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The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every homeowner today needs to know. Everywhere you look, experts are warning we could be heading toward a recession, and if true, an economic slowdown doesn’t mean homes will lose value....

Every Month Is Financial Literacy Month

Every Month Is Financial Literacy Month

April was officially financial literacy month, but as REALTORS®, we think every month should be financial literacy month. Having a good understanding of finances, budgeting, credit and debt management can help you set yourself and your family up for long-term...

10 DIY Ideas to Increase Your Home’s Value

10 DIY Ideas to Increase Your Home’s Value

The Seattle real estate market is hot, hot, hot, and you are thinking about selling your home. With homes selling way above asking price, you want to ensure you get top dollar for your home too. That’s easy to do with some simple, affordable home improvements. Here...

What You Can Expect from the Spring Housing Market

What You Can Expect from the Spring Housing Market

As the spring housing market kicks off, you likely want to know what you can expect this season when it comes to buying or selling a house. While there are multiple factors causing some uncertainty, including the conflict overseas, rising inflation, and the first rate...

Creating the Perfect Home Office for a Work-at-Home World

Creating the Perfect Home Office for a Work-at-Home World

So much has changed since the onset of the pandemic two years ago! Who could have guessed how many ways our lives would be affected? Now it’s 2022, and remote work from home continues to be popular as employers try to balance the need for productivity with the health...

How to Find the Right Real Estate Agent for You

How to Find the Right Real Estate Agent for You

A Google search is great for a lot of things – finding local restaurants, the nearest gas station, or the best walking trails. But it is not a reliable way to find the right real estate agent for YOU! You will get thousands of results in your market, and there is no...

Pare Down Before You Pack Up

Pare Down Before You Pack Up

No matter how you look at it, moving can be stressful, even when you are excited to move into a new home. But you can make it easier on yourself by paring down and organizing your household before the moving begins. Here are eight tips to help you pare down before you...

2022 Seattle Real Estate Trends

2022 Seattle Real Estate Trends

Despite low inventory, rising prices and wild winter weather, the Seattle area real estate market remains strong. We can anticipate some changes in 2022, however, as the economy shifts and COVID continues to impact how and where people want to live. Whether you plan...

Is It Time to Revisit Solar?

Is It Time to Revisit Solar?

I’m writing this on a dreary Seattle winter day. We’re in day three of full-on winter drizzle. So, it probably seems odd to be thinking about solar power systems, right? Turns out I’m not the only one thinking about solar. Between 2019 and 2020, 400,000 American homes...

It’s Time to Prepare Your Home For Winter!

It’s Time to Prepare Your Home For Winter!

It’s that time of year again – time to put your home in the best possible condition for the winter months to come. Although we’re blessed with relatively mild weather here in the Pacific Northwest, there are a number of things homeowners can (and should!) do to keep...

Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker