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I could easily write this post about my beautiful, talented and brilliant wife, but that should be saved for Valentine’s day.  The Romance of Real Estate today is about homes.  Finding, choosing, growing together and creating memories. I have a simple rule for my buyers; a home is too expensive o...
04/21/2016
The list price on any home is not a hard or fast value. It’s a reflection of the strategy the seller and their agent are using to attract a buyer.  I have met buyers who assume that getting a discount is the most important thing.  I believe this is based on the false assumption that a list price ...
04/09/2016
This Buchan Resale has it all! 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, den, family room & bonus room in the Amesbury neighborhood. Updated kitchen with slab granite & all appliances stay. Spacious master, vaulted ceilings in the living room, thousands recently spent on landscaping, patio, A/C, newer roof, hot tub...
05/02/2015
A Missed Appointment, Almost A missed appointment, almost. I have to start by confessing this post is inspired by a question from Dick Greenberg, What are some Good excuses when you forget to meet a client at a showing? Asking for a friend…  I began to answer and realized I had a post. In January...
03/27/2015
Bring your vision and enjoy the views. Sunsets will light your life from the main floor as well as the daylight basement of this special Mercer Island Home. Perched over Lake Washington with Seattle and Olympic Mountain views outside of nearly every window.  Opportunity abounds for the right buye...
03/19/2015
Sundown over Seattle 2, a Silent Sunday with HDR. I've been spending a lot of time here lately and also playing with a new HDR program, which I may write more about soon.  Here's a view over Lake Washington, with the Olympic Mountains in the background silhouetted. The Twin Sisters Peaks standing...
03/15/2015
A Pre-Listing Consultation, It’s NEVER Too Early A pre-listing consultation, it’s never too early.  Once you’ve realized that selling your home is in your future, a month, 6 months, even next year, it’s time for a pre-listing consultation.  The difference this can make may be thousands of dollars...
03/13/2015
Mercer Island, then & now.  Wordless Wednesday A little shopping center across a one lane street from an overgrown lot.  A gas station, an old cabin converted to a small business, some old cars.   A strip mall with a crowded parkeing lot, across a 3 lane road, a building crane bringing on what's ...
03/11/2015
I've called for this with every new construction home I've sold.  Builders do a good job, generally, but things get missed.  Issues left to fester like these may not surface until the builders warranty is expired or they are out of business.   This is a very important post that I'm happy to re-bl...
03/10/2015
I Won in a Multiple Bid Situation on a House, Did I Overpay? I won in a multiple bid situation on a house, did I overpay?  This is a commonly asked question in our increasingly hot market.  As a Broker who represents both Buyers & Sellers, I get to see both ends of these transactions.  The answer...
03/10/2015
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