Bellevue, WA Real Estate News

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
      514 142nd Ave #100, Bellevue 98007   Welcome home to Riverstone. Enjoy a quiet community on 5-acres just minutes away from I-90, I-405, and downtown Bellevue. Previous model unit, extra spacious layout! Formal hallway extends into open concept floorplan with warm hardwood flooring. Upgraded kitchen boasts granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and designer fixtures. Fenced outdoor patio creates additional privacy for entertaining guests. Laundry in-unit. Pet friendly!   Daniel Burton(206) 858-6800   Keller Williams Downtown Sea     1300 Dexter Avenue N, Ste 500     Seattle WA 98109      
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By Dan Edwards 425-276-7008
(Keller Williams Realty - Bellevue)
      Buying Beats Renting By 38% In America's 100 Largest Cities http://www.forbes.com/sites/erincarlyle/2014/10/15/buying-beats-renting-by-38-in-americas-100-largest-cities-unless-youre-a-restless-millennial/
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
  14223 SE 14th St, Bellevue 98007   Beautiful light-filled Mid-Century Modern Lake Hills home. Great bones, newer upgrades thru-out. Very well maintained w/upgraded electrical & plumbing. Huge office/bonus rm. Tile entrance & double fireplace w/wine racks & insert. French doors. Energy efficient blinds. New paint. Storage shed & fire pit, easy to maintain landscaping. Around the corner from Lake Hills Elementary. Quick commute to 1-90, Microsoft, or Downtown. Perfect starter home or investment. Don't wait on this one.     Denise Owen   (206) 858-6800   Keller Williams Downtown Sea   1300 Dexter Avenue N, Ste 500 Seattle, WA 98109
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By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 AdrianWillanger-broker.com)
    West Bellevue’s real estate market times increasing  This Week: The median list price this week in West Bellevue is $1,998,995 is up from  last week’s $1,998,000.  Inventory has been lightening lately and the  Market Action Index  (MAI see chart below) has been trending up.  Though days-on-market is increasing, these are mildly positive indications for the market.  Supply and Demand In the last few weeks, the Market Action Index has resumed a climb.  Despite the fact that we’re in a Seller’s market, prices have not yet resumed upward momentum.  However, it is likely that given these conditions, prices will at least level off very soon.  If the increasing trend continues, expect that prices could shift higher quickly.  Price Prices in west Bellevue have been on a downward trend recen...
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By Dan Edwards 425-276-7008
(Keller Williams Realty - Bellevue)
  Hi there Dan Edwards with The Eastside Real Estate Team here giving you a market update for 98006 zip code on the Eastside. That zip code comprises the neighborhoods of Lakemont, Factoria, Eastgate, and Sommerset. You can see the map in the video, what area it covers. As you can see, our average days on the market right now are 63 days and it's showing you average days per sale is going up.  Also notice over the last 90 days, asking versus selling price, here in this bar graph has leveled off, but you could see here the back end in August of last year homes were selling above the asking price. Most likely going forward you are going to continue to see prices pretty close to asking price. The median, sold price for this area is $ 850,000. Available homes for sale, is down 36% over the ...
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By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 AdrianWillanger-broker.com)
  West Bellevue’s real estate prices remain flat This Week: The median list price this week in West Bellevue is $1,998,000 is down  from  last week’s $1,999,994.  Inventory has been lightening lately and the  Market Action Index  (MAI see chart below) has been trending up.  These are mildly positive indications for the market.  Supply and Demand In the last few weeks, the west Bellevue real estate market has been at a stasis point in terms of sales to inventory.  However, prices seem to continue to fall a bit.  Technically supply  levels indicate this is a Seller’s market so it is likely that the downward pricing pressure will be light or variable,  Watch for an up-shift in the MAI before prices stability is achieved.  Price Prices in west Bellevue have been on a downward trend recentl...
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By Dan Edwards 425-276-7008
(Keller Williams Realty - Bellevue)
  “How’s the market?” is one of the most popular questions that real estate professionals are asked. Nationally, home prices are still considered affordable, homes are on the market for less time, interest rates are still low and more than two-thirds of Americans say that now is a good time to buy.1 Here’s an overview of national housing market trends. If you want to know more about the local market, contact me! I’m happy to give you the scoop about the Eastside housing market. 40% of Americans say that now is a good time to sell. 70% say it's a good time to buy. 64.8% is the homeownership rate in Q1 of 2014 48% feel that home prices will go up in the next 12 months 3.5 million US properties rose out of negative equity from 2013 to 2014 due to rising home prices. Home Prices are up. Med...
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Working with online consumers can be as and even sometimes more frustrating than dating!  I do believe both have some similarities that we can learn from.  For instance, think about how nervous you are or were before the actual first date.  It's a combination of excitement and nervous all at once!  At times as we generate leads we can get this same rush.  Now fast forward a bit...it's towards the end of the date and you had a great time.  In fact, you have decided that this is the person you want to be with.  Would you ask that person to marry you at the end of the night?  I am guessing your answer is NO WAY!  If I am right about your answer then I want you to think a minute about why that's your answer.  Chances are you are thinking to yourself that it would be too much too soon.   The...
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By Dan Edwards 425-276-7008
(Keller Williams Realty - Bellevue)
  The word is out, Bellevue, WA was recently Ranked 2nd best City to live in by 24/7 Wall St.    We have know what makes Bellevue great for years.  A strong economy, low crime and great schools.  You can see here the critera that made Bellevue #2. 2. Bellevue, Washington > Median household income: $91,449> Unemployment rate, 2013: 4.70%> Median home value: $507,600> Violent crime per 100,000 residents: 127.8> Average commuter travel time: 22.6 minutes Located across Lake Washington from Seattle, Bellevue has a very well educated population. More than 64% of adult residents had a college degree, among the highest rates in the nation. Younger residents also benefit from excellent schools that scored extremely well in math. Bellevue is also economically vibrant, with 5% employment growth b...
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By Dan Edwards 425-276-7008
(Keller Williams Realty - Bellevue)
  A beautiful sunny day in Bellevue…..So you wanna go outside and play?  If you find yourself in the Wilburton area of Bellevue, be sure to stop by the Wilburton Hill Park- 12400 Main St-Bellevue!  It offers extensive trails for hiking and dog walking, baseball fields and an artificial turf covered play field for soccer and lacrosse  teams to battle it out.  Bring a picnic and enjoy your lunch at the picnic area that sits high atop a hill with a fabulous view of the park.   With a population of 3,966, Wilburton makes up 3 percent of the total population of the City of Bellevue.  Originally platted in 1904 as the hub for the Hewitt-Lea Logging Company, the historic  neighborhood of Wilburton is a thriving community of single family and multifamily housing.  When the white settlers arrive...
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By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 AdrianWillanger-broker.com)
  West Bellevue’s real estate displaying some mixed signals This Week: The median list price this week in West Bellevue is $1,999,994 is up  from  last week’s $1,975,000.  Inventory and days-on-market are both trending higher recently.  However, the improving  Market Action Index  (MAI see chart below) implies some increased demand will temper the negative trends.  Supply and Demand The  West Bellevue real estate market has been cooling off a bit in recent weeks, as more homes are available and demand is less.  We’re already seeing prices move lower as a result.  Expect this trend to continue especially if the index falls to the Buyer’s zone.   Watch for a persistent up-turn in Market Action Index to signal prices rising again.  Price Again this week we see a slight upward notch for pr...
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By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 AdrianWillanger-broker.com)
  Demand for West Bellevue real estate down slightly from August This Week: The median list price this week in West Bellevue is $1,975,000 is down from  last week’s $1,999,990.  The Market Action Index  (MAI see chart below) has been trending down lately, while inventory and days-on-market are climbing.  The trends imply a weakening market.  Supply and Demand The  West Bellevue real estate market has been cooling off a bit in recent weeks, as more homes are available and demand is less.  We’re already seeing prices move lower as a result.  Expect this trend to continue especially if the index falls to the Buyer’s zone.   Watch for a persistent up-turn in Market Action Index to signal prices rising again. Price Again this week we see a downward notch for prices in west Bellevue.  We cont...
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By Dan Edwards 425-276-7008
(Keller Williams Realty - Bellevue)
  According to a release on Tuesday, the King County Assessor’s office mailed the residential property owners in Beaux Arts and Downtown Bellevue their individual property values. The property values based on the release state that the property values “generally increased” by 22.6%.   The King County Assessor’s Office does an evaluation on properties annually, and physically inspects each property once every six years. The Downtown Bellevue and Beaux Arts area was last inspected in 2012. “Continuing the 2013 trend, property values are increasing across King County as we emerge from the Great Recession,” said Assessor Lloyd Hara.   To find out the market value of your Downtown Bellevue Home, order a free neighborhood market snapshot today. Downtown Bellevue Homes
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By Dan Edwards 425-276-7008
(Keller Williams Realty - Bellevue)
As the students settle in to their "new" routines, it seems like now would a great opportunity to take that ‪#‎now‬ moment to reflect on our big ‪#‎LaborDay‬ weekend. A neighbor's American flag in Spokane, flapping in the wind. My weekend went a little like this, and be prepared to hold on to your caps, as it was a whirlwind event! It started off normal, with me attending to my usual Saturday chores. Then my husband calls me to say that he has to go to Spokane, and that his parents need help immediately with their deck. Without even thinking twice, I tell him that the girls and I would love to go with! I just took my fun filled last weekend before school started and condensed it into one full on day of shopping for school supplies! We had to make sure we had all the ‪#‎BTS‬ clothes, and...
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By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 AdrianWillanger-broker.com)
    West Bellevue’s real estate inventory growing This Week: The median list price this week in West Bellevue is $1,999,990 is down from  last week’s $2,088,000.  The Market Action Index  (MAI see chart below) has been trending down lately, while inventory and days-on-market are climbing.  The trends imply a weakening market.  Supply and Demand The  West Bellevue real estate market has been cooling off a bit in recent weeks, as more homes are available and demand is less.  We’re already seeing prices move lower as a result.  Expect this trend to continue especially if the index falls to the Buyer’s zone.   Watch fro a persistent up-tern in Market Action Index to signal prices rising again.  Price Again this week we see a downward notch for prices in west Bellevue.  We continue to pull b...
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By Dan Edwards 425-276-7008
(Keller Williams Realty - Bellevue)
Car repairs are expensive. However, as Benjamin Franklin once said, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound ofcure.” Take care of your car from the beginning, and it’ll run for a long time. Here are some tips: Follow the manufacturer’s maintenance schedule. Somewhere in the mass of paperwork and booklets you received when you bought your car is a maintenance schedule. It will tell you when to change your oil and when to replace other parts of your engine. Check your fluids and tire pressure. Once a month or so, take a minute to open up the hood and check our fluids, including the oil, power steering fluid, etc. With the exception of the oil, you can see how much fluid you have with just a look at their respective reservoirs. When you hear a noise, check it out. Hear a squealing sound w...
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By Lana Robbins Licensed Managing Broker/Owner, Licensed in Washington, Florida, and Hawai'i
(Aloha Kai Real Estate)
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By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 AdrianWillanger-broker.com)
   West Bellevue’s real estate market prices remain steady demand coming back This Week: The median list price this week in West Bellevue is $2,088,880 is unchanged from  last week’s $2,088,000.   Inventory and days-on-market are both trending higher recently.  However, the improving Market Action Index  (MAI see chart below) implies some increased demand will temper the negative trends.   Supply and Demand The  West Bellevue real estate market has been cooling off a bit in recent weeks, as more homes are available and demand is less.  We’re already seeing prices move lower as a result.  Expect this trend to continue especially if the index falls to the Buyer’s zone.   Watch fro a persistent up-tern in Market Action Index to signal prices rising again.   Price Again this week we see a d...
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By Lana Robbins Licensed Managing Broker/Owner, Licensed in Washington, Florida, and Hawai'i
(Aloha Kai Real Estate)
It was time for me to renew my ActiveRain maker account for this account. Yes I do have another ActiveRain account for my other real estate license in the State of Florida as I am a licensed real estate managing broker in the State of Washington and a licensed broker in the State of Florida. They are equivalent. By the way if you are a Seattle home owner looking to buy a second home in Clearwater Beach, Florida... let me know. My team in Clearwater, Florida will help you find your vacation home in Clearwater Beach which is a lovely place to spend during the cold Seattle winters.   Earlier today I called to renew my account. Of course the telephone line at Market Leader which takes the incoming calls had a bit of a wait but they offer an option to leave your call back number and they wil...
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By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 AdrianWillanger-broker.com)
        August: West Bellevue’s real estate market slowing This Week: The median list price this week in West Bellevue is $2,088,880 is up from  last week’s $2,088,000.  The Market Action Index  (MAI see chart below) has been trending down lately, while inventory is climbing.  These trends imply a weakening market.    Supply and Demand The  West Bellevue real estate market has been cooling off a bit in recent weeks, as more homes are available and demand is less.  We’re already seeing prices move lower as a result.  Expect this trend to continue especially if the index falls to the Buyer’s zone.   Watch fro a persistent up-tern in Market Action Index to signal prices rising again.   Price Again this week we see a downward notch for prices in west Bellevue.  We continue to pull back from...
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