homes for sale: Huge Price Reduction on a Great Home! - 03/08/11 05:00 AM
Huge Price Reduction on a Great Home! 30k Price Reduction on Hard to Find 3 Bedroom Rambler with 3 Car Garage in Lynnwood-Brier!  

Rememer this home?  If you have seen it already, take another look as we have reduced the price from 329k to $299,999!
This Beautiful Lynnwood, Brier area home is a needle in the haystack!  It has a HUGE 3 car attached garage and has been completely remodeled to boot. 
 The interior features a big, open plan kitchenwith gorgeous hickory cabinets, granite slab counter-tops with polished bull-nose edges, under-mount sink with on-demand hot water, double oven, custom built buffet/hutch, pantry, recessed lighting, and large island with … (1 comments)

homes for sale: More Positives and Negatives about our modern world in 2011 - 02/22/11 03:30 AM

Continuing on my theme of Positives and Negatives about our modern world in 2011 from before:

I was listening to a local radio show the other day.  It was one of those shows where everybody calls in to complain.  The host pulled a fast one and instructed everyone that before they could call in with a negative comment, they had to call in with a positive one.   So here are some more of what I think is positive and negative in our current day and age:

Positive:All this connectivity.  I really think all this connectivity is really cool!  … (2 comments)

homes for sale: Why Do Short Sales Take So Long? - 01/28/11 05:59 PM
"Why do short sales takes so long?"  I get asked that all the time!  "Doesn't the bank see that if they foreclose they will lose more money?" 
Well- will they? 
We have been in this depression now for a good four years.  I have heard the banks time and time again say that they are trying to "ramp-up" their short sale departments.  They are trying to expedite the time frames.  Then why does it still take 90 days, in most cases, just to get them to verify they have it and they are in process?  That does not seem expedited to … (6 comments)

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