Washington Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Bain
Greater Seattle, Washington offers a beautiful diversity of natural and technological wonders. This is a blog about the real estate that connects it all together, and the people who enjoy living, working and playing in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.



Memorial Day In 2010 we work in an industry that has problems, our general economy is troubled at best, political unrest is high, and still we are so much better off than most of the world because we are free.  In the worst of times we have it pretty good because courageous men and women faught f...
Present An Offer? A tiny minority of real estate agents take the time to personally present offers to listing agents and sellers.  A vast majority of offers that are presented personally lead to closed transactions.  That has been my experience, and that is why I love to present offers in person ...
A Thoughtful Comment A thoughtful comment to a blog post can be every bit as valuable as the blog post itself.  I was reminded of that today when I made a new, high quality contact as the result of a thoughtful comment I had made to someone else's blog post. What Makes A Comment Thoughtful? Ok, t...
Lenders Want Referrals From Agents Real estate professionals get a steady stream of various kinds of communication from lenders who would like to have buyers referred to them.  Lenders, here is how you can get referrals from me. I Refer The Best Lenders I Know I know a few outstanding lenders, an...
Cancel Your Listing When a home seller's goals and circumstances are no longer compatible with the current real estate market, cancel the listing.  There is no point having a stale listing lingering on a thin hope that some lucky event is going to occur that will get the property sold before the ...
Monday is Memorial Day, and for all Greater Seattle ActiveRain members and others who happen to read my blog now and then, why not meet, shake hands and get to know each other face-to-face in the real world? I will be tending the model home at Cottonwood Grove from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Memorial D...
Earthquakes Move Real Estate Earthquakes are relevant to real estate, and what could provide a better reason for a caring real estate agent to check up on past and present clients, prospects, friends and other contacts than an earthquake in their area?  It's not something to wish on anyone, but o...
Little Did I Know... ...that when I blogged less than 24 hours ago about Your profile has been viewed 1000 times, many ActiveRain members would realize for the first time just how many people view their profiles!  And my profile has been viewed well over 100 more times in less than a day from wri...
Your profile has been viewed 1000 times.  It takes so little time to have your ActiveRain profile viewed 1000 times!  And another thousand after that, and another.... Who are these 1000 viewers of your profile, and where are they coming from?  And who will the next thousand be?  And which one wil...
Although there are certain times in my daily schedule when I am more likely to be free to blog than at other times, I do blog at just about every hour at some time or other.  I've noticed that there are some pretty distinct differences in the immediate response to blogs, at different times of the...

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