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Your local expert--providing exceptional buyer and seller services throughout King, Snohomish and Island Counties, specializing in waterfront and luxury properties.
Kristy Olsen is the Designated Broker/Owner of Better Homes & Properties and brings with her a strong background and depth of experience. As a member of the Snohomish County Camano Association of Realtors, the Washington Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, she is held to a strict code of ethics and is up to date on the latest marketing technologies and real estate legislation.
Offering both an outstanding level of real estate knowledge and an exceptional level of professionalism, she will guide you through the buying or selling process with ease and your best interests at heart. With a legal background of over 23 years as a contract manager and legal assistant, she is an astute and skilled negotiator and her honesty and warmth allow for, and generate, trusting relationships.
Navigating the multifaceted decisions needed in today's real estate market requires an agent with dedication, experience and professionalism. Kristy is devoted to service with an emphasis on integrity, accountability and enthusiasm. Especially during shifting market cycles, Kristy provides her clients with all of the tools necessary to help them make solid and informed real estate decisions.
The power of relationships and the experience to know how to get things done is the foundation of a successful real estate transaction. Kristy is well regarded by her peers and has created valuable working relationships with other professionals in the business, including title and escrow companies, attorneys, lenders and inspectors.
She has lived in the Pacific Northwest all of her life and enjoys golfing, skiing, fishing, backpacking and photography, as well as spending time with her family, friends and wheaten terrier, Lily.
Kristy is an absolute pleasure to work with. She knows the market well and knew what had to be done to get my house sold -- she was the voice of reason when I had my doubts. I recommend her services to anyone who is thinking of selling their home - she's the best!! And, she's a lot of fun to work with, too. ~Linda Colasurdo
Thank you so much for all your help. Your patience and dedication to helping us buy our first home has been an absolutely rewarding experience. You made the process for us completely painless. Your insight and attention to detail really showed how much you researched and cared about the type of home we were interested in. Thanks to you, we found a home we never could have dreamed of. Your level of professionalism is truly outstanding and we will continue to refer you to friends and family. ~Jay and Tami Winter
I wanted to take this time to formally thank you for your help and professionalism in the many transactions that we worked on last year. Frankly, I have been under whelmed by the level of professionalism in the Real Estate trade in general, there are a lot of very lazy and self important people out there passing themselves off as professionals. With you though, I have been truly blown away. Your level of enthusiasm and advocacy as it applies to both the properties I have been pursuing as well as selling have been invaluable. My business would not be nearly as successful without our association. ~D. Michal Ballard
We were looking for a condo for our daughter to buy in Ballard. We found the Emerald Villas and called Kristy Olsen, who was the listing agent. Five weeks later our daughter moved into to her first home. I can unequivocally state that Kristy was the finest agent I have ever dealt with. Although she represented the seller, I found her to be honest and very responsive. There was never any pressure applied by her to close the transaction. She answered every question in a timely fashion--and I ask a lot of questions. She is very knowledgeable and paid a great deal of attention to detail. I recommend her highly. ~Frank Miller
Working with Kristy on the sale of our old home the purchase of our new one was truly a joy! She was responsive, helpful, proactive, and certainly knowledgeable. There was never a question that she was working for our best interests at every turn. ~VanBelle
It's amazing that you were able to manage the difficulties of our purchase. Once we realized how difficult the seller and her relative/agent were to work with, we did not expect the sale to make it to closing. We really benefited from your connections to the "bargain buying" industry in town. Through your connections, we gained confidence to take on such a major remodeling project. Your help was appreciated after the sale when you called the city to verify that the dock was within regulations. Throughout it all, you were nice to work with and were eager to get to the bottom of things. Thanks for everything. You and your team worked hard to make it happen. ~John and Cher Henton
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.