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Are You Afraid the Market Will Crash?

Are You Afraid the Market Will Crash?

Though across the nation this past year, much of our economy contracted, the housing market remains remarkably strong. But what does the future hold? Will this good news continue, or are we headed for a fall? When COVID shutdowns began in March of 2020, real estate...

Thinking of Buying a Brand New Home?

Thinking of Buying a Brand New Home?

If the past year has made you realize your current home may not fit your current lifestyle, you’re not alone! Spring is often the time when homeowners begin to consider buying new construction. It’s a time of new promises, and new possibilities. Often, those...

WHY i-SELL?

WHY i-SELL?

THE LATEST AND GREATEST PITCH TO HOMEOWNERS (AND WHY IT MAY BE THE WORST DECISION YOU COULD MAKE WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME) Real estate is a cyclical business. And right now, one of the cycles we’re in seems to involve a number of companies claiming to make the...

7 Key Trends Expected To Shape Real Estate in 2021

7 Key Trends Expected To Shape Real Estate in 2021

2020 is a year that will go down in history books, causing many Americans to either scratch their heads in confusion or shake their heads in disbelief. Terms like "new normal" are, well, the new normal, as the pandemic seeped into all aspects of daily life. 2021 is...

COLD SNAP SEASON HAS ARRIVED!

COLD SNAP SEASON HAS ARRIVED!

The first cold snap of the season is here, and Team Marti – John L. Scott wants to remind you (that in addition to your people,) to protect your pets, plants, and pipes from low temperatures. Our weather needs to take a page out of the red-hot housing market and warm...

WHY BUY?

WHY BUY?

WHY BUY? If you’ve been following local, regional, and national news you’ll know that – in most parts of the country – real estate is definitely a “seller’s market”. And that’s definitely the case here in the Pacific Northwest, and in the markets where I’m a ...

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE!

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE!

I am writing this as I watch the rain trickle down on a grey January day. Yes, it’s the middle of another Seattle winter! Unlike most parts of the United States, the Pacific Northwest rarely experiences snow in the winter. However, as we all know, we have plenty of...

ARE YOU A BUYER FRUSTRATED BY TODAY’S MARKET?

ARE YOU A BUYER FRUSTRATED BY TODAY’S MARKET?

If so, you’re not alone! The recent Housing Trends Report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) confirmed what my team and I have known for months. The simple fact is this: the search time for most buyers is continuing to grow. Nationally, the time...

STAGE A HOME TO SELL TO MILLENNIALS

STAGE A HOME TO SELL TO MILLENNIALS

If our last post got you thinking about selling your home, consider this: The largest share of home buyers are millennials – those individuals born between 1981 and 1994. Today, a whopping 38% of buyers are millennials. And even though housing inventory is down, this...

Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker