June 4, 2018

If an interior designer were to walk through your front door, like, right now, what would this professional think of the place you call home?

We'll tell you right now: plenty. And that's even before you've given the pro the grand tour. Interior designers, with thei...

May 29, 2018

KIRKLAND, Washington (May 7, 2018) - Home buyers may be cheered by an uptick in inventory, but the improving supply is unlikely to reverse rising prices, suggest industry leaders from Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
 

Commenting on just-released figures for April, w...

May 25, 2018

What to expect, when to negotiate, and how to deal when things don’t go your way.

Most people have deeply personal reasons for wanting to buy a home. Maybe it’s the bathroom that feels like a dreamy, modern spa. Or that two-tiered deck just made for parties.

     Your le...

May 10, 2018

Single-family home costs across the Settle area grew 12.7 percent in February from the year before, the biggest increase in the nation for the 18th month in a row. (Tribune News Service)

City comparison

Fastest-rising home prices compared with a year ago:

1. Seattle +12.7...

May 10, 2018

According to the Census Bureau’s Housing Vacancy Survey (HVS), the U.S. homeownership rate was 64.2% in the first quarter 2018, which is statistically no different from its last quarter reading. The rate of homeownership appears to be on a sustainable upward trend afte...

May 10, 2018

In this market with very tight inventory and multiple offers, if you are shopping for a property, you might be faced with a tough decision when it comes to the price you offer. Of course, the offer isn’t just about price; there are a number of other terms that can be a...

May 10, 2018

KIRKLAND, Washington (May 7, 2018)

Home buyers may be cheered by an uptick in inventory, but the improving supply is unlikely to reverse rising prices, suggest industry leaders from Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

     Commenting on just-released figures for April, w...

April 10, 2018

The best homeowners insurance is more than just a low premium. 

Recently a company researching the best homeowner insurance companies contacted me and I want to share the results with all of you. The team recently released their guide to finding a homeowners insurance p...

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