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Roanoke Park in Portage Bay - 06/30/09 07:08 PM
This is one of my favorite spots on the Northeast corner Capitol Hill! I love Roanoke Park and the Portage Bay homes that surround it are amazing! Huge views of Lake Washington and lovely tree lined streets - you can even find Seattle floating homes in this neighborhood! This is one of the best places in Seattle! You can find more info about Roanoke Park here: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/park_detail.asp?ID=479 Interested in Searching for Portage Bay Homes? You can find this neighborhood and other Capitol Hill neighborhoods on www.cooperjacobs.com
Seattle's Green Lake Neighborhood Events Highlights - 06/24/09 03:56 PM
Summer 2009 in Seattle's Green Lake neighborhood! Besides going around the lake in many varieties of ways, the Seattle neighborhood of Green Lake offers a lot of other great things to do this year! The wading pool opened and will be open daily from 11-8PM as long as the weather is 70 degrees:) Woodland Skatepark open daily http://www.seattle.gov/parks/maintenance/lowerwoodlandskatepark.htm June 25th 6:30-8:00 Wine tasting at Green Lake PCC http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/community/events/gl.html July 11th 10AM Milk Carton Derby... http://www.seafair.com/events/mcd/ July 18th 10AM Seattle Parks & Rec Low Cost Life jacket Sale 7201 E GreenLake Dr N, Seattle, WA
Are you interested in Greenlake real estate (0 comments)
Seattle First Time Homebuyer Basics.... They are Really Anytime Buyer Basics... - 06/22/09 03:03 PM
Seattle real estate has been interesting this year - Great prices for buyers, lower interest rates, and lots to choose from, but unfortunately this has been couple with uncertainties in both buyers and sellers as well as tighter lending requirements and absolutely ridiculous appraisal guidelines and rules. How can you even begin to find the confidence to buy? When you do realize that your situation allows for home buying now, then you need to find someone to help guide you through the process. Find a Realtor that you truly enjoy working with. They should keep you informed even when there is (1 comments)
No matter what you decide to call it, it is a great thing for Seattle to have mass transportation so get on board! If you are interested in South Lake Union real estate or want to know more about this neighborhood, please visit our Seattle neighborhoods pages and check it out! Follow me on Twitter @CourtneyCooper if you want some great Seattle real estate insight and also access to (2 comments)
Upcoming Seattle Green Lake Summer Events 2009 - 06/22/09 02:12 PM
Just a few things to get you excited about Summer 2009 in Seattle's Green Lake neighborhood! Besides going around the lake in many varieties of ways, the Seattle neighborhood of Green Lake offers a lot of other great things to do this year! The wading pool opened and will be open daily from 11-8PM as long as the weather is 70 degrees:) Woodland Skatepark open daily http://www.seattle.gov/parks/maintenance/lowerwoodlandskatepark.htm June 25th 6:30-8:00 Wine tasting at Green Lake PCC http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/community/events/gl.html July 11th 10AM Milk Carton Derby... http://www.seafair.com/events/mcd/ July 18th 10AM Seattle Parks & Rec Low Cost Life jacket Sale 7201 E GreenLake Dr N, Seattle, (0 comments)
Are you interested in Greenlake real estate (Green Lake real estate)? There are so many great things about this North Seattle neighborhood! Green Lake homes to check out: 1010 N 47th St 348 NE 53rd St 731 N 70th St Follow me on Twitter @CourtneyCooper if you want some great Seattle real estate insight and also access to very cool listings. You can also become a fan on Facebook: Courtney Cooper (0 comments)
Twitter Riders On My Signs... - 06/22/09 12:41 PM
Is Your Seattle Home on Twitter? A follow up to a few popular Tweets..... I had tweeted a while back that I had started adding Twitter riders to my for sale signs around Seattle. I got a ton of responses ranging from "why would I ever do this" to "wow that is a great idea!", but most of my signs do have this rider on them. I obviously agreed with the latter or I would not have invested the funds to have some gorgeous wooden riders made for my company signs, but my reasons might surprise you. I fell head over (2 comments)
Sandals & Socks Guy - A Staple In The Northwest.... - 06/17/09 12:37 PM
Unfortunately, my husband fits into this category... I am constantly trying to change that, but regardless this commercial from Pemco Insurance in Seattle was filmed in a house I sold last year! This gorgeous view home was vacant while on the market and located in Edmonds overlooking the Puget Sound - one of the very coolest houses I have sold! The new owners even found a time capsule in the garden! This commercial was very popular at the time that I sold the house and it continues to air quite often - even with my TIVO I bump into it at (4 comments)
Via Matt Goyer (Redfin): With all the talk of Redfin recently I thought ActiveRainers might be interested in this post from a Seattle agent on Rain City Guide, Is Your Open House In The NWMLS For ALL To See?. In the post Courtney talks about the Redfin buyers she sees at her open houses: Redfin buyers seem to almost always be actively looking for a home. They meticulously schedule and map out the open houses they plan to visit and they come with questions prepared. In short, they are serious. The post also mentions that Redfin buyers seem to cringe open entering (0 comments)
Fremont Real Estate: Homes Search - 06/10/09 06:01 PM
Looking for what's available in the busy Fremont neighborhood of Seattle? Here is a newly designed Seattle real estate search site has a great page on Fremont! Check it out here: Fremont Homes I love Fremont and spend a ton of time there both personally and also showing property buyers interested in this wonderful neighborhood! Fremont is just North of Queen Anne across the Fremont Bridge - this neighborhood offers an eclectic lifestyle and big views of the canal. Fremont is the definition for urban living in Seattle if you ask me - restaurants and shops galore plus great walking and (0 comments)
3% Down For Seattle Investors, Too - Have You Checked This Out? - 06/08/09 02:40 PM
Seattle, I thought that this was something worth passing along - The HomePath Mortgage Financing (some details from their site) Low down payment and flexible mortgage terms (fixed-rate, adjustable-rate, or interest-only) You may qualify even if your credit is less than perfect Available to both owner occupiers and investors Down payment (at least 3 percent) can be funded by your own savings; a gift; a grant; or a loan from a nonprofit organization, state or local government, or employer No mortgage insurance* No appraisal fees Also eligible for HomePath Renovation Mortgage (see details below) Home Path Renovation Mortgage Financing - Financing to (0 comments)
Seattle First Timers: Some Tips To Avoid Pitfalls - 06/05/09 04:46 PM
Thinking About Buying in 2009? There are a lot of things changing and it might be confusing! Unfortunately, new Seattle buyers might find that asking questions might not get them the correct answers for the current Seattle market. Buying a house any time is a huge task, but being a first time Seattle home buyer on top of that makes it ridiculously intimidating for many. These are some of the things well qualified First Time Home buyer has already done: Saving money for a down payment, closing costs, prepaids (and knowing how much these are by asking your Realtor to help guide you) Managing credit (debt, (0 comments)
Greenwood Homes in Seattle: A Prime Example of Seattle Living! - 06/05/09 04:08 PM
Greenwood is a great neighbrohood in Seattle! Greenwood is actually one of the first neighborhoods of Seattle that I lived in - I loved shopping at the Fred Meyer on 85th, Top Ten Toys, and Gordito's back when they were located across the street from their current location. My favorite in Greenwood? Gorditos - healthy Mexican food (unless you eat too much) My least favorite thing about Greenwood? The sink holes if you happen to live in the bog... Many homes are right on the edge, though and out of the bog...
Looking for Seattle homes? Greenwood real estate? (0 comments)
Do you think this is okay? This is basically a competing listing advertisement left in my listing. The bottom thee lines are the company name, agent name, and agent phone number. There is even an MLS number on it! I know it violates our rules, but I am still just surprised at the idiocy of some people. This would be fine (16 comments)
Bing – Not a Google Killer but maybe offers something else unique - 06/05/09 11:58 AM
Anyone tried Bing yet? Via Shane O'Gorman Eau Claire Wisconsin Real Estate Agent & Realtor- Buy or Sell (Eau Claire Realty, Inc.): There have been a few new search engines lately and all the hype in the world doesn’t seem to add up when the engine itself doesn’t really do much (wolfram Alpha for instance) it seems nearly impossible of a search engine to actually replace Google. There have been plenty of articles talking about this topic recently but it all boils down to what you like and I like Google. I know how it works and I know what results to (0 comments)
Seattle Real Estate: Really cool house in Seattle! - 06/02/09 04:32 PM
This is such an amazing opportunity for someone! This house is one of those once in a lifetime opportunities that I just love: Just look at some of the pictures! Need more info on Seattle real estate? Want to see the entire photo gallery for 9042 6th Ave NW ?We also help you get your closing costs paid in full! firstname.lastname@example.org Lots of room... Just under 4000 sq feet of finished space with an almost finished space as well - currently being used as a workshop (needs flooring and ceiling sheetrock, but already has new wiring, sheetrock on walls, and recessed ceiling (0 comments)
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