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By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
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It's Buyer Beware!By Greg Perry, Eastside realtor We've had considerable discussion in office meetings about the Washington State Supreme Court decision that says Buyers will no longer have a claim for negligent misrepresentation in post-closing property condition disputes.  The Court applied the...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
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 Kirkalnd Mother's day eventsGreg Perry, Kirkland Realtorwww.425realty.com The Voice of Seattle's Eastside There is plenty to do in Kirkland on Mother's Day.  Here are some events you may want to put on your calendar!Celebrate Mother's Day in Kirkland! (Sunday May 13):Kirkland's Artists Studio To...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
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Two days after Christmas in 1913, Washingtons first auto ferry named "Leschi" made her maiden voyage across Lake Washington.  The Leschi was a steam powered sidewheeler and ferried cars from Eastside communities to Madison Park from 1913 to 1950.Lake Washington ferries were the only way to go ac...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
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Kirkland's Norkirk and Market Neighborhood Plans Update Project: The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on April 26, 2007 to receive public comments on the draft Zoning Code, Zoning Map, Municipal Code and Subdivision amendments implementing recently adopted Market and Norkirk Neighbo...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
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Spring scenes from Marina Park, Kirkland, Washingtonby Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor Kirkland is often referred to as the "little Sausolito,CA of the north".  Kirkland is a very pedestrian city, with the downtown waterfront and view areas built with more condos than any other Eastside city.  Local...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
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Walking around KirklandBy Brian Perry, Kirkland RealtorWOW...are we living in the most beautiful place on earth?  My wife, new son Jameson and I just spent a few hours walking in Kirkland.  We talked about places we've lived in the past and how none of them quite stack up to Kirkland.  Much of th...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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The "SECRET" ........to efficiently work with Buyers.  Part 3 --Discover Buyer's desires and needs  by Greg Perry, Kirkland RealtorPart 3 of my Series "The Secret" ......to working efficiently with Buyers" , a section of my initial Buyer consultation.Part 2: Helping Buyer's understand the market....

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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"The Secret" .....Part 2 helping Buyers understand the marketBy Greg Perry, Kirkland RealtorKirkland real estatePart 2 of my Series "The Secret" ......to working efficiently with Buyers" , a section of my initial Buyer consultation. While working with Buyers, I feel it's critical for them to unde...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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The SECRET"  .........to working efficiently with BuyersBy Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor Eastside Real Estate I've always enjoyed working with Buyers.  Some of my most enjoyable moments in real estate have been assisting Buyers.  Yet, many of my real estate colleagues at the best get extremely fru...

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By Greg Perry, Kirkland RealtorKirkland WA Kirkland/Totem Lake:  HOV changes in April 22 - new ramps open, lane realigned From WSDOT:  On Sunday, April 22, we plan to open the new HOV ramps on the south side of the NE 128th Street in Totem Lake. At the same time, we'll return the southbound HOV l...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor Kirkland/Bridletrails NWMLS area 560 had 121 ACTIVE condos with 16 PENDING sales for the week end April 4, 2007.  This gave the area a 7.6 weeks supply of inventory.Condo's under $600,000 are red hot, while over that price point, market times increase dramatically.  T...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
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By Greg Perry, Kirkalnd Realtor For the week ending April 7, 2007, NWMLS are 560 Kirkland/Bridle Trails had 263 ACTIVE residential (no condos)listings and 19 PENDING listings.  This gives area 560 13.8 weeks of standing inventory (it will take 13.8 weeks to sell all inventory at the current rate ...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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By Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor, Kirkland WA On January 25, we made our first post on 425realty.com.  Our vision was to be "The Voice of Seattle's Eastside".  Yesterday, we made our 100th post!It's been a fun experience.  I knew we needed (and always had) a web page, but really wondered what valu...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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The Kirkalnd real estate statistics for March 2007 are in.  These are for residential sales only (no condos).The Median price rose to $714,950, up from $649,990 in March 2006 for an increase of +10%.Inventory units rose to 290 units from 246 units last year +17.9%.Pending units fell to 82, from 8...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
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By Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor, Kirkland WA Here are the Eastside real estate condo statistics for March 2007.Median prices for condos on the Eastside rose to $322,738 from $276,712 for a whopping increase of 16.6%.  ACTIVE inventory this year was 535 units, up from 427 last year (+25.3%).  Pend...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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By Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor, Kirkland WA The March 2007 Eastside real estate statistics are in!  For residential sales only (no condos), median prices rose from $610,825 last year, to $671,385 this year (+9.9%).  Inventory rose from 1,707 units last year to 2,126 units this year for an increa...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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  425 Magazine, which was launched in November 2006,  is the first Eastside publication to journal the Eastside lifestyle.  I received a copy of the inaugural publication, and it's actually well done.  Typically, it features an Eastside home and an example of Eastside landscaping.  And, what woul...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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By Greg Perry, Kirland Realtor Eastside real estate is buzzing.  March stats are just coming in.  I'm not posting any of those stats here, just some of the activity that I've experienced in the last week.  Later in the week, I'll be posting the March eastside real estate stats.First of all, our o...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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March real estate statistics by Greg Perry, Kirkland RealtorKirkland Real Estate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2007  Northwest MLS Brokers Report Last Month' s Pending Sales Surpassed February by 16 Percent KIRKLAND, Wash. (April 5, 2007) - With warmer temperatures, the residential real estate ...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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Buyer's quick tipsBy Greg Perry, Kirkland RealtorKirkland Washington real estate    As we are out looking at and comparing the different homes for sale, keep good notes.  After a while, it becomes difficult to remember which features belong to what home.  It's fun to create a rating system to hel...

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