We have moved to better survive in this down market. Our specialty areas include Montreux a unique residential area of high end homes in Issaquah.
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OK, so the winter weather and the doldrums of Seattle's dreary March real estate market, collectively told me to "get out of town". Now I am not without work obligations and you can always use these days to sharpen your game by catching up on the latest method or technology. So rather than go t...
Because of the slower real estate market I have taken up a "limited" property management venture. I have no intention on managing big developments but helping individual home renters is more my style. Recently I was referred to a young, single woman who had just purchased a 4 BR home for the pur...
This is it. This is the weekend for the annual Tastin N Racin, limited hydro races on Lake Sammamish, Issaquah, WA. For the third year Realty Executives of Issaquah has supported this event and will have a booth at the event. This year the weather promises to be great. We have been experiencing...
Are you living through a short sale? Representing the Seller? It takes a ton of patience and skill to weather the endurance race mistakenly called a "short sale". There is nothing short about it. My experience began with a listing that was inherited from a agent who had promised a Seller to pe...
Man, it is tough out there...I just closed the hardest transaction (listing) ever. I had a willing and motivated seller and we dropped the sale price by $100K to make the market. Bang! Two offers in as many days. We snagged a qualified Buyer and set for a 30 day close. Then came the inspection...
According to Real Estats: YTD Residential sales in King County were off 44% or $8 billion Residential transactions were off 44% to 16,002 Commercial Volume was off 69% to $2 billion Average residential home price: $498,008 Unchanged Average $/sq. ft for homes sold ws $282.16 (all sales) off 6% M...
The original Montreux is a Swiss town located in the SW corner of the country near Lake Geneva. The name must be considered "cool" because when "googled" you come up with many hits on the name and different locations around the U.S. that have taken the name. The most recent popularity of the Sw...
Man it is tough out there...I had a three offers on my listing in 2 days, and one was a great profile: close in 17 days, great employment record and money in the bank. He turned out to be a nightmare Buyer. He left town and went back to his latin american home in the middle of the deal. He was ...
Marty Nelson and Bob Peterson, owners of Realty Executives of Issaquah announce that they have moved their office to reside within the offices of Realty Executives Professionals, 2370 130th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA.