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Do you have proper Condo Insurance? - 06/24/08 06:38 PM
Eric Horner, from Omega Financial & Insurance Services, an Eastside casuality insurance company, has written a fine article on Condo homeowner insurance concerns. Eric spent years as an insurance underwriter before joining Omega as an agent. He specializes in assisting his clients with Home and Auto insurance needs. www.425Realty.com is pleased to welcome Eric's contribution in writing about homeowner insurance concerns. More and more buyers these days are choosing townhomes and condos over the traditional free standing homes but once you decide to go this route how do you insure them properly? As a former underwriter turned agent, I have addressed (0 comments)
Windermere Community Service Day -- Giving Back - 06/23/08 12:07 PM
Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtorwww.425Realty.com Once a year, Windermere agents everywhere take a day off. We take the day off from real estate, that is. Instead of heading in to the office or doing the routine of real estate, we assemble to work -- for our communities. It's our way of giving back -- to say thank you. Here are scenes from our Windermere Community Service Day, 2008.
NWMLS Area 550 -- Current and historical statistics - 06/20/08 05:03 PM
NWMLS 550 Redmond / Carnation -- Inside the numbers By Greg PerryEastside Realtorwww.425Realty.com Here's a current and historical look at NWMLS Redmond Area 550. Chart starts on 06/03 and progress in 6 month intervals until current. Click the link for an expanded chart:Download 550_redmond_may_2008.pdf
Statistics and informaton compiled from but not published or verfied by the NWMLS. (0 comments)
Seattle / Eastside Summer Fun - 06/20/08 05:01 PM
Seattle / Eastside Summer Fun By Greg Perrywww.425Realty.com June 7-8 Tastin' n Racin' - Issaquah, Lk. Samm. Park www.tastinracin.com 15 Father's Day Car Show - Bothell www.countryvillagebothell.com /425.483.2250 21-22 Fremont Fair - Seattle www.fremontfair.com 29 Seattle Pride Festival www.seattlecenter.com / 206.684.7200 29 Seafair Marathon - Seattle, Kirkland, Bellevue www.seafair.com 29 Midsommarfest - Kenmore, St. Edward Park www.skandia-folkdance.org 29-8/17 Seafair - various locations in Puget Sound (0 comments)
When you need an Arborist -- Service Provider Spotlight -- Symbiosis Tree Care - 06/20/08 04:58 PM
A 425Realty.com Service Provider Spotlight -- Symbiosis Tree Care by Greg Perrywww.425Realty.com Trees They are all around us. What do we really know about them? Is this one healthy? Is this the right tree for this location? Today we're going to highlight Certified Arborist Kurt Fickeisen. His company is Symbiosis Tree Care. Kurt knows trees. Here's our 425Realty.com interview with Kurt. Tell us about who you are and about your company, Symbiosis Tree Care:After 11 years working as an arborist for other companies, I started Symbiosis Tree Care. I started by offering standard services like pruning and removal. I enjoyed the (0 comments)
4th of July Events - Eastside - Seattle - Puget Sound 2008 - 06/20/08 04:55 PM
4th of July Events - Eastside - Seattle - Puget Sound by Greg Perrywww.425Realty.com July is one of the best times of the year around Seattle and it's Eastside communities. Here is a list of events happening near you. From fireworks over Elliot bay in Seattle, to Demolition Derby's in Monroe, there is sure to be a Fourth of July event around Seattle and the Eastside for you!
EASTSIDE Bellevue Family 4thBellevue Downtown Park4:30 pm - C-17 Flyover from McChord AFB6 pm - Live bands begin playing9:30 pm - Bellevue Philharmonic performance10:05 pm - Fireworks Display beginswww.bellevuedowntown.org Bothell's Freedom FestivalThroughout (0 comments)
NWMLS 600 Woodinville May 2008 Real Estate Statistics - 06/13/08 09:56 AM
May 2008By Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor NWMLS AREA 600 is another huge Eastside area that includes North Kirkland, parts of Kenmore, S. Bothell, Woodinville and goes east through Duvall. The border on the north is the Sno. County line. Overall 600 holds 44.6 weeks of inventory. The majority of sales in area 600 are being made on Thomas Guide map page 506, which is the most western portion of the area. All price ranges here are Buyers advantaged markets. As in the other Eastside areas, real trouble starts at $1mil. Compiled from but not published or verified by NWMLS. (0 comments)
NWMLS 560 Kirkland May 2008 Real Estate Statistics - 06/13/08 09:53 AM
May 2008By Greg Perry, Eastside Realtor NWMLS Area 560 is Kirkland. Kirkland and East Bellevue are the big trouble spots on the Eastside. Currently there are 216 homes price over $1mil in this area with 1 - 2 years of inventory at the current rate of sale. Inventory is building rapidly and it shows no sign of slowing. To be successful, sellers must be very agressive in pricing. Buyers should be able to negotiate sharply here. Overall the area holds 52 weeks of inventory. Compiled from but not published or verified by NWMLS. (0 comments)
Area 550 includes Redmond and goes east --- way east through Carnation and Fall City. The biggest surprise in sales performance on the Eastside was here. Area 550 was the only Eastside area that showed an increase in PENDING sales over last year. This is the first time I've seen this since late 2nd quarter 2007. All price ranges below $900,000 are Balanced markets. Big trouble starts at $1,000,000 in area 550 with the price range of $1,000,000 - $1,500,000 currently supporting 168 weeks of inventory. $1.5mil - $2mil is not much better at 139 (0 comments)
Area 540 is the area due east of Lake Sammamish, and north of I-90 , which is the Sammamish and Pine Lake Plateau area. This area is currently a Buyer's advantaged market holding 33.7 weeks of inventory. The only price range that improves from a Buyer's market is for home priced under $300,000 which comes in as a Balanced market. Homes above $900,000 are facing between 1 and 2 years worth of inventory at the current rate of sale. Compiled from but not published or verified by NWMLS. (0 comments)
NWMLS AREA 530 is East Bellevue. This area has only 27.8 weeks of inventory, making this area one of the best on the Eastside. If you're looking under $400,000 you'll only find 8 weeks (Seller's Advantaged Market) of inventory. Between $400k and $500k is a Balanced Market. If you have a home to sell between $1mil and $1.5 mil, you have plenty of competition and have 201 weeks available at the current rate of sale. Compiled from but not published or verified by NWMLS. (0 comments)
NWMLS AREA 520 is West Bellevue. Earlier in the year, 520 had much better sales ratios, however now were seeing this area regressing rapidly. Overall the area is holding right at 52 weeks of inventory and it's building. Here you'll find 173 homes priced over $1.5 mil. Homes in this price range have between 1 1/2 and 2 years of inventory at current sales rates. Compiled from but not published or verified by NWMLS. (0 comments)
NWMLS AREA 510 Mercer Island May 2008 Real Estate Statistics - 06/13/08 09:37 AM
NWMLS Area 510 is Mercer Island. Overall this area holds 39.2 weeks of inventory and is considered a Buyer's Advantaged Market. The price range between $700k and $900k has enough activity to be considered a Balanced Market. Absorption rates are holding fairly steady in Area 510. There is currently 22 homes for sale over $3,000,000 and it looks to take 80 weeks to sell through the current inventory at our present rate of sale. Compiled from but not published or verified by NWMLS. (0 comments)
NWMLS Area 500 includes South Bellevue, Newcastle,Issaquah through North Bend directly below I-90. Overall Area 500 has 41 weeks of inventory. Inventory is slowly building in this area as we see absorption rates growing. All price ranges are Buyers advantaged markets with the exception of $300k-$400k and the price range of $900k - $1mil, which are Balanced markets. Compiled from but not published or verified by NWMLS. (0 comments)
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