The voice of Seattle's Eastside

Real Estate Agent - Windermere Real Estate N.E.
The voice of King County's Eastside communites of Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond, Woodinville, Bothell, Sammamish, Issaquah, Kenmore and Mercer Island.
By Greg PerryEastside Realtor We are having a free workshop on Saturday morning, February 5th at 10 a.m in Redmond.  This will be a fun, quick and informative opportunity to talk with experts in stocks, tax changes, real estate and mortgage lending.   At this workshop we will answer questions re...
  Did ever you wonder?  How much those Eastside waterfront mansions sell for?  Even though we're in a recession, it seems people still have the money to step up to purchase the mega-money mansions that pop up all over King County's Eastside., a local search and informational web dest...
The Washington Department of Licensing and the Washington Department of Financial Institutions have issued a Short Sale Advisory.   A Short Sale happens when a homeowner needs to sell their home, but they owe more on their home than the home is worth.Download Shortsales-consumers  A short sale i...
By Greg PerryEastside Realtor   Pending sales for the Eastside NWMLS Areas 500-600 for November 2010 residential units was significantly greater coming in with 558 Pending units vs. 486 in 2009 for a 15% increase. The median CLOSED Sold price was about even ($536,801 vs. $534,272 in 2009).  The ...
This week, Stevens Pass announced that they were opening their ski slopes for the season!  It looks weather patterns will make it an awesome year for NW skiers. Here is a list of the Washington Ski areas and contact information: 49 Degrees Northwww.ski49n.com866.376.4949 Badger Mountainwww.skiba...
By Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor If you're a homeowner who needs a bigger house, or just want to move up a rung in the home ownership ladder, a down market may be a good thing. Here is a very simple example of what I mean: Last year your favorite real estate agent told you your house would sell fo...
By Greg PerryEastside Realtor  October 2010 Eastside Residential Statistics at-a-glance: And the King County / Snohomish County Supply and Demand Heat Maps (Residential Sales)
Note, this is a reposting of an article that I originally posted in 2007.   We were still in the real estate bubble.  The information below is as true today, as it was in the bubble!  By Greg Perry, CRS  One of my greatest sources of entertainment is to ask another real estate agent, or to overh...
  A very interesting Perspective article written by Geoff Wood, CEO Windermere Real Estate
By Greg PerryEastside Realtor   September 2010 Eastside (NWMLS Areas 500-600) came in with 544 Pending sales vs. 664 in Sept. 2009.  Both 2009 and 2010 show 3.417 Active listings raising Months of Inventor from 5.1 in 2009 to 6.3 in 2010.  Market time dropped, however to 110 days from 124 days o...

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The voice of King County's Eastside communites of Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond, Woodinville, Bothell, Sammamish, Issaquah, Kenmore and Mercer Island.