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Sewer Line Inspections and Insurance for Seattle Area Homes

Filed in Home Buying by on February 29, 2016 0 Comments
Sewer Line Inspections and Insurance for Seattle Area Homes

Sewer line repairs can be very expensive, and most people are unaware that they are not covered by standard home insurance.  Typically the homeowner is responsible for any problems that occur between the footprint of the home and the point where the city or county picks up the sewer line in the street, which can […]

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Spring 2016 King County WA Housing Market Trends

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Spring 2016 King County WA Housing Market Trends

The Seattle and Eastside housing market is starting out 2016 with another low housing inventory situation. The graph below shows trends over the past two years, and note the pale green bar, which is the total number of homes available for sale.      In January we had nearly 28% fewer homes for sale compared […]

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9 Top Tips on Shopping for a Home Loan

Filed in Home Buying by on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
9 Top Tips on Shopping for a Home Loan

After 16 years in the Seattle real estate market it’s frustrating to see how easy it still is for home buyers to be led in the wrong direction (or sometimes to wander that way on their own) when trying to get the best deal on a home loan.  I’m a real estate agent, not a […]

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Seattle Area Home Prices Up In October 2013

Filed in How's the Market by on November 10, 2013 0 Comments
Seattle Area Home Prices Up In October 2013

The Seattle area housing data is out for October 2013, showing a substantial increase in home prices compared to the same time last year for most areas. LOCATION STYLE MEDIAN CLOSED SALE PRICE     Oct. 2013 Oct. 2012 Year-to-Year Change Seattle All Homes $429,900 $375,000 14.6% Res. $475,500 $419,950 13.2% Condo $299,900 $275,362 8.9% […]

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