Uncategorized Why Windermere?
General Info Forget Stocks. Millenials want their money in cold, hard cash. Here's an article from CNN-Money about Millenials— 18-29 year olds are a recession-scarred generation and have a risk aversion to investing money in stocks and real estate. They want it in cash—all cash—. Is that an investment?  It is accessible and usable for immediate needs. Is that enough? Economists hope that this generation will return […]
Local Communities How Seattle Neighborhoods Got Their Names Here is a story on How Seattle Neighborhoods Got their Names. See Here….. $25 STARBUCKDS GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR THE FIRST PERSON TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS.. 1.  What was the original name of Beacon Hill? 2.  What neighborhood is the oldest suburb of Seattle? 3.  When was Columbia City established? 4. Where did the term skid […]
Home Maintenance Do Remodeling Projects Pay? Take a peek at this great information that can help inform your remodel projects and when to do them even–some you might not even suspect would be worth doing. Timing is also important. Why not have a plan to enjoy your remodel work before you have to sell and leave it all for someone else!?  […]
Uncategorized What Matters in Approval Sometimes it is just a good review to see what is considered in qualifying for a mortgage. Click the link to this article and see what ya think. The four C’s what are they? Take Care out there!
Home Maintenance Free Carbon Monoxide Device Be entered into a drawing  to receive a free carbon monoxide device for your home. As noted in my previous blog post, as of April 1, 2012, one will be required in every single family home sold, and will expand to multiplexes by 2013, and all homes by a similar time. Might as well get one […]
Local Communities It’s an Edmonds Kind of Day There’s a common phrase throughout this sought after neighborhood of Edmonds just 20 min. north of Seattle and a popular destination for many Northwesterners. It’s an Edmonds Kind of Day just smacks of beautiful views found from the downtown proper overlooking the Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains and a host of activity on the water […]
Investment Property Improve Your Bottom Line Buying Investment property is one of the ways to improve your bottom line regarding your personal wealth. Numerous Americans are taking advantage of this historic Buyers market, and building their future wealth. My 4-plex in Edmonds, WA, sold this week with numerous multiple offers, as a case in point. Buyers are recongnizing that this product […]
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Uncategorized I’d Buy Up a Couple Hundred Thousand Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, said he’d buy up a couple hundred thousand single family homes if it were practical to do so. They are a very attractive investment right now, he continues. He has a very positive outlook for the recovery and for the investment climate in America right now. Buffett […]
Uncategorized Keeping Folks in their Homes Here is a great article in the Seattle Times Real Estate Section on March 26th 2012…talking about the new campaign that Bank of America is proposing to allow people to stay in their homes and rent. They are beta testing it in three states, Arizona, New York and Nevada. If the reaction is positive, it […]
Uncategorized New Law Affecting Homeowners Having a Carbon Monoxide Alarm in your home or condo or apartment that you own or rental that you own, is now LAW in the state of Washington. By April 1st of this year, they are “required before a buyer or any other person may legally occupy the residence following the sale.” (RCW 19.27.530). Check […]
Uncategorized Shadow Inventory This is another information link to explain the current market conditions. Today the discussion is about Shadow Inventory. The term Shadow Inventory  indicates the amount of homes that Banks have in their back pocket, so to speak, that will eventually be released to the market. The significance of it is that we have to work […]
Uncategorized TWO FREE TICKETS REMODELING EXPO 2012 I am offering TWO free tickets to the first person who contacts me through the Web/Blog site for the Seattle Remodeling Expo 2012. This comprehensive and expansive home show brings together homeowners and many of the most knowledgeable and experienced remodeling and building experts. Every aspect of the home can be explored, from […]
Uncategorized Gardner Econ Report   Overall sense of the US populace has an “improved tone”, the Gardner Report indicates, noted here. Here are some significant stats you’ll find in the report: (This is referencing the last quarter of 2011 WA State.) 3% expansion of economy Haven’t seen this expansion since Qu2 of 2010 Local employment at 7.7% less than […]
Uncategorized Mariner’s getting going… Who will surprise us this season with their prowess in baseball? Will it be the new Japan recruits? Will it be Ichiro in his new position? Will it be Ackerly getting really comfortable in the majors? Who will it be? Look and see what Michael Saunders and Miguel Olivo are up to today.
Uncategorized Change in Market-2011 vs 2012 Look at the difference from a year ago in the market moving from a balance market to now a hot seller’s market. We need more homes on the market, more listing, more inventory, as there are plenty of buyers out there looking for a good, solid home. February 2011 Months Supply Map February 2012 Months […]
Uncategorized Market conditions today… MARKET IS PERKING UP… It’s time to get out and buy something in this very brisk market. According to the NWMLS market conditions story Pending sales are up 27% (much higher in some areas), consumer confidence is on the rise and there’s an uptick in multiple offers. From Personal experience of being out in the […]