Sam DeBord

Real Estate Agent - -Coldwell Banker Danforth
Seattle Real Estate - Seattle homes, condos, waterfront, and houseboats.
I wrote a piece for recently on the new issue of zombie titles and the way they're affecting distressed homeowners.   It's just another chapter in the sad string of problems in the foreclosure process. In short, a zombie title exists when a homeowner leaves their home before the forec...
There's an interesting phenomenon happening in the real estate buying cycle.  Now that most of the country is five to seven years out from its real estate peak, and most major cities are actually into the upswing of home prices, distressed homeowners of yesteryear are becoming the home buyers of ...
Sales of waterfront homes in Mercer Island were up more than 43 percent in 2012, another statistic supporting the overall luxury real estate market's strength in the Puget Sound region.  There were 43 waterfront Mercer Island homessold this past year, up from 30 waterfront homes in 2011. The wate...
The Seattle real estate market has certainly had a good year.  Home sales in 2012 were up up significantly, prices have been rising, and distressed properties are on the decline. While there is plenty of good news, some folks writing about Seattle may still be riding a New Year's Eve champagne bu...
-Sign the petition to protect Seattle houseboats from wasteful regulation now - Seattle's Department of Planning and Development has been in the process of changing regulations to limit the number of houseboats in Seattle for some time now.  Repeated reviews by the Lake Union community have creat...
Indian Summer, the world-class golf course located in Southeast Olympia, and its surrounding neighborhood had a significant number of home sales in 2012.  The gated community enjoys a quiet atmosphere and a well-manicured grounds, and home buyers are taking notice of the value of Indian Summer ho...
Sales of waterfront homes in Bellevue in 2012 dwarfed the previous year's sales, with closed transactions at every price level showing significant gains.  The 76 waterfront homes sold in the city of Bellevue marked a 55 percent increase over the previous year, and was one of the most poignant out...
Home sales in the greater Seattle market rose significantly in 2012, signalling strength in the luxury home market for the first time in over five years.  The increase in luxury sales fits well with the moderate price increases that we've seen across the entire market this past year. There were 8...
A long-standing practice of real estate professionals is to take a home off the market in the winter to "refresh" the listing for the new year, and then re-list the home in the spring.  Most will tell a homeowner who is thinking of putting their home on the market in winter to wait until the spri...
Thanksgiving is a time for Americans to relax with family, eat a bit too much, and take a tryptophan-induced nap. We'd all be happy to ignore politics for a while with the election finally over, but politicians are sharpening their knives over one of American taxpayers' most-cherished financial i...

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