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seattle real estate: Maximum Seller Concession for Buyer's Loan - 04/29/11 03:48 PM
What is the maximum Seller Concession for a Buyer's Loan? Well, that depends, and it's always best to consult with the Buyer's lender before your offer includes promises your lender can't keep. When you are negotiating for a buyer, keep the following in mind. This information provided by Eileen Burke with Cobalt Mortgage in Seattle, a preferred lender. Eileen also counsels that Seller concessions can not be paid in cash to the buyer, so if you are leaving money on the table, apply it to future home owner's insurance, property taxes, or *HOA dues. We are in a very unusual market. (15 comments)
seattle real estate: Ravenna Roosevelt March 2011 Market Report - 04/03/11 12:16 AM
Ravenna-Roosevelt March 2011 Market Report There were 8 closings of residential property in the Ravenna and Roosevelt neighborhoods of Seattle during March. That is up from 5 last month and reflects that more of the 19 pendings from last month have made into the closed category. Active listings went from 36 to 31. Where are the sellers? I wish I knew. There are buyers out there looking for homes. This month we have 17 pending sales and 8 more awaiting resolution of the inspections. Market time for the Actives is down but for the solds, it’s up. Buyers must have (4 comments)
seattle real estate: Pay It Forward with Real Change - 12/18/10 04:47 PM
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Pay it Forward with Real Change Real Change is a Seattle Newspaper with origins that date back to 1994. Tim Harris moved to Seattle from Boston and went to work on a paper and the paper's history makes for an interesting read. The paper has a paid circulation of 18,000 and had been a weekly paper since 2005. For other distribution the paper utilizes the efforts of approximately 400 vendors who purchase papers for $0.35 and sell them for a dollar. The Real Change Mission is summed (7 comments)
seattle real estate: Video Blogging - 11/28/10 12:31 PM
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Video Blogging: Real Estate Jargon I've been experimenting with video blogging and have started a series of YouTube video blogs on the language of real estate. In all honesty, it is a way I hope to attract new business. My first thoughts were than I cannot act and I was unsure of how to present myself in a video blog and also unsure of how I would be received by the public and by my peers.
The presentation of listings and the ways that brokers (13 comments)
seattle real estate: Pay It Forward: Parka Party - 11/28/10 10:22 AM
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Pay It Forward: Parka Party A neighborhood blogger in the Roosevelt neighborhood of Seattle came up with this idea. ParkaParty. If you would make a donation to the University District Food Bank, or any other, she would make an avatar of you in a snow filled scene, dressed in a parka. I started seeing avatars of some locals I know in parkas and had no idea what was going on. Preparations for Thanksgiving taking all of my time. I was distracted. A few days before the holiday, (9 comments)
seattle real estate: Green Lake Duplex for Sale - Seattle - 06/21/10 06:25 PM
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Green Lake Duplex For Sale - Seattle In This Post Exciting duplex near Green Lake in wonderful Seattle looking for a new owner. Green Lake Duplex For Sale Another agent in my office put his own duplex on the market after having owned it for 16 years. He put it on our weekly office tour for new listings and I have to say I was very impressed. I'd love to find a client and write an offer on this property. Ken gave me permission to advertise (11 comments)
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