Buyer Topics Record-Low Interest Rates and Low, Low Inventory The NWMLS reports that low inventory and low, low interest rates continue to spark buyer compettition in popular in-city areas close to job hubs. "The volume of closed sales increased more than 20 percent, topping the 6,000 mark for the first time since September 2007." Median prices for King and Snohomish counties are also up. […]
Uncategorized Positive Home Prices Buyer activity in Seattle is up!  Multiple offers are pretty common in some areas. Recent statistics indicate that in Metro Seattle home prices are strengthening. The Seattle Times picked up on this theme recently:
Destination Spots Chocoholics If you are one of them, then you just gotta visit Chocolopolis on Queen Anne…
Buyer Topics More News on the Housing Market
Buyer Topics Home Prices in Seattle and Western Washington on the Rise How’s this for some good news…  
Bank-owned Properties New Guidelines regarding Distressed Sales Limiting deficiency judgments pertaining to residual debts following short sales of owner-occupied residential property secured by deeds of trust. Revised for 1st Substitute: Limiting deficiency judgments pertaining to residual debts following short sales of owner-occupied residential property secured by deeds of trust. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Assisting homeowners in crisis by providing alternatives, remedies, […]
Uncategorized Multiple Offers Are Back Multiple offers are back in NE Seattle and other areas as well…
Buyer Topics FHA to Increase Mortgage Insurance Premiums…It Might Make Sense to Purchase Now According to a Press Release issued by HUD, FHA rates are said to increase. Another reason to purchase now and take advantage of more purchasing power before the increases take effect. For more information, follow the link:
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Buyer Topics Seattle is Hot Seattle remains a popular spot…
Buyer Topics 520-Bridge Tolls to start Dec. 29th, 2011 The electronic tolls are coming this month! Check out these links for more info and purchase options for stickers. Purchase the popular $5 sticker pass at participating Safeway, Costco, QFC or Fred Meyer stores then activate it online. Visit for a list of retail locations. · Buy any of five pass options online […]
Transportation Northgate Northlink Light Rail Update Want to find out more about Light Rail developments? Attend the Northgate Station Open House at Olympic View Elementary on November 9th, 2011. Follow the link for more details:
Transportation Seattle First Hill Streetcar First Hill streetcar in the offing.
Uncategorized Landslide Awareness The rainy season is sneaking up on us. If you’d like to find out more about landslides, check out these two venues: Landslide Awareness: Oct 29th from 10am -12 pm/ Northgate Community Center/10510 5th Ave NE Nov 12th from 10 am-12 pm/ South Seattle Community College/6000 16th Ave SW
Uncategorized What Is the Best Day to List Your Home? Indeed, it is Friday…Check out this article:
Uncategorized How much Should You Spend? The purchase of your home may be your greatest investment. It can also be an emotional experience.  If there is more than one decision-maker involved,  a partner, a husband or a wife for example, things might be more complicated as compromises may have to be made. Then , before you know it you may have […]
Buyer Topics Welcome Today’s real estate market offers plenty of opportunity.