Explore Kirkland, WA

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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King County growth booms. Strong job market is pumping up population.It looks like King County growth is on a roll.  Despite losing jobs through 2004 with a 0.3 percent increase in 2002 and 2003, the County's population grew 5 percent from July 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006.  And King County has gained...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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The World's Ugliest Mall?By Greg Perry The award for the world's ugliest mall, just might go to Kirkland's Totem Lake Mall.  In fact, there are 2 malls, the upper mall and lower mall.  Come to think of it, they're both just plain ugly....and the lower mall may qualify as the region leader in empt...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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Buyer's frequently asked questions Here are some Buyer frequently asked questions:What is the difference between prequalified and preapproved?These terms refer to your status in the loan approval process.  Prequalification is a determination of your probable ability to obtain a loan.  To become p...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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The city of Kirkland is aggressively replacing a on-site sewer systems (OSS) with their city limits.  In Kirkland, there are many properties dependent upon septic systems, many of which are aged and failing.  Septic systems are intended to be a short-term solution for handling wastewater with an...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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By Greg Perry No denying it, we definitely have a bubble.  The NWMLS stats absolutely prove it.  We have a real estate agent bubble on the Eastside.  Since February 28 of 2001 and February 28 and 2007 the agents ranks have swelled from 2,924 to 5,258....a staggering increase of 2,334 agents or an...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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10 ways for a Seller to make a best first impression     By Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor    Kirkland real estate In my years of experience assisting Sellers gain an edge in the eastside real estate marketplace, one of the easiest areas to make a difference is the presentation.  Buyers generally m...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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Your "X" marks the spot with a digital signature.     By Greg Perry, Kirkland Realtor     Kirkland real estate Just like in the old west, we can now sign our contracts with our "mark".  Yes, a new era has arrived.  We're now using "digital signatures".  At our office meeting last week, we had a r...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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A rainy day dream kitchen.A rainy day dream kitchen     by Greg Perry Kirkland Realtor      Kirkland Real EstateIt's one of those cold, rainy and dreary days here on the Eastside.  Not fit to be out in, but one of those great dream building days.  Here's some thoughts on a dream kitchen. A good k...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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 By Greg Perry One of my greatest sources of entertainment is to ask another real estate agent, or to overhear agents talk about the market.  Some agents are "glass 1/2 full" people and will always portray a positive spin, while others can't wait for the bottom to drop to fulfill a 10 year prophe...

By Greg & Brian Perry, Working-for-you
(Windermere Real Estate N.E.)
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Written by Greg Perry The City of Kirkland is considering the annexation of the Finn Hill, Upper Juanita and Kingsgate areas.  If brought to a vote, the approx. 33,000 residents of these areas will decide if they should become a part of Kirkland complete with services such as parks, police and ro...

By ARDELL DellaLoggia
(Better Properties Seattle )
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DRAGNET STYLE Just the FACTS, M'am Monday 10:05 P.M. - email - Hi Ardell, my name is "Jack". I just moved here from X and am on a mission to find a house before June when my wife and children join me. I thought I could do this using the internet but I'm finding this more and more difficult as hou...

By Gerhard Ade, Real Estate with Confidence
(RSVP Real Estate)
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The best thing about my start in real estate was the retail location of Hallmark Realty - in the heart of Kirkland a mere stone's throw from Lake Washington. Over the past five years Kirkland has been at the center of my business. As the map shows, there is a concentration of orange dots (buyers)...

By ARDELL DellaLoggia
(Better Properties Seattle )
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How do you find your new home?  Instead of looking at houses for sale in person or on the internet, first visit all of your friends.  Ask them what they most like and dislike about their homes.  Take notes.  Write down the address of the homes you like most. It always amazes me when people head o...

By ARDELL DellaLoggia
(Better Properties Seattle )
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The City of Kirkland has an interactive map.  By clicking on the Neighborhoods, you can check out the building permits and their status.  Be sure to check out all of the features of the City of Kirkland Website.  It is one of the very best and shows that for a quaint little town on the Lake, it ...

By ARDELL DellaLoggia
(Better Properties Seattle )
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Kirkland, the City built with its Downtown on Lake Washington, is full of quaint charm and character.  In the Seattle Area, Kirkland is one of the Cities in the area we call Eastside, along with Bellevue and Redmond, Washington. This home with fabulous views of Mt. Ranier, Lake Washington and Do...

By Devon Thurtle
(Heffernan Law Firm)
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Netled in a small commercial complex at the top of Rose Hill just off 85th, The Ashram Yoga provides its students with much more than a typical hot yoga workout.  This facility was custom-designed by owner Gary Olsen, who has been practicing yoga for most of his life.  Not only does the simple-ye...

By ARDELL DellaLoggia
(Better Properties Seattle )
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The lockbox holds the key to your front door. An agent has an electronic keypad that will open the box with an infra red beam after entering their identifying security code. The box does not register who came into your home.  The keypad in the agent's hand, when updated, is what records which ho...

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