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Ravenna Park - A Seattle Neighborhood - 02/28/10 12:05 PM
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Neighborhood Activity In This Post January and February listings and solds for 2010 Inventory is building this Spring in Ravenna Park. A well known builder has decided to put 3 lots on the market instead of building spec homes. A few other homes have been on the market for a long time. On 21st Ave NE two homes came on recently priced in the $600,000s. One sold quickly and the other was reduced to $599,950. The home at 6330 17th Ave NE, originally priced at $725,000 finally sold after (2 comments)
Washington State Inspection and Response Form Idiosyncrasy - 02/27/10 08:17 AM
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Can the inspection response form be withdrawn prior to acceptance? In This Post Annie Fitzsimmons explains a nuance in the Inspection Request Form for Washington State Attorney Annie Fitzsimmons answers questions for Washington State Realtors in a weekly newsletter. As a rule, in most contracts, any offer can be withdrawn until it is accepted by the other party. In a Purchase and Sale offer where the parties have choosen to use Form 35 Inspection, and Form 35R Inspection Response, can either party withdraw their offer during (2 comments)
NAR and the 5 most common problems in inspections - 02/26/10 09:26 AM
Today NAR sent out an article that lists the five most common problems found in inspections. They include, generally, electrical, the roof, plumbing, grading of the lot and the general poor upkeep of a property. The the author of the article hinted at a big misunderstanding that many buyers and sellers have. She said, "the property has to make it past a home inspector." But sellers and buyers need to be talked to about inspections, before the day of the inspection comes up. It's not the inspectors job to pass or fail a property and shame on them if they do. The (5 comments)
It's Spring in Seattle Our tulips came up 10 days ago
These purple flowers have been enjoying the weather, too.
Seattle Home Prices Up for First Time in Two Years - 02/05/10 07:47 AM
In city prices rose in January while outlying areas in the Puget Sound continued to drop. Hopefully this is the beginning of our rebound. Seattle was late to the crash, but we've manages to catch up with the rest of the country. I for one believe that the suburban and rural area are also on the mend. I did some work in Duvall last week and have noticed several new sales in both resale and new construction. This January was the mildest on record for Seattle and possibly the spring will come early for home sellers as well. Here's the article from (0 comments)
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