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By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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Erector Set City -- The Tower Cranes of Bellevue, WashingtonBy Greg Perry, Eastside RealtorWhen I was a child, I played with Erector Sets.  My erector set had cranes and I built steel buildings.  Bellevue looks like a real live "Erector Set"!Over a dozen tower cranes are currently working in down...

By Melissa Olson, HOPE Lending LLC
(HOPE Lending LLC)
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We all experience rare moments when a blinding revelation comes to us, when we suddenly see things differently than ever before. Usually, however, we learn the truth about ourselves gradually, over long periods of time, from quiet introspection. We are all spiritual, but some of us have learned t...

By Melissa Olson, HOPE Lending LLC
(HOPE Lending LLC)
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When I talk with people I've been sharing success stories and bad experiences.  I understand what not to do especially when it's been done to me and I DIDN'T LIKE IT.  After reading Monika McGillicuddy's posting on Mortgage Officer referring client...right or wrong?, I am embarassed and upset wit...

By Melissa Olson, HOPE Lending LLC
(HOPE Lending LLC)
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It's that time of the year again when our Fire Fighters volunteer their time to go out and stand on a busy intersection corner with their boot out for donations.  Thousands of volunteers are out nation wide helping to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  These lifesaving heroes ha...

By Melissa Olson, HOPE Lending LLC
(HOPE Lending LLC)
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Some people expend far more energy getting out of work than they would spend doing the job well. They may think they are fooling the boss, but they are only fooling themselves. An employer may not know all the details of every job or every task an individual performs, but a good manager knows the...

By Melissa Olson, HOPE Lending LLC
(HOPE Lending LLC)
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Buying a house can be a fun yet daunting task. Most of the anxiety is caused by the loan application process. Most people today can't afford to pay cash for their houses so the loan process is one we can't avoid. And the loan process itself has become a very complicated and drawn out process. The...

By Melissa Olson, HOPE Lending LLC
(HOPE Lending LLC)
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   Now available for ALL FULL DOC BORROWERS.  Additional flexibility for families living with disabilities, Fire Fighters, Police, Healthcare Workers, Teachers, & Military. 100% Financing for Purchase & R/T RefinanceTax Deductible MI @ 20% (low factor est. @ .59)Must make less than Median Income ...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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If you live on the Eastside, you've been there with me.......sitting in Bellevue traffic!  Southbound traffic is particularly bad in the afternoons as the 520 commute merges southbound and traffic snarls in the Wilberton tunnel/ I-90 area.  I found this map the other day and have it on my compute...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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The highs and lows of West Bellevue real estate prices.By Greg Perry, Eastside RealtorI was studying West Bellevue real estate statistics the other day, looking at the entry level prices in the various eastside areas.  West Bellevue prices are staggaring!  Here is the breakdown.Area 520, West Bel...

By Dennis Pearce
(Keller Williams Realty/PickettStreet Team)
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 Recognizing that what is legal is not always what is best, I am writing this in response to a situation I recently found myself in: Imagine you are a buyer, searching for a home - for nearly a year and a half. The perfect home comes on the market, and your agent is hot on the trail; previewing t...

By Gabriel Avalos, Solutions Provider
(IDShield/LegalShield)
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Getting The Credit You DeserveBy Gabriel B. Avalos, Trusted Advisor  Tip #1: Know your scorePeople like you and me applying for a mortgage or a car loan are nothing but a "number." A credit score in other words. And even though you may be a fine citizen and pay just about every bill on time, the ...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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Bellevue:  Sound Transit and WSDOT break ground for ne HOV lane on I-90 between Bellevue and Mercer IslandBy Greg Perry, Bellevue RealtorBellevue, WA From WSDOT:  On Monday, April 9, we joined Sound Transit to kick off construction of a new HOV lane and ramp on westbound I-90 between Bellevue Way...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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Friday's Did You Know? Bellevue Square Mall sits on what used to be Strawberry fields. Bellevue Square was build in 1946 by a developer named Kemper Freeman and was the catalyst for Bellevues economic boom which continues today!  In the years just before the mall Seattle real estate ads advertise...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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Friday's Did You Know? Meydenbauer Bay in Bellevue used to be the off season home to William Schupp's whaling fleet.  William Schupp was the head of the American Pacific Whaling Fleet and in 1917 decided to move the corporate headquarters to Bellevue.  The fresh water of Lake Washington killed th...

By ARDELL DellaLoggia
(Better Properties Seattle )
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Bridle Trails State Park, a 482-acre day-use park, is well-known for its horse trails and equestrian shows. The forested park is on the northeast edge of the Seattle metropolitan area. The houses around Bridle Trails State Park on the South End are in "Bridle Trails Kirkland", while those to the ...

By AAA Properties
(AAA Properties - $500 Flat Fee Listings)
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So far, it looks like my theory of sub $500k home prices in Bellevue has not come to fruition.  As of this writing, there are only 41 SFR for sale in Bellevue that are priced $500k or less - and two of those are actually townhomes.I'm sticking with my prediction, and fully believe that in the com...

By AAA Properties
(AAA Properties - $500 Flat Fee Listings)
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This morning there were only three new properties in Bellevue listing for sale - and one of them was a house for less than half a million dollars:4907 119TH AVE SE, BELLEVUE, WA 98006 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms , 1300 sq. ft. Single Family ResidenceList price: $499,950       View the property flyer.

By AAA Properties
(AAA Properties - $500 Flat Fee Listings)
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Today there were two new SFR properties in Bellevue to be listed for sale for less than half a million dollars ... 3 bedrooms, 1 full/1 partial bathrooms , 1630 sq. ft. Single Family ResidenceList price: $485,000       View the property flyer. 17030 NE 2ND PL, BELLEVUE, WA 98008 3 bedrooms, 2 ful...

By AAA Properties
(AAA Properties - $500 Flat Fee Listings)
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I hate to write about negative news like this, but found it interesting that BRE did not release a statement until today ....BRE Properties today reported that an accident occurred on Thursday evening, November 16 at its 248-unit Pinnacle BellCentre apartment community in Bellevue when a construc...

By AAA Properties
(AAA Properties - $500 Flat Fee Listings)
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Today there were only 3 new properties listed for sale in Bellevue - and all of them were priced below $500k.  Two SFRs and one was a condo.  Here's the info:  14425 SE 16TH ST, BELLEVUE, WA 98007 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms , 1100 sq. ft. Single Family ResidenceList price: $419,000       View the pr...

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