the holidays. It's vacant, ready and waiting just for you! A Country Lifestyle awaits on your own 5-acre mini-farm! Plant a huge garden...
   13319 SE 295th Street, Auburn WA 98092 $330,000 Five acres, 1,900 square feet, a huge shop and a barn make this solidly built home and property a real find for someone wanting to raise a few chickens, horses, or maybe even an alpaca or two. On the market for the very first time since the famil...
According to the 2012 census, median income in Auburn is just under $50k. And yet, quick research on our MLS illustrates the current median sold price for Auburn homes thus far in 2014 is $276,755!! (good grief!) An absolutely fascinating blog post that compares housing affordability by zip code ...
See, there was this spider. One of those big hairy things ... wood spiders that we get so commonly here in the Pacific Northwest this time of year. They begin coming in when the weather starts to get cool. They're not particularly dangerous, but they are startling. As I sat down to work this morn...
  Filled with extras, this gorgeous home offers a comfortable lifestyle—all the expected formal and private spaces, plus an incredible kitchen with both a true butler’s and food storage pantry outfitted with an extra freezer and refrigerator. In addition to the family room with gas fireplace, th...
  Rare Resale Rambler Townhouse at The Lakes in Kent, WA There weren't many rambler units built throughout the entire The Lakes community in Kent. They don't come up for sale often and, when they do, they tend to sell quickly, especially when they're as beautiful as this one. Updated and meticulo...
Just listed at $165,000 what could be the perfect investment property -- perfect for someone willing to bring the home back to a shiny prime, that is. Sometimes circumstances just get the best of an owner, providing an amazing opportunity for someone else looking for an investment property (think...

Gabrielle Nemes

206.300.8421, S King & Pierce County RE Advocate
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