Gabrielle's Blog--SW Washington State

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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?
RECENT BLOG POSTS
New Construction in Auburn, WA - Sonata Hill by Quadrant Homes Each spring I take a hard look at new construction neighborhoods in and around my own Auburn, Washington home. Over the last year or so, this Auburn, WA area has had a shortage of resale properties, other than short sales and bank-own...
04/08/2014
5+ Bedroom Home for Sale near JBLM in Graham, WA in USDA Zero-Down Payment Area LISTING DETAILS 20608 95th Ave Ct E, Graham, WA 98338 Price $279,000  MLS number 612338 Bedrooms 5-6 Bathrooms  3.5 Garage  3-Car Tandem Size  2,985 Square Feet Year Built  2009 (completed in January 2010) Call Gabrie...
04/01/2014
In last week's blog, I wrote a bit about Buyers wanting to buy "Forever Homes." In my area, for many Buyers these are often houses with a bit more land where they can stay forever!  When working with Buyers, it's important to help them really begin to narrow their wants down to those features tha...
03/25/2014
As I continue to work with Buyers in the greater Auburn, King County and Pierce County areas of Washington, I am struck by how often I hear the phrase "We really want to buy our forever home!" In my suburban and slightly rural area south and east of Seattle, I think Buyer wants are changing, espe...
03/18/2014
Preparing Your House for Sale in Auburn, WA ... or Anywhere! As with so many of the good things we want in life, selling a house is just plain hard work. Your house will be examined through a looking glass, so it's critically important that it be well prepared, well priced, and well represented. ...
03/12/2014
  Des Moines, WA in Woodmont-Classic Tri-Level Home on Culdesac for Sale, 4 bedroom This is the home you’ve always wanted — meticulously maintained and first time on the market! The owners worked closely with their builder in 1986 to be sure the house met their careful standards, adding little to...
03/04/2014
Although pre-existing home sales were still in recovery mode over the last couple of years, new construction seemed to take on wings of its own, especially in our south King and Pierce County areas. From experience in working with several buyers of new construction in new communities, I can tell...
02/24/2014
Lakeland Hills in southeast Auburn, WA continues to be an affordable and desirable area, especially for first time homebuyers and folks looking for new(er) housing styles and options. Spanning the King County/Pierce County border, Lakeland Hills in Auburn, WA is a perfect fit for buyers and rente...
01/07/2014
Online vs. Local Mortgage Brokers -- a Realtor(r) Perspective   In a press release yesterday, JD Powers ranked Quicken Loans as #1 with regard to customer satisfaction for home loan purchase and refinance origination. I wonder how they'd rank locally or if this is a national statistic? While we i...
11/15/2013
Front of this Michael's Landing Beauty!   HUGE Price reduction to $285,000, brings this amazing 5+ bedroom home well below new construction prices in the north Graham, South Hill Puyallup area. Completed in January of 2010, this house also feels like new construction in the area. You just can't ...
10/05/2013
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